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Harry & David

November 12, 2013 08:00 ET

Harry & David Now Delivering the Cheesecake Factory® Cheesecakes Direct to the Doorstep

Restaurant's Signature Cheesecakes Now Available to Order Online Exclusively From Harry & David

MEDFORD, OR--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2013) - Harry & David, America's iconic gourmet gifting curator, announces its agreement with The Cheesecake Factory Bakery Inc. to be the exclusive online seller of The Cheesecake Factory® restaurant's legendary cheesecakes. Beginning today, consumers can view and order from a selection of The Cheesecake Factory's® delicious desserts at www.HarryandDavid.com/TheCheesecakeFactory.

This exclusive agreement further extends Harry & David's commitment to delivering high quality gourmet gifts. Like all Harry & David gourmet products, The Cheesecake Factory's signature cheesecakes arrive carefully packaged directly to consumers' doorsteps. In order to ensure the highest quality and freshness, each cheesecake is packed in dry ice and scheduled for delivery with two-day shipping.

"We are proud to partner with The Cheesecake Factory Bakery Inc. to provide a selection of their delicious desserts direct to our customers," said Craig Johnson, CEO of Harry & David. "By offering The Cheesecake Factory signature cheesecakes online, Harry & David makes it easier for consumers to gift friends and family with delicious desserts or avoid some holiday stress by serving a one-of-a-kind premier quality cheesecake, delivered to their next holiday gathering."

This agreement makes it possible for consumers to enjoy a sure-to-please holiday gift or unexpected at-home holiday dessert.

"Teaming up with Harry & David allows us the opportunity to bring The Cheesecake Factory's signature desserts from our restaurant tables to holiday dinner tables across the country," said Max S. Byfuglin, President of The Cheesecake Factory Bakery Inc. "We are delighted to work with Harry & David, a company that shares our commitment to quality and taste, to help gift givers think outside the standard bakery box this holiday season."

Whether serving guests as the holiday hostess or sending sweetness to friends and family far away, Harry & David and The Cheesecake Factory desserts offer the perfect finale to any holiday feast. With a variety of nine signature cheesecakes available for ordering online, Harry & David offers a cheesecake for any person and any occasion. Each cheesecake serves eight and is perfect for sharing. The Cheesecake Factory cheesecakes available for ordering online include:

The Cheesecake Factory® Original
A classic cheesecake recipe with a perfectly prepared graham cracker crust, this rich and creamy cake is appropriate for any occasion. Retail price: $44.95

The Cheesecake Factory® Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake
This decadent chocolate cheesecake topped with a smooth Belgium chocolate mousse is the perfect gift for any chocolate lover 0n the list. Retail price: $44.95

The Cheesecake Factory® Tiramisu Cheesecake
This inventive cheesecake elevates the classic Italian dessert with a hint of espresso and beautiful presentation. Retail price: $44.95

The Cheesecake Factory® Pumpkin Cheesecake
Just in time for Thanksgiving, this rich cheesecake pairs a favorite seasonal flavor with a pecan and whipped cream topping making it the perfect end to any family gathering. Retail price: $44.95

The Cheesecake Factory® Dulce de Leche Cheesecake
This cheesecake includes a flavorful vanilla and creamy caramel base topped with an elegant caramel design and whipped cream and caramel mousse. Retail price: $44.95

The Cheesecake Factory® Key Lime Cheesecake
With a tart citrus flavor and sweet cheesecake base, this delicious dessert puts a new twist on the classic summer sweet. Retail price: $44.95

The Cheesecake Factory® Lemon Raspberry Cream Cheesecake
This decadent dessert pairs raspberry-vanilla cake and raspberry ladyfingers with an enticing lemon cheesecake and lemon mousse. Retail price: $44.95

The Cheesecake Factory® White Chocolate Raspberry Truffl
This creamy cheesecake features ribbons of white chocolate with seedless raspberry swirls all in a moist chocolate crumb crust. Retail price: $44.95

The Cheesecake Factory® Ultimate Red Velvet Cake Cheesecake™
Alternating layers of red velvet cake and creamy cheesecake make any occasion special with this decadent dessert. Retail price: $54.95

Harry & David is America's largest multi-channel marketer of gourmet premium fruit gifts, fine chocolates, baked goods and confections, and carries many home décor accessories as well. The Cheesecake Factory® cheesecakes and Harry & David's entire gift portfolio are available online at HarryandDavid.com. For the latest deals and specials from Harry & David, join the Facebook fan page, Facebook.com/HarryandDavid, or visit HarryandDavid.com.

About Harry & David
Nearly 80 years ago, Harry and David Holmes turned their extraordinary pears into the perfect gourmet gift. You can still send our Royal Riviera® Pears as well as many other high quality fresh fruits, handpicked to our exacting standards in our 19 local orchards and in many other orchards around the world. We make it easy to send gourmet gift baskets and edible fruits in addition to our many flavors of Moose Munch® Popcorn, chocolate dipped fruits, truffles and much more, most of which are made in our own kitchens from recipes honed over time. We handpack our gift baskets and exclusively designed gift boxes and top them off with a hand-tied bow. Then we ship our specialty food gifts to arrive on time, in perfect condition. Guaranteed. Through our stores, wholesale, catalogs and websites, gourmet food and home gifts from Harry & David and its brands, Cushman's and Wolferman's, are designed for festive occasions, entertaining and enjoyment throughout the year. Harry & David is a trademark, service mark and DBA of Harry and David, LLC, Medford, Oregon. HarryandDavid.com

About The Cheesecake Factory
The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated created the upscale casual dining segment in 1978 with the introduction of its namesake concept. The company operates 177 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, including 165 restaurants under The Cheesecake Factory® mark; 11 restaurants under the Grand Lux Cafe® mark; and one restaurant under the RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen® mark. Internationally, three The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under a licensing agreement. The Cheesecake Factory Bakery, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company also operates two bakery production facilities in Calabasas Hills, CA and Rocky Mount, NC that produce over 70 varieties of quality cheesecakes and other baked products. To learn more about the Company, visit www.thecheesecakefactory.com.