Starbucks Canada Welcomes Customers for an Elevated Evening Experience

First three Starbucks locations launch select menu of savoury sharable plates along with
Canadian and international wine, Canadian craft beer and cider

TORONTO, April 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, Starbucks announced the first three locations in Canada to launch the new Starbucks Evenings menu. Starting April 5, the stores at 3079 Bloor St. W., 446 Spadina Rd. and 1740 Avenue Rd. in Toronto will offer the expanded menu as of 2:00 p.m. each day. These locations will also offer the company's exclusive limited quantity Starbucks Reserve® coffees brewed to perfection, on Starbucks own Clover® brewing system, for the discerning tastes of coffee lovers.

 "Starbucks Evenings is focused on creating a new afternoon and evening occasion where customers can gather with friends or family or find a quiet spot by themselves to enjoy a sophisticated and welcoming environment," explains Rossann Williams, president, Starbucks Canada. "We are excited to introduce a new menu of curated savoury sharable plates along with both international and local wines, local craft beer and cider complemented exquisitely with our rare and exotic small-lot Starbucks Reserve® coffees, truly elevating the Starbucks Experience."

Starbucks Evenings Food and Beverage Menu

Exclusive warm, savoury food designed around small plates for sharing:

Artichoke and Goat Cheese Flatbread
Meatballs with Tomato Basil Sauce
Spinach Artichoke Spinach Dip with Pita Chips
Parmesan Crusted Chicken Skewers
Bacon Wrapped Dates with Balsamic Glaze
Truffle Mac and Cheese
Chicken Sausage and Mushroom Flatbread
Truffle Popcorn

Wine:

Prosecco - Villa Sandi, "Il Fresco" DOC Treviso, Italy
Sauvignon Blanc - Kim Crawford, New Zealand
Riesling - Fielding Estate Winery, VQA Niagara Peninsula, Canada
Chardonnay - Vintage Ink, VQA Niagara Peninsula, Canada
Pinot Grigio - Santa Margherita, Italy
Malbec - Trapiche Broquel, Argentina
Red Blend – Menage a Trois Midnight, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon - The Show, California, USA
Chianti - Rocca Delle Macie, Italy
Red Blend - The Conspiracy, VQA Niagara Peninsula, Canada

Canadian Craft Beer & Cider:

Amsterdam - Blonde - Lager
Amsterdam - Big Wheel - Amber Ale
Muskoka - Mad Tom - IPA
Muskoka - Detour - Sessionable IPA
Muskoka - Summerweiss - Seasonal Wheat Beer
Muskoka - Winterweiss - Seasonal Wheat Beer
Pommies – Pommies Dry Cider

Starbucks Evenings premiered in Seattle in 2010, and has since launched at more than 300 locations across the United States, with one location in the UK and one in Japan.

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About Starbucks

Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting high-quality arabica coffee. Today, with stores around the globe, the company is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world. Through our unwavering commitment to excellence and our guiding principles, we bring the unique Starbucks Experience to life for every customer through every cup. To share in the experience, please visit us in our stores or online at www.starbucks.ca and the Starbucks Newsroom at www.news.starbucks.com.

SOURCE Starbucks Coffee Canada

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For further information: Madeleine Löwenborg-Frick, Starbucks Canada, mlowenbo@starbucks.com, or press@starbucks.com

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