2019 Holiday Take-home Meals

Stay home for the holidays this season with ALE's signature takeaway dinners!  Enjoy a meal with your family without the hassle of cooking.  


Preparation & Instructions


Any items in a foil container can be put directly in the oven but the lids must be replaced with tin foil.


Heat the following items for about 10 minutes at 350 degrees, or until desired temperature is achieved.

  • Vegetables

  • Mashed Potatoes 

  • Short Rib

  • Maple Glazed Tofu


Turkey should be heated at 350 degrees for 17 – 20 minutes.


Demi Glaze Gravy can be reheated in a sauce pan on the stove top on low-medium heat or in the microwave until desired temperature is achieved. If using the microwave, remember to transfer the Demi Glaze Gravy into a microwave safe container. Remember to stir this regularly (every 30 seconds).


Any side accompaniments are usually served chilled or room temperature.

Frequently asked questions

What is on the menu?

- choice of beef short rib OR turkey with gravy (or demi with beef) - mashed potatoes - 2 seasonal medley vegetable sides - Stuffing - Cranberry sauce (turkey only) *Vegan & Gluten-Friendly options available* Maple Glazed Tofu with Apricot Stuffing

Is the Short rib / Turkey already cooked?

Yes, however, to acheive the desired food temperature, it is recommended that both mains be re-heated in an conventional oven set to 350 degrees for 10 minutes (short rib) or 17-20 minutes (turkey).

What is the price?

$30.00 per 2 people (+HST) So, you're feeding a family of 6, it would look like: 2 turkey, 1 beef - $90 (+HST)

Do I pay at pick up?

Payment is required when you place the order. If filling out our online pre-order form, a manager will call you to to confirm dietary restrictions, allergies and main course options. Payment in-store can be taken by cash, debit or credit card. Payment over the phone is accepted by major credit card only (Visa, MasterCard, American Express).

May I make substitutions or add any extra sides?

We are not able to make any substitutions to the existing menu options.

Do you have a vegetarian/vegan dinner option?

Yes, we do! Vegetarian or vegan main courses, in addition to side dishes prepared using vegan-friendly products are available at no additional charge! Maple Glazed Tofu with Apricot Stuffing

How many people does the dinner feed?

The meal will feed TWO people PER ORDER.

When and where can I pick it up?

Pick up will be at ALE (54 Springbrook Drive, Stittsville) between 3 and 6 PM on Tuesday, December 24th. Additional pickup dates/times can be arranged upon request.

When is the deadline to place an order?

The final day to order is Friday, December 20th, 2019.

What do I need for pick up?

The name of the person who placed your order and a smile :)

Who do I contact if I have questions or have to update my order?

To update your order or to inquire about any additional questions, please call the venue at (613) 831.2442 or email

Can I cancel my order if my plans change?

Yes, you can cancel your order, but please give us a minimum of 48 hours’ advance notice. Please call the venue to cancel your order. (613) 831.2442. Meals will be non-refundable after December 20th.

How is the dinner being packaged?

Everything will be conveniently packed for you. When you get the food home, please place in your refrigerator until ready to heat and serve.

Can I pick up a hot dinner package?

No, but we provide reheating instructions for all items with the dinner package.

Can I freeze the items if I don’t use them right away?

All the items can be frozen when transferred to freezer recommended containers.

What about dessert?

A special slice of holiday Red Velvet cake OR a Cranberry Apple Crisp is available for an additional $5.00 (+HST) charge.