California Pizza Kitchen Goes Hip With New 'Rustic' Look

Photograph courtesy of California Pizza Kitchen

Attention, all BBQ Chicken pizza fans: That California Pizza Kitchen in your neighborhood shopping mall could be getting a dramatic face-lift. The West Coast-based chain announced that it intends to phase out its longtime yellow-hued bistro look in favor of a more local, earthier scheme, which executives described as “rustic,” “organic,” and “relaxed.” Thirteen restaurants will take on the new look by year-end. “We need to be on trend,” said Chief Executive Officer G.J. Hart. “Every restaurant concept needs to stay relevant.”

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