The Financials

About Carl’s Jr.®

Since 2015, we have doubled our growth, expanding our international footprint to 1,000+ restaurants. Based on our phenomenal success in global markets, we have set our target to double this number again in the next five years. International franchise growth is a prime objective for Carl’s Jr.®, and we are dedicated to our growth goals with Europe as our focus. We look forward to continuing our global expansion together with our franchisees, suppliers, team members and business partners.



*Actual Sept 2021 mean annualized sales volume (US$1.753M) of all 215 free-standing CKE restaurants outside the US.

53% PROJECTED EUROPE UNIT GROWTH RATE in 2 years (Start 2020 to end of 2022)
90+ operating units in Europe
1.50 M€ Average annual volume in international free-standing restaurants*
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At Carl’s Jr.®, we have the scale and the systems, but with a flat, agile structure that allows a fast 'test and learn' culture. Above all, we listen closely to our informed franchisees and passionate customers.

With a dedicated food innovation team, we are able to consistently develop bold, new and affordable menu items that are authentic to the Carl’s Jr.® heritage and the local markets in which we operate. All designed to build cravings, enjoyment and loyalty.

What is our key to success?

Our quality game-changing food is our brand. We elevate the everyday with grilled Angus beef burgers, hand-breaded chicken sandwiches, handmade milkshakes and unique sides designed to blow the senses and demand the question:
where have you been all my life?

What makes us different?

Carl's Jr.'s® brand culture is based on the 4Ps:

  • Performance
  • Product
  • Place
  • People.

Four pillars that represent our values and help us continue to shine in countries around the world.

What are our brand pillars?

Our bold, new restaurant designs are thoughtfully planned for both impact and efficiency. Our innovative kitchens are the envy of the QSR industry, delivering quick service direct to our guests’ tables, or to drive-thru guests or those opting for online delivery, curbside, or take-out.

We use technology not for the sake of it, but smartly, to elevate the QSR experience for consumers. Our sites are thoughtfully planned, growing in markets and locations where we know there is an appetite for Carl’s Jr.®.

What makes our restaurants stand out?

At Carl’s Jr.® we have a multidisciplinary team. That is why we offer the opportunity to become a franchisee of a leading brand in the sector. 

The relationship with our franchisees is based on trust and commitment. For this reason, we’re committed to supporting your business grow in the long-term giving advice when needed.

Why bet on our franchises?
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