The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated created the upscale casual dining segment in 1978 with the introduction of our namesake concept. Today, we are a $2 billion, global company and a long-standing leader in casual dining. We own and operate 214 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S.A., including Puerto Rico, and Canada, comprised of 199 restaurants under The Cheesecake Factory® mark; 13 restaurants under the Grand Lux Cafe® mark; and two restaurants under the RockSugar Southeast Asian Kitchen® mark (transitioning from Rock Sugar Pan Asian Kitchen®). Internationally, 20 The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under licensing agreements in the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Bahrain, Mexico, the Chinese Mainland and Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong. We also operate two bakery production facilities, in Calabasas Hills, CA and Rocky Mount, NC that produce quality cheesecakes and other baked products for our restaurants, international licensees and third-party bakery customers.