Take 5 Cafe

Take 5 Cafe

June 30, 2009 11:30 ET

It's Summer and the Coffees, Frappinis and Smoothies are "Deliciously Delectable and Affordable" at Seven Take 5 Cafe™ Locations Across Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 30, 2009) - Take 5 Cafe(TM), a local award-winning European coffee house and homemade Italian foods eatery, is celebrating summer with an array of coffees, frappinis and all fruit smoothies that are refreshing and affordable.

Take 5 Cafe offers its customers 100% Specialty Grade Arabica Coffees that are exclusively selected and roasted in small batches for the company. This special "small batch" roasting process ensures a taste profile that is in line with a coffee's true cup character.

Available at all seven Take 5 Cafe locations across Metro Vancouver, coffee aficionados will enjoy and arrangement of Italian inspired artisan and custom blend coffees ranging in price from $1.69 for a small drip coffee to $4.09 for a large latte. Coffees include:

- The Mediterranean - a flavourful and satisfying medium roast coffee highlighted with exotic Kenya AA's.

- The Venetian - a full bodied, dark roast coffee with slightly sweet and volcanic overtones.

- When in Rome - a custom espresso that exhibits a wonderful balance between its syrupy body, sweet profile and silky smooth finish.

- Tuscan Sun - a decaffeinated espresso that is Certified Organic and Swiss Water Processed.

Take 5 Cafe's coffees are sourced from some of the finest micro growing climates around the world. Each bean is carefully examined for its overall quality and consistency in both the growing and milling process. Once selected, Take 5 Cafe's team of coffee experts ensures the coffee conforms to the company's high quality standards.

Additionally, Take 5 Cafe's coffee bean roasting plant is a sustainable facility located in Delta that has taken major steps to becoming carbon neutral. The plant is certified by internationally accredited agencies including the Organic Crop Improvement Agency (OCIA), Fair Trade (Transfair), Certified Responsible (Utz Certified), Rainforest Alliance, Smithsonian Bird Friendly (SMBC) and Swiss Water Processed (SWP).

For Vancouverites looking for a "cooler and sweeter" beverage, Take 5 Cafe offers Cream Frappinis-a blend of milk, ice and delicious flavours-that range in price from a small at $3.59, medium at $4.09, and large at $5.09. The most popular Cream Frappini flavours include: vanilla cream, caramel cream, strawberry cream, chai cream and chocolate Milano cream. While, popular combinations of Coffee Frappinis include: coffee caramel frappini, chocolate Milano frappini and white chocolate frappini.

And, for a "fruity and nourishing" beverage that is ideal for children, Take 5 Cafe offers all-natural and all-fruit smoothies for $4.69 (16 ounces). Take 5 Cafe's most popular smoothies include: banana, strawberry, mango, peach pear apricot and 4 berry blend.

Take 5 Cafes are located at The United Kingdom Building (Granville at Hastings), Coal Harbour (Nicole at Pender), AXA Place (West Hastings at Burrard), Pacific Centre (West Georgia at Howe), West 4th (between Yew and Vine), Venables (between McLean and Clark) and Metropolis at Metrotown (Upper Floor of mall) in Burnaby. All stores are open Monday through Friday, with some locations open Saturday and Sunday. Hours of operation vary per location and details are available at http://www.take5cafe.com/stores.html.

About Take 5 Cafe(TM)

Take 5 Cafe(TM) is an award-winning local European coffee house and homemade Italian foods eatery with seven locations across Metro Vancouver, British Columbia. Take 5 Cafe offers a family-style atmosphere where people can enjoy gourmet beverages, wholesome foods and free wireless access at every location. Menu items include coffees, frappinis, smoothies, healthy breakfast, gourmet sandwiches/paninis, wraps, salads, baked pastas and desserts. All foods are made fresh in the Take 5 Cafe Central Kitchen in Vancouver and delivered daily to each store. Catering for events and business meetings is available for next day delivery or same day pick up at all Take 5 Cafe locations. For more information, please visit www.take5cafe.com.

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