Los Angeles Business Journal

Carl's Jr. Parent CKE to Be Sold

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Carpinteria-based CKE Inc., known for the raunchy commercials and juicy burgers from its Carl's Jr. chain, will be sold to Atlanta-based Roark Capital Group, owner of the decidedly G-rated brands Cinnabon and Auntie Anne's, the Los Angeles Times reports.