Arby’s Has the Meats - And So Does Puerto Rico
July 15, 2021 // Franchising.com // Arby’s, the largest drive-thru sandwich chain in the United States, announced the opening of its first restaurant in Cayey, Puerto Rico on July 13. In addition to its iconic sandwiches, wraps, sides, and shakes, the brand is launching a new breakfast menu that can only be enjoyed in Puerto Rico.
“As we accelerate global growth for the Arby’s brand, we are excited to introduce our high-quality, fast-crafted meat sandwiches to new guests in Puerto Rico,” said Michael Haley, President & Managing Director, Inspire Brands. “Working alongside a strong restaurant developer and operator in RB’s Puerto Rico, I am excited about the long-term growth potential for Arby’s across the island.”
The Puerto Rico menu boasts 22 meaty sandwiches served warm and featuring a wide variety of proteins, such as Arby’s slow roasted Roast Beef, 100% breast meat Turkey, slow smoked Brisket, sweet & smoky Pork, as well as roasted and crispy Chicken. Highlights include the Triple Cheese Turkey BLT and Pulled Pork sandwiches, both of which are currently only available at Arby’s restaurants in Puerto Rico and Mexico. Exclusive to the island is an all-new breakfast lineup featuring 12 delicious items, including Criollo Sandwiches, Toasted Sandwiches, and Breakfast Platters.
“Arby’s is a distinctive, fan-favorite brand and an ideal addition to our portfolio of restaurants,” said Carlos Budet, President, RB’s Puerto Rico. “Leveraging local consumer preferences and the brand’s culinary expertise, we have carefully crafted a menu that reflects both Arby’s passion for meats and Puerto Rican flavors, and I am confident our guests will enjoy the result.”
Located at 800 Ave. Jesus T Pinero Local OP5 in Plaza Cayey, the new restaurant is a freestanding drive-thru, ensuring guests can enjoy their favorite Arby’s meal on the go. With this new restaurant, Arby’s now operates more than 150 locations across seven countries outside the U.S.
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® restaurants feature Fast Crafted® service, 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 parent company of the franchisor of the Arby’s brand and is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga.
SOURCE Inspire Brands
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