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a waiter at a drive-in restaurant

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This new “family” breathed life into The Drive In, restoring the 1950s-era theme with carhops wearing poodle skirts, 50s music and more.
Here's a help-wanted sign you don't see every day: Sonic Drive-in on Broadway in Little Rock is seeking four skating carhops.
One of the busiest places in town is the A&W drive-in on Spring Street, where, in a scene straight out of American Graffiti, carhops pick up your burger tray when you flash your headlights.
These improvements underscore the positive impact of our strategic initiatives, including a greater emphasis on personalized service with skating Carhops and the introduction of premium quality ingredients and products, like real ice cream, Footlong Quarter Pound Coneys and a line-up of bigger burgers - all of which continue to drive higher customer satisfaction scores.
By 1954, the carhops were eliminated to make McDonald's a self-serve operation, with no tables to sit at, no jukebox, and no telephone.
Frisco's team of rollerskating carhops do more than just cart food to your table -- they sing and dance, too.
Promotional efforts in 26 markets will feature hundreds of roller skating carhops passing out samples wherever consumers are found.
The way Pimble has done it, ``Leap Frog'' will be a swing number for the entire company, ``The Elks' Parade'' a military piece for the men, ``My Funny Valentine'' a ballroom duet for Hyuk-ku Kwon and Jennifer Martin, ``No Name Jive'' a shag set in a dance hall, ``Floatin' '' a parody of roller skating carhops, ``Sophisticated Swing'' a sendup of fashion models, and so on.
And quicker than one of his carhops can deliver a chicken dinner, he sums his feelings on the matter:
Sonic Drive-In is a unique brand distinguished by the fun of specialty drinks, frozen treats, coneys and burgers served by carhops that are sometimes wearing roller skates.
At James Family Restaurant in San Fernando, owner Angelo Hroundas and family just hung up a 50th-year anniversary plaque outside a former truck stop once bustling with carhops.
Long before the onset of the drive thru lane, carhops delivered food to the customers in their parked cars.
Hudson added, "The initiatives we introduced in 2009 and 2010 are re-emphasizing the qualities that make Sonic distinctive - high-quality products, new product news and service differentiation with skating carhops.
While the days of drive-ins, carhops and cowboy movie sets are long gone, there is still plenty to do in the Valley and beyond.
Sonic is known for its made-to-order food served by Carhops who deliver food directly to customers' cars.