Trade The Cheesecake Factory
Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is an American restaurant company and distributor of cheese based in the United States. The company operates 220 full-service restaurants: 206 restaurants under the Cheesecake Factory brand, 13 restaurants under the Grand Lux Cafe brand, and one under the RockSugar Southeast Asian Kitchen brand. The Cheesecake plant also operates two bakery production facilities -- in Calabasas, California, and Rocky Mount, North Carolina -- and licenses two bakery menu lists for other food service operators under The Cheesecake Café. Cheesecakes and other baked goods can also be found in the cafés of several Barnes and Noble stores. David M. Overton, founder of the company, opened the first cheesecake factory restaurant in Beverly Hills, California, in 1978. The restaurant created the style of a futuristic chain of à la carte cuisine, large portions and signature cheese cakes. In 2020, Fortune magazine ranked Cheesecake factory 12th on fortune's list of top 100 companies to work in 2020 based on a survey of satisfied employees.