Where to get your turkey-to-go
If you prefer to leave the cooking to someone else, these area markets, restaurants, caterers and specialty-food shops offer fully cooked, ready-to-heat-and-eat holiday fare. Order early as supplies are limited. Most stores require ...
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If you prefer to leave the cooking to someone else, these area markets, restaurants, caterers and specialty-food shops offer fully cooked, ready-to-heat-and-eat holiday fare. Order early as supplies are limited. Most stores require at least 48 hours' notice. Remember to allow sufficient time to reheat prepared food, and if you are picking up your order the day before, make sure your refrigerator has room for everything.
Albertson's Service Deli stores: www.albertsons.com
Classic Turkey Dinner ($39.99/serves 6-8): 10-12-pound Butterball turkey, 2.5 pounds home-style bread stuffing, 3 pounds mashed potatoes, 30 ounces gravy.
Ultimate Turkey Dinner ($54.99/serves 6-8): 10-12-pound Butterball turkey, 2.5 pounds home-style bread stuffing, 3 pounds mashed potatoes, 30 ounces gravy, 2.5 pound green-bean casserole, 15 ounce cranberry sauce, one dozen dinner rolls and a pumpkin pie.
Ultimate Spiral-cut Ham Dinner ($44.99/serves 8-10): 6-8-pound spiral-cut ham, 2.5 pounds scalloped potatoes, a 2.5-pound green-bean casserole, one dozen dinner rolls and a pumpkin or apple pie.
Ultimate Select Prime Rib Dinner ($64.99/serves 6-8): 4-5-pound fully cooked prime rib, 2.5 pounds scalloped potatoes, a 2.5 pound green-bean casserole, one dozen dinner rolls and a pumpkin or apple pie.
Available while supplies last. Stores are open Thanksgiving Day; closed Christmas Day.
Ballard Market: 206-783-7922
Whole 12-14-pound Northwest Natural Turkey ($39.99/serves 8); boneless turkey breast ($9.99 per pound).
"Turkey Dinner for Four" ($39.95) includes 3 pounds sliced turkey breast, 2.5 pounds mashed potatoes, 2.5 pounds stuffing, 2.5 pounds green-bean casserole, 1 quart gravy, 1 quart cranberry sauce.
"Side Dish Package for Eight" ($45.99) includes 2.5 pounds mashed potatoes, 2.5 pounds Town & Country stuffing, 2.5 pounds green-bean casserole, 2.5 pounds candied yams, 1 quart gravy, 1 pint cranberry sauce; individual sides ($8 each/serves 1-2).
Limited quantity of hot turkeys available on Thanksgiving Day; closes at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving; closed Christmas Day.
Mill Creek, 425-357-3240;
Whole 12-14-pound Northwest Natural turkey ($39.99/serves 8); boneless turkey breast ($9.99 per pound).
Turkey Dinner for Four ($39.95) includes 3 pounds sliced turkey breast, 2.5 pounds mashed potatoes, 2.5 pounds stuffing, 2.5 pounds green-bean casserole, 1 quart gravy, 1 quart cranberry sauce.
Side Dish Package for Eight ($45.99) includes 2.5 pounds mashed potatoes, 2.5 pounds Town & Country stuffing, 2.5 pounds green-bean casserole, 2.5 pounds candied yams, 1 quart gravy, 1 pint cranberry sauce; individual sides ($8 each/serves 1-2).
Limited quantity of hot turkeys available on Thanksgiving Day; markets close at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving; closed Christmas Day.
Fred Meyer Service Deli stores: www.fredmeyer.com
Traditional Turkey Dinner ($34.99/serves 6-8): 10-12-pound Private Selection oven-roasted turkey, 3 pounds mashed potatoes, 2 pounds old-fashioned stuffing and 24 ounces of turkey gravy.
Deluxe Turkey Dinner ($49.99/serves 8-10): 10-12-pound turkey, 6 pounds mashed potatoes, 4 pounds stuffing, 48 ounces turkey gravy, 2.5 pounds green-bean-almondine casserole, 15 ounces cranberry-orange salad, 16 rolls and an 8-inch apple or pumpkin pie.
