Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

The Workbench

Build your own flavours.

Head up to The Workbench, the newly renovated and re-imagined food services location on campus. Get your day started with a hot breakfast or fuel up for your afternoon with one of our rotating hot lunch entrees. We have your cravings covered with the option to build your own personal pizza, sandwiches, wrap and salads.

  Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

  Changes in Hours



Trades and Technology Building: second floor

Campus favourites

BBQ chicken pizza, butter chicken, chicken Caesar wrap, breakfast burritos

Menu options

Rotating daily breakfast and hot entrée menu, 7” personal pizzas, hot dogs, smokies, desserts, and bakery items. Build your own personal pizzas, sandwiches, wraps and salads.

Additional offerings

HOWL Coffee

TRU’s very own custom coffee. Brewing only 100% fair trade organic certified coffee, sourced ethically in partnership with Fair Trade Canada. HOWL Coffee creates a unique brand on campus, especially for the socially conscious student.

TRU Fill It Forward (Cupanion)

TRU Food Services has teamed up with the Sustainability Office to support the TRU Fill It Forward Program. Every coffee you purchase, you will be rewarded with points on the app when you use your re-usable mug. Use the Fill It Forward app to scan the locations unique barcode at any of these locations (Trades Café, International Café, Upper Level Café, Urban Market and Bean Me Up), after 10 coffee purchases you will get a free coffee!

Eco-Container Reusable Program

This program is in partnership with the TRU Sustainability Office with the goal to cut down on waste by reducing the amount of compostable takeout containers. Available at the Urban Market, The U&M Deli, The Workbench and International Café. Ask for your meal in a reusable eco-container, get a stamp card, return your used container at any participating location and get your card stamped, collect 10 stamps and get a free meal ($10 value before tax). It's easy, reuse and earn free meals!

Payment options

Dining Card, cash, debit, MasterCard and Visa

The Workbench
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