CKE Press Release

San Diego Burrito at Carl's Jr. / Green Burrito. (Photo: Business Wire)

May 08, 2013

You Want Fries with That? Green Burrito® Says ‘Sí’ with New San Diego Burrito

Southern California-inspired burrito adds the great taste of crispy French fries to a Mexican food favorite

CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The newest addition to the Green Burrito® menu at Carl’s Jr.® offers burrito lovers all of their favorite ingredients with a Southern California flair. Inspired by a local favorite, the San Diego Burrito features flavorful charbroiled steak, fresh salsa and guacamole, shredded Jack and cheddar cheeses and natural-cut French fries rolled into a flour tortilla. The San Diego Burrito is available now at all dual-branded Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito restaurants.

“We are always on the look-out for the latest Mexican food trends for our Green Burrito menu and we loved this one that we ran across in the San Diego area,” said John Koncki, director of product development at Carl’s Jr. and Green Burrito. “Down there near the border, many Mexican restaurants offer steak burritos with French fries in them so, of course, we had to try them and they were great! The French fries go really well with the taste of marinated steak, freshly prepared guacamole and salsa, adding a nice crunch and potato flavor to the burritos. So, I guess Green Burrito’s answer to the age-old question ‘Do you want fries with that?’ is ‘Sí.’”

The San Diego Burrito is available as an entrée for $3.99 or as a combo meal for $5.99. Prices may vary by location.

About Carl’s Jr.

Carl’s Jr.® is celebrating more than 70 years in the quick-service industry. What began as a lone hot dog cart in Los Angeles, Calif., in 1941 is today a wholly owned subsidiary of CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. of Carpinteria, Calif. As of the end of fiscal 2013, the Company, through its subsidiaries, had a total of 3,318 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 42 states and 28 foreign countries and U.S. territories worldwide, including 1,369 Carl's Jr. restaurants and 1,944 Hardee's® restaurants. For more information, or to find a Carl’s Jr. near you, go to www.carlsjr.com. Carl’s Jr. social media sites include www.facebook.com/carlsjr, www.twitter.com/carlsjr and www.youtube.com/carlsjr.

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