Prime Rib Dinner ($59.99/serves 6): 3.5-4.5-pound rib roast, 2.5 pounds garlic mashed potatoes, 2.5 pounds green-bean-almondine casserole, 15 ounces peppercorn gravy, rolls, an 8-inch apple or pumpkin pie.
Spiral Ham Dinner ($44.99/serves 6-8): 8-pound spiral ham, 2.5 pound scalloped potatoes, 2.5 pound green-bean-almondine casserole, 15 ounces cranberry-orange salad, a dozen rolls, 8-inch apple or pumpkin pie.
Stores close early Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day.
Madison Market: 1600 East Madison St., 206-329-1545
Complete Holiday Meal ($64.99/serves 4-6) includes 10-12-pound Diestel free-range turkey or 2 pound Celebration Field Roast* plus 2 pounds garlic mashed potatoes*, 1.5 pounds roasted shallot green beans* or orange beets*, 2 pounds apple-herb stuffing*, 1 pint gravy*, 1.5 pint fresh cranberry sauce*, 6 rolls and your choice of pumpkin, pecan, sweet potato-pecan, vegan pumpkin or vegan pecan pie.* (* denotes vegan or vegan option available).
Pre-orders accepted through Nov. 20 for Thanksgiving and Dec. 21 for Christmas.
Metropolitan Markets: www.metropolitan-markets.com;
Queen Anne, 206-284-2530;
West Seattle, 206-937-0551;
Sand Point, 206-938-6600;
Dash Point, 253-835-0440;
Thanksgiving Dinner ($89.99/serves 6-8): 8-10-pound turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce and your choice of four sides, including Yukon gold mashed potatoes, herbed-sage stuffing, asiago creamed spinach, green beans and carrots with garlic butter, smashed sweet potatoes and roasted yams with cranberries (3 pounds each).
Turkey only ($29.99/serves 6-8).
Order by Nov. 20. Stores close at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. December holiday dinners will be available; call stores for details.
PCC Natural Markets: www.pccnaturalmarkets.com;
Green Lake, 206-525-3586;
Seward Park, 206-723-2720;
View Ridge, 206-526-7661;
West Seattle, 206-937-8481;
Turkey Dinner ($119.99/serves 10-12): 14-16 pound Diestel Ranch free-range turkey; 4 pounds organic mashed potatoes; choice of 3 pounds roasted squash or steamed broccoli; 3 pounds bread stuffing; 1 quart turkey gravy; 1 pint fresh cranberry sauce; a dozen rolls, 2 pies (choice of pumpkin and apple). Smaller dinner ($69.99/serves 6-8) features 6-8-pound turkey, half the quantity of sides, a dozen rolls and a choice of apple or pumpkin pie.
Ham Dinner ($69.99/serves 6-8/available for Thanksgiving and through December): PCC bone-in, 7 pound spiral-sliced ham, scalloped potatoes, choice of roasted squash or steamed broccoli, a dozen dinner rolls and choice of pumpkin or apple pie.
Prime Rib Dinners ($129.99/serves 8-10/ December only): 4-rib Country Natural beef roast with demi-glace; 4 pounds organic mashed potatoes; 3 pounds steamed broccoli; a dozen dinner rolls; 2 pounds glazed carrots; 2 pies (pumpkin or apple).
Smaller dinner ($99.99/serves 6-8): 3-rib roast, half the quantity of sides, a dozen dinner rolls and choice of pumpkin or apple pie.
Order by Nov. 21 or 48 hours in advance for December dinners. Pick up by closing on Nov. 22, or Dec. 24. All PCC stores will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
QFC Service Deli stores: www.qfconline.com
Turkey Dinner ($39.99/serves 6-8): 10-12-pound Private Selection turkey, 2 pounds old-fashioned stuffing, 3 pounds mashed potatoes, 24 ounces turkey gravy, dinner rolls, pumpkin pie.
