CKE Restaurants Inc. has announced its expansion plans for the development of new Hardee's restaurants throughout the greater Tampa, Fla., area. The company is seeking to rapidly expand its Tampa footprint throughout the next several years and has identified the potential to develop as many as 88 restaurants in the market.
Currently, Hardee's operates 12 locations within the Tampa metro-area.
Hardee's will host an executive roundtable on May 10 in Tampa from 12-2 p.m. to share information to potential franchisees. Registration is available online.
"Hardee's is ranked among the highest quality and best tasting brands in the burger segment and recognized for our consistent track record of sales growth and solid unit economics," said Ned Lyerly, CKE's executive vice president of Global Franchise Development. "We are excited to expand in the Tampa area, and we're now looking for experienced multi-unit operators to join the brand."
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