Cheesecake Factory ( CAKE) disclosed plans to review its past stock-option grants, a voluntary move the restaurant chain said was in response to the numerous probes being undertaken by other public companies.

Additionally, the company said its second-quarter sales were essentially in line with the projections it offered last month. Total revenue increased around 12% to $322.2 million, and same-store sales fell 0.8% in the second quarter.

The company met its target for new locations in the second quarter, with restaurants opening in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Huntington Beach, Calif. Cheesecake Factory also reiterated its goal of opening as many as 21 new restaurants in fiscal 2006.

As for the option investigation, the company said the audit committee of its board will be in charge of the review, with the assistance of outside attorneys. Because of the examination, Cheesecake Factory will release its complete financial results for the second quarter as soon as it's practical after the audit committee finishes its work.

Currently, the company expects to report its results by Aug. 14. Shares of Cheesecake Factory fell 85 cents, or 3.5%, to $23.81 in regular trading Tuesday.