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)

272 Water Street
*Temporarily closed while we move to 294 Water Street*

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 9am to 3pm!
Click here to order online!

 

Rocket’s now open 7 days-a-week! Starting Monday, our Mt. Pearl location will also be open from 8 am to 3 pm! Baby Rocket in Churchill Square remains 9 am to 3 pm for now.  Thanks, everyone!

Rocket’s now open 7 days-a-week! Starting Monday, our Mt. Pearl location will also be open from 8 am to 3 pm! Baby Rocket in Churchill Square remains 9 am to 3 pm for now. Thanks, everyone! ...

Lots of new goodies today! Looking forward to seeing you today!
#mppcc 
#lovedowntown 
#nlvegans

Lots of new goodies today! Looking forward to seeing you today!
#mppcc
#lovedowntown
#nlvegans
...

Scones and coffee! A match made in heaven! Hope to see you at either Baby Rocket in Churchill Square or at Rocket Mt. Pearl at 46 Bannister Street today!  Remember, you can order ahead and SKIP THE LINE!  Go to https://order.rocketbakery.store
Thanks, everyone! Kelly

Scones and coffee! A match made in heaven! Hope to see you at either Baby Rocket in Churchill Square or at Rocket Mt. Pearl at 46 Bannister Street today! Remember, you can order ahead and SKIP THE LINE! Go to https://order.rocketbakery.store
Thanks, everyone! Kelly
...

Rocket is open again today! Next week we’re back to 7 days a week! Thanks to everyone for your patience and encouragement to keep going while we rebuild.  It means more to us than you can know!  Kelly

Rocket is open again today! Next week we’re back to 7 days a week! Thanks to everyone for your patience and encouragement to keep going while we rebuild. It means more to us than you can know! Kelly ...

Hi Gang! Here’s our menu for today! Just so you know, our soups, fish cakes, crackers and hummus are “no flour added”! Of course, we also have new aged cheddar and green onion biscuits, cinnamon buns, chocolate and butter croissants, cookies, granola bars and more!!Hope to see you today at either Baby Rocket in Churchill Square or at Rocket Mt. Pearl, 46 Bannister Street!  Kelly + the Rocket Gang!

Hi Gang! Here’s our menu for today! Just so you know, our soups, fish cakes, crackers and hummus are “no flour added”! Of course, we also have new aged cheddar and green onion biscuits, cinnamon buns, chocolate and butter croissants, cookies, granola bars and more!!Hope to see you today at either Baby Rocket in Churchill Square or at Rocket Mt. Pearl, 46 Bannister Street! Kelly + the Rocket Gang! ...

That’s right! We’re happy to be able to offer our chocolate cake (photo), carrot cake and real raspberry chocolate cakes again by preorder!  Here’s the link!  https://order/rocketbakery.store/preorder

That’s right! We’re happy to be able to offer our chocolate cake (photo), carrot cake and real raspberry chocolate cakes again by preorder! Here’s the link! https://order/rocketbakery.store/preorder ...

Hi Gang! Rocket’s now open 5 days a week, 9 am to 3 pm, Tuesday to Saturday, and going for 7! Stay tuned as we continue to get up and running!  Remember, you can order Rocket Food from your bed or bath! 😃👍🚀
https://order.rocketbakery.store

Hi Gang! Rocket’s now open 5 days a week, 9 am to 3 pm, Tuesday to Saturday, and going for 7! Stay tuned as we continue to get up and running! Remember, you can order Rocket Food from your bed or bath! 😃👍🚀
https://order.rocketbakery.store
...

Our menu today! We’ll be adding to it as we go along in the coming days and weeks! Thanks, everyone!

Our menu today! We’ll be adding to it as we go along in the coming days and weeks! Thanks, everyone! ...

Hi Everyone! Rocket’s expanding to 5 days a week so we’re open today, 9 am to 3 pm!  Special for today, we have these fabulous aged cheddar and onion biscuits on-the-go! Awesome for your morning breakfast sandwich with eggs, bacon, (more) cheese, tomatoes and greens! Hope to see you soon! 
Kelly and the Gang at Rocket
#buildingbackuptosevendays
#bakerylove 
@mountpearlparadisechamber 
@st.johnsbot 
#yyteats

Hi Everyone! Rocket’s expanding to 5 days a week so we’re open today, 9 am to 3 pm! Special for today, we have these fabulous aged cheddar and onion biscuits on-the-go! Awesome for your morning breakfast sandwich with eggs, bacon, (more) cheese, tomatoes and greens! Hope to see you soon!
Kelly and the Gang at Rocket
#buildingbackuptosevendays
#bakerylove
@mountpearlparadisechamber
@st.johnsbot
#yyteats
...

Lots of hot cross buns, cinnamon buns, scones and more available right now, too!  Come and see us at either Rocket Mt. Pearl (46 Bannister Street) or Baby Rocket in Churchill Square until 3 pm today!  Next week, we’re expanding to 5 days a week (yahoo!) so hope to see you starting Tuesday!

Lots of hot cross buns, cinnamon buns, scones and more available right now, too! Come and see us at either Rocket Mt. Pearl (46 Bannister Street) or Baby Rocket in Churchill Square until 3 pm today! Next week, we’re expanding to 5 days a week (yahoo!) so hope to see you starting Tuesday! ...