Recent News!


Meals Squared

You probably know that in addition to operating a thriving café & catering business, the HHC provides training to Stella’s Circle Participants.   What you may not know is that the Hungry Heart Cafe provides approximately 2500 low cost meals for our participants each year. Sharing a meal at community events brings great enjoyment to all… Read more »


Clean Start Employer Profile: Telelink

Last June Stella’s Circle launched Clean Start, a commercial cleaning social enterprise, in part thanks to funding from Chevron Canada. Stella’s Circle participants who face barriers in their community receive complete on-the-job training with a team leader from the organization. Clean Start trainees work alongside professional cleaners with more than 35 years combined experience. Profits… Read more »


Lisa Browne Named Top 50 CEO

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                 Thursday, May 18, 2017 For Immediate Release Stella’s Circle CEO Named Top 50 in Atlantic Canada St. John’s, NL – Stella’s Circle CEO, Lisa Browne, has been named one of the Top 50 CEOs in Atlantic Canada by the Atlantic Business Magazine. This news was made public last night at the 19th annual… Read more »


Mother’s Day Brunch

Brunch at the Hungry Heart is the perfect way to spend Mother’s Day. With a special menu to honour the occasion, the whole family will be impressed! Contact the cafe to book your table today – dining@stellascircle.ca or  738-6164.


Mental Health Awareness Week

Drop down to Rawlins Cross on Wednesday, May 3 at 6:15pm and you’ll hear the Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir #GetLoud for Mental Health.  They’ll be singing the original song they wrote with Amelia Curran – BE THE CHANGE. This song was recently premiered at the LSPU Hall at Stella’s Circle Sings for Canada on April… Read more »


Malaysian Theme Dinner

On May 26 & 27, the Hungry Heart Café will host a Malaysian Feast. The multi-ethnicity of Malaysia has shaped the cuisine. China, India, Thailand, Indonesia & even Middle Eastern influences are present, creating a very diverse palette of flavours. Rice is central to any Malaysian menu, and dishes of beef, pork, chicken, lamb &… Read more »


Film Screening & Panel: BE THE CHANGE

Join us for a screening of a heartwarming film that documents the Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir’s experience writing an original song with Juno Award winning singer/songwriter Amelia Curran. Produced by Roger Maunder of UpSkyDown Films and Amelia, this insightful and revealing film celebrates themes of inclusion and community. At the conclusion of the film, we… Read more »


Spanish Inspired Tapas at the Hungry Heart

Join us at the Hungry Heart Cafe for an evening of Spanish inspired small plates! It is one of our favourite ways to explore different flavours and culinary traditions, and Spain has much to explore. Familiar ingredients including salt cod, shrimp, poultry, pork, potatoes, peppers, olives, citrus, fresh herbs, nuts, and cheese, will all be… Read more »


Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir with Amelia Curran

Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir, together with Amelia Curran, is celebrating inclusion and community for Canada’s 150th birthday at Stella’s Circle Sings for Canada!  With performances by the Inclusion Choir and Juno Award-winning Amelia Curran, this event will showcase an original song written in collaboration with Amelia.  The audience will also be treated to a screening… Read more »


Sri Lankan Theme Dinner

Sri Lankan cuisine is known for great variety.  Experience an intense menu centering around rice and curry, featuring fish, pork, poultry, and the non-traditional moose. Savour delectable sambols (relishes), mallums, (greens), and sundals (salads) melding the traditional, coconut, lime and spices. Join us at the Hungry Heart Café for a delicious five course theme dinner… Read more »