Highlights October 2018

Celebrating Pizza

Pizza is one of the most loved foods nationwide. In fact, approximately 3 billion pizzas are sold in the U.S. each year. According to a recent Gallup Poll, kids between the ages of 3 to 11 prefer pizza over all other food groups for lunch and dinner. Pepperoni is America’s favorite topping (36 percent of all pizza orders).. we eat approximately 251,770,000 pounds per year.

October is National Pizza Month and we wanted to share results from the second annual nationwide survey conducted by The Harris Poll®* on behalf of California Pizza Kitchen(CPK), which reveals a whole new set of fun facts all about pizza!

This year’s survey touches on everything from guilty pleasures to celebrity favorites to dating.

Highlights include:

  • Parents’ preferred pizza playdate pick: Overall, the celebrity mom and her children American parents would most want to have a “pizza playdate” with is a tie between P!nk (12%) and Jennifer Garner (12%); the top choice of millennial parents? Kim Kardashian West (15%)!*
  • Oh-la-la!: Nearly half of Americans (44%) believe that “Honey, let’s order pizza tonight” is one of the sexiest things your significant other could ever say; 60% of Millennials agree.
  • Pizza reigns supreme: If Americans could only eat one food for the rest of their lives, pizza would be their top choice (21%).
  • The best day of the week: The top food Americans choose as their favorite cheat day food is pizza (25%).

There are dozens of pizza spots valley wide to celebrate National Pizza Month.

***For a full list of this recent survey findings, please visit


For more information on what other great things CPK has planned for National Pizza Month, including: Kicking off its largest contest to-date, giving away up to $10,000 total in the “My Life. Powered by Cauliflower.” Sweepstakes. CPK Rewards™ loyalty members can log onto CPK.comon October 3rdfor a chance to claim one of 1,000 free Cauliflower Crust Pizzas,and introducing the seasonal Spicy Chorizo Pizzaas well as new fall seasonal menu items + permanent menu additions.

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