Take 5 Cafe

Take 5 Cafe

July 20, 2009 12:00 ET

Planning a Picnic is a Breeze this Summer Thanks to Tasty and Convenient Picnic-Style Foods Available at all Seven Take 5 Cafe Locations Across Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 20, 2009) - Take 5 Cafe(TM), a local award-winning European coffee house and homemade Italian foods eatery, has made planning a picnic a breeze this summer with an assortment of tasty and convenient foods perfectly prepared for an afternoon beach outing, family reunion or staff function in the park.

Take 5 Cafe offers a convenient solution to planning a picnic with its menu of fresh and delicious 'order and go' items. Picnic-style foods include but aren't limited to:

- Deluxe fruit cups - fresh seasonal assortment, priced at $3.99.

- Salads - including garden green, traditional caesar salad with or without chicken, and spinach salad with smoked bacon and fresh ricotta cheese. Salads range in price from $5.50 to $8.99 each.

- Wraps - offered in flour and whole wheat tortillas and include chicken fajita, honey mustard chicken, roasted wild salmon salad, smoked turkey and Mediterranean salad; priced at $6.79 each.

- Desserts - including Carmelita and addiction bars ($2.75 each), an assortment of homemade cookies ($1.50 each), banana, lemon and vanilla loaf ($2.25 each) and our individually-sized signature tiramisu ($5.00 each).

An assortment of refreshing beverages is available too including: all-fruit smoothies, fruit juices, European coffees and bottled water.

For group picnics and larger social gatherings, Take 5 Cafe offers an assortment of platters, small (feeding 5-6 people) and large (10-12 people). Platters include:

- Hummus and tzatziki with grilled pita bread and Greek olives,

- Fresh seasonal vegetables and dips,

- Fresh seasonal and sweet fruits,

- Tomato and bocconcini with basil, balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil,

- Prosciutto and honeydew melon topped with shaved parmesan cheese,

- Assortment of domestic and imported cheeses with crackers and fruits, and

- Sliced smoked salmon, red onions, and capers served with crostini and cream cheese.

Take 5 Cafe requires a one day advanced noticed when ordering platters. Orders may be made online at www.take5cafe.com via phone at 604.697.9000 ext. 110 or 111 or via fax at 604.697.9100. A complete catering menu is also available online.

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)

Founded in 2000, 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 friendly urban 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 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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