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Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
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For more than 50 years, SONIC Corp. has built a dominant position in the drive-in restaurant business. We did it by sticking to what made drive-ins so popular in the first place: made-to-order American classics, signature menu items, speedy service from friendly Carhops and heaping helpings of fun and personality.

Today, SONIC is the largest chain of drive-in restaurants in America. As a business, we continue to thrive, maintaining strong real sales growth, industry-leading customer frequency and high returns for our stockholders. So take a cruise through to learn more about our company and the people who help make it an American success story.

Cost & Fees for : Mexico, United States
Franchise Fee : $30,000
Personnal investment :
Total investment : from $710,000 to $2.3 million
Royalty fee : 1 to 5 %

SONIC, America's Drive-In (NASDAQ/NM: SONC) is the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants. SONIC originally started as a hamburger and root beer stand in 1953 in Shawnee, Okla., called Top Hat Drive-In, and then changed its name to SONIC in 1959. The first drive-in to adopt the SONIC name is still serving customers in Stillwater, Okla. More than a million customers eat at SONIC every day.

SONIC has more than 3,000 drive-ins coast to coast and in Mexico

SONIC's award-winning menu offers a variety of unique menu items made after you order. Unique menu items include Toaster® sandwiches (made with thick Texas toast), Extra-Long Cheese Coneys, hand-battered Onion Rings, Tater Tots and a plethora of drink and dessert choices, such as Cherry Limeades or Premi-Yum!® Cream Pie Shakes.

A comprehensive training program
Ongoing support from experienced operations, marketing and real estate professionals
Regional and national cable advertising
A national purchasing program to help you maximize economy, efficiency and profitability
A research and development team working to create products your customers want
Architectural, construction and engineering assistance
Marketing materials such as radio and TV commercials, newspaper ads, direct mail, coupon books, promotional posters and signage that can be customized for your locale
Crew-recruiting manual and materials

SONIC is looking for entrepreneurial individuals or groups who have:

An entrepreneurial spirit
Business or quick-service restaurant experience in the market in which they are seeking a franchise
A willingness to personally devote full-time efforts in the day-to-day operations of your stores, or to find an operating equity partner
A desire to become a member of the SONIC family and fully participate in our core values

Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
Dave Vernon - Vice President of Franchise Sales
300 Johnny Bench Drive - OK 73104 - Oklahoma City - United States

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