Ham Dinner ($39.99/serves 6-8): 6.5-7.5-pound Hormel spiral-cut ham, 2.5 pounds scalloped potatoes with Gruyere cheese, 2.5 pounds green-bean casserole, dinner rolls and pumpkin pie.
Prime Rib Dinner ($69.99/serves 6-8): 6-pound Hormel prime rib, 15 ounces peppercorn gravy, 3 pounds mashed potatoes, 2.5 pounds broccoli-cheese-rice casserole, dinner rolls, pumpkin pie.
Premium Holiday Turkey Dinner ($99.99/serves 10-12): 16-18-pound Butterball turkey, 7 pounds garlic-Parmesan mashed potatoes with turkey gravy, 5 pounds sour cream-sage-artisan-bread stuffing, 2.5 pounds green beans with citrus-hazelnut glaze, 4 pounds Kahlua yams, 1 pound cranberry-walnut sauce, rolls and a 10-inch pumpkin pie.
Pre-orders suggested. Stores close early Thanksgiving Day; closed Christmas Day.
Roasted Turkey Dinner (Club price $37.99/serves 6-8): 10-12-pound turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, rolls and pumpkin pie.
Spiral-sliced Ham Dinner (Club price $46.99 serves 6-8) and Prime Rib Dinner (Club price $59.99/serves 4-6) include 7-7.5-pound ham or 4-4.5-pound rib roast plus scalloped potatoes, green-bean casserole, corn medley, rolls and apple pie.
Stores open Thanksgiving Day.
Top Food & Drug: www.top-foods.com
Complete Holiday Dinner ($49.99/serves 4-6): 14-16-pound Butterball turkey with 32 ounces gravy, 2.75 ounces cranberry stuffing, 4 pounds Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and 2 pounds green beans.
December holiday dinners also available. Contact stores for details.
Town & Country Market: Bainbridge 206-842-7717
Whole 12-14-pound Northwest Natural Turkey ($39.99/serves 8); boneless turkey breast ($9.99 per pound).
Turkey Dinner for 4 ($39.95) includes 3 pounds sliced turkey breast, 2.5 pounds mashed potatoes, 2.5 pounds stuffing, 2.5 pounds green-bean casserole, 1 quart gravy, 1 quart cranberry sauce.
Side Dish Package for 8 ($45.99) includes 2.5 pounds mashed potatoes, 2.5 pounds Town & Country stuffing, 2.5 pounds green-bean casserole, 2.5 pounds candied yams, 1 quart gravy, 1 pint cranberry sauce; individual sides ($8 each/serves 1-2).
Limited quantity of hot turkeys available on Thanksgiving Day; store closes at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving; closed Christmas Day.
Whole Foods Market: www.wholefoodsmarket.com; Downtown Seattle 206-621-9700; Roosevelt Square 206-985-1500; Bellevue 425-462-1400
Thanksgiving Dinner packages (serves 6-8): $99.99 with 10-12-pound Diestel turkey or 4-pound turkey breast; $119.99 with organic turkey; plus maple-herb butter, 4 pounds each of savory-herb-bread stuffing and roasted garlic mashed potatoes, 1 quart turkey gravy, a pint cranberry relish, 2 pounds green beans with shallots and pecans, 12 rolls and pumpkin pie. Smaller dinner packages (serves 2-4): $54.99 with 6-10-pound Diestel turkey; $74.99 with organic turkey; plus half the amount of above sides. Smoked turkey dinner ($129.99/serves 6-8) includes butternut-apple bisque, green beans almondine, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry relish, rolls and pumpkin pie.
Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner ($54.99/serves 4) includes 4 Gardein Protein turkey cutlets stuffed with wild rice and cranberry, 1 pint mushroom gravy, 2 pounds chunky olive oil smashed potatoes, 1 pound green beans with shallots, 1 pound autumn toasted couscous, one-half-pint cranberry relish, 4 saffron poached pears.
Spiral-Sliced Ham dinner ($129.99/serves 6-8) includes Yukon Gold potato gratin, Brussels sprouts with shallots and pecans, roasted-butternut-squash salad, fresh apple sauce with cranberries, rolls and pecan pie.
