CKE Press Release

June 20, 2012

CKE Restaurants, Inc. Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Conference Call

CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today that the Company will release its results for the first fiscal quarter ended May 21, 2012 on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

Management will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 8:00am PDT/11:00am EDT. The U.S. and International dial in information is: (973) 500-2164; Conference ID 90596422.

If you are unable to participate during the live event, a replay will be made available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the live event. The replay will be available for 7 days and can be accessed by calling (404) 537-3406. The conference ID is 90596422.

CKE Restaurants, Inc.

CKE Restaurants, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Carpinteria, Calif. As of the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2013, the Company, through its subsidiaries, had a total of 3,263 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 42 states and 25 foreign countries. For more information about CKE Restaurants, please visit www.ckr.com.