Over the past week, we surveyed California Pizza Kitchen locations to gauge trends in wait times, average billing and most popular menu items We asked the following questions:
Why do people eat here?
How is business compared to last month?
What is the most popular item on the menu?
What is the average bill for a party of two?
38% of respondents said that “atmosphere” was the reason that many customers came to CPKI. 25% said the menu was the key driver. 25% said they believed a combination of menu, atmosphere, location and prices.
42% of respondents reported that business in February was better than in January. 33% reported business was the same and 21% reported that business was slower.
The most popular menu item was the Original BBQ Chicken pizza according to 46% of respondents. 13% of respondents cited the Buffalo Chicken Pizza.
The average bill was reported as being $36.70 for a party of two with responses ranging from $12 to $75.
Conclusion of Channel Check: Based on the survey, the activity level at California Pizza Kitchen appears favorable, however the trends are less positive than recent survey data we found on the Cheesecake Factory.
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Over the past week, we surveyed various Cheese Cake Factory locations to gauge trends in wait times, average billing and most popular menu items We asked the following questions:
1.What is the average wait time for a party of two?
2.What is the average bill for a party of two?
3.What is the most popular menu item?
4.Was this location busier this month than in January?
62% of respondents said that wait times ranged from 5 minutes to 15 minutes. 22% of respondents reported wait times of 20 minutes to 30 minutes while 13% of respondents reported now wait time at all.
The average bill was reported as being $49 for a party of two with responses ranging from $25 to $80.
The most popular items unsurprisingly was listed as Cheesecake by 39% of respondents. Respondents stated that customers order cheesecake 61% of the time they eat at the restaurant.
72% of respondents reported that their location was busier in February versus January. 24% reported that their locations was slower while 4% said that business was the same in February as in January.
Conclusion of Channel Check: Based on the survey, the activity level at Cheesecake Factory locations appears to be increasing. Average check size remains a little lower than what we might expect to see in a very strong environment but wait times and traffic levels look solid.
For access to the underlying survey or for more information, please contact Jason Katz at 415.867.0959 or email@example.com