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 July 5th, 2021)

294 Water Street (next to Yellowbelly)
Open for Takeout: 7 days a week from 8:30am to 6pm!
Click here to order online!

Churchill Square
Open for Takeout: 7 days a week from 9am to 6pm!
Click here to order online!

Mount Pearl (46c Bannister Street)
Open for Dine-In & Takeout: 7 days a week from 8am to 6pm!
Click here to order online!

 

Whenever Regatta Day takes place, Rocket will be open! 😃👍 Today, our popular tomato basil soup and Vietnamese chopped veggie salad return! Hope to see you today!

Whenever Regatta Day takes place, Rocket will be open! 😃👍 Today, our popular tomato basil soup and Vietnamese chopped veggie salad return! Hope to see you today! ...

Hi Everyone! Make a visit to Rocket a part of your Regatta Day plans! All 3 locations will be open: Churchill Square, Rocket Water Street and Rocket Mt. Pearl!  Or stop in on your way to the Regatta and put together a picnic! Here’s today’s menu, starting with dessert!

- Rocket’s FLAKIE is super popular with its homemade puff pastry and real whipped cream! Delectable!  Lots of other goodies, too!

- Bacon Egg Cheddar, Tomato + Spinach on a Butter Croissant or Cheddar Green Onion Biscuit

- “The Rocket” Roast Chicken Sandwich

- Ham + Swiss w/ Cranberry Apple Relish Sandwich

- Rocket Hummus + Veggie Sandwich (V)

- Carrot Orange Ginger Soup (V + No Flour)

- Rocket’s Famous Fish Cakes

- Pad Thai-inspired Chickpea Salad, Pesto Presto Pasta Salad, Spinach Salad with Home-roasted Chicken, Rocket’s Nutty Topper and Basil Lime Dressing

Hi Everyone! Make a visit to Rocket a part of your Regatta Day plans! All 3 locations will be open: Churchill Square, Rocket Water Street and Rocket Mt. Pearl! Or stop in on your way to the Regatta and put together a picnic! Here’s today’s menu, starting with dessert!

- Rocket’s FLAKIE is super popular with its homemade puff pastry and real whipped cream! Delectable! Lots of other goodies, too!

- Bacon Egg Cheddar, Tomato + Spinach on a Butter Croissant or Cheddar Green Onion Biscuit

- “The Rocket” Roast Chicken Sandwich

- Ham + Swiss w/ Cranberry Apple Relish Sandwich

- Rocket Hummus + Veggie Sandwich (V)

- Carrot Orange Ginger Soup (V + No Flour)

- Rocket’s Famous Fish Cakes

- Pad Thai-inspired Chickpea Salad, Pesto Presto Pasta Salad, Spinach Salad with Home-roasted Chicken, Rocket’s Nutty Topper and Basil Lime Dressing
...

Cal and Wilson are back, enjoying the great outdoors in Mt. Pearl, and life is starting to seem “normal”!

Cal and Wilson are back, enjoying the great outdoors in Mt. Pearl, and life is starting to seem “normal”! ...

Rocket’s Ballistic Brownies are out-of-this-world! Super chocolatey fudginess topped with our classic chocolate icing! Delicious! Here’s today’s menu!

Bacon Egg Cheddar Spinach + Tomato on a Butter Croissant or Cheddar Green Onion Biscuit

“The Rocket” Roast Chicken Sandwich

Ham & Swiss /w Partridgeberry Apple Relish

Hummus & Veggie Sandwich (V)

Rocket’s Famous Fish Cakes

Summer Soup: Carrot Orange Ginger (V + No Flour)

Pad Thai-inspired Chickpea Salad, Presto Pesto Pasta Salad, Spinach Salad with Chicken and Lime Basil Dressing, too!

Blueberry Scones + Lots of Other Goodies!

Rocket’s Ballistic Brownies are out-of-this-world! Super chocolatey fudginess topped with our classic chocolate icing! Delicious! Here’s today’s menu!

