The story of the famous cheesecakes.
The Cheesecake Factory® story begins in Detroit, Michigan in the 1940s. Evelyn Overton found a recipe in a local newspaper inspired her “Original” Cheesecake. In 1972, Evelyn and her husband opened their latest savings, The Cheesecake Factory Bakery®. Through hard work and determination, their business grew very fast and they could offer a wide range of more than 30 different varieties of cheesecakes and other desserts. With foresighted eyesight and intuition, their son David decided to open a restaurant to present his mother’s range of cheesecakes. Somehow he knew that his guests would enjoy a restaurant with a wide range of desserts.