It’s grown from what was at first housewife’s at-home operation to one of the most famous restaurant chains with about 200 locations. But what is it really like working at The Cheesecake Factory? Here we reveal 40 secrets behind the iconic brand that has been named one of the best companies to be an employee.
40. It came from humble beginnings
The Cheesecake Factory is now a major chain and exists around the world. So it’s hard to believe that it started out in the basement of Evelyn Overton back in the 1940s. Overton used to make cheesecake in the basement of her Detroit home and then sell it to restaurants nearby.
39. Recipes are shared online… but the cheesecake recipe is a secret
Fans of The Cheesecake Factory can recreate some of their favorite dishes at home. That’s because the company website features several of its recipes, including how to make savory items, pancakes and waffles. However, one recipe that you won’t find on there is for the cheesecake, as that is kept a strict secret.