LOS ANGELES --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ:CPKI), home of the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, announced today that all full-service locations in the U.S. are now offering customized catering services and new catering menu items.
CPK has enhanced its already popular catering service by now offering dedicated catering managers to assist customers in developing customized catering orders that best suit their needs. Other additions include sandwich, pizza and pasta combo meals and individual lunch boxes.
A variety of pizzas, pastas, salads and sandwiches are all available on the catering menu. Thai Chicken Pizza, Broccoli Sun-Dried Tomato Fusilli, the Original BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad and an Assorted Sandwich Platter including veggie, chicken and tuna salad sandwiches are just a few of the customer favorites available through CPK's catering service.
"Our customers have told us that they want more variety and customization in their catering orders," said Rick Rosenfield and Larry Flax, co-founders and co-CEOs of California Pizza Kitchen. "We listened, and now CPK has dedicated catering managers and a fully customizable catering menu to meet each customer's individual preferences."
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.
Source: California Pizza Kitchen, Inc.