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take-home prepared food   |   dana's own   |   pantry essentials, nibbles & nosh   |   non-food items

We offer fresh & frozen entrees, appetizers, soups, pot pies, comfort foods, desserts and more.

Our food is made from scratch, in our kitchen, by people not machines, using only top quality ingredients, free of fake flavourings and mystery chemicals.

Gourmet made easy!


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starters & sides

hors d’oeuvres - frozen, ready-to-bake - selection varies, but may include:

  • asparagus, bacon & parmesan phyllo cigars - $19.98/15 pieces
  • bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with goat cheese - $19.98/16 pieces (gluten-free)
  • sausage & cheddar stuffed mushrooms - $19.98/12 pieces
  • coconut-crusted shrimp - $22.98/12 pieces
  • seasonal selection - please enquire in store

dana’s cheese tortes

  • sun dried tomato & pesto cheese torte - wedge - $15.98 (gluten-free)
  • maple, pecan, chili & ice wine cheese torte - log - $16.98 (gluten-free)
  • seasonal selection - please enquire in store

dana’s signature biscotti & savoury shorttbread

  • red wine & black pepper biscotti - $9.98/ bag
  • our savoury shorttbread selection from “coach house” includes:
    • cheddar chipotle
    • spicy asiago & garlic
    • stilton & rosemary
    • gorgonzola pistachio

unique gourmet quesadillas - whole (serves 1-2) - $10.98

  • bacon, apple, cheddar & caramelized onion
  • roasted vegetable & brie (vegetarian)
  • chicken, cheddar & salsa
  • pulled pork
  • seasonal selection - please enquire in store

comforting soups - 1L soup - $10.98

  • creamy tomato basil (gluten-free)
  • butternut squash, apple & ginger (dairy-free & gluten-free)
  • wild mushroom & herb (gluten-free)
  • roasted red pepper & goat cheese
  • chicken noodle
  • beef barley
  • turkey & rice
  • vegetable

side dishes

  • scalloped potatoes - $5.98 sm. (serves 1-2)   $11.98 med. (serves 6)
  • mashed turnip - $11.98 medium (serves 6-8)
  • sweet potato puff - $11.98 medium (serves 6-8)
  • coconut rice - $3.98/2 cups

 

e n t r é e s

entrées – dana shortt gourmet

  • fresh selections vary depending on day - we do our best to have all items on hand in the freezer
  • individual portion $7.98 and up (depending on entrée)
  • family-size entrées & party-size entrées are also available (see "entertaining ideas" section below)
  • cashew chicken curry  (dairy-free & gluten-free)
  • macaroni & 3-cheese  (vegetarian)
  • best-ever meatloaf (made with ground beef, pork & veal)
  • lamb shepherd’s pie with red wine mushroom gravy and sweet potato topping  (gluten-free)
  • chicken-vegetable bake with herb biscuit topping
  • coq-au-vin  (dairy-free & gluten-free)
  • korean beef on sesame rice
  • stuffed chicken breasts with mushrooms & dijon cream sauce
  • beef bourguignon
  • chef’s feature entrée - please enquire in store

hearty chili & stew - 1L $11.98

  • vegetarian sweet potato & 3-bean chili (dairy-free & gluten-free)
  • vegetarian peruvian quinoa stew (dairy-free & gluten-free)

savoury double-crust pot pies

  • small (1 portion) - $6.98,   medium (serves 4) - $16.98 to $18.98 (depending on variety)
  • chicken pot pie (dairy-free)
  • turkey pot pie (dairy-free)
  • steak, stilton & stout pot pie
  • pulled pork, onion & apple pot pie (dairy-free)

hearty lasagna

  • small (1 portion) - $6.98,   medium (serves 2-3) - $15.98,   party-size (serves 8) - $36.98 - may require advance notice
  • meat, mushroom & cheese lasagna
  • vegetarian lasagna (vegetarian)

