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2021 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.  

 

Curb-side pick-up on Thursday, December 23rd from 3-8PM & Friday, December 24th from 10-4PM
 

The menu: $49.99 + HST per person

Packaged Chilled with Re-heating instructions included

1st Course

Spinach & Artichoke Dip with Crispy Tortilla

2nd Course (Same options available vegan)

Served with soft bun & whipped garlic butter

Butternut Squash, Maple & Toasted Pumpkin Seed Soup

or

Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Main Course Options

Dry Rubbed Roasted Turkey with Candied Bacon, Apple & Chestnut Stuffing, Pan Gravy, Roasted Vegetables and Chive & Butter Mashed Potatoes; Served with Cranberry Sauce

OR

Vegan Wellington with Mushroom Pâté, Spinach & Gravy.  Served with Apple & Chestnut Stuffing, Roasted Vegetables and Chive & Butter Mashed Potatoes

OR

Vegan Acorn Squash Risotto Bowl with Apple & Chestnut Stuffing, Pan Gravy, Roasted Vegetables and Chive & Butter Mashed Potatoes **+$10

Slow Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Apple & Chestnut Stuffing, Pan Gravy, Roasted Vegetables and Chive & Butter Mashed Potatoes.  **+$15

OR

Braised Lamb Shank with Apple & Chestnut Stuffing, Pan Gravy, Roasted Vegetables and Chive & Butter Mashed Potatoes; Served with Mint Chutney **+$10

OR

Pomegranate Lavender Poached Salmon with Apple & Chestnut Stuffing, Pan Gravy, Roasted Vegetables and Chive & Butter Mashed Potatoes **+$10

Dessert (Same options available vegan)

Rolled Gingerbread Cake with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Side dishes (feeds 2-3ppl) $15 per side (*not priced per person) - all are available vegan

Holiday Charcuterie - $24

Kale Salad with Pear, Pickled Cranberry, Manchego, Radicchio, Pistachio & Lime Dijon - $16

Baby Spinach, Roasted Garlic Potato Gratin - $16

Bourbon, Brown Sugar & Walnut Yams - $15

Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Crispy Onions - $14

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Dried Cranberry - $14

Pumpkin Pie - $17

Apple Crumble Pie - $17

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Preparation & Instructions

1.

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

2.

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

  • Vegetables

  • Mashed Potatoes 

  • Stuffing

  • Beef Tenderloin

  • Braised Lamb Shank

  • Vegan Wellington or Risotto

3.

Turkey should be heated at 350 degrees for 15-17 minutes or until an internal temperature of 165 degrees is achieved.

4.

Pan 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 Pan Gravy into a microwave safe container. Remember to stir this regularly (every 30 seconds).

5.

Any side accompaniments are usually served chilled or room temperature.

Frequently asked questions

Is the Turkey already cooked?


Yes, however, to acheive the desired food temperature, it is recommended that main course proteins be re-heated in an conventional oven set to 350 degrees for 10 minutes (Beef Tenderloin & Lamb Shank) or 15-17 minutes (Turkey). An internal temperature of 165 degrees should be acheieved when re-heating the turkey.




What is the price?


$49.99 per person (+HST)




Do I pay at pick up?


Payment is required when you place the order. If filling out our online order form, you can pay upon ordering. 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!




How many people does the dinner feed?


The meal will feed ONE person PER ORDER.




When and where can I pick it up?


Pick up will be at ALE (54 Springbrook Drive, Stittsville) between 10 and 4 PM on Friday, 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 Monday, December 20th, 2021.




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 ben@aleottawa.ca




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.