Social Monk Asian Kitchen, a fast-casual Asian restaurant, opened its first location today in Westlake Village.
The restaurant concept is owned and operated by Cheesecake Factory Inc., which is headquartered in Calabasas.
The menu was created by award-winning Singaporean chef Mohan Ismail and features sandwiches, soups, salads, rice and noodle bowls and other dishes inspired by pan-Asian cuisine.
Social Monk Asian Kitchen is located in the Promenade at Westlake shopping center at 4000 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The restaurant is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Shares of Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) closed Monday down $1.05, or 2.21 percent, to $46.48 on the Nasdaq.