Bacon Egg Cheddar Spinach + Tomato on a Butter Croissant or Cheddar Green Onion Biscuit

“The Rocket” Roast Chicken Sandwich

Ham & Swiss /w Partridgeberry Apple Relish

Hummus & Veggie Sandwich (V)

Rocket’s Famous Fish Cakes

Summer Soup: Carrot Orange Ginger (V + No Flour)

Pad Thai-inspired Chickpea Salad, Presto Pesto Pasta Salad, Spinach Salad with Chicken and Lime Basil Dressing, too!

Blueberry Scones + Lots of Other Goodies!
...

Today’s Menu!

* Bacon Egg Cheddar Spinach + Tomato on our Butter Croissant or Cheddar Green Onion Biscuit
* “The Rocket” Roast Chicken Sandwich
* Ham + Swiss w/ Partridgeberry Apple Relish Sandwich
* Rocket Hummus and Veggie Sandwich (V)
* Broccoli Salad with Tahini Maple Dressing (V + No Flour)
* Presto Pesto Pasta with Toasted Pine Nuts, Basil and Spinach
* Pad Thai-inspired Chickpea Salad
* Spinach Salad with Chicken, Nutty Topper and Basil Lime Dressing
* Famous Fish Cakes (No Flour)
* Carrot Orange Ginger Soup (V + No Flour) 
* Blueberry Scones, Flakies, Apricot Pinwheels, Croissants, Cinnamon Buns, Cookies, Brownies, Macarons and more!

We have new, additional space at our Mt. Pearl location so there’s now plenty of seating! 

Remember, you can skip the line and order ahead at: https://order.rocketbakery.store
Thanks, everyone! Kelly

Today’s Menu!

* Bacon Egg Cheddar Spinach + Tomato on our Butter Croissant or Cheddar Green Onion Biscuit
* “The Rocket” Roast Chicken Sandwich
* Ham + Swiss w/ Partridgeberry Apple Relish Sandwich
* Rocket Hummus and Veggie Sandwich (V)
* Broccoli Salad with Tahini Maple Dressing (V + No Flour)
* Presto Pesto Pasta with Toasted Pine Nuts, Basil and Spinach
* Pad Thai-inspired Chickpea Salad
* Spinach Salad with Chicken, Nutty Topper and Basil Lime Dressing
* Famous Fish Cakes (No Flour)
* Carrot Orange Ginger Soup (V + No Flour)
* Blueberry Scones, Flakies, Apricot Pinwheels, Croissants, Cinnamon Buns, Cookies, Brownies, Macarons and more!

We have new, additional space at our Mt. Pearl location so there’s now plenty of seating!

Remember, you can skip the line and order ahead at: https://order.rocketbakery.store
Thanks, everyone! Kelly
...

Come on in and try our new macaron flavours: pineapple, watermelon and peach! They taste like summer! 😃
@yyteats 
#lovestjohns 
#mppcc 
#macarons

Come on in and try our new macaron flavours: pineapple, watermelon and peach! They taste like summer! 😃
@yyteats
#lovestjohns
#mppcc
#macarons
...

Speech Interrupted! Mayor Dave Aker is surprised with a Rocket Bakery cake delivered by Compusult’s Nanuk Model 200 robot to celebrate Mt. Pearl Days at Centennial Square today!!

Speech Interrupted! Mayor Dave Aker is surprised with a Rocket Bakery cake delivered by Compusult’s Nanuk Model 200 robot to celebrate Mt. Pearl Days at Centennial Square today!! ...

Hi Gang! Here’s today’s menu! Hope to see you down on Water Street’s pedestrian mall, at Mt. Pearl’s pedestrian mall in Centennial Square for Mt. Pearl Days or at Baby Rocket in Churchill Square! Kelly

Hi Gang! Here’s today’s menu! Hope to see you down on Water Street’s pedestrian mall, at Mt. Pearl’s pedestrian mall in Centennial Square for Mt. Pearl Days or at Baby Rocket in Churchill Square! Kelly ...