The Cheesecake Factory®, the award-winning and consumer favorite casual dining restaurant in the United States, has made its much-anticipated debut in Kuwait. The occasion was celebrated at an official ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by David Overton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated and Mohammed Alshaya, Executive Chairman, M.H. Alshaya.
The Cheesecake Factory's Kuwait opening was celebrated at an official ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by David Overton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated and Mohammed Alshaya, Executive Chairman, M.H. Alshaya. (Photo: Business Wire)
The opening of The Cheesecake Factory in Kuwait follows on the brand’s successful Middle East launch in Dubai this August and continues its planned expansion across the Middle East with Alshaya, a leading international retail franchise operator in the region. The restaurant, occupying 13,160 square feet with 475 seats, is located at The Avenues, Kuwait’s leading mall. Guests can enjoy The Cheesecake Factory dining experience Sunday through Wednesday 11.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 midnight and Saturdays 10.00 a.m. till 11.00 p.m. “The Cheesecake Factory’s arrival in the Gulf has been overwhelmingly positive, reflecting our great potential in the region and affirming our decision to expand into the Middle East as part of our global expansion. Our reputation and brand awareness are far-reaching, and we are delighted to be growing The Cheesecake Factory with Alshaya, which has a remarkable legacy of retail leadership,” said David Overton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated. “For nearly 35 years, The Cheesecake Factory has been known for menu innovation, food quality, ambiance and hospitality. Our menu features more than 200 selections and in keeping with our high standards, menu items will be made in-house, to order, using only the freshest of ingredients,” added Overton. “The menu also will offer our full line of award-winning desserts, including more than 30 varieties of cheesecakes and other baked goods. Guests will experience fantastic food served in an upscale ambiance within a casual setting.”