From a legendary pizza to a global brand – We opened our first restaurant In Beverly Hills in 1985. Former federal prosecutors Rick Rosenfield and Larry Flax combined their passion for food with fresh high-quality ingredients to create innovative, hearth-baked pizzas such as The Original BBQ Chicken, Thai Chicken, and Jamaican Jerk Chicken, cooked within an open kitchen. The restaurant gave California a location in the California Pizza Kitchen Menu alongside Chicago and New York City. Our California twist on global flavors resonated with guests, and very quickly, CPK became a bustling destination for business and family gatherings.
Almost immediately following the first location opened, we expanded from California to a lot more than 250 locations in more than 30 states and 11 countries. Nevertheless it doesn’t stop there; you’ll also find us bringing smiles to the pizza aisle inside your grocer’s freezer, taking the edge off travel fatigue in main airports worldwide, feeding eager fans at sports stadiums and students on college campuses.
California Pizza Kitchen completed a primary public offering in August 2000 and traded on the NASDAQ National Market under the ticker symbol CPKI. On July 7, 2011, Golden Gate Capital completed the acquisition of CPK and consequently from the acquisition, the company’s common stock is no longer publicly traded.
There’s no denying it – pizza is #1 within the hearts of Americans! The 3rd annual National Pizza Survey, conducted online by The Harris Poll®* on the part of California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) among over 2,000 Americans ages 18 , found that the top food Americans would choose should they could only eat one food for your rest of the lives is PIZZA (22%) – for a third year in a row! The survey, which reveals new insights into the pizza eating habits and pizza trends among Americans and Millennials, confirms that America’s love affair with pizza continues to be burning strong. In honor of America’s love for the classic blend of dough, sauce and toppings, CPK has teamed with Grubhub to give away up to 10,000 free CPK Take and Bake Pizzas** on October 1 without any delivery fee and no minimum purchase required.
CPK’s fresh Take and Bake Pizzas, which launched at CPK locations nationwide in July 2019, are designed to order inrestaurant with the exact same premium ingredients and creative California-style pizza flavors that guests love through the restaurants, able to be cooked at home to ensure that guests can enjoy an ovenfresh pizza independently schedule. Furthermore, from October 2-31, guests can continue celebrating National Pizza Month with free delivery and a free Take and Bake Pizza on all CPK orders with a minimum acquisition of $15, limit one free pizza per Grubhub account**. “National Pizza Month is a vital time at California Pizza Kitchen, and we’re excited that the ufimlc from our 2019 National Pizza Survey confirm whatever we already know: pizza holds a special devote our hearts as well as in our lives,” said Jim Hyatt, CEO of CPK. “So, we believe it’s fitting to celebrate our favorite month, and Americans’ favorite food, by offering them even more of the things they love: free CPK Take and Bake Pizzas, so everyone can join the pizza party and revel in a hot, oven-fresh California-style pizza in the home, on their own schedule.
t’s our method of sending a big highfive for the pizza lovers across the nation.” To participate inside the 10,000 free CPK Take and Bake Pizza giveaway, guests can download the Grubhub app or visit www.Grubhub.com and judge from one of many following Take and Bake Pizza varieties on hand-tossed dough: The California Pizza Kitchen, Pepperoni Pizza or Margherita Pizza. There is not any minimum purchase required without any delivery fee. The giveaway starts at 11 a.m. local duration of your preferred CPK location and it is available at all CPK locations currently listed on the Grubhub app. Guests should share their National Pizza Month celebration with #CPKTakeAndBake on Twitter and Instagram.