The Canucks are turning to Rogers Arena in a drive-thru food stop


The Vancouver Canucks are welcoming fans back to the Rogers Arena, beginning Wednesday, for a new experience. They have not hosted a game of hockey since March 10, so the Canucks are pivoting for the moment, to become a distributor of food products.After the success of the provision of meals for the charity, with the Canucks staff of the configuration of an assembly line on the floor of the arena, the team is now going to offer food to the public to purchase.

The collaboration with the local restaurants, the team has unveiled “the Canucks Market,” offering “complete meals, typical dishes, and the farm-fresh provisions” to enjoy at home. Orders can be placed online by the Canucks web site, with meals available for the ice-level pick-up at Rogers Arena on foot or drive-thru, or without contact, home delivery for people in Vancouver and the North Shore.

“The Canucks Market illustrates why our local team is a leader in the community,” said Michael Doyle, President of Live entertainment and Home to the Canucks Sports and Entertainment. “Restaurants take up challenges to evolve and innovate, this concept celebrates how the brands come together, in a single place, accessible online.”

The “drive-thru” will be available outside of the Expo Boulevard, just beyond the Door 10 across the street from Costco. It will be open from Wednesday to Sunday, from 12-7 pm.

The food of four of Aquilini owned by Toptable Group of restaurants will be presented, including Elisa, Blue Water Cafe, CinCin, and Thierry. Other popular local specialties will also be presented, including the Café of the Medina, Dirty Apron, and Earnest Ice Cream.

The Canucks, the hospitality of the team is to create dishes that are available for purchase too, ranging from $72 prime rib dinner to a value of 17 “mini fan dinner for two”, which includes hot dogs, popcorn, and strawberries with chocolate sauce.

A small number of Canucks team Store merchandise will be available for purchase, while the team also invites online donations for the Canucks for Kids Fund, the Vancouver Food Bank, and even pay for a meal for a front line worker. In addition, front-line workers as the purchase of their own meals will be given 25% of their orders.


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