Thursday, 2 January 2014

The Cheesecake Factory (US) Opens in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

The Cheesecake Factory®, known for its extensive menu, generous portions and legendary desserts, announced that its licensee, Alshaya Trading Co., W.L.L., opened its newest Cheesecake Factory restaurant in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on December 14, 2013.
The new restaurant is located in Le Mall, and features The Cheesecake Factory’s distinctive décor that is as creative and imaginative as its extensive menu of more than 250 selections – all handmade, in-house with fresh ingredients – and more than 40 signature cheesecakes and desserts. Featuring French limestone floors and decorative columns, hand painted murals, and modern lighting, the restaurant has approximately 10,700 square feet and accommodates about 305 guests.

This is the fourth The Cheesecake Factory restaurant opened outside of the United States under The Cheesecake Factory’s licensing agreement with Alshaya. Additional restaurant openings include The Dubai Mall and the Mall of the Emirates, both in Dubai, and The Avenues Mall in Kuwait.

About The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated created the upscale casual dining segment in 1978 with the introduction of its namesake concept. The Company operates 180 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, including 168 restaurants under The Cheesecake Factory® mark; 11 restaurants under the Grand Lux Cafe® mark; and one restaurant under the RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen® mark. Internationally, four The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under a licensing agreement. The Company also operates two bakery production facilities in Calabasas Hills, CA and Rocky Mount, NC that produce over 70 varieties of quality cheesecakes and other baked products.

Business Wire