For those of you who may eat out in non kosher restaurants but try to avoid certain ingredients, here is some info that may interest you. I emailed CF to see if there is gelatin in their cheesecakes. Here is the reply that I received:
Thank you for your interest in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated. Our cheesecakes do not contain lard however; they do contain beef based gelatin and soy lecithin.
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The Cheesecake Factory Restaurants, Inc.