Industry News | August 1, 2008

Calif. Pizza Kitchen Opens 3rd S. Korea Store

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California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (Nasdaq:CPKI - News) opened its third location in South Korea yesterday. The new restaurant, opened by CPK franchise partner, Iris Company, is located in Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea.

The new restaurant seats about 170 people and is located at Seoulsi Joongu Ulgiro, 2ga 198 bunji, in Myoungdong. As one of Seoul’s main shopping and nightlife districts, Myoungdong draws more than 700,000 daily visitors and is home to four of South Korea’s largest department stores including Lotte, Migliore, Avatar, and Shinsegae. Also known as the center of financial services and securities, several major financial headquarters including Citibank, SK Corporation, and the Korea Exchange Bank are found in Myoungdong.

The CPK restaurant is decorated with warm colors and rich textures and will be open Sunday through Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The newest location will open-exhibition kitchen takes center stage where guests can watch as all of California Pizza Kitchen’s innovative dishes are prepared. The menu features a wide variety of items including everything from Avocado Club Egg Rolls and California Club Pizza to Kung Pao Spaghetti and the award-winning Thai Crunch Salad. A special menu is also available for children 12 and under.

Using only the highest quality fresh produce and U.S. imported ingredients prepared daily, all California Pizza Kitchen pizzas are hearth-baked in an imported open-flame pizza oven.