Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are very old and reputable fast food brands that came together under the CKE Holdings banner in 1997, thus resulting in one of the largest chains of restaurants in the country. Both of their histories are fascinating. Using TellHappyStar, you can engage your customers in an online customer experience survey. Take this survey to report your latest restaurant visit to Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, and you could win the free food challenge once a month.


The humble beginnings of Carl’s Jr. can be traced back to 1941, when Carl Karcher and his wife, Margaret, started a hot dog stall in Los Angeles. Within a few years, their business grew, and in 1956, the brand Carl’s Jr. was registered. There are more than 1490 Carl’s Jr. restaurants around the world.

A year after Wilber Hardee opened his first restaurant in Greenville, NC, his establishment became a resounding success. There is a rumor that Wilber lost control of his shares to James Gardner and Leonard Rawls over a poker game.


However, the quality of their food wasn’t affected at all by the change of ownership. Today, Hardee’s boasts more than 5000 locations. You can get in touch with the management teams of these two amazing chains of fast food. You can win $1000 by completing the survey at TellHappyStar.com.

CKE’s restaurant division is so large that it was bound to experience management problems at some point. TellHappyStar, a survey campaign focusing on Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, two of their top-earning brands, was created to address this need. Management teams from both of these amazing food chains look forward to hearing from you. Visit TellHappyStar.com to take the survey and walk away with a $1000 prize. This is a reciprocal service program that benefits both parties.