Bone-in Garlic-Studded Leg of Lamb dinner ($149.99/serves 6-8) includes white-bean-and-garlic bisque, fresh-herb pistou, chunky olive-oil smashed potatoes, crunchy green-bean almondine, butternut-squash salad, rolls and pecan pie.
Place Thanksgiving orders by Nov. 19. All stores will be open Thanksgiving Day from 8 a.m. -2 p.m.
Fish Club: Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 206-256-1040.
Thanksgiving To-Go Dinner ($45 per person) includes roasted local winter-squash soup; green salad; choice of oven-roasted turkey, Todd's home-style cracklin' ham or lemon sole; bourbon-and-brown-sugar-glazed carrots; crispy shallot green beans; whipped potatoes; fresh cranberry sauce and gravy; sweet potato or pumpkin pie. Order 48 hours in advance.
Frontier Room: 2203 First Ave., Seattle (Belltown), 206-956-7427, www.frontierroom.com
Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner To Go ($175/ serves 8). Includes a 12-14-pound pit-smoked turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cornbread dressing, green-bean casserole, baked carrots and pecan pie. Turkey only ($75). Or bring them your turkey and have it pit-smoked for $2.50 per pound. To order contact Marilynn by Nov. 20.
Hyatt Regency Bellevue: 425-698-4180
Turkey To-Go package ($109/serves 4-6): 10-12-pound roasted tom turkey, Granny Smith-apple-and-cranberry dressing, roasted-butternut-squash bisque, roasted garlic whipped potatoes, honey-glazed yams, giblet gravy, seasonal vegetables, Caesar salad, rolls and butter, port-wine cranberry relish and pumpkin pie. Order at least 48 hours ahead. Pick up on Thanksgiving Day between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Marie Callender's: 31920 Gateway Blvd. S., Federal Way, 253-839-8322; 9538 First Ave. N.E. Seattle, 206-526-5785
Ultimate Whole Turkey Feast ($99.99): 10-12-pound freshly roasted whole turkey, apple-sage stuffing, turkey gravy, mashed potatoes, chef's vegetables, fire-roasted yams, cranberry sauce, cornbread, choice of pumpkin or apple pie, and complimentary bag of Diedrich's coffee.
Turkey Feast ($74.99): 3.5-pound freshly roasted turkey breast plus all the festive trimmings.
Ham Feast ($89.99): 4-pound honey-glazed ham with pineapple sauce, plus all the festive trimmings.
Ham and Turkey Combo Feast ($109.99): roasted turkey breast and honey-glazed ham with pineapple sauce and all above trimmings.
Ultimate Ham & Turkey Feast ($129.99): whole roasted turkey and honey-glazed ham with pineapple sauce plus all the above trimmings and a complimentary bag of Diedrich's Coffee. All feasts serve 6-8. Whole roasted turkey ($36), turkey breast ($22.99) and honey-glazed ham ($32.99); pies and sides also available à la carte. Order at least 48 hours in advance. Place Thanksgiving orders by Nov. 21.
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant: 1103 First Ave., Seattle, 206-623-5500
Traditional Turkey Dinner ($30 per person) includes stuffing, gravy, cranberries and red skin mashed potatoes, mixed greens with cranberry-hazelnut brittle and cinnamon walnut apple pie. Place orders by Nov. 20; pick up on Thanksgiving Day from noon-8 p.m.
