Investor Relations


The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated strives to establish policies and procedures that adhere to strong corporate governance standards. Both the Board of Directors and management are committed to ethical business practices and believe that good corporate governance is important to ensure that the Company is managed for the long-term benefit of its shareholders. We operate with the highest standards of principle and integrity, and are committed to excellence in all that we do.

This section is intended to provide you with an overview of our corporate governance policies and procedures. In addition to the information on this website, we refer you to our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Proxy Statement filed on Form DEF 14A on April 19, 2018 for our Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was held on May 31, 2018.

Thank you for your interest in and support of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated.

Committee Charters


  • David Overton

    Chairman of the Board & CEO,

    • The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated
  • Jerome I. Kransdorf

    President Emeritus, JaK Direct

    • Lead Director Compensation Committee Governance Committee Chair Audit Committee
  • David B. Pittaway

    Senior Managing Director, Senior Vice President and Secretary, Castle Harlan, Inc.

    • Audit Committee Chair
  • Herbert Simon

    Chairman Emeritus, Simon Property Group, Inc.

    • Compensation Committee Governance Committee