California Pizza Kitchens new Sawgrass Mills restaurant aims to capture what CEO GJ Hart calls a California mindset
California Pizza Kitchen's new Sawgrass Mills restaurant aims to capture what CEO G.J. Hart calls a "California mindset."

California Pizza Kitchen CEO details improvement plans

G.J. Hart talks with NRN about moves the company is making to become California's "pizza authority"

G.J. Hart has been chief executive of California Pizza Kitchen for a little more than a year, working quietly on moves that he hopes will bring reinvigorating changes to the casual-dining brand in 2013.

In early December, the Los Angeles-based company debuted a new flagship location in Sunrise, Fla., at Sawgrass Mills mall that offers a “reimagined brand vision” for CPK’s future. While the chain plans to evaluate elements of the new design and menu before ap

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