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California Pizza Kitchen Overview

Playa Vista, CA
10000+ employees
1985
Company - Private
Casual Restaurants
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Unknown

Working at California Pizza Kitchen

California is our culture, passion is our heritage. This is the place for taste makers, rule breakers and Earth shakers. Every day, we conquer challenges by daring to work on the edge and thinking outside the box. And we never settle for the norm.

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Mission: We are passionate individuals committed to Inspiring Others by bringing California Creativity to every meal!

California Pizza Kitchen Reviews

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    I have been working at California Pizza Kitchen part-time

    Pros

    Great pay, excellent management, easy to learn menu

    Cons

    Scheduling can be late to come out

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California Pizza Kitchen Photos

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California Pizza Kitchen Interviews

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    Waiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at California Pizza Kitchen (Boston, MA) in April 2010.

    Interview

    Very simple process, even if you have never been a waiter even though most places look for experience. I went in person to apply for the job, and they told me to come back for an interview the next day.

    Interview Questions

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California Pizza Kitchen Awards & Accolades

  • Finalist in 2018 Best Practices Award - Casual Dining, TD2NK, 2018
  • America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2009

Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

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