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Arby’s to put venison sandwich on menu in 6 states

ATLANTA — Arby’s announced it is coming out with a venison menu item, just in time for “Meats Season.”

The venison sandwich will be offered at 17 Arby’s restaurants across America, each within heavy deer hunting areas in the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Georgia.

Arby’s says the sandwich features a thick-cut venison steak and crispy onions topped with a juniper berry sauce on a toasted roll.

“Hunters hunt the meats, and we have the meats, so it makes sense for us to connect with them and offer a sandwich that they can’t get at any other restaurant chain,” said Rob Lynch, chief marketing officer and brand president of Arby’s Restaurant Group.

“We’re a brand that’s not afraid to take risks and while the Venison sandwich is probably the biggest stretch for us yet, it’s incredibly delicious and we can’t wait to get it in the hands of our guests. You won’t leave a hunt empty-handed after stopping by Arby’s.”