Hassle-Free Christmas Dinner

Why spend this Christmas holiday stuck in the kitchen? For a truly hassle-free holiday experience.

Heybeck’s Meat Market is more than just a place to buy top-quality USDA Prime beef, pork, veal and Grade A poultry.

Our products were raised on a strict vegetarian, non-GMO diet with no antibiotics or hormones.

We are committed to serving our customers only the finest quality products. Our knowledgeable staff members are always available to assist you with your selection and cooking instructions.

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Cooking instructions for beef roasts, pork, and hams:

Our Christmas Dinner Favorites:

Roasted Beef

USDA PRIME Boneless Prime Rib Roast

The Chef’s favorite cut for marbling, richness, and flavor. We trim this top quality roast, and you slow roast to perfection!

Due to roasting shrinkage, we suggest a serving size of 12 ounces per guest.

Bone In Standing Rib Roast

USDA PRIME Bone-In Standing Rib Roast

As with it’s boneless sidekick, this masterpiece is presented with the rib bones. And for simplicity, our butchers remove the ribs, and then tie them back on. After the slow roasting, the strings are cut, and you’re ready to carve with ease!

Suggested serving size 2 guests per rib. Generally 21/2 to 23/4 pounds per rib. Beyond 10 guests, reductions can be made.

USDA Prime Beef Tenderloin Roast

USDA PRIME Beef Tenderloin Roast

Simply said, “The most tender cut available!” Our skilled butchers fully trim and tie this prized, melt-in-your-mouth favorite.

Suggested serving size 8 ounces per guest.

USDA Prime Beef Tenderloin Roast

USDA PRIME Boneless Beef Sirloin Roast

The boneless sirloin roast, much like it’s fellow counterparts, exhibits a robust beefy flavor and richness. This moderately priced favorite is sure to satisfy your heartiest beef loving guests.

Suggested serving size of 8 ounces per guest.

Heybeck’s Gourmet Sauce Collection:

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What better way to compliment your impressive main dish than a selection of in-house made savory gourmet sauces.

Select one or several to serve ‘on-the-side’ for your guests to consider:

  • Roasted Beef Gravy
  • Beef Au Jus
  • Creamy Horseradish (Creamy and milder)
  • Raw Horseradish (Bold, strong and spicy)
  • Béarnaise Sauce
  • Honey Dijon Sauce (Ham)
  • Roasted Pork Gravy (Crown Pork Roasts and Pork Roasts)

Traditional Christmas Fare Options and Pricing:

Turkey Gravy

Traditional Turkey Gravy

Made with dripping and lightly seasoned. Your drippings can be added to our gravy to stretch the volume of our gravy or can be served by itself. Many customers use our gravy as a security back-up for their holiday leftovers or if their gravy does not work out as planned:

  • 1 Pint – 16 oz – $ 4.99 –Serves 4 to 6  (Based on usage)
  • 1 Quart – 32 oz – $ 9.99 – Serves 8 to 12  (Based on usage)
Cranberry Conserve

Cranberry Conserve

With whole cranberries, crystalized ginger, orange zest, cinnamon, and fresh strawberries – A wonderful sweet and tart experience – a Heybeck’s favorite:

  • 1 Pint – 16 oz – $ 8.99 – Serves 6 to 8  (Based on desire)
  • 1 Quart – 32 oz – $ 17.99 – Serves 12 to 16  (Based on desire)
Sage and Onion Stuffing

Traditional Sage and Onion Stuffing

With creamery butter, sage, turkey stock, and sautéed onions and celery:

  • 2 Pounds – $ 9.99 – Serving 4+ guests
  • 3 Pounds – $ 14.99 – Serving 6+ guests
  • 4 Pounds – $ 19.99 – Serving 8+ guests
  • 6 Pounds – $ 29.99 – Serving 12 to 15 guests

All amounts based on other side dishes being served

Seasoned Mashed Potatoes

Seasoned Mashed Potatoes

The most traditional for Thanksgiving – made with cream, butter, and lightly seasoned:

  • 4 Pounds – $ 15.99 – Serves 8 to 10 guests  (based on other side dishes being served)

Seasoned Red Skinned Mashed Potatoes

Made with cream, butter, and red skinned potatoes – lightly seasoned:

  • 4 Pounds – $ 15.99 – Serves 8 to 10 guests  (based on other side dishes being served)
Sweet Potato Soufflé

Sweet Potato Soufflé

With brown sugar, cinnamon, and lightly dusted with butter crumbs:

  • 4.5 Pounds – $ 29.99 – Serves 10 to 15 guests (based on other side dishes being served)
  • 1.5 Pound size -$ 9.99 – Serving 4 guests
Macaroni with Cheese

Macaroni with Cheese

Traditional made with cream and aged cheddar cheese – can be decorated with fried onion strips or without:

  • 5+ Pounds – $ 35.00 – Serves 10 To 15 guests  (based on other side dishes being served)
  • 1.5 Pounds size – $ 11.99 – Serving 4 guests
Harvest Salad

Harvest Salad

With poached pears, dried cranberries, slivered red onions, gorgonzola cheese, and candied pecans decorate this spring mesculin blend – all toppings and balsamic dressing are placed on the side to keep the salad crisp before putting together.

