"We’ve been selling amazing gyros for two years, but it turns out gyros started in Greece, not Arby's," said pithy chief marketing officer and brand president Rob Lynch. "To deliver an authentic Greek gyro experience, we sourced gyro meat sliced from spit rotisseries like the ones found in traditional Greek restaurants." That does not, however, mean that franchises have rotisseries inside the restaurant.
Prior to the release of this new style of gyro, the chain was selling 27 million gyros a year, more than any other restaurant in America. Arby's will likely hold down that title for a while as the only restaurant offering gyros in many markets. However, their 710-calorie version probably won't top grabbing one from a street vendor cutting meat fresh off a sweating rotisserie.