Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Overview. Jack in the Box Inc., based in San Diego, California, operates and franchises more than 2,800 Jack in the Box® quick-service restaurants (“QSR”) and Qdoba Mexican Grill® fast-casual restaurants. References to the Company throughout this Annual Report on Form 10-K are made using the first person notations of “we,” “us” and “our.” Jack in the Box. The first Jack in the Box restaurant opened in 1951. Jack in the Box is one of the nation’s largest hamburger chains and, based on number of restaurants, is the second or third largest QSR hamburger chain in each of our top 10 major markets, which comprise approximately 70% of the total system. As of the end of our fiscal year on September 30, 2012, the Jack in the Box system included 2,250 restaurants in 21 states, of which 547 were company-operated and 1,703 were franchise-operated. Qdoba Mexican Grill. ... More ...