Our Story A little bit about Rocket

“Since opening, Rocket has become a bustling but cozy community hub, from the French-influenced bakery offerings to the vintage building’s upstairs level, an active music and event space that has hosted such acts as The Once and the Weakerthans.”
The National Post. Read the whole article here


Welcome to Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food! We’d like you to meet everyone who works here behind the scenes at Rocket! We’re a friendly, fun-loving bunch. Say hi the next time you’re in!

 

Did we say fun-lovin’?

 

Rocket’s Co-Owners,
Dave Hopley, Kelly Mansell, Mark McGann!

It took a group effort of family and friends to launch Rocket Bakery on March 31, 2011! Now a thriving business, Rocket’s owners Dave Hopley, Kelly Mansell and Mark McGann are looking forward to the intergalactic adventures the future holds for Rocket!

 
 

Our Chef,
Darryl Hammond

Our chef, Darryl Hammond, has been with us since Day One!

 

Sophie Blais, Operations Manager

Montréal native & mechanical engineer, Sophie Blais, keeps “all-systems-go” here at Rocket!
 

Bakery + Kitchen Staff

We are super proud of our gang behind the scenes!  They make everything from scratch and are responsible for the Rocket Food that fans have come to love!  Can’t get enough fish cakes?  They scooped ’em!  Need to start your morning with our cinnamon buns?  They rolled ’em!  Crave our sour dough breads?  They baked ’em!  They’re wicked!

 

Christina Mallay –
Floor Manager

Christina Mallay is our super-friendly floor manager (and aspiring teacher!).  Take a moment to chat with her about Rocket and you’re certain to leave with a smile on your face!

 
 

Rocketeers

Our Rocket staff are the best!  They’re ready to welcome you to our fun & flavourful café!

 
 

 

 

Here is a nice snippet from House and Home magazine!

Or tour Rocket on The Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here (starts at minute 15)!

HOURS OF OPERATION
(updated April 5th, 2021)

294 Water Street (next to Yellowbelly)
Open for Takeout: 7 days a week from 8:30am to 4pm!
Click here to order online!

Churchill Square
Open for Takeout: 7 days a week from 9am to 3pm!
Click here to order online!

Mount Pearl (46c Bannister Street)
Open for Dine-In & Takeout: 7 days a week from 8am to 3pm!
Click here to order online!

 

Hi Everyone!  Come on down to see us here on Water Street! We’re open! We have great takeout grab ‘n go options in this first phase of our opening!  Phase 2 will include dine-in seating! Can’t wait to see you! 294 Water Street!
Kelly

Hi Everyone! Come on down to see us here on Water Street! We’re open! We have great takeout grab ‘n go options in this first phase of our opening! Phase 2 will include dine-in seating! Can’t wait to see you! 294 Water Street!
Kelly
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Permit in hand! Rocket Takeout is now officially launched on Water Street, open 8:30 am to 4 pm every day! Left to right is Ops Manager, Christina, staffer, Lilli, Store Manager, Jeremy, Project Manager, Sophie and staffer, Daniel, all ready to serve grab ‘n go Rocket Food during Phase 1 of our reopening plans.  Phase 2 will involve dine-in! Stay tuned! Hope to see you down on Water Street again starting tomorrow!

Permit in hand! Rocket Takeout is now officially launched on Water Street, open 8:30 am to 4 pm every day! Left to right is Ops Manager, Christina, staffer, Lilli, Store Manager, Jeremy, Project Manager, Sophie and staffer, Daniel, all ready to serve grab ‘n go Rocket Food during Phase 1 of our reopening plans. Phase 2 will involve dine-in! Stay tuned! Hope to see you down on Water Street again starting tomorrow! ...

Aw shucks! You can also order direct from Rocket at https://order.rocketbakery.store
Thanks, everyone!

Aw shucks! You can also order direct from Rocket at https://order.rocketbakery.store
Thanks, everyone!
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Hi Gang! Here’s our menu for today! Hope to see you at one of our locations: Baby Rocket in Churchill Square or Rocket Mt. Pearl at 46 Bannister Street! Remember, you can order Rocket Food for pickup or delivery by going to: https://order.rocketbakery.store
Thanks, everyone! Kelly

Hi Gang! Here’s our menu for today! Hope to see you at one of our locations: Baby Rocket in Churchill Square or Rocket Mt. Pearl at 46 Bannister Street! Remember, you can order Rocket Food for pickup or delivery by going to: https://order.rocketbakery.store
Thanks, everyone! Kelly
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Today we’re launching a new salad: our Vietnamese Chopped Veggie Salad! It delicious!  Available at both Rocket Mt. Pearl at 46 Bannister Street and at Baby Rocket in Churchill Square!  And remember! You can order Rocket Food for pick up or delivery by going to https://order.rocketbakery.store! Thanks, gang! Kelly

Today we’re launching a new salad: our Vietnamese Chopped Veggie Salad! It delicious! Available at both Rocket Mt. Pearl at 46 Bannister Street and at Baby Rocket in Churchill Square! And remember! You can order Rocket Food for pick up or delivery by going to https://order.rocketbakery.store! Thanks, gang! Kelly ...

Hi Gang! Here’s today’s menu!  Order Rocket Food for pickup or delivery by going to https://order.rocketbakery.store! :) We’re also available through DoorDash!

Hi Gang! Here’s today’s menu! Order Rocket Food for pickup or delivery by going to https://order.rocketbakery.store! 🙂 We’re also available through DoorDash! ...

Hi Gang! Here’s our menu for today! We have lots of plant-based and no flour options! Hope to see you at either Baby Rocket in Churchill Square or at Rocket Mt. Pearl at 46 Bannister Street! And remember, you can preorder a Rocket Food pickup at https://order.rocketbakery.store or find us on DoorDash! Thx! Kelly

Hi Gang! Here’s our menu for today! We have lots of plant-based and no flour options! Hope to see you at either Baby Rocket in Churchill Square or at Rocket Mt. Pearl at 46 Bannister Street! And remember, you can preorder a Rocket Food pickup at https://order.rocketbakery.store or find us on DoorDash! Thx! Kelly ...

.... and Rocket is open today at both of our locations:  Baby Rocket in Churchill Square and Rocket Mt. Pearl! Hope to see you!  Kelly

.... and Rocket is open today at both of our locations: Baby Rocket in Churchill Square and Rocket Mt. Pearl! Hope to see you! Kelly ...

What’re doin’, Dave?

#lovedowntown 
#cityofstjohns

What’re doin’, Dave?

#lovedowntown
#cityofstjohns
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