We offer a compensation package that is unparalleled to others in the quick serve industry.  Our Operating Partners earn a bi-weekly base pay and participate in a profit sharing plan, paid monthly, which can equate to an excess of $100,000 annually, plus benefits!!  If you have a passion for developing people, possess high standards and know how to make money, we have a partnership for you!  Prior Sonic experience is a plus.

Sonic offers a FUN and CHALLENGING career with opportunity for GROWTH!  Sonic is a fast-paced business that has been around since 1953.  We are the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants with over 3,500 locations from coast to coast!  Sonic offers a fun, retro-future look that stands out with its personalized and friendly carhop service.  Sonic maintains one of the highest customer frequency rates in the industry!  Pacific Drive-Ins, dba Sonic Drive-In, is the fastest growing franchisee in the Sonic system, with a growing portfolio of restaurants in San Diego, Orange and Riverside Counties. 


  • Find, motivate and keep great people
  • Lead in such a way that others want to follow
  • Ensure employees and Assistant Managers are trained to standard using Sonic proven training methods which includes all eLearning certification requirements
  • Effective execution of shift management techniques such as deployment, primary and secondary responsibilities, scheduling breaks and labor management
  • Manage weekly inventory levels, rotation, tempering, dating of product and establish product par levels to ensure our awesome food is served fresh and fast
  • Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Develop and/or implement appropriate action and marketing plans in order to grow sales and improve community relations
  • Grow sales and profits in a healthy and sustainable way


*When applying for this position online, search for the job under the General Manager title.

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