Black Bear Diner

The Black Bear franchise is a bear-themed chain of restaurants that offers a unique dining experience. The brand's first location opened in Mount Shasta, Calif., in 1995. Since it began awarding franchise locations in 2002, the Black Bear Diner has expanded to more than 40 locations in 14 states. The franchise is looking to expand. As a franchise owner, you will appreciate Black Bear's strong three dayparts: all day breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You will also enjoy a large fanbase of typically multi-generational families. The ideal franchise owner has prior restaurant ownership or operating partner experience: a passion for the Black Bear brand and culture; and values being Involved in the community.  

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Black Bear Diner Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

With a restaurant franchise, you have the opportunity to become an important part of the community ad help families make some of their most cherished memories. Not only can you make a good living with a restaurant franchise, but you can give back to the community. A business that does this is the Black Bear franchise. It is a bear-themed chain of restaurants that offers a unique dining experience. The brand's first location opened in Mount Shasta, Calif., in 1995. Since it began awarding franchise locations in 2002, the Black Bear Diner has expanded to more than 40 locations in 14 states. The franchise is looking to expand to even more communities in the U.S.. As a franchise owner, you will appreciate Black Bear's strong three dayparts: all day breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You will also enjoy a large fanbase of typically multi-generational families. The ideal franchise owner has prior restaurant ownership or operating partner experience: a passion for the Black Bear brand and culture; and values being Involved in the community. Added revenue streams include dine-in, curbside pickup, third-party delivery, catering and private parties. You also have extra revenue from bear-themed merchandise, which also helps increase visibility for your business.
You will also appreciate the great support and training that comes from the franchise. Franchisees can expect an initial training program that takes place before the grand opening of your location. You can also expect site selection and grand opening assistance, advertising and marketing tools, and ongoing support for the entirety of your time with the franchise.

Company Details

Founded: 1995
First franchise: 2002
Headquarters: Redding, CA
Canada: No
International: No
B2B: No
Absentee: No 
Exclusive territory: Yes
Home-based/mobile: No

 

Support and Training Offered By Black Bear Diner

Franchisees can expect an initial training program that takes place before the grand opening of your location. You can also expect site selection and grand opening assistance, advertising and marketing tools, and ongoing support for the entirety of your time with the franchise.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Black Bear Diner Franchise.

What does a Black Bear Diner Franchise Cost?

Black Bear Diner franchise fees for 2022:

Net Worth Requirement: $1,500,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $55,000
Royalty Fee: 4.5%
Cash Requirement: $500,000
Initial Investment: $1,133,800 - $2,114,200

Is Black Bear Diner a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Black Bear Diner is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Black Bear Diner a Home Based franchise?

No. Black Bear Diner is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Black Bear Diner Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Black Bear Diner franchisees make. Black Bear Diner offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Black Bear Diner Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Black Bear Diner franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Black Bear Diner Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Black Bear Diner franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Black Bear Diner Looking for International franchisees?

No. Black Bear Diner franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Black Bear Diner Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Black Bear Diner franchises for sale. We may have Black Bear Diner franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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