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Prime Rib Roast Take Out?

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kit Jul 21, 2008 01:33 PM

Does anyone know where in Montreal I can purchase a good cooked prime rib roast for a 30-person party at home? Does a service like this exist?

Thanks,
Cooking Handicap But Feasting Capable.

  1. f
    finefoodie55 Jul 23, 2008 06:49 AM

    I am thinking Magnan's in the Pointe.They have developed more and more ready to eat options in the last year and that could be one

    1. m
      maisonbistro Jul 22, 2008 08:10 AM

      Kit,

      I would strongly suggest you try cooking it yourself. I know it's an expensive cut of meat, but with a digital probe thermometer you can't go wrong. The whole point of a good roast beef if pulling it out of the oven, letting it rest, and then carving the glorious meat while still warm. Anything you buy pre-cooked will lose flavour and texture.

      If you start with a really good piece of meat, a simple slathering of butter, salt, pepper, mustard (if you want) - you can't go wrong.

      1. p
        peppershaker Jul 22, 2008 05:44 AM

        You might also want to try Ian Perreault prets-a-manger at 1248 Bernard O. ianperreault.com. He makes yummy take out food and may take requests.

        1. carswell Jul 22, 2008 05:10 AM

          «Prime Rib is one of the easiest things to prepare at home so long as you have AC and a temp. probe»

          And in this case an oven large enough to accommodate two seven-rib roasts.

          1. kpzoo Jul 21, 2008 04:02 PM

            You could also try contacting a butcher that does prepared foods as well, like Maitre Boucher on Monkland to inquire: 514-487-1437

            Another route - if you pop:

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            ...into Google, you'll find a number of local options.

            Good luck!

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