4 Major Menu Changes You'll See At the Cheesecake Factory
During its latest earnings call, The Cheesecake Factory confirmed that the demand for its food continues to soar. While the company's overall earnings dropped by about 20% in the fourth quarter, the demand for its takeout and delivery services continues to be high. Additionally, 24 of its restaurants that had been open for limited indoor dining reported positive same-store sales, proving that customers can't wait for the opportunity to return to the chain's dining rooms.
And once you do make your way back to one of the 200 Cheesecake Factory locations, you'll find all your favorite dishes and then some. The chain has been expanding its offering during the pandemic, and its latest additions just landed on the menus several weeks ago. Here's what to expect when you head to the Factory next.
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Nine New Entrees
The chain has debuted nine new entrees this spring which will delight their regulars. You'll be able to sample new pancakes on the brunch menu, several new chicken dishes and pastas, a mouth-watering new burger-sandwich hybrid, and even a few exciting new plant-based options.
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Several New Vegetarian Options
Vegetarians in particular will celebrate the new spring menu additions. The chain is hopping on the majorly popular cauliflower trend and offering new Cauliflower Tacos in soft corn tortillas, which come with a side of rice and beans. Another Mexican dish that can now be ordered in a plant-based alternative is enchiladas. Get them stuffed with sweet potatoes, poblano peppers, onions, and toasted pepitas, and covered in melted cheese, Marcona-red chile salsa, and sour cream.
Four New Cocktails
As famed as it is for their massive mains and desserts, the chain is also beloved for their sizeable cocktail selection. Now, four more cocktails have joined the party. Try the new Grapefruit Cosmopolitan, Pineapple Mezcal, Strawberry Infused Margarita, and Key Lime Martini when dining in at the Factory next.
Menus Cuts Are Ruled Out
The Cheesecake Factory considers its large, diverse menu to be one of its greatest strengths and differentiators among the competition. So while many full-service and fast-food chains decided to simplify their offerings during the pandemic, the Cheesecake Factory has done the opposite. Speaking to analysts on an earnings call, president David Gordon said the chain has no plans to trim down its menu any time soon.
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