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13 Facts Even Hardcore Fans Might Not Know About The Cheesecake Factory

Because the best trivia is Cheesecake Factory trivia.

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5. The Cheesecake Factory was born in the '40s when Cheesecake mama Evelyn Overton baked one of her classic cheesecakes for her husband's boss.

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Evelyn's Original Cheesecake (inspired by a recipe she spotted in a newspaper) is still served to this day! That's why it's called the Original.

6. Nowadays, CEO David Overton personally samples every dish to decide whether it should go on the menu.

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Instead of research and focus groups, the restaurant relies on Overton's expert palate during daily tastings that happen in a secret Culinary Center.

7. It would take 105,367,680 slices of cheesecake lined up side by side to reach The Cheesecake Factory in Dubai from the flagship Cheesecake Factory restaurant in Beverly Hills.

Wait, let's pause to admire a close-up photo of Cheesecake's Fried Macaroni and Cheese. Mmm.

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10. Back to the facts: Cheesecake has listed some of their most popular recipes on their website, so you can make them yourself at home.

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Sadly, we can't have the recipe for their Chicken Piccata, so we'll have to keep going back for that, too.

12. But you'd probably have a hard time replicating their black beans at home... They take more than four hours to make!

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  1. Which of the following is true about The Cheesecake Factory's Fried Shrimp Platter?

    Which of the following is true about The Cheesecake Factory's Fried Shrimp Platter?
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    The shrimp is hand-breaded
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    Incorrect
    They make the coleslaw in house starting with raw ingredients
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    Incorrect
    The tartar sauce and cocktail sauce are made in house
    Correct
    Incorrect
    All of the above
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Which of the following is true about The Cheesecake Factory's Fried Shrimp Platter?
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    The shrimp is hand-breaded
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    They make the coleslaw in house starting with raw ingredients
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    The tartar sauce and cocktail sauce are made in house
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    All of the above

(Spoiler: It's all of the above!)

But you probably guessed that by now...

13. Their soups are made fresh from scratch daily, and the Mexican Tortilla is made with nearly 20 ingredients.

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And crafting those ingredients into the delicious finished product takes two hours.

All facts from The Cheesecake Factory.

Delicious food, made fresh with love. It's The Cheesecake Way.

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