California Pizza Kitchen Introduces Five New Menu Items
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- California Pizza Kitchen (NASDAQ:CPKI) (CPK), home of the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, recently introduced five new menu items nationwide.
Making their debut on California Pizza Kitchen's long list of innovative pizzas are the new Meat Cravers Pizza, a combination of sweet Italian sausage, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, Capicola ham, julienne salami and Mozzarella cheese, and the 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. Also being added are two new twists on CPK's most popular pizza, the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza, introduced on CPK's first menu in 1985. Guests will now be able to order The Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Pizza with fresh pineapple and The BBQ Chicken with Applewood Smoked Bacon Pizza.
Also premiering, right in time for the hot summer months, is a fresh new Moroccan Chicken Salad, with crisp Romaine lettuce, Moroccan-spiced chicken breast, roasted butternut squash, Medjool dates, fresh avocado, toasted almonds, fresh beets, chopped egg, carrots, dried cranberries and red bell peppers tossed in a light champagne vinaigrette.
Guests who stop in to try one of California Pizza Kitchen's new menu items before June 30 will also have the chance to redeem their Thank You Card for a chance to win $50,000 and other great prizes.
All of CPK's new menu items are available to guests who dine-in, place a take-out order, use CPK's Curbside Service or who order online at CPK.com.
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.