The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Doha, Qatar

America’s Favorite Restaurant Now Open in Mall of Qatar

CALABASAS HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The
Cheesecake Factory
®, known for its extensive menu,
generous portions and legendary desserts, announced that the first The
Cheesecake Factory restaurant in Qatar opened on December 10, 2016 under
a licensing agreement.

With more than 250 menu selections including nearly 50 lower calorie
SkinnyLicious® dishes and a new “Super” Foods section – handmade,
in-house with fresh ingredients – and more than 40 signature cheesecakes
and desserts, The Cheesecake Factory’s opening provides exciting new
choices for shoppers and area residents.

Featuring imported limestone floors and custom wood columns, hand
painted murals and modern lighting, the new restaurant includes the
distinctive and contemporary décor that is as creative and imaginative
as The Cheesecake Factory’s extensive menu.

This is the eleventh licensed The Cheesecake Factory restaurant in the
Middle East.

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About The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated created the upscale casual dining
segment in 1978 with the introduction of its namesake concept. The
Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates 208 full-service,
casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S.A. and Puerto Rico,
including 194 restaurants under The Cheesecake Factory® mark; 13
restaurants under the Grand Lux Cafe® mark; and one restaurant under the
RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen® mark. Internationally, 15 The Cheesecake
Factory® restaurants operate under licensing agreements. The Company’s
bakery division operates two bakery production facilities, in Calabasas
Hills, CA, and Rocky Mount, NC, that produce quality cheesecakes and
other baked products for its restaurants, international licensees and
third-party bakery customers. In 2016, the Company was named to the
FORTUNE Magazine “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list for the third
consecutive year. To learn more about the Company, visit www.thecheesecakefactory.com.

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Contacts

Media
Murphy O’Brien Public Relations
Stacy
Lewis / Shelby Fox / Jenny Loeb / Angela Ibarra / Christena Bruchey
310-453-2539
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or
Investors
The
Cheesecake Factory Incorporated
Stacy Feit
(818) 871-3000
investorrelations@thecheesecakefactory.com

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