Christmas to go 2017: These Toronto kitchens will do the cooking for you

Dec 5 2017, 5:07 pm

Christmas is just around the corner and fine food purveyors across Toronto want to give you a holiday from the kitchen!

Whether looking for a fully cooked feast, supplementary sides, vegan-alternatives, or just a head-start on all the prep work, these Toronto kitchens have got you covered with an abundance of merry meals.

Here’s who to call when you want to get Christmas dinner catered in Toronto.

Doug’s Public Kitchen

The organic, vegan, and gluten-free holiday dinner from Doug’s is available for parties of two to three guests for $75, or for up to five people for $140. Complete meals include herbed French lentil and millet loaf, maple glazed carrots and brussels sprouts, apple-sage stuffing, garlic mash, farmers’ gravy, and orange scented cranberry compote.

Pick-up times available between December 22 and December 24.

Address: 561 Marlee Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 647-341-1736


Drake Commissary

The Drake Commissary christmas dinner turkey

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Available for parties of eight or more and priced at $55 per person, this fully cooked turkey-dinner is available for delivery. On the menu, a whole roasted turkey, sourdough stuffing, brussel sprouts, maple-glazed hierloom carrots, baked pomme aligot, cranberry sauce, pull apart buns, and sugar pie for dessert.

Alternately, let the commissary do all the prep and pick-up a brined bird, pre-chopped veggies with step-by-step instructions ($284, feeds eight.)

Address: 128A Sterling Road, Toronto
Phone: 416-432-2922

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McEwan’s offers holiday meals including whole turkey dinners with all the fixings (gravy, cranberry sauce, brussel sprouts, roasted root vegetables, spun potatoes, stuffing, bread and salad with champagne vinaigrette) in three sizes. Serve eight to ten guests for $225, up to 15 guests for $299, or 16 to 20 people for $410.

Not a fan of turkey? Here you’ll find menus centred around beef tenderloin and roasted leg of lamb too. Allow at least 24 hours advance notice for orders. Delivery available.

Address: CF Shops at Don Mills, 38 Karl Fraser Road, Toronto
Phone: 416-444-6262 x 228


pusateri christmas dinner


Let this fine foods purveyor provide cheats like a la carte hor d’oeuvres, platters, and sides to supplement your efforts or let them do all the cooking with prix fixe menus and feasts on offer.

A complete turkey dinner for parties of eight is priced at $250 and includes baked brie, salad, sweet potato soup, whole roasted turkey with bread stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, garlic whipped potatoes, roasted root veg, green beans Almondine, and a maple pecan pie for dessert. Order online or by phone.

Address: 57 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 416-785-9100

Address: Bayview Village Shopping Centre, 2901 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 416-785-9100

Address: 1539 Avenue Road, Toronto
Phone: 416-785-9124

Address: 240 Leighland Avenue, Oakville
Phone: 905-849-1249

Address: Saks Food Hall by Pusateri’s at CF Toronto Eaton Centre, 176 Yonge Street
Phone: 416-365-3130

Address: Saks Food Hall by Pusateri’s at CF Sherway Gardens, 25 The West Mall, Toronto
Phone: 416-785-9100

Sanagan’s Meat Locker

On the holiday menu from this boutique butcher shop are all the prepared foods you could ever ask for; stuffed turkey, beef wellington, tourtiere, cassoulet, Christmas pudding, etc.

The butcher counter has got show-stopping entrees covered too, including a line-up of bacon-wrapped boneless hens stuffed with a fennel sausage, lamb chops, Côtes de Bœuf, and more.

Address: 176 Baldwin Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-593-9747

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Summerhill Market

Summerhill Market stuffing christmas dinner

Summerhill Market

Online ordering makes making Christmas dinner as easy as clicking a button. Orders for pick-up can be made with just 72 hours notice and while the holiday menu includes traditional turkey dinners priced at $31 per person, and beef tenderloin dinner for $39, there’s also traditional side dishes includinc stuffing, scalloped potatoes, and roasted veggies available by the tray.

Address: 446 Summerhill Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 416-921-2714 x 218

Address: 1054 Mt.Pleasant Road, Toronto
Phone: 416-921-2714 x 218

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Whether looking for a plated Christmas dinner for one, or feeding 8 to 10, this bistro in The Beach(es) has got you covered. Take-out dinners for those flying solo can be had for $53 per order. Meanwhile, family menus range from $329 to $394 and feature options like whole turkey, leg of lamb and beef tenderloin with all the trimmings. Delivery available for a fee.

Address: 2343 Queen Street East, Toronto
Phone: 416-696-7392

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The plant powered Christmas dinner on offer from this vegan butcher is priced at $29.95 per person and opens with soup and sweet potato casserole followed by chick’n cordon vert, glazed carrots, stuffing, cranberry ginger chutney, mushroom gravy and a pumpkin tart for dessert. Quantities are limited. Advance orders must be in by December 19 for pick-up on December 23 or 24.

Address: 705 College Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-645-0117

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