Finally! All the noise at CoolSprings Galleria is over and the all-new California Pizza Kitchen (“CPK”) is ready to treat your taste buds! It's also National Pizza Month, so what better way to celebrate than at the new location that's set to open Tuesday, Oct. 9. The menu features signature hand-tossed pizzas, fresh salads and premium entrees. In addition, there are new seasonal and permanent menu additions that spotlight fresh ingredients and global flavor inspirations. “Since opening our Green Hills location in 2007, the Nashville area has witnessed extraordinary growth, and we are excited to grow with it by expanding to Franklin,” said Jim Hyatt, CEO and president of California Pizza Kitchen. “Whether looking for a welcoming place to grab a glass of wine and small plates after work or to enjoy our creative, California-style pizzas with the whole family, we believe CPK will be a perfect space for Franklin residents and visitors to come together for good company and a delicious meal, served with a California vibe.”
A delicious twist: Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower
GET KIDS TO EAT CAULIFLOWER!
Do you have a hard time getting your kids to eat their veggies? Here are a few ways CPK’s menu can help with that … but with cauliflower. Roasted Garlic Chicken: It's served with hearth-roasted fingerling potatoes and cauliflower. Shanghai Power Bowl: Seared shrimp, black heirloom rice, baby broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, carrots and watermelon radish, served warm with housemade Shanghai sauce. Then there's the new Cauliflower Pizza Crust: It's a veggie-fueled alternative to traditional hand-tossed pizza dough and made with gluten-free ingredients, available as a substitute on any CPK pizza. Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower: You will LOVE this one! Fresh cauliflower florets buttermilk-battered and fried to a golden brown, then tossed in housemade Sriracha buffalo sauce and topped with a salad of celery, cilantro, scallions and Gorgonzola. In addition, CPK offers a Menu Adventure Guarantee. So, if you don't like what you ordered, send it back! They will replace it with your favorite item from the CPK menu.
DON'T FORGET DESSERT!
You really must try the salted caramel pudding while you're there. It's a rich caramel pudding, black cocoa cookie crumbs on the bottom and topped with a housemade whipped cream, caramel sauce and natural flaked Maldon sea salt.
CPK offers a special program that allows kids to play chef and make their own pizza from the freshest ingredients. Kids get creative and learn about food along the way, too. Perfect for birthday parties, CPKids parties include a VIP-style restaurant tour, a meal and dessert from the award-winning CPKids menu, souvenirs and a certificate for a free CPKids Meal for each child’s next visit. Learn more at cpk.com/Company/CPKids.
California Pizza Kitchen is located at CoolSprings Galleria (1800 Galleria Blvd., Franklin, inside the mall and across from Cheesecake Factory). Visit cpk.com to learn more.