Texas we've set our sites on you!

We are seeking highly qualified and experienced candidates to franchise with us.

Carl's Jr.® Charbroiled Burgers
Map marking Carl's Jr.® hot markets

Carl's Jr.® is aggressively expanding in Texas. We have availability in lucrative markets with potential for excellent margins:

Examples of available communities

Available Territories in Texas

  • Dallas/Fort Worth
  • Austin
  • Houston
  • San Antonio

Carl's Jr.® Growth in Texas

  • Proven Marketing Strategy And Brand Vision That Franchisees Not Only Support, But Have Grown Their Business Upon
  • CKE's facility imaging programs ensure that the current system remains relevant and up-to-date within the industry
  • Texas's Under-Penetrated Markets And White-Space Territory Equal Greater Growth Potential For Franchisees
  • Robust National Media Advertising Establishes Brand Awareness And Consumer Demand

About the Texas Market


    Texas population per QSR location is higher than the national average


    42,523 eating and drinking place locations in Texas in 2014


    $52.4 billion projected sales in Texas restaurants in 2016


    1,239,600 restaurant and foodservice jobs in Texas in 2016, which equals 12% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 17.9% or 221,400 additional jobs, for a total of 1,461,000.

The Carl's Jr.® Difference

With over 3,600 total CKE franchised and company owned restaurants, and more than 1,500 Carl's Jr.® specific, we are dedicated to helping franchisees build growing restaurant operations that are sustainable for the long term. To this end, the strategy and core positioning of the Carl's Jr.® banner is oriented to building top-line sales that support franchise profitability via premium product strategy, strong restaurant fundamentals, and cutting-edge advertising. With best-in-class menus, innovative systems, and outstanding brand recognition, we are poised for sustained growth around the world.

  • Over $4 Billion In System-Wide Sales With A Company-Wide Focus On Individual Franchise Profitability
  • Consistently Ranked Among The Best-Tasting & Highest-Quality Burgers In The Industry
  • AUV Sales Growth In 13 Of The Last 14 Years Award-Winning Performance Metrics*
*Sandelman and Associates, Quick Track 2014 & Technomic's 2014 Consumer Brand Metrics Program

CKE is dedicated to growth initiatives, including the goal of opening over 100+ restaurants per year over the next 5 years