The hard-to-get Arby's venison sandwich is to make a return later this month with every location across the country offering the limited-edition meal for one day.
Last fall, the sandwich was offered at just 17 locations in six states which saw lines out the door and many patrons frustrated as demand quickly outstripped supply.
The venison sandwich was sold only in five select hunting-centric states with participating restaurants selling out of the sandwich within hours.
The sandwich will return for one day only on October 21 and be available at every Arby's restaurant in America.
The Arby's venison sandwich includes a thick-cut steak and crispy onions on a toasted roll with a berry sauce and will be available across the country on October 21 only
Customers waited outside of an Arby's fast food restaurant offering venison sandwiches in Plainwell, Michigan last November. The sandwich sold out within one hour
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The demand was so high last year that Arby's thought it only right to bring it back again
'The positive response to our limited offering of venison last year was so widespread and passionate that we knew we had to find a way to offer it nationwide,' said Jim Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer of Arby's.
'On October 21, we want hunters and meat enthusiasts across the country to visit their local Arby's and enjoy this amazing sandwich.'
The decadent sandwich features thick-cut venison steak and crispy onions on a toasted roll with juniper berry steak sauce.
The patties are made with free-range farmed deer that feed on fresh grass with with premium cut top and bottom round steaks from the hind quarter.
The meat came from a New Zealand farm and the chops were slow-cooked and then vacuum-sealed before being shipped to the individual locations, which then reheated the meat and assembled the sandwich.
Last year the Atlanta-based chain offered the sandwich at just 17 locations but this year it will be available nationwide
The company started its venison meat burger to attract customers who hunt but it is also offering elk at three locations in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana.
The elk sandwich will be topped with blackberry port sauce and crispy onions.
Arby’s, founded in 1964, is the second-largest sandwich restaurant brand in the world with more than 3,300 restaurants in seven countries.
Arby's announced that it will sell also sell an Elk sandwich in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana
Arby's Limited Edition sandwiches
Although the Venison sandwich will be offered across the country on October 21, the Elk sandwich will only be available in three locations in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana:
· 200 East 144th Ave., Thornton, Colorado 80023
· 2607 CY Ave., Casper, Wyoming 82604
· 2834 King Ave. W, Billings, Montana 59102