California Pizza Kitchen

Consumer Trends

Consumers reveal which restaurant chains earn their loyalty

See which brand beat Denny’s, Applebee’s and others in a new ranking of full-service concepts by the strength of their customer following.


Fun-and-food chain raids CPK for new CEO

Chris Morris' successor as president of California Pizza Kitchen has yet to be named.

Several actionable food and drink insights bubbled up at a recent conference on restaurant trends.

Consumers' expectations are higher than ever and constantly evolving, forcing operators to take a second look at traditional menu items.

The nontraditional menu of California-style pizzas showcases global flavors and trendy toppings

Italian heavyweight Olive Garden increased sales by 3%, helping to drive the menu category's 1.9% sales growth, to $8.5 billion.

Just in time for warmer weather, operators are mixing up new riffs on sangria.

One-liners concerning wimps, going naked and princess crowns give RLC attendees insight into the minds of some of the top industry leaders.

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