California Pizza Kitchen to Present at the RBC Capital Markets Consumer Conference on October 2, 2008.LOS ANGELES -- California Pizza Kitchen California Pizza Kitchen (NASDAQ: CPKI, known within the food industry as CPK) is a casual dining restaurant chain that specializes in California-style pizza. The restaurant was started in 1985 by attorneys Rick Rosenfield and Larry Flax in Beverly Hills, California, , Inc. (Nasdaq:CPKI CPKI California Pizza Kitchen, Inc ) announced today that management will be presenting at the RBC Capital Markets RBC Capital Markets is the corporate and investment banking division of Royal Bank of Canada ("RBC"). Broker dealers
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New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of , New York on Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Interested parties can listen to an audio webcast of the presentation by going to www.cpk.com. A replay of the presentation will be available by the end of the day and will continue to be available for ninety days.
California Pizza Kitchen, Inc., founded in 1985, is a leading casual dining chain. The Company's full service restaurants feature an imaginative line of hearth-baked pizzas, including the original BBQ BBQ barbecue Chicken Pizza, and a broad selection of distinctive pastas, salads, soups, appetizers and sandwiches. The average guest check is approximately $13.95. As of September 18, 2008 the company operates, licenses or franchises 247 locations, of which 203 are company-owned and 44 operate under franchise or license agreements. The Company also has a licensing agreement with Kraft Pizza Company which manufactures and distributes a line of California Pizza Kitchen premium frozen pizzas.
California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. can be found on the internet at www.cpk.com.