Hardee's Fact Sheet (html)

HISTORY | Founded in 1960 by Wilber Hardee and acquired by CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. in 1997, Hardee’s® restaurants are located throughout the Southeastern and Midwestern United States. The chain built its reputation on a unique breakfast menu featuring Hardee’s mouth-watering Made from Scratch™ Biscuits. With a renewed emphasis on premium quality, Hardee’s has taken the lunch/dinner segment to the next level with its line of 100 percent Black Angus beef Thickburgers™. Hardee’s has clearly established itself as a leader in the quick-service restaurant industry.

HARDEE’S MENU | The Thickburger line features 100% Black Angus beef in 1/3-, 1/2- and 2/3-lb. burgers. Other menu favorites include Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders and charbroiled chicken sandwiches. Hardee’s famous breakfast menu boasts Made from Scratch™ Biscuits.


Currently, there are more than 200 dual-branded Hardee’s/Red Burrito® units.

OPERATING AREAS | 30 states in the Midwest and Southeastern US; and internationally in the Middle East

HEADQUARTERS | 6700 Tower Circle, Suite 1000, Franklin, TN 37067

PARENT COMPANY | CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee. As of the end of Q1 fiscal 2013, the Company, through its subsidiaries, had a total of 3,263 franchised or company- operated restaurants in 42 states and in 25 countries, including 1,322 Carl's Jr.® restaurants and 1,932 Hardee's® restaurants. For more information, or to find a Hardee’s near you, go to www.hardees.com. Hardee’s social media sites include www.facebook.com/hardees , www.twitter.com/hardees and www.youtube.com/ .


Jason Marker, Chief Executive Officer

E. Michael Murphy, President

Ted Abajian, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Charles A. “Chip” Seigel III, Chief Legal Officer