 

desserts

delectable dessert squares - 8" by 5.5" pan - $12.98

  • skor toffee brownies
  • lemon coconut cranberry squares
  • oatmeal date squares

gourmet shorttbread cookies - from $6.98 per dozen - our sweet shorttbread selection includes:

  • vanilla bean
  • lemon
  • maple
  • classic butter
  • lime ginger
  • brown sugar chocolate

 

entertaining ideas

party/catering-sized entrées

  • the below items are frozen, and ready-to-bake at home (note: some items require defrosting, please enquire / read label)
  • cashew chicken curry - 6 lbs.  serves 8-10   $79.98
  • macaroni & 3-cheese  - 6 lbs.  serves 8-10   $59.98
  • lamb shepherd’s pie with red wine mushroom gravy & sweet potato topping - 6 lbs.  serves 8-10   $99.98
  • chicken-vegetable bake - 6 lbs.  serves 8-10   $89.98
  • coq-au-vin - 6 lbs.  serves 8-10   $79.98
  • meat lasagna - 5 lbs.  serves 6-8   $36.98
  • vegetarian lasagna - 5 lbs.  serves 6-8   $36.98
  • chicken pot pie - 5 lbs.  serves 8-10   $46.98
  • pulled pork pie - 5 lbs.  serves 8-10   $46.98
  • beef bourgoinoine - 4.5 lbs.  serves 6-8   $69.98
  • scalloped potatoes - 6 lbs.  serves 8-12   $34.98

breakfast  &  brunch

dana’s famous ready-to-bake scones - $9.98/package - each yields 4 large or 8 small scones

  • our signature lemon currant (try them with our lemon curd)
  • almond crème (try with jam and whipped cream)
  • cranberry orange (try them with our lemon curd)
  • cinnamon swirl scones with cream cheese icing
  • cheddar herb (great with our soups & chili)
  • seasonal selection - please enquire in store

cinnamon buns - ready-to-bake - $9.98/package of 9

dana’s signature granola

  • fruit & nut granola - $6.98 / 500 mL jar; $12.98 / 1 L jar
  • double-chocolate granola - $8.98 / 500 mL; $14.98 / 1 L

gourmet quiches

  • small (1 portion) - $6.98,   large (serves 4-6) - $18.98
  • asparagus & sweet bell pepper
  • lorraine (bacon, onion & swiss cheese)

loaves

  • banana bread - $9.98
  • lemon loaf - $6.98

 

note:  prices & selection are subject to change




dana's own

pick up a few of dana's signature items the next time you visit the shop!

  • ready-to-bake-scones (lemon-currant, cheddar-herb, almond creme, cranberry orange, or cinnamon raisin with cream cheese icing)
  • ready-to-bake cinnamon buns
  • red wine & black pepper biscotti
  • best-ever granola or our double-chocolate & dried fruit granola
  • assorted shorttbread
  • dana's own private label extra virgin olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars (40 varieties)

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pantry essentials, nibbles & nosh

below is a small sampling of other gourmet products that we carry:

  • rootham's
  • all the best cheese straws
  • barrie's local products
  • neil brothers
  • gourmet village products
  • lesley stowe raincoast crisps
  • brickstone fine foods
  • stonewall kitchen products
  • a bisket a basket gourmet preserves & chutneys
  • a selection of gourmet crackers
  • gourmet sauces and marinades
  • and many more...

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non-food items: entertaining accessories & gifts

below is a small sampling of what we have on hand in the shop:

  • cocktail napkins
  • cheese spreaders
  • tag products
  • tea towels
  • wooden bread boards
  • olive oil serving ware and accessories

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   519-880-1555
   55 erb street east, unit 101
   waterloo, ontario, N2J 4K8
monday to friday:  10 am -  7 pm
saturday
:  9 am -  5 pm
sunday
:  closed
open sundays 11am-4pm - december only - leading up to christmas day
retail@danashortt.ca   
catering@danashortt.ca   
giftbaskets@danashortt.ca
   
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