Turkey to go is easier than ever. There are several options throughout the Metro-Detroit area for a take-out Thanksgiving dinner, from prepared feasts to a la carte turkeys or hams.
Thanksgiving Take-Out Dinner:
Ann Arbor, Cranbrook, Detroit, Rochester Hills, Troy and West Bloomfield -- Whole Food Markets offer an extensive menu of catered-dinner packages, including turkey and the trimmings, classic ham, and vegan dinners. A Holiday Dinner for Four starts at $69.99.
Birmingham -- The Chop Shop gives you the opportunity to prep your own Thanksgiving dinner on the days leading up to the holiday. You can freeze it if need be to thaw on Wednesday, November 26th. Alternatively, The Chop Shop can prepare the holiday meal for you. The cost for a Boneless Turkey Breast Dinner with all the trimmings is $135 for six-to-eight people. The cost of a Whole Turkey Dinner for 10-to-12 people is $165. You must order by Monday, November 24th at 3.
Clinton Township -- J. Baldwin's Restaurant was temporarily closed in 2013 following a fire, but it is open and offering Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go in 2014. The traditional turkey feast to go for eight-to-ten people is $200. Orders must be picked up by Wednesday, November 26th at 9 PM. Call 586-416-3500 to place an order.
Frankenmuth -- Zehnder's Restaurant offers a Thanksgiving dinner to go that includes a 20 lb. turkey or ham and traditional Zehnder's trimmings. It serves eight-to-ten people for $159.
Orders must be received by Monday, November 24th and picked up on Thanksgiving Day between 11 AM and 5 PM. Call 1-800-863-7999 x450 to place an order.
Fraser -- In years past, The Vintage House offered a "pick up and go" Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, ham, and all the trimmings.
Rochester -- The Brookshire Restaurant in The Royal Park Hotel offers a meal prepared by Chef Colin Brown for the holiday. The feast includes both turkey and ham, as well as several sides and two desserts. The cost is $250 and the package will serve 12-to-14 people. Call 1 (248) 652-2600 to place an order by Monday, November 24th. Pick up is between noon and 6 PM on Wednesday, November 26th.
Throughout the Metro-Detroit Area -- Boston Market offers heat-and-serve Thanksgiving packages. The Boneless Turkey Breast Banquet for four starts at $64.99. Most of the other packages serve 12 people and include a whole turkey or ham. These start at $84.99.
Throughout the Metro-Detroit Area -- Honeybaked Ham Company offers spiral ham, whole turkeys and turkey breasts as part of its heat-and-serve holiday packages.