– Casual dining leader excels in global airport growth –
COAST MESA, Calif., February 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), the creator of California-style pizza, today announced the opening of a new franchise at the San Jose Airport in Costa Rica. The new full-service location follows the opening of a CPK express service kiosk earlier this year at the airport, further expanding its global presence in Latin America. Located just beyond security inside the bustling San José Airport, the newer CPK restaurants are owned and operated by specialty retailer Morpho Travel Experience, which also operates the new CPK Costa Rica located in the Multiplaza shopping center in Escazú.
CPK is off to a strong start this year with these two new openings, delivering impressive international growth in 2022. Last year, CPK expanded into key international markets, including openings in three new countries for the first time: Chili, Costa Ricaand Canada – as well as two openings in India. In addition to its success abroad, with a presence in 11 countries, CPK is also committed to increasing its franchise presence in the US, including non-traditional locations like airports and casinos. CPK offers its national and international franchisees flexibility with its menu offerings, design and prototypes, to ensure that each location fits the needs of the consumer within each specific market.
“We are proud of our success in 2022 and we will use this momentum to drive further growth not only internationally, but also domestically,” he said. Giorgio Minardi, CPK Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Franchises. “The strong partnerships we have built with franchisees like Morpho Travel Experience have helped us build our presence abroad and have allowed us to bring our California-Advance the concept of casual dining to customers around the world. We look forward to welcoming new franchisees to our team to enhance the CPK guest experience and bring a slice of California to new markets.
offering fresh CaliforniaWith inspired dishes and flavor inspiration from around the world through hand-tossed pizzas, pastas and salads, CPK’s newest openings provide travelers with a unique dining experience like no other, and one that understands the needs of global travelers. . For those short on time, the kiosk provides the flexibility of quick-service options through a limited menu that showcases CPK’s creativity and quality ingredients. The restaurant’s location will provide travelers with a full-service dining experience and full bar with the signature look, taste and feel of CPK. California in the avant-garde design of the place.
“Our partnership with California Pizza Kitchen has been tremendous since we began working together over a year ago to open the location in from Santiago international airport Chili,” saying Adriana Echandi, CEO of Morpho Travel Experience. “CPK’s ability to offer multiple dining options to busy travelers through the kiosk and full-service restaurant is another reason we continue to expand with the brand, and we look forward to working together to introduce CPK’s unique offerings to more customers.” of all the world”. .”
CPK will continue to drive its domestic and international expansion with plans to continue the growth momentum through 2023. To learn more about franchise development opportunities and the markets available with California Pizza Kitchen, visit www.cpk.com/franchise.
About California Pizza Kitchen
In 1985, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) opened its first restaurant in Beverly Hills and introduced diners to gourmet California inspired pizza. With a passion for combining fresh, seasonal ingredients with flavor inspirations from around the world, today CPK is a global brand offering creative services California cook at more than 180 restaurants in 10 countries and US territories, from innovative home-baked pizzas like The Original BBQ Chicken, Thai Chicken and California Club, to inventive salads and signature pasta dishes that blend the old world with the new, CPK does everything with imagination. California-inspired twist that guests love.
SOURCE California Pizza Kitchen