June 7, 2006 |
CKE Restaurants Inc. may consider selling its La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grills in the next three to five years after expanding the chain and remodeling restaurants, Chief Executive Andrew Puzder said Tuesday. The company would also consider spinning off the unit, Puzder said in an interview. He first wants to grow the Mexican food chain to a "couple hundred" La Salsa locations from the about 100 in operation. Initial public offerings of restaurants such as Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.
May 30, 2007 |
Investor David Kim agreed to acquire CKE Restaurants Inc.'s La Salsa chain less than a year after he bought the Baja Fresh Mexican eateries from Wendy's International Inc. Terms weren't disclosed. The deal is expected to close by next month's end, Carpinteria-based CKE said. La Salsa, seen mostly in Southern California, had sales of $46.3 million last year.
August 18, 1999
* Sizzler International, the Los Angeles-based operator of the Sizzler restaurants overseas, has elected Phillip Matthews chairman, succeeding James Collins, who will become chairman emeritus. The company also named Steve Selcer, chief operating officer of the La Salsa restaurant chain, as chief financial officer. He takes over for Ryan Tondro, who has been named vice president of acquisitions and development. And Michael B. Green was named vice president and general counsel.
February 13, 1995 |
Bruce M. Jaffe, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Bell Industries Inc., has been elected president of the Los Angeles-based company. Jaffee, 51, succeeds Theodore Williams, 74, who continues as chairman and chief executive. Jaffe joined Bell in 1967. Bell Industries manufactures and distributes products for the electronics, computer, graphics and other industrial markets. * Frank J. Holdraker has joined La Salsa Holding Co. as senior vice president of franchising.
March 25, 1999
$7 all screenings, unless otherwise noted $5.50 senior citizens, children under 12, students with ID $5.50 Teatro Fiesta and Four Star Cinema screenings Festival information: (714) 546-3456 Opening ceremony, today "Storm" premiere (7 p.m., Edwards Newport Cinemas): $10 Premiere and post-party (9 p.m., Windows on the Bay, 2241 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach): $25 "A Murder of Crows" event, Friday Premiere (8 p.m., Edwards Island Cinemas): $7 Premiere and post-party (10 p.m.