Sonic Drive-In facts for kids
|Public NASDAQ: SONC|
|Founded||Shawnee, Oklahoma (1953)|
|Headquarters||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States|
|J. Clifford Hudson (Chairman and CEO)
W. Scott McLain (president Sonic Industries) (franchising subsidiary)
Omar Janjua (president Sonic Restaurants, Inc.
Stephen C. Vaughan (CFO)
|Revenue||$545.9 million USD (2011)|
The restaurant was created by company founder Troy Smith in 1953. The headquarters for Sonic is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. There are 3,561 restaurants in 43 U.S. states which serve approximately 3 million customers per day as of August 31, 2011. In 2011, the restaurant was ranked at #10 on QSR Magazine’s rankings of the top 50 quick-service and fast-casual restaurant brands in the nation.
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Sonic Drive-In neon sign at the Oklahoma History Center
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