As of Aug 1, 2022, Cheesecake Factory operated 309 restaurants throughout the United States and Canada under brands, including The Cheesecake Factory and North Italia, and a collection within the Fox Restaurant Concepts subsidiary.
Internationally, the company operates 29 Cheesecake Factory restaurants under licensing agreements. It operates two bakery production facilities as well.
All the restaurants provide a full-service bar, where the restaurants’ entire menu is served. The segments through which the company operates are The Cheesecake Factory (which contributed 78.3% to total fiscal 2021 revenues), North Italia (5.9%), Other FRC brands (6.2%) and Other (9.6%).
The ‘Other’ segment includes Grand Lux cafe, outside bakery sales and international licensing.
Notably, during fiscal 2016, the company entered into a strategic relationship with Fox Restaurant Concepts LLC (FRC) with respect to two of its brands: North Italia and Flower Child. Per the terms of the agreements, Cheesecake Factory made initial minority equity investments in and will provide ongoing growth capital for, these concepts.On Oct 2, 2019, the company completed the acquisitions of North Italia and the remaining business of Fox Restaurant Concepts LLC (FRC), including Flower Child.
The company allows its menu to be consumed off the premise except for alcoholic beverages. In fact, in 2018, Cheesecake Factory’s off-premise sales constituted 14% of total restaurant sales. The company also works with a third party to provide delivery services. Additionally, there is online ordering service for to-go sales at all domestic locations.
The Cheesecake Factory menu features approximately 250 items, including items presented on supplemental menus, such as SkinnyLicious menu, which offers menu with 590 calories or less. The company’s core menu also includes appetizers, pizza, seafood, burgers, steaks, chicken, pastas and salads, etc.