Los Angeles,(BUSINESS WIRE) -- California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ: CPKI), home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, opened a new full-service restaurant in Valencia, Calif. today. The new 6,000 square foot restaurant is located at 24061 Newhall Ranch Road at McBean Parkway. Hours of operation will be Monday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. except Friday and Saturday when the restaurant closes at 11:00 p.m. Guests can dine-in, place a take-out order by ordering online at cpk.com or use CPK's Curbside Service and have their order delivered to their car by calling (661) 259-2082.
The menu will feature all of the popular favorites along with the newest menu additions including a Moroccan Chicken Salad, Moroccan-spiced chicken breast on a bed of crisp Romaine lettuce with butternut squash, Medjool dates, fresh avocado, toasted almonds, fresh beets, chopped egg, carrots, dried cranberries and red bell peppers tossed in champagne vinaigrette; Meat Cravers Pizza, a combination of sweet Italian sausage, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, Capicola ham, julienne salami and Mozzarella cheese; Cheeseburger Pizza, with ground Angus beef, caramelized sweet onions, Mozzarella and American cheeses, hearth-baked then topped with fresh Roma tomatoes, chilled shredded lettuce and CPK's secret sauce; Pan-Sautéed Mahi Mahi, lightly seasoned Mahi Mahi served with asparagus & spinach spaghettini or wok-stirred mixed vegetables and Sticky Toffee Cake, CPK's newest dessert with caramelized pear and roasted pecans, covered in a butter toffee sauce and topped with Haagen-Dazs ice cream.
The new restaurant will also feature an extensive beverage menu from its full bar, including the new CPK Margarita and popular favorites such as Harvest Punch and Cherry Lime Sparkler.
Following CPK's tradition of giving back to the communities in which it operates, the new CPK restaurant will donate 100% of all dine-in pizza sales during regular business hours on Monday, June 1, 2009, to the Child & Family Center which provides mental health, behavioral and educational services to children, adults and their families.
California Pizza Kitchen, Inc., founded in 1985, is a leading casual dining chain featuring an imaginative line of hearth-baked pizzas, including the original BBQ Chicken Pizza, and a broad selection of distinctive pastas, salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts. Of the chain's 254 restaurants, 208 are company-owned and 46 operate under franchise or license agreements. CPK premium pizzas are also available to sports and entertainment fans at two Southern California venues, Angel Stadium of Anaheim and STAPLES Center. Also included in the company's portfolio of concepts is LA Food Show Grill & Bar, which has locations in Manhattan Beach and Beverly Hills, California. The company also has a licensing arrangement with Kraft Pizza Company, which manufactures and distributes a line of California Pizza Kitchen premium frozen pizzas. Children who dine at California Pizza Kitchen choose from an extensive menu, recently named "The Best Kids Menu in America" by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine.
SOURCE: California Pizza Kitchen, Inc.