CKE Press Release

Put more crunch in your lunch with Chicken Taquitos, available now at Carl's Jr./Green Burrito locations. (Photo: Business Wire)

November 14, 2012

Green Burrito® Puts More Crunch Into Lunch (and, Well, Every Meal) With the Arrival of Chicken Taquitos

Crispy Mexican favorite rolls into dual-branded Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito restaurants today

CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today snacking gets a little noisier – and a lot more delicious – thanks to the addition of crispy Chicken Taquitos to the Green Burrito® menu at Carl’s Jr.® The crunchy Mexican favorite features flavorful, charbroiled chicken rolled into a tortilla and fried crisp, topped with creamy avocado-cilantro sauce and shredded cheddar-jack cheese. Chicken Taquitos are available today at all dual-branded Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito restaurants.

“We’re answering the call for the crunch,” said John Koncki, director of product development at Carl’s Jr. “With flavorful chicken, cool and creamy cilantro-spiked avocado sauce and cheddar-jack cheese, it’s a whole lot of authentic Mexican flavor all rolled up in a fresh, fun-to-eat, crunchy taquito.”

Chicken Taquitos are available in 3-piece and 5-piece sizes for $2.69 and $4.59, respectively. Chicken Taquitos are also available as combos with chips or fries and a soft drink. Prices may vary by location. Guacamole is available for an additional charge.

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, Inc. of Carpinteria, Calif. As of the end of the second quarter of fiscal 2013, the Company, through its subsidiaries, had a total of 3,279 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 42 states and in 26 countries, including 1,333 Carl’s Jr. restaurants and 1,939 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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