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Feast At Home With Catered Food And Takeaways You Can Count On

Christmas rush. Yearend errands. Minutes spent waiting in line. These may be just some of what people experience during this holiday season. So when it comes to spending time with your family, you don’t want to waste any minute. If you want to make the most of the time you’ve got to share the festivity around, perhaps getting catered food or takeaways will save you loads of time.

Check out some of the coolest restaurants that offer takeaways and catering during this busy season.

Cafe Mocha

Make sure everyone’s palate is ready to taste Café Mocha’s gourmet takeaways. Whether it’s a surprise for your officemates or your relatives, Café Mocha’s new offerings will have you asking for more. Start with the Roasted Teriyaki Glazed Turkey, Black Forest Yule Cake, and the Almond Cream Cheese and Raspberry Bûche to make an impression. Of course, traditional favourites will still be there such as Glazed Boneless Ham with Gingerbread Spices, Slow-roasted 100-day Grain Fed Beef, Salmon En Croute, Chocolate Pecan Tart with Hazelnut Cream, and the Durian Mousse Yule Log. 

Grab all these until 26 December 2019 and enjoy discounts on some dishes. For more information, visit www.meritushotels.com/marina or call +65 6845 1066.

Cedele

Cedele unveils its latest Christmas catalogue, which features all-time favourite classic cakes and limited-edition creations made especially for those looking to have a different twist this holiday.

Fall in love with the Scarlet Earl Grey Log Cake (S$68), a luxurious earl grey-infused 70% dark chocolate truffle log rolled with a light red velvet cake, finished with earl grey mascarpone cream that can serve up to eight people. Swear by the Belgium Chocolate Terrine (S$58), an elegant chocolate dessert that can be shared by up to ten people—whether friends or family. It is made with the finest 70% couverture chocolate, finished with fresh raspberries and a touch of gold leaves. 

Take candid shots of the family munching on the limited-edition Dark Chocolate Tiramisu Trifle (S$88), a luscious chocolate cake steeped in rum and coffee, layered with light vanilla mascarpone cream, topped with chocolate shavings and fresh berries. The Beetroot & Hibiscus Orange Pie (S$55), on the other hand, is a comforting pie with light beetroot custard, scented with orange and hibiscus, encased in a chocolate crust, and topped with meringue and seasonal berries—it’s bound to light up any Christmas table! Classic cakes like the Chocolate Flourless Log Cake (S$58) and the Citrusy Pannetone (S$38) also remain on sale.

Wow your guests with treats like the Rosemary Christmas Turkey (S$150), stuffed with apples, apricots, prunes and lemons and comes with spiced cranberry strawberry sauce and moreish turkey gravy with kumara red potato salad. There’s also the Thyme Honey-Glazed Pork Belly Log (S$88) and the Classic Sausage Platter (S$58) for meat lovers out there.

For big parties at home or at the office, take advantage of Cedele’s Premium Smoked Ham & Cheese Platter (S$130) or Premium Grazing Platter (S$148) consisting of quality picks of smoked salmon, smoked ham, beef pastrami, Parma ham, green Sicilian olives, camembert, feta cheese cubes, red cheddar cheese, crackers, nuts and fresh fruits, with homemade orange cranberry chutney. Other platters are plant-based Slider Platters (S$55) for vegetarians and Festive Slider Platters (S$55) for burger enthusiasts.

Cedele also offers Christmas Party Bundles (from S$230 to S$480) for those who don’t want to get stressed planning for Christmas festivities. For more information, visit www.cedelegroup.com.  

Decker Barbecue

Have a grilled, merry Christmas at home as Decker Barbecue brings its Festive Dinner Catering Specials closer to you. The package comes with Whole Smoked Turkey (S$150++) and Smoked Turkey Breast (S$85++) with cranberry sauce and gravy, Sourdough, Sausage & Sage Stuffing (S$55++) made with starter.lab’s signature sourdough bread, and Truffled Macaroni and Cheese (S$65++). Other inclusions are Festive Kale Salad (S$60++) with tahini, cranberries, almond, and parmesan. 

For more information, visit https://www.deckerbarbecue.com/.

Delifrance

Throwing a Christmas party for your loved ones soon? Let Delifrance take care of your menu with its self-pick up and delivery services. All you have to do is decide which of its meals you’d like to serve to your guests. Get positive nods with Délifrance’s ​Herb Roasted Chicken with Assorted Sausages and Potatoes (S$88). This tender chicken rests atop a medley of chicken sausages and potatoes and will fill anyone’s tummy with joy. 

Other new offerings include the ​Chocolate Brioche Loaf (S$12.80/280g), the ​Gingerbread Latte Loaf Cake ​(S$14.80/320g), and the ​Chestnut Bundt Cake (S$18/450g). 

Délifrance’s log cakes are also sure to leave a mark. Enjoy the new ​Raspberry Delight Log Cake, a milky raspberry mousse log cake, or go for the bestseller ​Joy of Délifrance which features sweet Valrhona chocolate encased in velvety chocolate cake.

To bring home this feast, make sure to order at least four working days in advance, before 1pm, excluding public holidays and weekends. For more information, visit https://www.delifrance.com.sg/.

Grain

Browse through Grain, an online restaurant that brings sustainable food closer to anyone, and let the festivity knock right on your door. This season, Grain is offering Christmas catering menus with fresh ingredients thoughtfully prepared. Starting from S$18/guest, customers are assured of nutritious meals that will not make you feel guilty for indulging. Choose from its three new innovative seasonal sets: the Christmas Party Set, the Christmas Buffet To Go, and the classic Christmas Buffet.

For an even more delightful experience, all Christmas Party Sets will come with a beautiful carving set for Grain’s signature 40 Cloves Garlic Roast Chicken. Buffet To Go will be served in joyous party boxes, packed in Grain warmer bags, while the Christmas Buffet will be set up along with a surprise station for customers as Grain expresses its gratitude in this season of giving. Spread even more Christmas cheer with add-ons like Maple Glazed Whole Turkey, Slow-roasted Beef Tenderloin, Lychee Rose Yule Log, and a Campfire Hot Chocolate Station.

Guests can place their orders for Grain’s Christmas Catering Menus online at https://grain.com.sg/catering until 31 December 2019.

New Ubin

Can’t wait to show off how you celebrate holidays at home? Check out New Ubin’s festive goodies to spruce up your dining table with delightful dishes. Put the traditional Christmas turkey in the middle and excite your guests even more. New Ubin’s House Smoked Turkey, served whole with a chicken and chestnut stuffing and with a complimentary jar of smoked Maldon sea salt, will surely be the star of the festivity. Share hearty conversations with loved ones over the house-made Curry Chicken Pie, a buttery puff pastry pie that slices open to reveal chunky curried chicken meat and potatoes spilling from within. End the night by passing around French dark chocolate truffles infused with whisky’s rich vanilla sweetness and subtle oak flavour bursting with lemon and grapefruit peel aroma.

For more information or to place your order, visit www.newubinseafood.com/festive.

Stamford Catering

Gearing up for a big Christmas bash? Seek the help of Stamford Catering, which offers a hearty line-up of Christmas buffet, including international halal feasts. Whether you’re looking for a set menu for an intimate gathering or an extensive one that caters to many, Stamford has got you covered.

Some things to look forward to include Stamford Catering’s latest creative offerings such as Sze Chuan Mala Roasted Turkey with Chicken Stuffing, a 4.5-5kg turkey marinated in a proprietary Sze Chuan Mala marinade of chilli peppers and peppercorns. Customers can also select from a range of other roast meats like Baked Cheesy Core Turkey Breast, Roasted Bone in Lamb Leg with Lemon, Thyme and Natural Jus, and Baked Mustard Maple Scented Whole Salmon Fillet with Creamy Garlic Dill Sauce.

Other sumptuous dishes you can take home are Triple Cheese Turkey Mac and Cheese and Gourmet Meat Sausage Platter. With its desire to elevate Christmas traditions, Stamford Catering is also proud to introduce its Thai Milk Tea Bread and Butter Pudding with Gula Melaka Pearl, a dessert with milk and cream concoction poured over hunks of croissants and bread. It is slathered with butter and infused with robust and fragrant Thai black tea. 

If you don’t like customising, you can opt to choose from a selection of fixed buffet menus instead including Frosty Feast Buffet with 8 courses for S$17.12 per person with minimum orders for 35 pax; Jovial Feast Buffet with 9 courses for S$23.54 per person with minimum orders for 30 pax; Yuletide Feast Buffet with 10 courses for S$29.96 per person with minimum orders for 25 pax; and the Christmas Must-Have Party Bundle which includes a curated selection of Christmas favourites such as Traditional Roast Turkey with Chicken Chestnut Stuffing and Cranberry Compote, Gourmet Meat Sausage Platter, Chicken Shepherd’s Pie, and Christmas Log Cake (choice of Chocolate or Passion Fruit flavours).

All these offers are available until 1 January 2020. For more information and for orders, visit https://www.stamfordcs.com.sg or call +65 6852 3338.

Swensen’s

Have a swensational Christmas with Swensen’s take-home packages. With festive roasts, delicious pasta, signature ice cream log cakes, and worthy home packages, you can take the hassle away from preparing an elaborate meal for your loved ones. Choose from the following savoury treats and let Swensen’s deliver joy right at your doorstep:

  • Christmas ice cream cakes, delectable ice cream flavours, and adorable yuletide creations. Choose from six new log cakes this year and get a taste of Swensen’s new Butterfly Pea Flower Milk Tea ice cream. Kiddos will love frosty treats like Santa’s Home made with Swensen’s ever-popular Sticky Chewy Chocolate ice cream and diced almonds; Holly Jolly Christmas, a petite Chocolate Truffle ice cream log cake glazed with dark chocolate; Home for Christmas with strawberry yogurt ice cream, chocolate glaze, and lady fingers; Let It Snow; and the Frozen-themed cake Frozen In Time.
  • Christmas salads and sides. Want to stay healthy despite the many temptations? Check out Swensen’s Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Prawn Salad Supreme, and Tropical Fruit Salad.
  • Pasta creations. Hold a pasta party with platters of the ImpossibleTM Meatball Pasta, an al dente spaghetti coated with tomato sauce, complete with a ring of ImpossibleTM Meatballs. You can also try the Prawn Pesto Linguine served with cherry tomato slivers, and crowned with fresh prawns or the Salmon Rainbow Fettuccine with crisp salmon chunks, zucchini, and carrot.
  • Juicy roasts. Don’t miss Swensen’s Leg of Lamb which is an oven seared and slow roasted tender leg of lamb served with a house-made shallot gravy; Roast Beef, a slab of roasted striploin with a side of black pepper gravy and Dijon mustard; and the slow-smoked and succulent Smoked Honey Chicken Ham. Those who want to keep it classic can have Swensen’s Traditional U.S. Turkey, roasted with a traditional chestnut stuffing and served with cranberry jelly and an aromatic herb gravy.

If you want a selection of everything and anything, Swensen’s Ho-ho-home packages—a medley of a la carte items—is the answer to your need. Just choose from three options: the Glad Tidings Package worth S$168, Jolly Good Package for S$218 and the Santa Delivers Package for S$348. Each package is a party-perfect combination of at least one type of roast (U.S. turkey, beef, lamb, or ham), choice of two to three sides or pasta, and one ice cream log cake.

Pre-order for delivery ‘til 25 December 2019 by visiting any Swensen’s or Earle Swensen’s outlet islandwide or its website www.swensens.com.sg. You can also call +65 6788 8128.

The Fullerton Cake Boutique

Surprise your little ones with festive takeaways from The Fullerton Cake Boutique. With its colourful, delectable Yule Logs, they will surely have a Christmas to remember. Celebrate with the ​Ondeh Ondeh Lamington Yule Log which showcases the well-loved trinity of flavours of Gula Melaka, pandan, and coconut; the ​Strawberry Lychee Bandung Yule Log​, a combination of raspberry chiffon sponge cake paired with lychee mousse and strawberry; the Tropical Swing Yule Log​ which marries the tangy mango pineapple compote jelly, mango passion mousse and vanilla chiffon sponge; and the ​Fullerton Signature Black Forest Yule Log perfect for chocolate lovers. Other specials you can take away are Camembert Cheese Cake, Galette des Rois French traditional cake, Traditional Stollen, and Christmas Rum Fruit Cake​.

Other dishes you must not miss are its roast selection including the ​Turkey Penyet​ served with all the Ayam Penyet requisites—fragrant turmeric rice, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, crackers, cabbage, tahu, and tempeh with sambal terasi. Serve your guests the ​Impossible Meat Wellington​, featuring a hearty mound of plant-based meat encased in delightfully crisp golden puff pastry, and served alongside Brussels sprouts, roasted potato medley and wild mushroom cream sauce. 

These takeaways are available for purchase until 31 December 2019 via shop.fullertonhotels.com and at The Fullerton Cake Boutique.

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