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Full-time / Part-time / Seasonal

Sonic Drive-In, Arlington, TX

Job Description

Looking for a way to apply that boundless enthusiasm you wake up with every morning? We can help. At SONIC, you get great pay, flexible hours and a cool uniform—while doing the job you love.

As a SONIC Carhop, you are part of an elite group, filling a role offered by no other company. Being a Carhop (aka super cool food server) is like being an astronaut, only you work in a drive-in restaurant instead of space, and the food’s way better. You’re responsible for serving and delivering that food safely and efficiently, ensuring our guests have a truly out-of-this-world experience at SONIC Drive-In restaurants.

As a SONIC Drive-In Carhop, your primary responsibility is to provide every guest with a SuperSONIC experience by:

• Delivering a warm, friendly, and fast experience to every guest

• Being a menu genius and helping SONIC customers navigate all customizable combinations

• Being empowered to resolve customer concerns, guaranteeing every guest leaves satisfied

• Maintaining SONIC safety and sanitation standards


1. Performs all duties in the Basic Stations (Fountain & Frozen, Dresser, Front Swamp, Back Swamp, Grill, Switchboard, Expeditor, Food Prep, and if applicable, Drive-Thru) as needed and depending on store volume, during a shift to ensure that preparation (portion control), temperature, packaging, appearance, presentation, taste and service of all menu items meet operational standards.

2. Operates switchboard and records customer order, repeats order in a clear and understandable manner.

3. Operates Drive-Thru window and sales register and makes accurate change quickly and efficiently.

4. Prepares fountain drinks and ice cream items.

5. Prepares food by cutting and chopping food items and cooking on grill or in fryers.

6. Prepares food orders efficiently within 2-3 minute time frame.

7. Packages all menu items into bags or trays and places drink orders into drink carriers.

8. Serves food to customers in an efficient manner in the Drive-Thru and as necessary when working in other Basic Stations.

9. Moves food product weighing up to 50 lbs into freezer and shelves stacked from floor to ceiling.

10. Routinely disposes of trash by transporting bags outside and into dumpsters.

11. Cleans all areas of drive-in, including mopping, sweeping, washing dishes, wiping counter-tops and emptying used grease.

12. Performs frequent washing and sanitizing of: food areas, food preparation tools, and hands.

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