The Cheesecake Factory opens its first location in Mich. - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

The Cheesecake Factory opens its first location in Mich.

Posted: Updated:
NOVI, Mich. (WJBK) -

The wait is finally over. On Tuesday, The Cheesecake Factory officially opened the doors to its first location in Michigan.

Diners lined up outside the Twelve Oaks Mall location prior to the 11 a.m. opening. Officials say the 8,400 square-foot dining room holds around 220 people, plus another 60 on the patio.

The Cheesecake Factory founder, David Overton, is a Detroit native. "Having grown up in Detroit and watched my parents start their cheesecake business here in the 1950s, opening a Cheesecake Factory at Twelve Oaks feels like a true homecoming," said Overton.

Besides its namesake dessert, the restaurant features a full menu with more than 250 items. "Whatever America's hungry for, it's on the Cheesecake menu," said Alethea Rowe, marketing director for The Cheesecake Factory.

Diners should know reservations are not accepted and there is no call-ahead seating.

MORE INFORMATION:
Twelve Oaks
27679 Novi Road, Novi, MI 48377
248-305-7500

LOCATION:
The restaurant is located in the north side of the Twelve Oaks Mall in between Nordstrom and Lord & Taylor. We are scheduled to open for lunch on Tuesday, August 13th.

PARKING:
Ample free self-parking is available in front of the restaurant. Mall valet is also available in front of the restaurant for a fee.

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 11 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. (brunch served 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

    Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:34:12 GMT
    Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.
    Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.
  • Storm damage in Oakland and Macomb counties

    Storm damage in Oakland and Macomb counties

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:27 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:27:31 GMT
    Damage was reported across Metro Detroit Sunday after severe storms moved across our area. About 200,000 customers lost power in the hail, heavy rain, strong winds, localized flooding and thunder and lightning.
    Damage was reported across Metro Detroit Sunday after severe storms moved across our area. About 200,000 customers lost power in the hail, heavy rain, strong winds, localized flooding and thunder and lightning.
  • Sunday's storm captured by Fox 2 viewers

    Sunday's storm captured by Fox 2 viewers

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:48:38 GMT
    We have more video of the storm and storm damage from across southeast Michigan. It's Fox 2 viewer pics and video that you sent to us.
    We have more video of the storm and storm damage from across southeast Michigan. It's Fox 2 viewer pics and video that you sent to us.
Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices