If you’ve been feeling the desire to cook at home while still enjoying the deliciousness of takeout, you may want to consider take & make offerings from local restaurants.
Here are 10 establishments with curated kits ready for you to begin creating some of your favourite dine-in dishes from your own kitchen, just in time for Take & Make Day!
Tacomio (Vancouver, BC)
Known for their premium yet casual and comforting Mexican cuisine, Tacomio is proud to be offering a take & make Family Taco Feast!
With kits for 2 and 4 servings, you receive corn tortillas, beans, rice, pickled jalapenos, fresh cilantro, pickled red onions, pickled vegies, your choice of 3 fillings, corn chips with roasted tomatillo salsa, valentina hot sauce and frituras.
1245 Glen Drive / 1300 Lonsdale Avenue, Vancouver, BC. @tacomiovancouver
Photo Credit: @vantasticeats
Baskin Robbins (Multiple Locations)
With the warmer weather finally upon us, why not satisfy your sweet tooth with a DIY Sundae Kit?
Baskin Robbins locations across Canada are serving up all the ingredients you need to build a creamy treat. And yes, you do get to choose from two different kinds of ice cream.
Earls (Multiple Locations)
Available for 20% off when you pick up in-store, Earls is ready to elevate your pizza night with Chef Kits ready for you to take home.
Enjoy a Pizza Party Kit, complete with fresh pizza dough, shredded mozzarella cheese and San Marzano tomato sauce. Caesar Salad and Field Greens Salad Family Style Kits are also available.
Ascari (Toronto, ON)
Make it a family pasta night with Ascari’s Carbonara Kit.
In your package, you will find everything you need to make this famous Italian dish right in your own kitchen. This includes house-made pasta, house-cured guanciale, black pepper, parsley, white onion, olive oil, grana Padano, pecorino romano and Contestoga Farms Eggs.
The kit is $25, serves 2 and the Toronto restaurant offers both pickup and contactless delivery.
620 King St. West, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1M5. @ascarihg
JOEY Restaurants (Multiple Locations)
For globally inspired dishes you can easily make at home, call on JOEY for amazing meal kits, available now for pickup and delivery.
Take & make kit options include DIY Sundaes, Hibachi Wings, Buffalo Wings, Pesto Shrimp Spaghetti, Guacamole, Fajitas, BBQ (Ribs, Chicken or Steak), Tuna Poke and Truffle Popcorn.
Each kit has a viewable step-by-step video available online, hosted by Top Chef Champion Matthew Stowe.
Midtown Brewing (Wellington, ON)
Taste the local fare of Prince Edward County with Midtown Brewing Company’s signature ‘Take & Make’ Burgers.
For $20, you’ll receive 4 MBC burger patties, pickles, lettuce, Big Mac sauce, cheese and buns.
Also available are grill-ready items including 8oz flat iron steaks.
266 Wellington Main Street, Wellington, ON, K0K 3L0. @midtownbrewingcompany
Sho Izakaya (Toronto, ON)
Sho Izakaya is offering both Ramen and Poke Take Home Kits. Serving more than one dietary preference, customers are able to select either meat or vegetarian options.
The Toronto restaurant assures patrons that although the items may seem complicated, these dishes are user-friendly with very little cooking skill required.
1406 Queen St West, Toronto, ON, M6K 1L9. @shoizakaya
Argo Cafe (Vancouver, BC)
For comfort food you can take & make anytime, stop by Argo Cafe for their Take Home Chef Spaghetti Bundle!
This consists of 1 pack of pasta, 1litre of meat sauce, meatballs, Fife Bakery sourdough, and garlic butter. Meat sauce, extra meat balls, seafood bisque, beef stew and lasagna (both beef and veggie) add-ons are available as well.
1836 Ontario Street, Vancouver, BC, B0K 1E0. @argocafe
Cravings Market Restaurant (Calgary, AB)
Craving some Cravings from the comfort of your home?
Fire up their Striploin Steak BBQ Kit which includes your raw meat, mixed greens salad with lemon vinaigrette, grilled garlic bread, grilled vegetables, sautéed mushrooms and onions plus your choice of starches and flavouring via glaze, sauce or dry rub.
Take & make Baby Back Ribs, Free Range Chicken Breast and BBQ Side kits are also available.
7207 Fairmount Drive SE, Calgary, AB, T2H 0X6. @cravingsmarketrestaurant
The Edible Story (Toronto, ON)
The chefs behind this Toronto staple believe in fresh ingredients and one-of-a-kind menu items.
If you have a craving for healthy poke bowls, tacos and tasty salads, Edible Story has creatively themed ‘take & make’ options for you. These individual kits are family-style and feed at least 4 people.
320 Richmond St. E. Unit 105, Toronto, ON, M5A 1P9. @theediblestory