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Black Bear Diner

Leadership

Black Bear names Anita Adams CEO

Jeff Guido is joining the family chain as COO.

Marketing

Joe Adney joins Black Bear as CMO

The fast-growing chain has also hired a VP of training and development.

Bruce Dean, CEO of the family-dining chain, joins "A Deeper Dive" to discuss the challenges of finding workers for a growing company.

The addition of Steve Sparks, formerly CFO of Village Inn’s parent, narrows Anita Adams’ duties to president.

These LTOs scored high for craveability in Technomic’s recent survey.

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A new nighttime-only menu is offered, the lights are dimmed, servers change their uniforms and a special music list is played.

The new executives, both promoted from within, will aid in the family chain’s expansion, headquarters said.

Operators are tapping seasonal ingredients and holiday flavors to create new dishes.

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