Takeout Menus: Fun Without the Hassle

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These restaurants and catering services offer gourmet menus with which you can enjoy a great time with family or friends, without compromising the pleasure of dining, quite the opposite!


Extra menu

Known for ready-to-cook gourmet meals, Chef Francis Blais and the Menu Extra brigade present their Christmas party, which features sarcophagus partridge, inspired by the classic French sarcophagus quail. Boneless, the partridge is stuffed with pheasant, duck breast and death trumpets and cooked in puff pastry. It is served with partridge sauce with festive spices. All accompanied by mashed potatoes, beetroot and goat cheese salad and cake sticky caramel with black Jerusalem artichoke. It costs US$130 for a meal for two people.

The bread beast

True to their commitment, the La bête à pain branches in Montreal and Laval offer once again to prepare their holiday classics for you. In addition to the generous tourtière, which some prefer to call meat pâté, highlights include the seafood gratin, the cassoulet and the dauphinois gratin with black truffle. The delicatessen counter offers an excellent selection of local products, such as the Porc-Épique terrine with rabbit and pistachios. Unsurprisingly, you can also get one of their three delicious logs: the Royale, the Nutcracker, and the Exotic Cheesecake.


Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Whether for an intimate meal for 4 people or a large table for 20 people, the renowned hotel presents Le Château at home. Among the festive menus worthy of its reputation, you can choose between turkey, beef Wellington and lamb crown. Each menu includes soup, vegetable side dish, dauphinois gratin and tora. From $200.

La Tanière Group

New member of the Relais & Châteaux chain, Tanière3 is an emblematic address of Quebec’s haute cuisine. To enjoy the creations of chef François-Emmanuel Nicol and his talented brigade, you can get your hands on a game or vegan pie, or opt for the complete set, the gourmet Christmas menu for two or four people. It includes three canapés, two starters and beef Wellington as a main course, as well as maple log and forest cream. From $195 for the full menu.


The flavour

This catering service, known for its grocery store and weekly gourmet menus, offers a festive three-course menu. Customers can choose between three main dishes, one vegan and two gluten-free options. You can also order ready-made à la carte dishes like appetizers, including macaroni and cheese bites and mini pogos with Emmental and maple ketchup. From $40.95 per person.

The marriageable woman and company.

For a gourmet version of the festive meal, La Femme à Marriage et C catering servicei.e. offers a menu for four people. The choice of proteins includes a turkey breast stuffed with the famous homemade brown sauce, a ham and pesto pork roulade and a pumpkin roast as a vegan dish. The chosen option comes with traditional sides such as cranberry sauce, stuffing, rolls and three vegetable dishes. It costs US$175 for the full menu.

ODDO House

To impress the gallery with an unusual sweet, Maison ODDO confectionery has everything to please. In addition to the essential Christmas logs, German-inspired fruit cake and Christmas cookie collection, there are also delicious savory dishes. Think of the festive brioche appetizer, the generous chicken pâté or the flaked salmon gravlax with dill, a puff pastry garnished with leeks mixed with white wine, marinated red onion and sour cream with Malabar pepper.

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