LOS ANGELES, May 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) /quotes/comstock/15*!cpki/quotes/nls/cpki (CPKI 19.78, -0.70, -3.42%) , a leading casual dining chain featuring an imaginative line of hearth-baked pizzas, today announced the launch of its new free iPhone App that allows customers to conveniently place orders with the use of an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.

“At CPK we aim to provide exceptional customer service and convenience for our guests and are excited to extend our brand’s reach with the launch of our iPhone App,” said Larry Flax and Rick Rosenfield, co-CEOs of California Pizza Kitchen. “Guests can now use their iPhones to find our closest location and place their order in a simple, fast, and efficient way. As innovative leaders in the specialty pizzas industry, the CPK App has added another level of creativity to our business.”

The new iPhone application provides users with the ability to:

— Point, click and pick up — CPK will even deliver to your car upon arrival

— Locate nearby restaurants

— Search by different menu categories

— View previous order history

The CPK App is available from the App Store on iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and iTunes or by clicking here http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/california-pizza-kitchen/id363883551?mt=8. CPK also offers online take-out ordering in most locations through its mobile-friendly website. For more information, log onto www.cpk.com or interact with CPK at http://twitter.com/calpizzakitchen.

About California Pizza Kitchen, Inc.

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc., founded in 1985, is a leading casual dining chain featuring an imaginative line of hearth-baked pizzas, including the original BBQ Chicken Pizza, and a broad selection of distinctive pastas, salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts. Of the chain’s 253 restaurants, 204 are company-owned and 49 operate under franchise or license agreements. CPK premium pizzas are also available to sports and entertainment fans at three Southern California venues including Dodger Stadium, Angel Stadium of Anaheim and STAPLES Center. Also included in the Company’s portfolio of concepts is LA Food Show Grill & Bar, which has locations in Manhattan Beach and Beverly Hills, California. The Company also has a licensing arrangement to manufacture and distribute a line of California Pizza Kitchen premium frozen products. For more details, visit www.cpk.com.

SOURCE: California Pizza Kitchen, Inc.

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