Star Franchise Associates Vendor Directory

3 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W X


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Contact: Michael Swenson Website:

Introducing the NEWEST drive thru intercom system on the market today! 3M’s new G5 Base station, speaker and microphone is where Clear HD, Digital sound meets the industry’s ONLY Modular drive thru solution. The G5 offers an unprecedented level of drive thru digital sound, durability, reliability and comfort. The new G5 allows instore serviceability saving you thousands of dollars in maintenance cost savings over the life of your drive thru. There is nothing that comes close – simply the best overall drive thru system available.

Allen Industries

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Contact: Keith Whitley

Allen Industries is one of the industry’s only image contractors that operates a nationwide footprint of true manufacturing facilities. We design, manufacture and install signage and building elements. Allen offers a turnkey product, including program development and design/prototyping through professional construction management and installation for our clients. With five manufacturing facilities across the US, Allen is capable of handling large contracts while helping our clients control shipping costs. Our state-of-the-art integrated ERP and project management tracking system gives our staff, and our clients, real-time access to complex reimaging programs.


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Contact: Stephen Kennedy

Aramark is the leading provider of uniforms and work wear. We strive to deliver the highest quality of customer service and quality.


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Contact: Brad Kramer

Established in 1885, AT&T is the largest telecommunications company in the world. AT&T and CKE have partnered together to provide a fully managed connectivity standard for all locations, which will provide the foundation for upcoming store technologies, enhance your store’s cybersecurity posture, and provide a best-in-class customer experience to your guests. AT&T is prepared to implement the Cisco Meraki Next-Gen solution, which includes: LTE Backup, Wi-Fi Access Points, and optional Broadband Aggregation for your respective locations. We also offer cost saving voice, TV, and music options to make AT&T a one-stop shop for all of your technology needs! AT&T was the chosen partner to implement this Cisco Meraki solution at all corporate locations. Please contact Brad Kramer to schedule your consultation of implementing these solutions in your stores today!

BPS Food Service Equipment

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Contact: James Paulin

BPS has supplied Char Broiler Parts for Carl’s since 1986. BPS also reconditions used Char’s. As a CKE-Approved Char Broiler Manufacturer, BPS is pleased to offer FREE consultation about broiler cleaning, maintenance, and repairs to Carl’s Franchisees. 1-800-272-8546. www. Jim Paulin

CH Guenther & Son Inc.

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Contact: Annie Staton

CH Guenther has been a proud partner with CKE for over 25 years providing biscuits, gravy, cinnamon raisin biscuits and premium buns. CHG has 160+ years of serving foodservice and retail under many brands; Pioneer, Morrison Milling, Cookietree are 3 examples. We also have frozen dough, fully baked products, deserts, artesain breads, soups and appetizers.


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Contact: Clark Browning

Chowly integrates third-party marketplace orders like UberEats, DoorDash, Postmates, and many others directly into restaurants existing POS Systems. Chowly also offers a product to send all marketplace orders to a single printer. Chowly’s integration helps increase revenue, lower labor costs, ensures all orders are accepted and accounted for. Chowly can help power the rest of a restaurants tech stack with dispatching, online ordering, and loyalty partner solutions.


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Contact: Meg O’Maley Website:

The Coca-Cola Company provides refreshment worldwide one serving at a time.

Commercial Millwork and Installation

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Contact: Patrick Hankins

CMI is a seating and millwork manufacturer who also specializes in turn key remodel projects serving as the construction team.


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Contact: Jeanine Paull Moore

Cooper-Atkins, an Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions business, is the leading provider of environmental measuring and monitoring solutions for customers in Foodservice, Food Processing, and Healthcare industries.

CTI Foods

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Contact: Phillip Sanders

Developing distinction through flavor and menu innovation. Creating a palatable difference that sets your brand above and apart. At CTI Foods, no two products we create are ever alike. Whether we match or reformulate items you currently menu or develop something exciting and new, CTI Foods partners with you to create custom, proprietary products that help you capitalize on growing trends and captivate your customers.

Daily’s Premium Meats

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Contact: John Garlinghouse

Daily’s Premium Meats has been making the finest quality meats since 1893. From Daily’s signature honey-cured bacon to delicious hickory smoked pre-cooked bacon, Daily’s Premium Meats offers a variety of products for both food service and retail.

Delphi Display Systems

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Contact: Co Tang

Delphi is the world’s largest drive-thru order confirmation display board and timer organization in terms of units in the field today.

Design Team

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Contact: Josh Wolfe

Design Team is a full Service Sign, Awning, Decor and Corporate Identity Source with emphasis in the restaurant and retail chains where branding and corporate identity is crucial. Our services include Site Investigations, Survey’s, Code Checks, Project Management, Installations, Wall Signs, Pylons, Monuments, Canopies, Awnings, Electronic Message Centers, LED Border, Custom Structures, Blade Signs, Railing, Decor and ACM Facades. We are a National Imaging Company Servicing the US and Canada. We also have a company owned trucking fleet to keep delivery prices competitive. We look forward toward working with you on an upcoming project.


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Contact: Brent Cady

DMA is a distribution cooperative. We service all of the Carl’s Jr. locations from five distribution centers. The DMA Member Distribution Companies that service Carl’s Jr. are Shamrock Foods, Nicholas and Company and Gordon Food Service.

DMI manufactures

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Contact: Dennis Paulin

DMI manufactures DISPOSABLE BURNERS and other quality replacement parts for your Charbroilers. We also stock a variety of other foodservice items including PHU pans, fryer accessories, safety apparel, light bulbs, thermometers, smallwares, and other maintenance items. Orders are shipped immediately so that you can keep your restaurants running smoothly. Please call us at 1-800-238-5384 for your free catalog which can also be viewed online at


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Contact: Philip Perry

Ecolab/SSDC is CKE’s exclusive supplier of cleaning supplies and cleaning tools. The new Mission Star Bright 2.0 Cleaning Program will be rolled out in the 4th Q of 2019 and 1st Q of 2020. Additionally, Ecolab has a robust leasing program for Dish Machines and also offers a Managed Water Filtration Program, the only of its kind in the industry. For more information, call Philip Perry at 859-312-4041, Charlie Daniels at 913-220-7503, or John Hanslick at 314-610-0743


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Contact: Amanda Coulombe

Food Safety Experts in our EcoSure business provide onsite food safety assessments, coaching and training to help food service customers of all sizes and across industries—from restaurants to lodging and long-term care—minimize food safety risks and deliver safe food and healthy environments.

Freund Baking Co.

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Contact: Javier Maciel

Freund Baking Co. is a sixth generation family owned and managed baking company located in California. We have three state of the art, environmentally conscious bakeries strategically located to provide fresh direct store delivery throughout the state of California. We bake and distribute fresh hamburger buns to all the Carl’s Jr. restaurants in California. Freund Baking is proud to be celebrating over 23 years of partnership with Carl’s Jr. and the Star Franchisee Association. Freund Baking is even more proud to be honored as the Carl’s Jr. Vendor of the Year Award Recipient for 2017-2018.


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Contact: Dave Morgan Website:

Frymaster, a Welbilt brand manufactures best in class commercial fryers, pasta cookers and oil management system.