Uncle Tetsu

Founders of Panda Restaurant Group Peggy and Andrew Cherng see the concept as something new to American consumers.

Panda Restaurant Group founders to grow Uncle Tetsu

Is America ready for fluffy, Japanese-style cheesecake?

Hoping Americans are ready for Japanese-style baked goods, the founders of the Panda Restaurant Group are moving forward with growth of the Uncle Tetsu cheesecake concept in the U.S.

The first mainland location for the Japanese cheesecake brand opened in Arcadia, Calif. this month after making its debut in Hawaii earlier this year.

Uncle Tetsu is a global chain, founded in 1985 by Tetsushi Mizokami, who created a lightly sweet and soufflé-like cake that is similar to A

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