MIAMI – Burger King Worldwide, Inc. unveiled its regionally inspired summer barbecue menu, which includes a barbecue rib sandwich.

The rib sandwich is a boneless rib patty topped with barbecue sauce, sweet pickles and served on a toasted artisan style bun.

“Our Burger King family loves the outdoor grilling season,” said Flavia Faugeres, executive vice president and global chief marketing officer, Burger King Worldwide, Inc. “Offering our guests regionally inspired Summer BBQ flavors fresh off the grill is something unique to Burger King. We are excited to be giving our guests delicious BBQ flavors by introducing amazing new options and bringing back some BBQ favorites for them to enjoy throughout the summer.”

The new summer menu will be available May 21 at participating Burger King restaurants nationwide. Additional summer menu items include:

• BBQ Chicken Salad with seven lettuces that are topped with juicy premium white meat chicken fillet, grape tomatoes, Monterrey Jack, cheddar and mozzarella cheeses and barbecue sauce. Customers can choose Tendercrisp or Tendergrill chicken.

• Memphis BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich topped with sliced onions and dressing on a toasted artisan style bun.

• Carolina BBQ Whopper Sandwich, which features a ¼ lb. of grilled beef topped with thick-cut bacon, melted Pepper Jack cheese, iceberg lettuce, red onions, tomatoes, dressing, and Carolina BBQ sauce, on a sesame seed bun.

• Carolina BBQ Tendercrisp Sandwich, which is a breaded, white meat chicken fillet topped with thick-cut bacon, melted Pepper Jack cheese, iceberg lettuce, red onions, tomatoes, dressing, and Carolina BBQ sauce served on a sesame seed bun.