Steak Escape is a chain of restaurants that is located in the United States. It is based in the Columbus, Ohio area. Steak Escape locations are most commonly found in food courts in airports and in shopping malls. They sell a number of different food items including what they are best known for, which is cheesesteaks. Steak Escape was opened first in the year 1982. It was founded by two people named Mark Turner and Ken Smith. There are a variety of locations that have begun to co-op their locations with Taco John's restaurants.