Friday, June 18, 2010

First Oshkosh SONIC Drive-In hiring full-time and part-time employees

[We have received the following press release and are pleased to publish it for our readers.]

(OSHKOSH, Wisc.) – SONIC®, America’s Drive-In®, is planning to open the first Oshkosh drive-in in July. The drive-in, which will be located at 1200 South Koeller Street in Oshkosh is currently hiring approximately 100 full-time and part-time employees. Positions include assistant managers, crew members and SONIC’s signature skating Carhops, who deliver orders to customers who are in their cars or sitting on the patio.

“SONIC stands for opportunity, which includes career opportunity and the opportunity for our employees to grow both professionally and personally.” said Tim Sparks, franchise partner of the Oshkosh SONIC Drive-In. “We’re excited to open our first Oshkosh SONIC this summer and look forward to hiring great employees for our SONIC team.”

SONIC will host a job fair at the Oshkosh drive-in beginning Monday, June 21 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The drive-in will continue to meet with candidates every day thereafter from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. until all positions are filled. Candidates are invited to visit the drive-in to fill out an application and be interviewed that same day.

SONIC, which specializes in made-to-order fast food, is known for its specialty menu items and personal Carhop service. Unique drink combinations make SONIC Your Ultimate Drink Stop!

SONIC’s slow-melting ice, helps drinks stay cool and keeps them cooled longer while maintaining flavor. Favorites include TOASTER® Sandwiches (sandwiches served on thick Texas Toast), Ex-Long Cheese Coneys (hot dogs with chili and cheese), Tater Tots and a variety of Frozen Favorites® treats made with Real Ice Cream and Fountain Favorites® drinks. SONIC’s ever-growing menu is full of options to satisfy every taste, such as Real Fruit Smoothies.

SONIC, America’s Drive-In (NASDAQ/NM: SONC) 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. As the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, SONIC has more than 3,500 drive-ins in 42 states coast to coast. SONIC serves approximately three million customers a day; and with more drink combinations than any other quick-service restaurant – more than 168,000 – SONIC is Your Ultimate Drink Stop®. For more information about Sonic Corp. and its subsidiaries, visit SONIC at Through Limeades for Learning®, SONIC and its franchise partners have donated more than $638,000 dollars to public school classrooms in local communities across the country. Visit to learn more about SONIC’s commitment to education.


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