Free Subway sandwich? Yes, please.
For the first time in its nearly 60-year history, Subway is changing its menu substantially by taking away some of the ingredient autonomy its customers have come to love and expect.
But you're in good hands: The culinary team has spent over a year fine-tuning the 12 new signature sandwiches, the Subway Series, the company announced Tuesday.
The fast-food franchise will give away up to 1 million free Subway Series sandwiches on July 12, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. local time. Customers can visit a participating Subway location during the slot and get one free 6-inch sandwich in the new collection.
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You can order the sandwiches by name or number: "I’ll take the #8" or "I’ll have The Great Garlic." The Subway Series includes four categories — Cheesesteaks, Italianos, Chicken and Clubs — with three sandwiches in each category.
But those who love to choose their ingredients shouldn't panic: You can still order the original customizable sandwiches.
“The Subway Series is the most ambitious undertaking in company history, as we are changing the nearly 60-year-old blueprint that helped make Subway a global phenomenon,” said Trevor Haynes, president, North America at Subway, in a press release.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Subway's new menu: Subway Series offers new subs. How to get one free