A History Of Cheesecake Factory
The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAKE) is a restaurant company in the United States. The company operates 165 upscale, casual, full-service dining restaurants. 151 under The Cheesecake Factory® mark, 13 under the Grand Lux Cafe® mark and one under the RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen® mark. The Cheesecake Factory also operates two bakery production facilities and licenses two limited menu bakery cafes. They use The Cheesecake Factory Bakery Cafe® mark to another foodservice operator.
David M. Overton, the company’s founder, opened the first Cheesecake Factory restaurant in Beverly Hills, California, in 1978. The restaurant established the future chain’s pattern of offering an eclectic menu, big portions, and signature cheesecakes.
The company used to operate one self-service, limited-menu express foodservice operation under The Cheesecake Factory Express marque inside the DisneyQuest family entertainment center in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Its cheesecakes and other baked goods can also be found in the cafes of many Barnes & Noble book stores.
In addition, it operates a bakery production facility in Calabasas, California, which produces baked desserts and other products for its restaurants and other foodservice operators, retailers, and distributors. A second bakery was opened in Rocky Mount, North Carolina in March 2006. The Rocky Mount plant handles the distribution for the eastern half of the United States.
On January 25, 2011 Cheesecake Factory decided to expand to the Middle East after a deal with the Kuwaiti AlShaya group. Source Wikipedia
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