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Sonic Drive-In Back of House: Cook in Garden City, Kansas

Who says FUN and RESPONSIBILITY can't hang together? At SONIC Drive-In East , you'll have all that, along with great pay, flexible hours, a cool uniform and the camaraderie of fantastic co-workers.

As a SONIC Drive-In East restaurant Cook , you will oversee and operate the following stations:

  • Food Production

  • Grill, Fryer

  • front swamp

  • back swamp

  • Other tasks if applicable.


  • Preparing and cooking food orders to meet product quality standards

  • Food preparation and portioning

  • Cooking on the grill

  • Operating the fry station

  • Dressing items to order

  • Packaging all menu items and checking for product quality and consistency

  • Cleaning including trash disposal, mopping, sweeping, washing dishes, wiping counter-tops and sanitizing food areas


  • Must be at least 16 years or older

  • Ability to work irregular hours, nights, weekends and holidays

  • Ability to be flexible in all situations based on business need

  • Effective communication skills; basic math and reading skills

  • Ability to follow directions

  • Willingness to abide by the appearance, uniform and hygiene standards at SONIC Drive-In restaurants

  • General knowledge and understanding of the restaurant industry or retail operations preferred, but not required


  • If you work 4.5 hours, you receive a paid break.

  • Cooks receive one free food item (exclusions apply) during their breaks.

  • While working, a medium cup only costs 25¢ and you can get all the drinks and slushes you want that day!

  • You have an opportunity to make new friends.

  • Employee of the month cash bonus + other incentives

Company Introduction

Here at SONIC Drive-in, our priority isn’t just great service, it’s great experiences. Whether you’re coming for a Cherry Limeade on your lunch break or picking up Shakes with your team after a big win, we’re ready for you. That’s why our drive-in makes your burgers with 100% pure beef patties, prepares hand-made onion rings, and serves real ice cream. Carhops deliver orders with a smile because “This is How We SONIC”. Download the SONIC app and order your favorites to enjoy exclusive perks and offers, including half price drinks and slushes any time. Stop by to treat yourself today!