Portion sizes

Our dinners will fill your belly. 

Dinner sizes

We offer two dinners sizes.

Size Serves
2-person 2 adults
Family 2 adults plus 2-4 kids
  • Each dinner comes with a main and side.
  • Family is twice the size of 2-person.
  • View prices on our menu preview.

Choosing a size

On your appointment page under "appointment details", pick an order size for your dinners (2-person or family size).

TIP Your order size applies to your entire appointment. You cannot order 2-person size for just one dinner.

You can set your default order size for all future appointments on your profile page.

Quantity of food

Your Elf cooks three nights of dinners (main + side) in a two-hour cooking appointment from our large menu. For each dinner, you'll receive:

2-person size Family size
3 containers of mains (1 for each night), each at least 2/3 full 6 containers of mains (2 for each night), each at least 2/3 full
3 containers of sides (1 for each night), each at least 1/2 full 3-6 containers of sides (1-2 for each night), each at least 1/2 full
Proteins

If you order a meat with our family size dinners, our mains include:

Meat only Meat/vegetable blend
2 pounds protein
(e.g. Crispy parmesan chicken tenders)
1 pound protein
(e.g. Teriyaki salmon and broccoli)

If you order a produce-based side (e.g. crispy asian brussels sprouts), our family-size dinners include roughly 2 lbs (4 cups) of vegetables.  

2-person size dinners include half the protein size and/or produce. 

Really hungry?

If you have a big appetite, order from our casserole menu (see our filter).

Our portions are a bit larger than usual. 

FAQ

Q: Can I get dinner cooked for just one person?
A: No, but you can always eat lunch leftovers or freeze food for later. 

Q: Can you cook  just mains without the sides?
A: No, Elves always cook three mains and three sides in a cooking appointment. 

Customer reviews

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