OAKVILLE, Ontario – Tim Hortons' latest premium menu item is the Grilled Steak & Cheese Panini, the quick-service restaurant chain announced Sept. 17.

The panini includes seasoned Canadian steak, melted mozzarella, red onions and black pepper mustard mayonnaise served on a homestyle bun. The new item is available as a limited-time offering for $5.29 at participating Tim Hortons across Canada, the company said.

"Our guests love our grilled panini, so we wanted to give them another exciting variety that's different from anything else on our menu," says Donna Finelli, vice president marketing, Food and Merchandise, Tim Hortons. "Our new Grilled Steak & Cheese Panini is perfect for guests who are craving steak. A warm and satisfying lunch, we have no doubt that our guests will enjoy this deliciously crispy new grilled sandwich."
Tim Hortons had 4,304 system-wide restaurants, including 3,468 in Canada, 807 in the United States and 29 in the Gulf Cooperation Council, an alliance of six Middle Eastern countries – Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.