News & Awards

News & Awards

The Goings-On of Black Bear Diner

Whether it’s news about an event or the announcement of a new award, there’s always some kind of excitement surrounding Black Bear Diner. Take a look at what we’ve been up to, and you’ll quickly see that our strength has a company, and as a member of each community we reside within, has never been better.

Black Bear Diner Opens in Orem on July 27

Opening of Orem Restaurant Represents Fifth Utah Location and 70th Total Location for the Rapidly Expanding Family Dining Concept REDDING, Calif. – (July 20, 2015) – Black Bear Diner, the award-winning family dining concept headquartered in Redding, California,...

Black Bear Diner Celebrates West Valley Grand Opening on June 22

REDDING, Calif. – (June 18, 2015) – Black Bear Diner, the award-winning family dining concept headquartered in Redding, California, announced today the scheduled opening of its newest restaurant in West Valley City, Utah. Set to open on Monday, June 22 at 6:00 a.m.,...

FSR 50: Top 10 High-Performing Regional Chains

Black Bear Diner REGION: WESTERN U.S. Twenty years after it opened a single restaurant in Mount Shasta in the very north end of California, Black Bear Diner has become a dominant brand in the western U.S. The company operated 67 units by the end of last year, up from...

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Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

2015

Top 200 Chains

Franchise Times

Nation’s Second 100: Second 100 Concepts

Nation’s Restaurant News

Smartest Growing Brands

Franchise Times

FSR 50: Top 10 High Performing Regional Chains

Full Service Restaurant Magazine

2015’s Top Franchise Opportunities

Franchise Business Review

2014

Top 50: Franchisee Satisfaction

Franchise Business Review

Fast 50: Growth Chain (#33)

Technomic

Best of the Best: Top 200 Franchises

Franchise Business Review

Next 20: Concepts to Watch

Nation’s Restaurant News

Top 10: Full Service Growth Chain (#9)

Technomic

FSR 50: Top 10 Dining Chains

FSR Magazine

Ones to Watch

FSR Magazine

2013

Top 40: Food Franchise

Franchise Business Review

Top 10: Franchise Value

FSR Magazine

Next 300: Franchise to Watch (#275)

Franchise Times

FSR 50: Top 10 Dining Chains

FSR Magazine

2012

Top 10 Franchise Value

Restaurant Management Magazine