To request a copy of our FDD, please request information about the franchise by filling out the form on this page. In addition to the financial ability to open a SONIC, a variety of attributes make the SONIC franchisee ideal: strong business acumen; The experience of the restaurant and/or the franchise, preferably as a multi-unit operator; A person and someone who takes intense care of their local community. If you`re considering a Sonic Drive-In franchise, you won`t be blinded by these 12 major franchise fees (from the initial deductible to another 10 royalties you`ll find in Articles 5 and 6 of Sonic Drive-Ins 2020 FDD). Financial support: the franchisor does not directly or indirectly offer new franchisees financing agreements, including financing that requires franchisees to waive termination, sue or forego defending themselves against Sonic or its agents. The franchisor has no prior or current practice or intention to sell, assign or discount notes, contracts or other instruments performed by its franchisees. The franchisor does not receive any direct or indirect payments for the placement or financing of its franchisees. In the past, the franchisor Solawechsel has accepted money from its franchisees due to sonic and sonic subsidiaries, and the franchisor can continue this practice on a case-by-case basis. SONIC offers both a traditional licensing agreement and a non-traditional licensing agreement. The duration of a traditional licence is 20 years with a 10-year renewal option.
The duration of a non-traditional licence agreement is 5 to 10 years, plus a 5-year extension option. We offer an innovative and unique QSR franchise concept that is developing and most importantly, we are looking for passionate entrepreneurs, preferably those with multi-unit franchisees or business experience. Is that your franchise? Candidates for the franchise are interested in the possibility of sonic frankness. Contact us to learn more about advertising with America`s best franchises. Obligations and restrictions: the franchisor does not require the franchisee to personally supervise the operation of the Sonic restaurant. However, at least one person (usually the manager) working full-time at the sonic restaurant must successfully attend and complete the career development program and any other training program developed and designated by the franchisor from time to time. The franchisor requires franchisees to offer and sell only items and goods authorized by Sonic. Franchisees must offer all the menu items and merchandise the franchisor needs for all franchisees.
Are you interested in opening a SONIC franchise ® in your community? We are looking for passionate and experienced entrepreneurs who join our family of companies. Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions about the SONIC Drive-Chance, which we believe is the strongest in the field of QSR, as well as a family of highly attached franchisees who are interested in our iconic and innovative brand. Territory granted: The franchisor grants franchisees the right to operate a sonic restaurant either in a specific location or in a location located in a specified area, subject to Sonic`s agreement for the given site within six months of the date of the license agreement. The franchisor does not own or operate a sonic restaurant and will not charge anyone else for the possession or operation of a sonic restaurant (with a sonic restaurant licensed prior to the date of the license agreement) within the “protected area” defined in a franchisee`s licensing agreement and based on four different criteria (defined in the FDD). For the non-traditional licensing agreement, the franchisor determines the protected area for non-traditional sonic by choosing from two options (defined in the FDD).