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Unleashing Growth and Profits

The CKE Franchise Development Incentive Program is a groundbreaking initiative designed to supercharge franchisee expansion. At the core of this program lies a powerful concept: uncapped incentives based on a percentage of a franchisee's total unit volume. Read More


CKE is on a mission to revolutionize the drive-thru and guest experience. Today, I am thrilled to announce new partnerships with three esteemed drive-thru AI providers that bring us closer to realizing that vision. Open City, Presto and Valyant bring exceptional expertise and proven track records in the field of AI-driven solutions for Quick-Service Restaurants (QSRs). Read More

Carl's Jr. and RSMG to bring bold and flavorful brand to South Florida

FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 11, 2023 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- CKE Restaurants Inc., parent company of Carl's Jr.® restaurants, announced today that the brand is bringing its iconic big, bold flavors to South Florida with its first restaurant in partnership with RSMG Holding LLC and Retail & Food International Brand. The Carl's Jr. opening in Doral, Florida is planned for late 2023 and marks the brand's first location in Florida. The first South Florida Carl's Jr. restaurant will boast the brand's newly refreshed look while featuring fan favorite Carl's Jr. menu items including 100% Black Angus Thickburgers®, Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders™, sandwiches and more. Read More

CKE Restaurants & Franchise Community Investing Half a Billion Dollars in Revolutionary Restaurant & Digital Transformat

FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Carl's Jr.® and Hardee's®, announced a momentous milestone and massive brand investment years in the making today -- a fresh start that will focus on physical and digital transformations over the next four to six years, with more than 500 restaurant locations across 20 markets being updated by the end of the year. The reimaging will focus on holistic renovations, technology advancements and streamlined operations contributing to improved guest, franchisee and team member experiences. Read More