Take 5 Cafe

Take 5 Cafe

January 29, 2010 11:00 ET

Take 5 Cafe: Uniting Canadians and Visitors to Vancouver Alike This Winter with Delicious Coffee and Gourmet Food

New Canadian-Themed Lattes, Desserts and Collectibles Available Now at All Seven Take 5 Cafe locations in Vancouver and Burnaby

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 29, 2010) - Take 5 Cafe(TM), seven locally-owned coffee houses with gourmet food in an urban setting, is proud to promote global unity and show its Canadian spirit as the world's eyes soon turn to Vancouver.

Take 5 Cafe has decorated all of its six locations in Vancouver and one in Burnaby in red and maple leaf decor to celebrate Canada and the "Paint Your Town Red" initiative. Additionally, Take 5 Cafe has updated its menu now through mid-March to include Canadian-themed drinks, food and collectibles including:

  • Maple Chai Latte, a traditional chai latte infused with classic Canadian maple flavouring. Priced from $3.39 (small), $4.09 (medium) to $4.59 (large) before tax.
  • Maple Apple Pecan Muffins, a maple flavoured muffin with fresh apples and pecans. Individually priced at $2.50 before tax.
  • Inukie Cookie, a maple flavoured shortbread cookie in the shape of a traditional Inuksuk. Individually priced at $1.25 before tax.
  • Take 5 Cafe Collectors Pin, in the shape of a coffee cup featuring latte art this metal keepsake pin is uniquely Vancouver, individually priced at $5 (includes tax).

Additionally, in celebration of Valentine's Day on February 14th, Take 5 Cafe will feature a Cinnamon Heart Latte, a classic latte with hints of spicy cinnamon, that is priced from $3.39 (small), $4.09 (medium) to $4.59 (large) before tax, and a Heart Sugar Cookie, a traditional sugar cookie decorated with red sprinkles, that is individually priced at $0.99 plus tax. These sweet heart-inspired items will be available through February 2010.

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 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) operates seven locally-owned coffee houses with gourmet food in an urban setting across Metro Vancouver, British Columbia. Take 5 Cafe offers a friendly 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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