CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN CELEBRATES SUMMER WITH SEASONAL STRAWBERRY DISHES AND DRINKS

Refreshing seasonal favorites like Strawberry Shortcake, California Fields Salad, Strawberry Lime Margaritas and more arrive at participating CPK restaurants.

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Summer is right around the corner and to celebrate, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), the authority in creative dining with a California vibe, today unveiled its summer menu, featuring the light and refreshing California Fields Salad, summer-sweet Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Lime Margaritas and more seasonal favorites.

“We love summer at California Pizza Kitchen when some of our favorite produce, like sweet strawberries and watermelon are at their freshest and juiciest,” said Brian Sullivan, SVP of Culinary Innovation at CPK. “Refresh your taste buds with our newest seasonal dishes like the California Fields Salad, with fresh strawberries, juicy watermelon, fresh basil, pistachios, feta and champagne vinaigrette atop crisp field greens. Under 650 calories, the California Fields Salad is deliciously light and refreshing on a warm summer day. Sweeten your meal with the return of our seasonal Strawberry Shortcake, a treat that’s reminiscent of those carefree childhood summer days, or cool down with a hand-shaken Strawberry Lime Margarita or non-alcoholic Fresh Strawberry Mango Cooler, bursting with fresh strawberry flavor.”

 

Available at participating CPK restaurants nationwide, the summer menu features the following items made to order from the freshest seasonal ingredients:

 

  • California Fields Salad:

    crisp field greens topped with fresh watermelon and sliced strawberries, basil, feta, California pistachios and housemade champagne vinaigrette. Delicious on its own or with added grilled salmon, shrimp or chicken

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CALIFORNIA FIELDS SALAD RECIPE:  Serves 4

Ingredients:

3 cups of Watermelon Cubes (1″ cubes)

1 1/2 cups of Strawberries (1/2″ slices)

5 cups of Field Greens

1/4 cup Fresh Basil , Sliced

2 FL. oz of Champagne Vinaigrette

Garnish:

1/4 cup of Feta, crumbled

2 Tbl of Pistachios (1/4″ chopped)

 PREPARING YOUR SALAD: Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl, except for the garnish. Arrange salad in a chilled serving bowl. Sprinkle the feta and pistachios evenly over the top of the salad. Enjoy!

*Use your favorite store bought Champagne Vinaigrette.

 

 

  • Strawberry Shortcake:

    featuring a shortcake biscuit piled high with seasonal strawberries, whipped cream and lemon zest with Haagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream

 strawberry shortcake

  • Fresh Strawberry Mango Cooler (Non-Alcoholic):

    fresh strawberries hand-shaken with Fresca and Monin South Seas, featuring natural flavors of mango, guava and ginger.
    Light in calories too!
  • Strawberry Lime Margarita (Alcoholic):

    made with Casamigos Tequila Blanco, fresh strawberries, strawberry puree, fresh agave sour & lime

 strawberry drinks

For those with specific dietary needs, CPK also has options that are under 650 calories, vegetarian and/or gluten-free. We also provide allergen information to those with food sensitivities.

To find your nearest CPK and check the availability of items in your area, please visit http://www.cpk.com.

 

Follow CPK on Twitter at @calpizzakitchen (#NEWCPK), Instagram at @californiapizzakitchen and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/californiapizzakitchen. Download CPK’s Pizza Dough® Rewards app for iTunes and Android and check in to begin earning rewards for dining creatively.

 

About California Pizza Kitchen

In 1985, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) opened its first restaurant in Beverly Hills and introduced diners to innovative California-style pizza. Since then, CPK has launched what has become a global brand known for creative California cuisine. Today, CPK is approaching 300 restaurants in 15 countries and 218 cities around the world. Dedicated to a unique dining experience, CPK is now introducing its Next Chapter featuring reimagined menus, open kitchens, and unique renovations in all restaurants across the country.

For more information on California Pizza Kitchen, visit cpk.com.

 

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