The Cheesecake Factory


Created in 1978, The Cheesecake Factory is among the leading upscale casual-dining chains in the U.S. It is known for its broad menu, with more than 200 items. Owned by Calabasas Hills, Calif.-based parent The Cheesecake Factory Inc., the namesake chain includes 162 full-service restaurants throughout the U.S. The company also operates 14 restaurants under sister brand Grand Lux Café, as well as one location of RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen.

Chain Snapshot

Segment: Casual-dining

Headquarters: Calabasas Hills, Calif.

CEO: David Overton

Financial Data

Systemwide Sales: $1.6 billion (U.S., FY 2012)

Total Units: 162
(U.S., FY 2012)

Sales Per Unit: $10.1 million (Estimated, FY 2012)

Source: NRN Top 100 report


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