Take 5 Cafe

Take 5 Cafe

November 25, 2009 12:00 ET

Take 5 Cafe Makes the Holiday Season "Tastier and Stress Free" with Gourmet Coffees, Gingerbread Cookies, Italian Foods and Holiday Gift Boxes Ideal for Family Gatherings and Corporate Parties

Seasonal Coffee Drinks and Delicious Freshly Made Foods are the Perfect Companion for Holiday Meals at Home or at Work

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 25, 2009) - Take 5 Cafe(TM), a local award-winning European coffee house and homemade Italian foods eatery, is helping Vancouverites and businesses have a tastier and more enjoyable holiday season with new seasonal coffee drinks, gingerbread cookies and the Cafe's freshly prepared menu of Italian foods that is ideal for eat in, take out or for any catered event.

This holiday season, Take 5 Cafe is featuring three seasonal specialty coffee drinks on its menu now through early-January 2010. Available in small, medium and large sizes and ranging in price from $3.39 to $4.59 plus tax; drinks include:

- Traditional Egg Nog Latte topped with cinnamon

- Candy Cane Mocha, a dark chocolate mocha infused with peppermint and topped with whipped cream and candy cane sprinkles

- Gingerbread Latte, traditional gingerbread flavor and topped with whipped cream

Additionally, Take 5 Cafe has a classic holiday cookie favourite, Gingerbread Boys and Gingerbread Girls, decorated by hand and individually priced at $2.25 plus tax.

All foods-from fresh salads, cheese and vegetable platters, risotto and gourmet pastas with chicken or veal parmigiana, to Italian desserts-sold at Take 5 Cafes are made fresh daily at the company's central kitchen in Vancouver. All baked goods are free of trans-fats and ingredients are locally grown and sourced whenever possible. Catering orders may be placed by phone, fax or online. For more information and to download a complete catering menu, please visit www.take5cafe.com/catering.html.

Take 5 Cafe also offers several holiday gift ideas for under $30. These gifts are ready to go, decorated in seasonal colours and include a personalized gift tag. Gift boxes and stocking stuffers are sold at every Take 5 Cafe location and two gift boxes feature a selection of coffee, Mediterranean Medium Roast or When in Rome Espresso Private Reserve, which are custom roasted exclusively for Take 5 Cafe.

Take 5 Cafe's holiday gift giving collection includes:

- Coffee and Biscotti Gift Box, features one pound bag of Take 5 Cafe coffee, four biscotti (two dark chocolate almond, two cranberry white chocolate) and a Take 5 Cafe $5 gift card. Price is $21.00 plus tax.

- Coffee and Gourmet Syrups Gift Box, features one pound bag of Take 5 Cafe coffee, three Monin Gourmet Syrups (Vanilla, Hazelnut, Caramel) and a Take 5 Cafe $5.00 gift card. Price is $21.00 plus tax.

- Coffee and Travel Mug Gift Box, features one pound bag of Take 5 Cafe coffee and a stainless steel signature Take 5 Cafe Travel Mug. Price is $28.00 plus tax.

- Mini Stocking Stuffer, three Gourmet Monin Coffee Syrups (Vanilla, Hazelnut, Caramel). Price is $6.00 plus tax.

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 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 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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