As of 2015, customers can find a Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen location by using the location-finder tool provided on Cheddars.com. The tool requires the customer to enter either her city, state or ZIP code as a search variable in a provided text box. Once a customer has entered a location into the search box, the tool displays the nearest Cheddar's location, complete with address, contact phone number and a visual map display.
As of 2015, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen operates over 150 locations throughout the United States and features a menu that serves food in a neighborhood American style, including steaks, seafood, burgers, salad and chicken. All Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen locations also serve alcoholic drinks through a full bar.
Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen was founded by Doug Rogers and Aubrey Good in 1979 with the aim of providing fresh cooked food for each customer. The first Cheddar's location opened in Arlington, Texas, and the company steadily grew from 10 locations in 1995 to approximately 42 restaurants by 2003. As of 2015, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen is owned completely by a partnership between Oak Investment Partners and Catterton Partners. Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen operates out of its headquarters in Irving, Texas, and expands through a combination of company-owned locations and franchises.