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The Cheesecake Factory Named to Fortune’s 2021 ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ List

Only Restaurant Company on the List for Eight Consecutive Years

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ: CAKE) has been recognized as one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® for the eighth consecutive year, according to Fortune and Great Place to Work®, the global authority on workplace culture. The Cheesecake Factory® ranked 35 on the list, which recognizes companies with strong culture, determined in large part by an anonymous employee survey that analyzes qualities such as how trustworthy, caring and fair the company is in times of crises; employees’ physical, emotional and financial health; the company’s broader community impact; and other characteristics to ensure that the company is creating a great workplace for all.

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“The Cheesecake Factory is incredibly honored to be named on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the eighth year in a row,” said David Overton, Founder, Chairman and CEO of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated. “2020 was a particularly challenging year in the restaurant industry, and we couldn’t be prouder of our incredibly talented managers and staff members who worked so hard to continue to fulfill our Purpose of nurturing bodies, minds, hearts and spirits during such an unprecedented time.”

The Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® award is based on analysis of confidential survey responses from more than half a million current employees across the country. To see the complete list of companies on this prestigious list, please visit

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About The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is a leader in experiential dining. We are culinary forward and relentlessly focused on hospitality. Delicious, memorable experiences created by passionate people – this defines who we are and where we are going. We currently own and operate 298 restaurants throughout the United States and Canada under brands including The Cheesecake Factory®, North Italia® and a collection within the Fox Restaurant Concepts subsidiary. Internationally, 27 The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under licensing agreements. Our bakery division operates two facilities that produce quality cheesecakes and other baked products for our restaurants, international licensees and third-party bakery customers. In 2021, we were named to the FORTUNE Magazine "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list for the eighth consecutive year. To learn more, visit, and

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About the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®

Great Place to Work® selected the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® by gathering and analyzing confidential survey responses from more than half a million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations across the country. Company rankings are derived from over 60 employee experience questions within the Great Place to Work Trust Index™ survey. Read the full methodology.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™. To learn more, visit

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