CALABASAS HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Cheesecake Factory®, known for its extensive menu, generous portions and legendary desserts, announced that its licensee in Latin America, Alsea, S.A.B. de C.V., today opened its first The Cheesecake Factory in Mexico in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco.
The new restaurant is located in Galerias Guadalajara shopping center, and features The Cheesecake Factory’s distinctive décor that is as creative and imaginative as its extensive menu of more than 200 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 approximately 8,500 square-foot restaurant accommodates approximately 220 guests.
The Cheesecake Factory’s licensing agreement with Alsea provides for the development of a minimum of 12 restaurants throughout Mexico and Chile with the potential to expand the agreement to four other countries — Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Peru.
“We are so pleased to be opening our first Cheesecake Factory in Latin America with Alsea,” said David Overton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated. “Latin America is an exciting new area of development for us and we are delighted to be able to bring The Cheesecake Factory’s exceptional guest experience to Mexico.”
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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 182 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, including 170 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, five The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under licensing agreements. The Company also operates two bakery production facilities in Calabasas Hills, CA, and Rocky Mount, NC, that produce approximately 70 varieties of quality cheesecakes and other baked products. In 2014, the Company was named to Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. To learn more about the Company, visit www.TheCheesecakeFactory.com.