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  • Shoney's


    Shoney’s is a privately held restaurant chain headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Operating primarily in the South, Shoney's also has restaurants in the Midwest and Lower Mid-Atlantic states. Founder Alex Schoenbaum opened the first Parkette Drive-In in 1947, and became a licensee of Big Boy Restaurants in 1952. Two years later the name was changed to Shoney's, and aggressive subfranchising followed. Thirty years later, having outgrown its Big Boy territory, Shoney's dropped the Big Boy affiliation. The current corporate entity is Shoney's North America Corp., with David Davoudpour as chairman and chief executive officer. Davoudpour acquired Shoney's in 2006 through Royal Hospitality Corp. in Atlanta. He is the founder and chairman of Royal Hospitality. As of 2016, there were around 150 company-owned and franchised Shoney's restaurants in 17 states, stretching from Maryland to Florida in the east, and from Missouri to Texas in the west, with the northernmost location being in Ohio.

  • Fuddruckers


    Fuddruckers Restaurant, Rt. 1 Saugus, Massachusetts - 2001Fuddruckers is an American fast casual, franchised restaurant chain that specializes in hamburgers. The Fuddruckers concept is to offer large hamburgers in which the meat is ground on-site and buns are baked on the premises. As of 2015, Fuddruckers had 77 company-operated restaurants and 111 franchises across the United States and around the world. The company headquarters is in Houston, Texas.

  • Black Bear Diner


    Carved wooden bear sign at a Black Bear DinerBlack Bear Diner is a restaurant chain in the Western United States, Missouri, Oklahoma & Texas which serves homestyle and "old-fashioned" comfort foods. The first restaurant was opened in Mount Shasta, California in 1995, founded by Bruce Dean and Bob & Laurie Manley. The company is based in Redding, California. , Black Bear Diner has 120 locations in 12 states. Black Bear decor has a rustic motif with "over-the-top bear paraphernalia." Every restaurant is decorated with a black bear carving by artist Ray Schulz. Additional murals and artwork are created for each restaurant by Steve and Gary Fitzgerald and Colleen Mitchell-Veyna. The menu format mimics an old newspaper titled The Black Bear Gazette, with articles on the front page. It offers family meals such as breakfast, burgers, salads, and shakes. Baked goods prepared on site are offered, and some locations offer alcohol sales. The chain recently expanded into Texas by opening one each in Humble & Katy. One restaurant in Paradise, CA was burned down in November 2018 as a result of wildfires.

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