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant, 700 Bellevue Way, Bellevue, 425-454-2606
Turkey Dinner with stuffing, mashed potatoes with giblet gravy, green beans and cranberry sauce ($19.95 per person). Walk-in orders welcome on Thanksgiving Day; pick up previously placed orders noon- 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
McCormick & Schmick's Harborside on Lake Union: 1200 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle, 206-270-9052
Entrees to go include turkey, prime rib, rack of lamb, cedar-planked salmon, crab cakes and stuffed salmon, each with chef's accompaniments (adults $19.95-$26.95 per person, children $14.95-$21.95, stuffed salmon not included in children's menu). Order by Nov. 20; pick up noon-8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
McCormick's Fish House & Bar: 722 Fourth Ave., Seattle, 206-682-3900
Thanksgiving menu ($19.95 per person): Butternut-squash soup with lobster butter, herb-brined turkey with pear gravy, chestnut-and-cranberry-cornbread stuffing, caramelized Brussels sprouts, green beans with roasted fennel and shallots, sweet potatoes gratin, ginger-orange cranberry sauce and choice of pumpkin pie with bourbon-spiced-apple ice cream or pear-and-cranberry ribbon sorbet with a chocolate pirouette. Order by Nov. 20; pick up noon-8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Palisade: 2601 W. Marina Place, Seattle (Magnolia), 206-285-1000
Palisade Turkey Dinner To Go ($29.95 per person): Rotisserie dark and white free-range Shelton turkey with pancetta herb rub in a rich turkey jus, apple-sausage stuffing, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, sweet-potato soufflé, brow- butter-glazed vegetables, cranberry-orange relish. Orders must be placed by Nov. 21; pick-up on Thanksgiving Day from 1-4 p.m.
Sasi's Café: 130 Lake St. S, Kirkland, 425-889-2411
Thanksgiving menu ($24.95 per person): cream of roasted-pumpkin soup, herb-roasted turkey breast or breast of chicken, celery-sausage-leek stuffing, mashed potatoes, sautéed butternut squash with dried apricots, apple-cranberry compote or cranberry-orange marmalade, individual pecan pie. Pick up between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
Silence-Heart-Nest: 3508 Fremont Place N., Seattle, 206-633-5169
The meatless "neatloaf" ($17/serves 6), a turkey alternative that combines cereal grains, ricotta cheese, tofu, rice and herbs, comes in an oven-ready pan. Mushroom gravy $4.95/pint. Pick up by 7 p.m. Nov. 22. Closed Thanksgiving Day.
Smokin' Pete's BBQ: 1918 N.W. 65th, Seattle (Ballard), 206-783-0454, www.smokinpetesbbq.com
Complete Thanksgiving Dinner ($85/serves 6, $122/serves 8-10, $145/serves 10-12) includes whole smoked turkey, scratch gravy, a choice of four sides and choice of pie. Side choices: garlic mashed potatoes, stuffing, collard greens, winter greens, roasted-root vegetable medley, blackened broccoli, mac 'n cheese, cranberry-orange sauce, potato salad, dirty rice and cowboy beans, sweet potato cornbread muffins. Pie choices: pecan, apple, cherry, sweet potato, pumpkin, strawberry-rhubarb, key lime. Sides also available by the pound ($4.99-$7.99). Whole smoked turkeys $4 per pound; whole smoked prime rib ($14.99/pound), smoked Hempler ham ($4.29/pound) and Painted Hills Farm whole smoked brisket ($7.99/pound). Open Thanksgiving Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Von's Grand City Café: 619 Pine St., Seattle, 206-621-8667
Sharp's Roaster and Ale House: 18427 Pacific Highway S., SeaTac, 206-241-5744
Turkey Take-Home Party ($49.95 serves 6-8/$89.95 serves 10-12): boneless, 3-4-pound or 6-8-pound fruitwood-smoked turkey breast, herbed-bread stuffing, roasted garlic-Parmesan mashed potatoes, scratch gravy, Granny Smith-orange-cranberry sauce. Reserve by Nov. 20. Pick up on Thanksgiving Day between 11 a.m-6 p.m.
Foodz Catering: 301 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle, 206-297-9634, www.foodzcatering.com
À la carte holiday entree items include whole roasted turkey brined in an ale-and-brown-sugar marinade ($4.50 per person/8 person minimum) and pork loin stuffed with figs and apricots ($6.50 per person/8 person minimum); soups ($4 per person) include chestnut, Asian pumpkin or butternut squash; side dishes ($3 per person) include green beans with persimmon and chives, green beans with roasted onion sauce, sweet potato gratin, brandied carrots, feta and garlic mashed potatoes, cheddar mashed potatoes; mushroom-bacon or cornbread- bacon dressing ($2.25 per person); cranberry-fig chutney ($5.95/pint); desserts also available. All orders must be placed by Nov. 17 and will be available for pick-up the day before Thanksgiving.
