The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 25, 2012 5:30 pm ET

Executives

Jill S. Peters - Vice President of Investor Relations

David M. Overton - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Enterprise Risk Management Advisory Committee

W. Douglas Benn - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Matthew Eliot Clark - Senior Vice President of Finance and Strategy

Analysts

Joseph T. Buckley - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

John S. Glass - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Will Slabaugh - Stephens Inc., Research Division

Jeffrey Andrew Bernstein - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Michael Kelter - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Matthew J. DiFrisco - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division

Matthew J. DiFrisco - Lazard Capital Markets LLC, Research Division

Brian J. Bittner - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division

David E. Tarantino - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Mitchell J. Speiser - The Buckingham Research Group Incorporated

Nicole Miller Regan - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division

Sharon Zackfia - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division

Bryan C. Elliott - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division

Robert M. Derrington - Northcoast Research

Peter Saleh - Telsey Advisory Group LLC

Stephen Anderson - Miller Tabak + Co., LLC, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Second Quarter 2012 Cheesecake Factory Earnings Conference Call. My names Chanel, and I'll be your operator for today. [Operator Instructions] And as a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. I would now like to turn the conference over to Ms. Jill Peters.

Jill S. Peters

Good afternoon, and welcome to our second quarter fiscal 2012 earnings call. I'm Jill Peters, Vice President of Investor Relations. On the call today are David Overton, our Chairman and CEO; and Doug Benn, our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

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