California Pizza Kitchen Continues Expansion in India
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, today announced the opening of its second restaurant in India. Opened by CPK franchise partner JSMGGC India Pvt. Ltd., a joint-venture between Mumbai-based JSM Corporation and Dubai-based Gourmet Gulf Company, it is located in the Senapati Bapat Marg district of Mumbai.
The new CPK restaurant is situated in the second floor courtyard of High Street Phoenix, Mumbai's largest shopping and entertainment destination. High Street Phoenix is home to over 500 retail brands, a variety of dining and entertainment options along with commercial and residential complexes in over 3.3 million square-feet of space.
The 4,000 square-foot restaurant seats approximately 190 people and will open Monday through Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday through Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
The open-exhibition kitchen takes center stage where guests can watch as all of the innovative creations are prepared. The menu will include a variety of items from the popular Tostada Chicken Pizza and Thai Crunch Salad to the Kung Pao Spaghetti and Avocado Egg Rolls.
About California Pizza Kitchen, Inc.
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 266 restaurants, 207 are company-owned and 59 operate under franchise or license agreements. There are currently 34 restaurants located internationally in China, Japan, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Mexico, South Korea, Guam, India, 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. For more details, visit www.cpk.com.
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