LOS ANGELES (BUSINESS WIRE) -- California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ: CPKI), a leading casual dining chain featuring an imaginative line of hearth-baked pizzas, today announced the opening of its eighth restaurant in Mexico. Opened by CPK franchise partner Grupo Calpik, S.A.P.I. de C.V., it is located in the Coyoacán neighborhood of Mexico City.
The new 7,000 square-foot restaurant seats approximately 270 people and is located at the Paseo Acoxpa shopping center in close proximity to the popular anchor outlets including Best Buy, Sport City and Cinepolis Movie Complex.
Tastefully decorated with warm colors and rich textures, the restaurant will open Monday through Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Guests can dine-in or place a take-out order by calling (5255) 5684-0613.
The open-exhibition kitchen takes center stage where guests can watch as all of California Pizza Kitchen's innovative creations are prepared. The menu features a wide variety of items including everything from the popular Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and Waldorf Chicken Salad to the Kung Pao Spaghetti and Avocado Egg Rolls.
The new restaurant will also feature an extensive beverage menu from its full bar, including the CPK Ultimate Margarita and other signature favorites such as the Original Recipe Mojitos.
Additional CPK restaurants are located in Guadalajara, Cancun and the following suburbs of Mexico City: Lomas Verdes, Bosques de Las Lomas, Polanco District, Santa Fe, and Satelite.
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 255 restaurants, 204 are company-owned and 51 operate under franchise or license agreements. There are currently 29 restaurants located internationally in China, Japan, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Mexico, South Korea, Guam, Indonesia and United Arab Emirates. CPK premium pizzas are also available to sports and entertainment fans at three Southern California venues including Dodger Stadium, 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 Nestle S.A. to manufacture and distribute a line of California Pizza Kitchen premium frozen products.
SOURCE: California Pizza Kitchen, Inc.