With everything that has happened over the past two years, now more than ever do have health and safety to be thankful for. While we may not be able to have the same festive gatherings with friends and family like we used to, an intimate affair is still very much possible to reflect on all things to be grateful for.
October is usually a time for preparing for a huge Turkey spread with side dishes and dessert. But with everything that has occurred with the big C, you can take this holiday off and leave it to professionals to steal the show. Now it’s more valuable to spend this time with loved ones rather than being in the kitchen. Restaurants, grocers, catering services, and many shops have special Thanksgiving menus available to choose from. These are all available for takeout, delivery, or pickup. There are so many dinner to-go options for a luscious family dinner that everyone will love.
As a trusted name in the events industry, KACE Catering is a go-to for important functions and many different occasions. At this time, they have made many of their best-sellers available for takeout and delivery. You can enjoy their amazing grazing spreads through their charcuterie boxes and they also create special menus for occasions and holidays.
You can expect the best delicious food and most convenient service from their team. They offer add-ons and custom options for you. Things may be different in lieu of COVID-19 but catering services like KACE make sure that holidays retain their warmth and flair.
- website: www.kacecatering.com/
- address: 1230 Sheppard Ave W, Unit 12, North York, ON M3K1Z9
O & B At Home
The Oliver and Bonacini Hospitality group is behind famous Canadian restaurants such as Canoe and Leña. O & B At Home allows people to enjoy great food without needing to step out of their homes. They offer groceries and frozen family meals, chef kits, beer, wine, and liquor. They offer only high-quality ingredients that they themselves use in their restaurants.
They offer Cleaver Meat Co. where you can enjoy a five-star steakhouse experience with their fine selection of steaks, chicken, ribs, and chops. Each is perfectly paired with their chef-made rubs, sauces, and marinades. These also come with scrumptious side dishes. Also check out their gift baskets, build-at-home chef kits, and wonderful selection of wine, beer, and liquor. All of these can be delivered straight to your door for a luscious Thanksgiving meal.
- website: www.oliverbonacini.com/
Ufficio is one of Toronto’s best Italian restaurants. With a menu that boasts authentic tasty dishes, you can be sure to find something for anyone, and everyone will enjoy it. They offer vegan options that are truly tasty and mouthwatering for gatherings.
They have appetizers, pasta, and plant-based pasta, sides, sandwiches, dessert, and their plant-based cheese to go. Vegan or not, these are made with love and skill and each dish is so incredibly tasty that you won’t even notice that these are vegan and plant-based. Get restaurant-quality holiday food with their famous menu.
- website: ufficiorestaurant.com
- address: 1214 Dundas St. West Toronto, ON
The distinguished Café Boulud inside the Four Seasons Hotel is currently closed for dine-in reservations. The good news is, however, that their renowned classics are available for takeaway This coming October, heartily delight in their current selection.
They have cheese and charcuterie, charcuterie, crevettes, caviar, niçoise salad, steak tartare parisien, rotisserie chicken, poached Atlantic salmon, Frenchie Burger, and 10oz Penokean BY Strip Steak Frites. Take your pick and create a custom menu for your dinner with loved ones whether in person or online.
- website: four-seasons-toronto.myshopify.com/
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The Drake’s annual Get Stuffed menu is your Thanksgiving dream dinner. You can have a Turkey dinner that comes with all the fixings we all love and their signature dessert. This is a heartwarming dinner you would love to share with family or friends.
Choose from their chef offers from slow-roasted turkey and sourdough stuffing and apple pie to different sides like mashed potatoes, maple-glazed carrots, and fennel sausage. Reserve early because slots get easily sold out. These are tried and tested favorites that many people line up to enjoy.
- website: www.thedrake.ca/
- address: 1150 Queen Street West
Kiss the Cook
When we talk about established caterers, you can’t miss Kiss the Cook. This company is one of the most esteemed and well-respected in the industry. Dependable as can be, they have released their festive menu that is made especially for the holiday season.
For Thanksgiving, they have their very own Festive Turkey Feast. Here you have your own choice of entrée whether you want carved slices of roasted lemon and herb brined turkey breast and dark meat roulade or a whole roasted turkey. This comes with all the fixings and sides that make this holiday all the more delightful. There are deluxe add-ons available to order on top of this heavenly spread as well.
- website: www.kissthecookcatering.com/
Old Mill Toronto
Old Mill Toronto is known for amazing food and a great venue overall for special events like weddings. Aside from their typical dining options, they also have yearly festive event menus. You can sit back and relax. No more cooking up a storm for a Thanksgiving meal this 2021. You can simply enjoy the company of the people around you and enjoy Old Mill’s Turkey To-Go package that includes seasonal favorite fixings.
- website: www.oldmilltoronto.com/
- address: 21 Old Mill Road Toronto, Ontario M8X 1G5
Stock In Trade Butcher and Kitchen
Stock-In-Trade is the place to go to for ethically sourced, properly raised, hormone and stimulant-free meat. You are ensured to get only the best quality products that result in great tasting meals. They have a wide selection of meats – turkey, heritage chicken, smoked ham, and more. Other than that, you can also order their sandwiches, burgers, house-made bread, and ready-to-eat delicacies.
- website: stock-in-trade.myshopify.com/
- address: 1324-A Gerrard St. E., Toronto
A little deviation from the typical thanksgiving spread, Omusubi serves wonderful Japanese food that you can enjoy on this holiday. They are known for their Omusubi or Rice Balls. They also have rice bowls, complimentary sides, soup, and Japanese sweets. They also have omakase bento boxes available by preorder. They typically carry holiday-themed menu options as well.
- website: omusubibarsuzume.com/
- address: 707 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Maple Leaf Tavern
For amazing dishes especially for Thanksgiving, you need to check out Maple Leaf Tavern. As of now, you can order online for pickup. They have prepare at home kits available in two variants – cheeseburgers and steak. The menu also offers warm and serve options that include entrees and soup. Salad and sides, snacks, sandwiches, and dessert are all available to round off your feast for this year’s celebration.
- website: mapleleaftavern.ca/