Mother’s Day is May 10 this year, and many of you were probably planning to take the mom in your life out to eat. Since most dining rooms are closed due to COVID-19 precautions — including The Cheesecake Factory’s — you’ll need a plan B.

How about a home-cooked meal straight from The Cheesecake Factory’s cookbook? The restaurant will even show you how to make some of its most popular menu items in its first-ever free virtual cooking class.

 

Tune in to The Cheesecake Factory’s Facebook Live show on Thursday, May 7.

This Thursday, tune in to the live Facebook show to join The Cheesecake Factory’s Chief Culinary Officer, Donald Moore. He’ll be hosting a 30-minute demo to teach fans how to make a couple favorite menu items easily at home.

There will be two live sessions, so both East and West Coast viewers can watch and ask questions in real time. Tune in at 4:00 p.m. ET or PT.

Like The Cheesecake Factory on Facebook before the show begins.

 

Cook two popular Cheesecake Factory menu items without the price tag.

Normally, Cheesecake Factory prices are on the steep side. We’re talkin’ at least $15 for a pasta dish and $9 for a basic brunch item. Cost aside, there’s no denying how delicious the dishes are, and now you can expertly make two of their most popular menu items from home.

The Cheesecake Factory is even giving viewers a heads-up on what to buy before the live show airs this Thursday.

Buttermilk Pancakes with Ricotta

Regular Cheesecake Factory menu price: $9.95

Add these ingredients to your shopping list:

  • all-purpose flour
  • baking powder
  • kosher salt
  • buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • vanilla
  • vegetable oil
  • ricotta cheese
  • granulated sugar
  • 1 lemon

Chicken & Broccoli Pasta

Regular Cheesecake Factory menu price: $16.95

Add these ingredients to your shopping list:

  • canola oil
  • 1 package chicken tenders
  • coarse salt
  • ground black pepper
  • all-purpose flour
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • crushed red chili flakes
  • 2 heads broccoli
  • 4 oz. rigatoni pasta
  • chicken broth
  • butter
  • parmesan cheese
  • 2 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 lemon
  • seasoned croutons

 

Can’t make the class? The Cheesecake Factory has released some of their most popular recipes.

If you can’t make the live show on May 7, don’t fret. The Cheesecake Factory has already released 19 of their most popular recipes, including their Cinnamon Roll Pancakes, Korean Fried Cauliflower, and their Cajun Jambalaya Pasta recipes.

See all the Cheesecake Factory recipes.

 

 

Order the real thing for curbside pickup or delivery.

Dining rooms may be closed due to COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean you can’t order from their kitchen via Cheesecake Factory delivery or pickup. For pickup or delivery, order straight from CheesecakeFactory.com.

With DoorDash delivery, the outermost packaging will be sealed so there’s absolutely no contact with your food from the kitchen to your door. And curbside pickup is almost like drive-thru. Order online or by phone, and a Cheesecake Factory server will bring your food out to you — no need to leave your car.

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