SONIC® Launches Premium Chicken Sandwiches

                  SONIC® Launches Premium Chicken Sandwiches

Classic and Limited-Time Asiago Caesar debut in advance of National Sandwich

PR Newswire

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 2, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --With the growing popularity of
chicken among diners, SONIC has introduced two new Premium Chicken Sandwiches
to give guests the most bang for their cluck: a new, limited time Asiago
Caesar Chicken Sandwich and an improved Classic Chicken Sandwich, both
available in either grilled or crispy.

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Both items represent a fresh flavor revival for SONIC's chicken sandwich
offerings, incorporating premium and fresh ingredients that give customers a
variety of flavors. Their debut on the SONIC menu comes in advance of National
Sandwich Day on Saturday, Nov. 3.

"Chicken sandwiches are sometimes overlooked on menus and we wanted our new
Premium Chicken Sandwiches to wake up the standard fare with a fresh flavor
experience," said Chef Clas Petersson, vice president of research &
development for SONIC. "The team has been perfecting the chicken sandwich for
nearly a year and we are excited to introduce the new Asiago Caesar and
Classic Chicken sandwiches that promise to make the chicken sandwich a SONIC
menu destination."

SONIC's New Premium Chicken Sandwiches

  oThe Asiago Caesar Chicken Sandwich takes your choice of grilled or crispy
    all-white meat chicken breast, tops it with sliced Asiago cheese, thick,
    hand-sliced tomatoes on SONIC's warm ciabatta bun with 10 grams of whole
    grain. The signature Caesar dressing on the sandwich is based on an aioli
    that Chef Petersson has been developing for the last 18 years.
  oThe Classic Chicken Sandwich takes the same grilled or crispy all-white
    meat chicken breast, tops it with fresh lettuce, tomatoes, light mayo and
    serves it up between a warm whole-grain ciabatta bun. The grilled Classic
    Chicken provides customers a delicious entrée with only 450 calories.

Learn more about Chef Clas Petersson and SONIC's Premium Chicken Sandwiches at

About SONIC Drive-In

SONIC^®, America's Drive-In^® (NASDAQ/NM: SONC) started as a hamburger and
root beer stand in 1953 in Shawnee, Okla., called Top Hat Drive-In, and then
changed its name to SONIC in 1959. The first drive-in to adopt the SONIC name
is still serving customers in Stillwater, Okla. As the nation's largest chain
of drive-in restaurants, SONIC has more than 3,500 drive-ins in 43 states
coast to coast. Approximately 3 million customers eat at SONIC every day; and
with more drink combinations than any other quick-service restaurant – 398,929
– SONIC is Your Ultimate Drink Stop^®. For more information about Sonic Corp.
and its subsidiaries, visit SONIC at Through Limeades for
Learning^®, SONIC and its franchise partners have donated more than $2.5
million to public school classrooms in local communities across the country.

Anita Strohm

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SONIC Drive-In


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