A drink with that movie, popcorn?
Movie-goers in Coquitlam will soon be able to enjoy beverages and dinner menu items brought by serving staff right to their theatre seat when the new SilverCity VIP cinema opens this week.
The improved service is available at five of the 20 screens at the Schoolhouse Street theatre for guests aged 19 years and older and also includes access to a dining lounge that serves alcohol.
Cineplex Entertainment announced the completion of the renovations and told The Tri-City News that the Coquitlam theatre would be the first of its kind in British Columbia.
“Our VIP cinemas are extremely popular with our guests and are usually the first auditoriums to sell out at a theatre,” said Ellis Jacob, president of Cineplex Entertainment. “Guests have responded very positively to the many great features that our VIP cinemas have to offer.”
Three other VIP operations already operate in Ontario and the company said that more are expected to open in British Columbia in the new year.
In addition to movie snacks like popcorn and soda, ticket-buyers will also have access to a wide-ranging dinner menu that includes pizza, chicken wraps and appetizers like spring rolls. The food can be enjoyed in the lounge or brought to the seating area by a server.
The liquor licence is expected to be issued in the next couple of days.