From Russia With Love: 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue, 425-401-2093; 1424 156th Ave. N.E., Bellevue, 425-603-0701; www.frwldeli.com
Thanksgiving Dinner Package ($250/serves 8, $310/serves 12, $420/serves 18) includes roasted turkey, stuffing, giblet gravy, cranberry-onion relish, cheese platter, green beans with garlic and pine nuts, rice with pumpkin and pomegranate, shrimp with lemon and garlic, baby Brussels sprouts with pecans, eggplant with pomegranate and parsley, spiced shallots and prunes, kiwi-pomegranate meringue pastries, apple pie. Order early. Quantities limited. Open Thanksgiving Day.
Lisa Dupar Catering: 18005 N.E. 68th St., Redmond, 425-881-3250, www.lisaduparcatering.com
Thanksgiving Pick-Up Menu ($33 per person/minimum 6 people) includes roast turkey with mushroom-sausage stuffing; herbed gravy; brandied orange-cranberry sauce; mashed potatoes; romaine, carrot-and-fennel salad with maple dressing; pumpkin-sweet potato-pecan soufflé; caramelized onions and green beans; buttermilk biscuits with honey butter; and choice of chocolate-bourbon- pecan, sweet potato or pumpkin pie. Order l48 hours in advance. Pick up on Thanksgiving Day by 11:30 a.m.
Pasta & Co.: www.pastaco.com
University Village, 206-523-8594;
Queen Anne, 206-283-1182;
Thanksgiving Dinner ($129 with turkey/$89 without, serves 6-8): roasted turkey breast; big brown or turkey gravy; stuffing; cranberry sauce with sour cherries and rum; garlic mashed potatoes; Brussels sprouts with garlic bread crumbs or pan-seared broccoli; carrot and sweet potato purée; artisan rolls; pumpkin cheesecake. December Holiday Meal ($150/ serves 6): beef tenderloin roast; wild-rice soup; horseradish cream sauce; garlic mashed potatoes or potatoes Fleuron; glazed carrots or braised greens with olive tapenade; artisan rolls; peppermint cheesecake. Order by Nov. 20 for pick-up on Nov. 22. Order by Dec. 22 for pick-up on Dec. 24, or by Dec. 28 for pick-up on Dec. 31.
Porcella Urban Market: 10245 Main St., Bellevue, 425-286-0080, www.porcellaurbanmarket.com
Standard Bronze Heirloom Turkey Dinner (9-12 pound bird $125/serves 4-6; 18-20 pound bird $250/serves 6-10) includes rotisserie gravy, sage stuffing, potato purée, glazed Brussels sprouts with lardons, roasted root vegetables and cranberry relish.
Honey and Clove Glazed Berkshire Ham Dinner (4-pound ham $100/serves 4-6; 8-pound ham $185/serves 6-10) with natural jus, roast butternut squash, potato purée, caramelized yams and roasted root vegetables.
Prime Rib Dinner (4-pound roast $135 /serves 4-6; 8-pound roast $260/serves 6-10) with natural jus, creamed horseradish, truffled potato purée, Brussels sprouts with lardons, glazed carrots, sautéed winter greens and soft polenta with sage. Add pumpkin or pecan pie to any package ($30).
Holiday Centerpieces include Heirloom turkey ($9.50 per pound), Berkshire ham ($14 per pound, bone in/$17 per pound, bone out) and prime rib ($20 pound), roasted leg of lamb with herb-and-lavender jus ($17 per pound bone in/$20 per pound bone out), olive-oil-poached salmon with roasted beet and preserved lemon sauce ($15 per pound), rotisserie goose with cranberry-and-chestnut dressing ($17 per pound). Side dishes and desserts are also available separately as well. Place orders at least 72 hours in advance. Open Thanksgiving day.
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