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The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory on the 8th floor of San Francisco’s Macy’s Union Square is renowned for its cheesecakes and an extensive menu featuring over 250 items, including appetizers; snacks, salads and pizza; and a host of entrees capturing highlights of global cuisine as well as healthy superfoods. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a Saturday and Sunday brunch.

This casual dining restaurant prides itself on having something for everyone and was voted America’s favorite casual-dining restaurant in a 2016 national survey of diners conducted by Nation’s Restaurant News in 2016.

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated embraces sustainability, which informs how it operates in relation not only to the environment but also to the food they serve, the staff members they employ and the community at large.

251 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-391-4444
http://thecheesecakefactory.com

 

Founder Profile: Evelyn Overton and Family

Evelyn Overton created the original cheesecake in the 1940’s and supplied cakes baked in her own St. Louis kitchen to several local restaurants while she raised her family. In 1972, she and her husband Oscar moved to Los Angeles and launched The Cheesecake Factory Bakery there, which sold cheesecakes to local restaurants. Their son David opened the first restaurant in 1978 in Beverly Hills, CA.  An immediate success, it led to over 200 additional restaurants around the world.