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Cheesecake Factory

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Cheesecake Factory sets timetable for new growth concepts

Social Monk, an Asian fast casual, is scheduled to open next week, with North Italia set to be acquired in Q3 and Flower Child in 2021.

Special Reports

Chains winning favor with consumers

Data reveals which brands are tops in guest satisfaction.

Darden Restaurants dominated TripAdvisor’s list of the best-reviewed small and medium-sized chains.

The 60,000 free slices of cheesecake were gone in an hour, sparking frustration and an arrest.

The casual-dining powerhouse has also delayed the launch date of its new fast-casual concept.

The coffee giant is also restructuring its overseas support network to accommodate a greater reliance on licensing.

Consumers give high marks to six chains that differentiate the menu and experience.

Operators are creating signature breads and selling them as appetizers.

Social Monk Asian Kitchen will be the chain’s second try at an Asian concept and will debut this fall.

An analyst suggests the company could buy upscale chain North Italia from Fox Restaurant Group, says RB’s The Bottom Line.