Individual concept restaurants may garner more attention and praise, but a restaurant franchise can bring in consistent profits. If you’re interesting in investing in the restaurant industry, opening a group of well-tested and proven franchise locations is a better idea that trying…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. has announced an agreement to expand into Taiwan with new franchise partner, Quanta Foods. As part of the agreement, a minimum of 6 new California Pizza Kitchen restaurants are expected to open in Taiwan over the…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. and Golden Gate Capital today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which an affiliate of Golden Gate Capital will acquire the Company for $18.50 per share in cash, or approximately $470 million.…

Firehouse Subs has signed nine new agreements in a wide range of states including Ohio, Massachusetts and Louisiana. These agreements include the opening of 429 new restaurants over the coming years. The company started modestly in 2000 with an initial development…

California Pizza Kitchen, home of the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, today announced the opening of its first airport location in Mexico. Opened by CPK franchise partner…

Hurricane Grill & Wings, currently operating 43 stores in the United States, has signed seven new development agreements that will turn into 223 new restaurants. A number of other wing restaurant companies, including Wing Man Development, ROC Wings and The…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc., home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, today announced the opening of its second restaurant in India. Opened by CPK franchise partner…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ: CPKI), a leading casual dining chain featuring an imaginative line of hearth-baked pizzas, today announced the opening of its tenth full-service restaurant in Mexico. Opened by CPK franchise partner Grupo Calpik, S.A.P.I. de C.V.,…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ:CPKI), home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches, and desserts, opened its sixth Boston-area full-service restaurant in Braintree, MA today. The new 6,100 square-foot CPK…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (Nasdaq: CPKI), a leading casual dining chain featuring an imaginative line of hearth-baked pizzas, today opened its third location in Dubai with franchise partner, Gourmet Gulf Company. The new CPK restaurant is located in the…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ:CPKI), a leading casual dining chain featuring an imaginative line of hearth-baked pizzas, today announced the opening of its ninth restaurant in Mexico. Opened by CPK franchise partner Grupo Calpik, S.A.P.I. de C.V., the new…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ:CPKI), home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, today announced the opening of the first company-owned and operated restaurant in Shanghai,…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ:CPKI), home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches, and desserts, opened its first full-service restaurant in Tucson, Arizona today. The new 4,400 square-foot restaurant features…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ:CPKI), home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, opened a new location in Bridgewater, New Jersey, today. The new 5,500-square-foot restaurant…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ: CPKI), home of the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, announced today that Houston, TX resident Shirley Pope, has won the $100,000…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ:CPKI), home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, opened its first full-service restaurant in Pittsburgh today. The new 5,000 square-foot restaurant…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ: CPKI), home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, today announced the opening of its first restaurant in India. Opened by…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc., home of the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, opened a quick-serve location in the Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Hawaii today. The new…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ: CPKI), a leading casual dining chain featuring an imaginative line of hearth-baked pizzas, today announced the opening of its eighth restaurant in Mexico. Opened by CPK franchise partner Grupo Calpik, S.A.P.I. de C.V., it…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (CPK) (NASDAQ: CPKI), a leading casual dining chain featuring an imaginative line of hearth-baked pizzas, today announced the opening of its first travel plaza location. The new quick-service restaurant, opened by CPK franchise partner HMSHost, is…