The price for the Harvest Salad is $ 4.50 per person for 10 guests or more.

Colorful Sautéed Garden Vegetables

Colorful Sautéed Garden Vegetables

With red and yellow peppers, zucchini, yellow squash, young carrots, asparagus, mushrooms, and red onion:

  • Under 10 Guests – $ 4.00 per guest
  • Over 12 Guests-$ 3.50 per guest
Decorative Dinner Rolls

Decorative Dinner Rolls

Freshly baked brioche, pretzel, sesame, honey wheat, ancient grain, and gourmet knot – $ 5.99 per dozen – single varieties may be chosen or a variety of all rolls may be offered.

Heybeck’s Seasoning, Rubs, and Brines:

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Back by popular demand!

Heybeck’s Markets have partnered with Galena Garlic Company out of Geneva, Illinois!

Providing our gourmet clients with an array of seasonings specifically for our selections.

To name just a few…

  • Heybeck’s Beef Tenderloin Seasoning
  • Heybeck’s Prime Rib Rub
  • Heybeck’s Roasted Turkey Rubs and Brines

All rubs, seasonings, and brines are all natural, chemical and MSG free.

Heybeck’s-own In-house Smoked Hams:

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Did you know Heybeck’s smokes it’s hams (among dozen of items) in their very own smokehouses?

Choose from the traditional smoked ham, spiral sliced honey cured, or the favorite, spiral slice and honey glazed!

Hams range in the following sizes…

  • Whole Traditional Hams – 19# to 21#
  • Half Traditional Hams – 9# to 11#
  • Spiral Sliced (only) Half Ham – 9# to 10#
  • Spiral Sliced Honey Glazed Half Ham 9# to 11#

Our 1/2 hams range from 9 to 11 pounds and serve 10 to 15 guests

Don’t forget to ask about our Honey Dijon and Creamy Horseradish sauces to accompany your delicious ham!!

Crown Pork Roasts, Racks of Pork, and Boneless Pork Roasts

Crown Pork Roast

Heybeck’s Crown Pork Roasts consist of 16 ribs, and weigh 10# to 12#

Smaller roasts are called Racks of Pork and are cut ‘by-the-rib’. Or choose the Boneless Pork Roast.

Pork roast made in 16, 18, or 24 rib crowns. Approximate serving size of 1 to 11/2 ribs per guest.

Of course you can’t forget the Roasted Pork Gravy!

Ho-Ka & Schaul’s All-Natural Turkey:

Our complete READY-TO-COOK turkey dinner includes:

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Fresh, all-natural, antibiotic and hormone free, free-range turkeys and turkey breasts from either Schaul’s Gourmet Foods or from Ho-Ka Turkey Farm.

  • Delicious Mashed Potatoes
  • Homemade Stuffing and Gravy
  • Seasonal Cranberry Conserve
  • Sauteed Garden Vegetables
  • Sweet Potato Souffle
  • Harvest Salad
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Assorted Bakery rolls
Turkey Dinner

All you have to do is roast from scratch our fresh all-natural, antibiotic-free turkey. Heat our selectable, prepared-in-advance sidedishes according to our simple, easy-to-follow instructions. We often provide assorted pies, coffee cakes, and pumpkin bars for a fantastic finishing touch to your Thanksgiving feast.

Are you ready to get cooking our Easy Turkey Dinner?


Looking for something new this year?

Try Heybeck’s Homemade Boneless Turducken – “A Unique Family Favorite”

Boneless/skinless Chicken and Duck Breast layered with our Delicious Sage and Onion Bread Stuffing Surrounded by a Boneless Skin-On Turkey Breast! Weights range from 7# to 11#

Sumptuous Desserts - Select a delectable dessert to top off your Thanksgiving meal!

Elegant Farmer Pies

Elegant Farmer “Baked in-a-bag” assorted pies. “A Crust like No Other!!!”

$21.99/each for 8″ Pie
$10.99/each for 5″ Pie

  • Apple
  • Caramel Apple
  • Peach Apple
  • Blueberry Apple
  • Berried Treasure – Raspberry, Blueberry and Blackberry
  • Cherry with Crumble Topping
Pumpkin Bar

Elegant Farmer 9” x 9” Pumpkin Bar with a Cream Cheese Frosting


Coffee Cake

My Grandma’s of New England Coffee Cakes. “As if you made it yourself!!”


  • Cinnamon Walnut – with or without nuts
  • Chocolate Chip – with or without nuts
  • Golden Raspberry
  • Ted Williams Dark Chocolate
  • Apple
  • Blueberry
  • Pumpkin
  • Banana Walnut
  • Lemon Poppy Seed
Make this holiday memorable!

Contact Brett at our Palatine store at 847-358-3820, or Brooke at our Barrington store at 847-382-0835 to reserve your READY-TO-COOK turkey dinner.