Black Bear DinerCategory: Business
Description: Black Bear Diner is a restaurant chain in the western United States which serves homestyle and "old-fashioned" comfort foods. The first restaurant was opened in Mount Shasta, California in 1994, founded by Bob and Laurie Manley with help from Bruce Dean. The company is based in Redding, California. It now claims 62 locations in eight states. Black Bear decor has a rustic motif with "over-the-top bear paraphernalia".Every restaurant is decorated with a 12-foot-tall (3.7 m) black bear carving.[ The menu format mimics an old newspaper, and the portions are large. It offers family meals such as breakfast, burgers, salads, and shakes. Food offerings include pie, bread and cobbler prepared on site. Some locations don't serve alcohol, although others do.