CKE Restaurants Inc., has announced its intent to develop new Hardee's restaurants throughout the Charlotte, N.C., area. The company is seeking to expand its Charlotte footprint throughout the next several years and has an intent to develop more than 35 new restaurants in the market. Currently, Hardee's operates 51 locations within the Charlotte metro-area.
Hardee's will host an executive roundtable for potential franchisees on June 7 in Charlotte from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. to share information about the benefits of owning a Hardee's restaurant and specific opportunities in Charlotte. Those interested in attending should complete a registration form online.
"Hardee's is ranked among the highest quality and best tasting brands in the burger segment and is 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 Charlotte area, and we're now looking for experienced multi-unit operators to join the brand."
Hardee's got its start in North Carolina in 1960.
Earlier this month, the chain announced it also was expanding its presence in the Tampa, Fla., market.
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