CKE Press Release

April 06, 2012

CKE Restaurants, Inc. Announces Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2012 Conference Call

CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today that the Company will release its results for the fourth fiscal quarter and full fiscal year ended January 30, 2012 on Tuesday, April 10, 2012.

Management will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 8:00am PDT/11:00am EDT. The U.S. and International dial in information is: (973) 500-2164; Conference ID 61483330.

If you are unable to participate during the live event, a replay will be made available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the live event. The replay will be available for 7 days and can be accessed by calling (404) 537-3406. The conference ID is 61483330.

CKE Restaurants, Inc.

CKE Restaurants, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Carpinteria, Calif. As of the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012, the Company, through its subsidiaries, had a total of 3,243 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 42 states and in 25 countries. For more information about CKE, please visit www.ckr.com.

Contact:

CKE Restaurants Inc.
Beth Mansfield, 805-745-7741
bmansfield@ckr.com