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24 Sep 2017


By Gracie Carroll

Epic Meal Kits You Can Enjoy At Home from 7 of Toronto’s Best Restaurants

By Gracie Carroll

Now you don’t have to slave away in the kitchen to perfect a meal, just like chefs at restaurants do. You don’t have to visit a restaurant either if you want a chef-cooked meal. With ChefDrop, you can have a curated selection of chef and restaurant made meal kits right at your door. All you need to do is sign up at their website and pick the meal kits you want delivered. ChefDrop delivers your fresh meal kit orders every Wednesdays and Fridays. To learn more how delivering and orders work, check out their delivery info here.

Curious which restaurants and meals currently on ChefDrop? Keep on reading to find out!

Sunday Gravy from Amano Italian Kitchen

Chef Drop meal kits from Amano Italian Kitchen

Amano Italian Kitchen is a fresh pasta bar located in downtown Toronto. What’s great about this restaurant is that it offers modern takes on classic Italian cuisine. And now you can enjoy their delicious dishes right at home. The Sunday Gravy meal kit is complete with all the dishes you love in an Italian cuisine. Enjoy fresh handmade Rigatoni Pasta with Nonna’s Tomato Sauce, Beef Ribs, Meatballs, Hot Italian Sausage, and four-inch bone marrow with Garlic Rapini. Of course, the meal kit isn’t complete without its signature Sunday Gravy sauce and warm Focaccia bread. This whole meal serves up to four people, and only requires 30 minutes to prepare!

St. Louis Style Ribs from The Carbon Bar

St. Louis Style Ribs meal kit from The Carbon Bar

The Carbon Bar is known in Toronto for its BBQ Beef Brisket and St. Louis Cut Side Ribs, alongside modern takes on classic cocktails. Which is why it’s only right that Chef Drop brings the restaurant’s famous St. Louis Style Ribs dish straight to your home! This meal kit also includes coleslaw, pickles, and one of Carbon’s signature barbecue sauces—Sweet n’ Spicy. This kit serves up to three people and only takes 35 minutes to prepare!

Kimchi Pork Belly Fried Rice from Nuoc Mam

Kimchi pork belly fried rice meal kit from Nuoc Mam restaurant

Nuoc Mam is the latest venture of Chef Philip Nguyen, whose vision is to bring casual authentic Vietnamese food to Toronto. Inspired by Vietnamese cooking traditions and the women cooks, Nuoc Mam uses original recipes and traditional home-cooking methods. Now you, too, can enjoy a traditional Vietnamese meal with a flare right at your home! This meal kit includes everything you need to make Chef Philip’s Nuoc Mam Sous Vide Pork Belly Fried Rice with Housemade Kimchi and Mustard Greens in a savoury XO sauce. This kit serves up to three people and only takes 15 minutes to prepare!

Pizza Party Mixed Pack from Piano Piano

pizza meal kits from Piano Piano

Whether you’re having a pizza party or you simply want to have a week of pizza meals, Piano Piano’s Pizza Party Mixed Pack meal kit is the way to go! This meal kit from the traditional Italian restaurant includes six savoury pizzas, made from scratch, with a sourdough crust: classic Margherita, Mediterranean, Mushroom & Onion, classic Pepperoni, Sweet Hornet, and Sicilian Sausage. Just pop your pizza of choice in a 450° preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, and you have yourself a meal!

O.G Fried Chicken Sandwich from Union Chicken

OG Fried Chicken Sandwich from Union Chicken

Chef Drop brings Union Chicken‘s bestselling meal right to your home. Enjoy the restaurant’s famous O.G Fried Chicken Sandwich with friends and family through this meal kit. It’s packed full of flavour with mouth-watering fried chicken, spicy pickled banana peppers, and topped with coleslaw and drizzled with hot honey. This kit serves four people and only takes 15 minutes to prepare!

Chicken Verde Tacos from Colibri

Chicken Verde Tacos meal kit from Colibri

Scratch cooking is at the heart of each of Chef Elia Herrera’s dishes for Colibri. Every ingredient is carefully chosen and transformed into memorable Mexican favourites, just like the restaurant’s famous Chicken Verde Tacos. Now you can enjoy and create your own tacos at home with this meal kit. Also included are refried beans, cojita cheese, crema, housemade salsa, and guacamole in handmade nixtamal tortillas. This kit serves three people and only takes 10 minutes to prepare!

Shrimp and Grits from Uncle Ray’s

Shrimp and Grits from Uncle Ray's

New to the Toronto dining scene, Uncle Ray’s serves Southern US-inspired dishes and modern cocktails and craft beer. Paying homage to the south, Uncle Ray’s offers their gluten-free seafood dish, Shrimp and Grits, which you can enjoy at home. The meal kit includes old bay marinated shrimp on a bed of southern-style white corn grits, garnished with brown sugar-cured bacon and hock stock gravy. Enjoy braised mustard greens with pork hock and hot honey drizzle on the side. This kit serves two people and only takes 10 minutes to prepare!




(Story by Editor-in-Chief, Gracie Carroll)

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