CPK puts the EPIC in EPICUREAN – Staying true to its roots of California creativity, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) reaffirms its legacy and brand promise of a culinary adventure with the launch of its’ new menu replete with new pizza, pasta, and salad offerings. And for the 1st time in the Philippines, CPK ups the ante by introducing All NEW Rice Entrees imbued with that same California inventiveness and culinary ingenuity!
“California Pizza Kitchen has distinguished itself as a pizza authority attributable to its wide selection of innovative and artisanal pizzas. But more significantly, it is the distinct California identity of these new pizza creations in our NEW Menu that set us apart. This same spirit of California creativity and California cool can be seen in our line -up of NEW Pizzas, Salads, and Rice Entrees as well. It is particularly noteworthy that we listened to the longstanding clamor of our customers to have rice meals but we are proud to note that we have managed to do this while making sure these NEW Rice Entrée creations continue to embody our intrinsic California identity.” said Bob Vallar, Marketing Manager of Global Restaurant Concepts, Inc. (GRCI).
Among their new pizza creations, must tries among the Original Hand Tossed pizzas are the Surf & Turf Trio, Shrimp Scampi, and Anchovies + Goat Cheese Pizza while the stand-outs for the Crispy Thin Crust Pizzas are the Foriana Roasted Walnut + Cauliflower, Sweet-Fire Cod, and the Spicy Shrimp Poppers. The Surf & Turf Trio brings the best of both worlds together with shrimp, bacon, salami, Queso Quesadilla, Mozzarella, tomatoes, & asparagus. Tangy seafood flavors punctuate their Shrimp Scampi lathered with a lemon-garlic sauce. The Grand Winner of CPK Philippines’ 2016 Pizza Wars Competition, the Anchovies + Goat Cheese Pizza was the unanimous choice by an esteemed panel of judges including Chef Sandy Daza and Chef Sau del Rosario. Co-runners up of the 2016 Pizza Wars Competition are the Spicy Shrimp Poppers with Mozzarella and cream cheese, veggies, crisp rice sticks, & spicy shrimp and the Sweet-Fire Cod with sweet fire sauce crispy cod, Mozzarella, Goat cheese, onions, & bell peppers topped with a house made Mango-Cucumber Salsa. And lastly, for a singularly tasty vegetarian treat, try their Foriana Roasted Walnut + Cauliflower pizza with a rustic Mediterranean Foriana sauce, Queso Quesadilla, Mozzarella, cauliflower, bell peppers, & onions.
In their line-up of new pasta offerings, you can’t go wrong with this roster of can’t miss prospects: Foriana and their NEW Chicken & Sausage Fajita. The Foriana is spaghetti noodles tossed in a rustic Mediterranean Foriana sauce with sun-dried & cherry tomatoes topped with shaved Parmesan cheese. For those who like it hot, their NEW Chicken & Sausage Fajita with smoked sausage, grilled chicken, tri-color peppers & jalapeno with spinach fettucine in their spicy roasted garlic cream sauce is sure to please.
Among their new salads, these fresh beauties will get your meal started on the right foot: Quinoa + Arugula, Chinese Chicken, and Grilled Shrimp, Strawberry + Goat Cheese. A healthy yet tasty meal starter, their Quinoa + Arugula is a super-grain salad with asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes, onions, toasted pine nuts, and Feta cheese tossed in their house made Honey Dijon vinaigrette. For those who enjoy a bit of the Oriental flair, there is their Chinese Chicken with Napa & red cabbage, Romaine lettuce, crisp wonton strips, scallions, fresh cilantro, & sesame seeds tossed in a Hoisin ginger vinaigrette. Freshness rules with their Grilled Shrimp,
Strawberry + Goat Cheese of grilled fresh shrimp, strawberries, pears, mixed greens, almond flakes, & Goat cheese tossed in their house made Honey Dijon vinaigrette.
And finally, their all NEW Rice Entrees will appeal to your Filipino sensibilities while keeping you in a rarefied California State of Mind! Their Cod + Seasoned Vegetables is comprised of fresh cod fillet with sautéed onions, zucchini, eggplant, and broccoli in a roasted squash puree. Their Chicken + Asparagus in Lemon Cream Sauce consists of fried chicken breast fillet smothered with their Piccata cream sauce and served with asparagus, cherry tomatoes, & black olives. Their Crispy Calamari + Stir Fried Vegetables is fried calamari with mixed vegetables sautéed in a soy-ginger sauce served with house made remoulade on the side. For those who enjoy a bit of a spicy sweet seafood kick, their Sweet Flame Shrimp of sweet & spicy shrimp served with mango-cucumber salsa and fresh cilantro will definitely hit the spot. Replete with Mexican heat, their Cali-Mex Chicken Salsa is grilled chicken topped with house made Chipotle Salsa and jalapeno served with blue corn tortilla chips and lime crema. All these delicious creations are served with steamed white rice which you may choose to upgrade to Quinoa for only an additional P 45!
For more information on their NEW Menu, visit www.cpk.com.ph, or visit any of their following branches: 2nd level Alabang Town Center; Ground Level W Global Center, BGC; 2nd level Greenbelt 5; Ground Level Promenade 3, Greenhills; Ground Level SM Mall of Asia; Basement Level Century City Mall; and at the 2nd level Shangri-La Plaza Mall East Wing.