ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Arby's has introduced Sliders, a lineup of five mini sandwiches piled high with the same high-quality meats featured on regular Arby's® sandwiches. Arby's Sliders are available a la carte, allowing guests to mix-and-match a snack or build their own meal using the full Arby's menu. Arby's new Sliders include:
- Roast Beef 'n Cheese Slider: Thinly sliced roast beef with melted Swiss cheese on a soft slider roll.
- Crispy Chicken 'n Cheese Slider: A crispy chicken tender with melted Swiss cheese on a soft slider roll.
- Corned Beef 'n Cheese Slider: Sliced corned beef with melted Swiss cheese on a soft slider roll.
- Ham 'n Cheese Slider: Sliced ham with melted Swiss cheese on a soft slider roll.
- Jalapeno Roast Beef 'n Cheese Slider: Thinly sliced roast beef with melted Swiss cheese and diced, fire-roasted jalapenos on a soft slider roll.
"Big, delicious, meaty sandwiches are what Arby's is known for, but we needed an offering for guests looking to grab a high-quality, quick snack," said Rob Lynch, Brand President and Chief Marketing Officer of Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. "Our new Sliders fill that need with the same meats used to build our bigger sandwiches, so there's no sacrifice in quality. Guests can also mix and match Sliders, or add them to an order in addition to their favorite sandwiches, to create a meal that includes a large variety of Arby's meats."
Sliders hit the Arby's menu during a period of unprecedented growth and sales momentum for the brand. Arby's recently reported Q2 same-store sales (SSS) growth of 7.6 percent versus the same quarter last year, representing the company's 19th consecutive quarter of SSS growth. Comparable two-year system sales are up 13.8 percent.
Arby's also has accelerated new restaurant development and system remodels with the "Inspire" restaurant design. Arby's is on track to open 60 new restaurants and complete more than 160 remodels through the end of the year. On average, Arby's remodeled restaurants are experiencing sustained sales increases of at least 15 percent and many restaurants are experiencing increases of 20 percent or more.
Arby's, founded in 1964, is the first nationally franchised sandwich restaurant brand, with more than 3,300 restaurants worldwide. The Arby's brand purpose is "Inspiring Smiles Through Delicious Experiences™." Arby's delivers on its purpose by celebrating the art of Meatcraft™ with a variety of high-quality proteins paired with crave-able sides, such as Curly Fries and Jamocha shakes. Arby's® restaurants are Fast Crafted™, a unique blend of quick-serve speed and value combined with the quality and made-for-you care of fast casual. Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. is the franchisor of the Arby's brand and is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. Visit Arbys.com for more information or socially connect with Arby's at: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
With the current growth and momentum of the Brand, Arby's is actively seeking new franchisees. To learn more about available markets and requirements, visit DiscoverArbys.com.