2021 Ens Auto Celebrity Take Out Challenge – Team Rock Creek

2021 Ens Auto Celebrity Take Out Challenge

The 2021 Take Out Celebrity Challenge Event partners twelve locally owned restaurants and 24 local celebrities,  to raise funds for numerous local non-profits, as well as increase sales and provide valuable local exposure for the restaurant partners. The restaurant partners have also each committed to providing 800 meals to the Friendship Inn over the course of the next 12 months.


Celebrity Take Out Challenge is an annual event where 2 local celebrities are teamed with a local restaurant partner. Each celebrity team will do their best to promote their restaurant and raise as much money as possible with gift card sales for their restaurant partner. The restaurants are graciously donating 15% of all gift card sold!

You can buy the restaurant gift cards right here on this website and our team will deliver them to your door ( home or office) within 7 days! 

At the end of the event, the winning teams are the ones who sold the most gift cards and increased the Facebook & Instagram fans/followers  of their restaurant partners the most over the challenge period – June 4th – June 20th. 

Meet 2021 Ens Auto Celebrity TAKE OUT CHALLENGE – Team Rock Creek

We are thrilled to introduce you to Team Rock Creek.

Welcome to Team Rock Creek, this duo is a multimedia hit. Gormley’s parents emigrated to Saskatchewan in 1960, settling in Battleford and love him or disagree with him, John is THE undisputed voice of Talk radio in Saskatchewan and has also been on Saskatchewan Business Magazine’s list of the province’s 10 Most Influential People. Mandy Vocke is a reporter at Global News in Saskatoon. She competed on SAIT’s cross-country and track and field teams, so she’s always ready to chase after any news story.

Find out more about the two celebrities and also learn about Rock Creek Restaurants’ specialties! Then show your support for TEAM ROCK CREEK by clicking the button below and purchasing gift cards!


Broadcaster, lawyer and author, John Gormley is a former Member of Parliament whose radio show has become an important part of life in Saskatchewan. John has been a show host on 650 CKOM and 980 CJME for almost 20 years, covering the big topics and conversations, both local and international.

John writes a weekly column for the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Regina Leader-Post and is a regular convention speaker, entertaining audiences on topics ranging from politics to pop culture. At the University of Saskatchewan, he has taught political science students and has been an adjunct faculty member in the College of Law.

John has written two books. His first, “Left Out: Saskatchewan’s NDP and the Relentless Pursuit of Mediocrity” is a Canadian bestseller. His second book “The Gormley Papers: I’m Right and You Know It” is a compilation of newspaper columns touching on everything from current issues to living a better life.


Mandy Vocke graduated from SAIT’s Broadcast News program and received a bachelor of communications from the University of Calgary in 2019. She competed on SAIT’s cross-country and track and field teams, so she’s always ready to chase after any news story.

Mandy started her journalism career in Prince George, B.C., as a weekend reporter and anchor at CKPG News. Telling the personal stories of people in northern B.C. was very rewarding for her.

She enjoys being part of the community in any way she can. She spent many years volunteering at Best Buddies, an organization that builds friendships between people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities. She also volunteered at Big Brothers Big Sisters while she was in Prince George.




Rock Creek is a restaurant company with two locations in Saskatoon. A casual dining experience with an upscale vibe in our lounge and patio. Catering to all ages including children. The menu features a wide range of options including many in-house prepared items.  Also offering new in-house wood smoked recipe – Baby Back Ribs, Brisket, Pulled Pork and cold smoke cheddar and garlic to infuse in several sauces including our smoked caesar salad dressing. Rock Creek has reimagined the menu in ways that elevate Canadian cuisine with a smokey twist!

Enjoy the feeling of the cabin, the smell of campfire and delicious Canadian dishes with a hint of smoke.


Rock Creek is your Kicked-Up Casual Tap & Grill.


How great is this event!

To show your support of our restaurants & celebrities:

  1. Check out their websites.
  2. Check out their social media.
  3. Show support and purchase a gift card – the ultimate commitment


Proceeds from the 2021 event will benefit several local non-profits:


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