Let’s face it: cooking a complete turkey feast with all the fixings can be an overwhelming task even for the most savvy home cooks. Thankfully, more and more of our favourite restaurants, grocery stores and meal kit providers are putting together holiday dinner options that take the stress out of cooking for the holiday. From a fried chicken feast to a proper seven course dinner, read on for our favourite holiday feasts to order in across Canada.
HelloFresh Gourmet Holiday Box
Not a turkey fan? No problem. Hello Fresh is offering a Gourmet Holiday Box that includes everything you need to whip up a seriously impressive seven course holiday dinner. The menu includes a rosemary-garlic striploin roast with horseradish cream, classic beef gravy, brown sugar-glazed heirloom carrots, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, green bean gratin, flaky sausage rolls and orange-cranberry holiday trifle for dessert. No HelloFresh subscription is required, and the deadline to order is December 14 with a delivery date of December 22. Boxes are priced at $200 for 6 servings or $300 for 10 servings.
Farm Boy Christmas Family Dinner
Craving the full turkey experience without all the heavy lifting? The Farm Boy Christmas Dinner 2022 is available Ontario-wide and features a golden roast turkey served with turkey gravy and cranberry ginger sauce, along with cranberry apple sausage stuffing, chive mashed potatoes, slivered carrots and rutabaga, and roasted shredded Brussels sprouts. All you have to do is heat and serve! Order online or in stores and pick up on December 22, 23 or 24.
Mary Brown's Chicken Frosty Feast
A fried chicken Christmas dinner? Don’t mind if we do! This Frosty Feast from Canadian takeout favourite Mary Brown’s Chicken includes 10 pieces of signature chicken, a large order of taters, a large gravy, a large salad and four of their just-launched buttery biscuits. It easily feeds four and at $38 you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more affordable option. All you have to do is unbox and serve!
Chefs Plate Holiday Box
Hosting a smaller holiday gathering for two or four? This holiday box option from Chefs Plate is a solid option that features all the fixings for holiday turkey and apple-bacon stuffing with thyme gravy, plus a dessert of mini apple and peart tarts with maple caramel and whipped cream. It’s a regular menu item, so you can place the order as part of your subscription plan and it can be delivered as early as December 18.
Swiss Chalet Festive Special
A Canadian classic, the Swiss Chalet Festive Special has been around for ages, and for good reason! It has all the holiday flavours you know and love, featuring their signature Quarter Chicken, it’s served alongside stuffing, cranberry sauce, a dinner roll, your choice of side, Chalet Dipping Sauce and 5 Lindor Chocolate Truffles. This year’s Festive Special also includes a $10 Chalet Cash Voucher to use towards future orders. If you’re flying solo this holiday season or want to be able to customize many meals for different people, this is a fail-safe option that hits all those nostalgic holiday notes.