Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Our business operations originated in 1972 when Oscar and Evelyn Overton founded a small bakery in the Los Angeles area. Their son, David Overton, our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, led the creation and opening in 1978 of the first The Cheesecake Factory restaurant in Beverly Hills, California. In 1992, the company was incorporated in Delaware as The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (referred to herein as the “Company” or as “we,” “us” and “our”) to consolidate the restaurant and bakery businesses of its predecessors operating under The Cheesecake Factory® mark. Our executive offices are located at 26901 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas Hills, California 91301, and our telephone number is (818) 871-3000. As of February 28, 2013, we operated 177 company-owned upscale, casual dining, full-service restaurants: 162 under The Cheesecake Factory® mark, 14 under the Grand Lux Cafe® mark and one under the RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen® mark. ... More ...