Carl's Jr opens first restaurant in Indonesia

USA-based quick-service restaurant franchise Carl's Jr is set to open a minimum of 25 restaurants in Indonesia over the next six years. These restaurants will be opened through a Master Franchise agreement with PT. Fortune Food International, which is part of the Aneka Makmur Sejahtera Group Inc. PT. Fortune Food International has already opened its first Carl's Jr restaurant in Jakarta.

CKE Restaurants, parent company of Carl's Jr, has entered into this Master Franchise agreement with PT. Fortune Food International as part of its plan to expand throughout Asia.

Andrew F. Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, Inc, said: "We are very pleased to welcome PT. Fortune Food International as a part of the CKE team. With our strong presence in the Southeast Asia region and the local talent of PT. Fortune Food International, we are confident that we will have a bright future in the market."

Chandra Firmanto, Marketing Director of PT. Fortune Food International, added: "It is a great honour to bring Carl's Jr to the Indonesian market. Our premium products, excellent service standards, premium facility and premium location will deliver an ultimate dining experience to guests, and give us a competitive edge in the quick-service restaurant market."