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Hardee's & Carl's Jr.

At Hardee's® and Carl's Jr.®, we are a "Bigger, Bolder, Better" Franchise. We focus on a premium product strategy, national brand awareness and franchise profitability.

Product Category: Burger
Website: ckefranchise.com
Years in Business: 75 (Carl's); 56 (Hardee's)
Number of Locations: 1,524* (Carl's); 2,137* (Hardee's)
Total Investment: $1.3 million to $1.9 million
Other Financial Requirements: Net worth of $1 million; Liquid assets of $300,000
Areas of Operation: US & International
Looking to Expand into the Following Regions: Colorado & Texas (Carl's); Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Wisconsin (Hardee's)


CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Carl's Jr.® and Hardee's®, is one of the world's largest operators and franchisors of quick service restaurants. With more than 3,600 franchised and company-owned restaurants* in 44 states & 37 foreign countries and territories, franchise growth is the future of CKE. We are dedicated to helping franchisees build growing restaurant operations that are sustainable for the long term.

See first-hand why we are, "Bigger, Bolder, Better."


Mike D'Arezzo
[email protected]
(805) 745-7842

John Mayes
[email protected]
(314) 259-6285


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