CALABASAS HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ: CAKE) has entered into an exclusive delivery agreement with DoorDash. The new agreement makes DoorDash the sole delivery partner for all of the company’s restaurants, and provides The Cheesecake Factory with enhanced operational delivery data, and collaborative marketing opportunities throughout the year. The agreement broadens the existing relationship between DoorDash and The Cheesecake Factory which currently includes point of sale integration and several recent joint marketing activities.

In celebration of the enhanced partnership, which expands DoorDash’s current delivery service to approximately 40 additional Cheesecake Factory restaurants across the country, DoorDash is offering zero delivery fees on all orders from The Cheesecake Factory and Grand Lux Cafe from August 1-5, 2018*; no promotion code needed.

“We are very pleased to have entered into this agreement with DoorDash,” said David Overton, Founder and CEO of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated. “So many of our guests enjoy the convenience of delivery, and the new terms of this agreement will allow us to maximize profits from our growing delivery business.”

“Having worked with DoorDash in a large percentage of our restaurants over the last two years, they have proven to be a great operational partner with many shared values including our mutual support of Feeding America and hunger-relief, and we are so pleased to be working with them in this increased capacity,” said David Gordon, President of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated. “We are happy to be working with a leader in the industry who shares our unwavering focus on quality and the total guest experience.”

For additional information, please visit thecheesecakefactory.com/delivery.

*Zero Delivery Fee Promotional Terms: Offer valid only for orders placed and fulfilled between August 1, 2018 and August 5, 2018 from a participating The Cheesecake Factory or Grand Lux Cafe location in the U.S.A. during DoorDash’s normal operating hours applicable for such location. DoorDash’s computer is the official date/time keeping device for this offer. Offer will automatically apply at checkout when customer places an order via DoorDash.com or on the DoorDash app with participating The Cheesecake Factory and Grand Lux Cafe locations. No minimum subtotal required. Service fees, surge fees, taxes, and gratuity may apply. Offer cannot be combined with other offers or promo codes. Offer is non-transferrable. No adjustments to previous purchases. Valid only at DoorDash.com or on the DoorDash app. Offer only valid for participating The Cheesecake Factory and Grand Lux Cafe locations within DoorDash's delivery zones. DoorDash reserves the right to modify or terminate this offer at any time without notice. This is a DoorDash promotion, if you have any concerns please contact DoorDash at https://www.doordash.com/help/.

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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 213 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S.A., including Puerto Rico, and Canada, comprised of 198 restaurants under The Cheesecake Factory® mark; 13 restaurants under the Grand Lux Cafe® mark; and two restaurants under the RockSugar Southeast Asian Kitchen® mark. Internationally, 21 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 2018 the Company was named to the FORTUNE Magazine "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list for the fifth consecutive year. To learn more about the Company, visit  www.thecheesecakefactory.com.

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