Black Bear Diners FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees

Type of Business
BBDI LLC grants franchises for the operation of family-style restaurants which offer signature entrees featuring huge portions under the name Black Bear Diner.®

Corporate Information
BBD INC was a California corporation formed on December 21, 2001 and maintained its principal business address at 1880 Shasta Street, Redding,
California 96001. From May 2002 until February 2016, BBD INC offered franchises for Black Bear Diner restaurants. In February 2016, BBD INC was converted, under California law, to BBDI LLC, a California limited liability company, as part of an overall transaction designed to consolidate affiliated entities, reorganize affiliate-owned restaurants, admit new equity owners and enter into a new credit facility. On February 12, 2016, a Membership Interest Purchase Agreement was entered into in furtherance of this transaction. Upon completion of the transaction, BBD Opco LLC became the sole member of BBDI LLC. BBD OPCO’s sole member is BBD Intermediate Holdco LLC , whose sole member is BBD Holdco LLC. BBD OPCO, BBD INTERMEDIATE and BBD HOLDCO were each formed in Delaware as a limited liability company on January 11, 2016 and each maintains its principal business address at 280 Hemsted Drive, Suite 200, Redding, California 96002.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a single Black Bear Diner restaurant is $1,503,635 to $2,159,010. This includes $55,000 to $155,000 which must be paid to the franchisor. They also offer an opportunity to operate multiple Black Bear Diner restaurants under an Area Development Agreement. The estimated initial investment to operate as an Area Developer ranges from $1,633,135 to $2,288,510 for the rights to develop and operate five Black Bear Diner restaurants. This includes a Franchise Fee of $55,000 and a Development Fee of $74,500 which must be paid to the franchisor.

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