Thanksgiving is way more fun when someone else is taking care of shopping and prepping, so why not make it easy on yourself this year? Here are 5 places in Calgary where you can grab Thanksgiving dinner to-go and take the hassle out of the holidays.
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Take advantage of the Reserve-A-Bird offer and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings. Choose between a 15 or 22-pound free-range whole turkey and a selection of sides including potatoes, corn, butternut squash, and leek wild rice pilaf, brioche stuffing, squash and root vegetables, gravy, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. The Weston offers a ton of à la carte enhancements and some gluton free dish options too. To order call 403-508-5231.
$375 for the 15-pound turkey dinner (serves 12 to 15 people)
$575 for the 22-pound turkey dinner (serves 20 to 22 people)
Pick Up/Delivery: More detail will be given when order is placed.
Address: 320 4 Avenue SW
This market has you covered if you’re looking to purchase your meal for a stellar Thanksgiving dinner. You can get all of your favourite dishes – and more importantly desserts – to-go from Sunterra. There’s a deep dish pumpkin pie and an apple cranberry strudel up for grabs, just saying. If you’re simply after a turkey, Sunterra will cook and carve it for an additional $30. Aside from being able to purchase individual dishes, you can opt for the market’s catering option which gives you a choice of four main entrees, a salad, and sides. Call 403-263-9759 or order online.
$31.99 per person for the bourbon mustard glazed Sunterra Farms ham
$37.99 per person for turkey and all the trimmings
$38.99 per person for the roasted prime rib
$40.99 per person for the turducken roll
Included with all entrees: a choice of two salads, a choice of four potatoes sides, and several add-ons such as vegetables, bread and rolls, desserts, fruit, a cheese tray, and coffee and tea. This catering offer is for a minimum ten people.
Pick Up/Delivery: Available for delivery upon order.
Address: Locations across Calgary.
With a winter menu that’s perfect for Thanksgiving dinner, The Main Dish has all things holiday. Buy the individual dishes to get everything you want out of the meal and choose from entrees like roasted citrus and herb turkey breast, pistachio kale stuffing and Reisling pan gravy, slow-cooked short ribs, pancetta wrapped pork tenderloin, beef striploin, roast chicken, honey mustard ham, and whiskey maple salmon. Side choices consist of vegetables, Brussels sprouts, potatoes, grilled broccolini, beets, and rice with wild mushrooms. To place an order call 403-265-3474.
Hotel Blackfoot’s Thanksgiving Carve-A-Deal is available from Friday, October 7 to Monday, October 10. Executive Chef Jason Pederson and his team are taking cooking duty off your hands by offering a meal of many items, including all your festive favourites including turkey, dessert, and à la carte dishes wrapped in oven-ready foil containers. Orders must be made at least four days in advance and can be booked by calling 403-259-1705.
$295 for the small 13-pound turkey dinner (serves 8 to 10 people)
$445 for the large 20-pound turkey dinner (serves 16 to 20 people)
Pick Up/Delivery: Pick up times are available every 30 minutes via you request from 3 to 7pm during the four days of the offer.
Address: 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE
The Carriage House Inn is offering a take out Thanksgiving dinner from Saturday, October 8 to Monday, October 10. The meal includes a choice of baked ham with pineapple sauce or roast turkey with traditional gravy and cranberry sauce for the entree. These are served with mashed potatoes, honey glazed carrots, vegetables, buns, and pumpkin pie. Call 403 -253-1101 to place your order.
$160 for the 7-pound ham (10 to 12 people)
$180 for the 10-pound turkey (serves 6 to 7 people)
$270 for the 15-pound turkey (serves 13 to 15 people)
Pick Up/Delivery: Pick up between 2 and 5:30pm.
Address: 9030 Macleod Trail S