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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 28, 2021

 

THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY INCORPORATED

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware   0-20574   51-0340466
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission   (IRS Employer
of incorporation)   File Number)   Identification No.)

 

26901 Malibu Hills Road
Calabasas Hills, California
  91301
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (818) 871-3000

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class:   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered:
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share   CAKE   Nasdaq Stock Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following information under Item 2.02 of Form 8-K, “Results of Operations and Financial Condition” and Item 7.01 of Form 8-K, “Regulation FD Disclosure” is intended to be furnished. This information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date of this report, regardless of any general incorporation language in the filing.

 

ITEM 2.02 RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION

 

In a press release dated April 28, 2021, a copy of which is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (the “Company”) reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2021, which ended on March 30, 2021.

 

ITEM 7.01 REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE

 

On April 28, 2021, the Company posted an updated Investor Presentation on the Company’s Investor Relations website at investors.thecheesecakefactory.com. A copy of the presentation is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.

 

ITEM 9.01    FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
   
(d) Exhibits

  99.1 Press release dated April 28, 2021 entitled “The Cheesecake Factory Reports Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2021 and Provides Business Update.”
  99.2  The Cheesecake Factory Investor Presentation dated April 28, 2021
  104.1 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the inline XBRL document)

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date:    April 28, 2021 THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY INCORPORATED
   
   
  By: /s/ Matthew E. Clark
    Matthew E. Clark
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer