2694 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, NC - Phone: 919.489.3944
Open 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 8 pm

Family Dinners

Treat your family and friends to a made-from-scratch meal 5 days a week. All you have to do is heat and eat. This makes a great gift for family with a new member or a student away from home. Only $100 for  2 people for the entire week! Vegetarian menu alternatives are noted in parentheses.

Family Dinner Menu

We also offer the option of adding an order of vegetable sides and/or a kid entree! Every week, we offer a different vegetable side order that will include two different types of veggies for the week. We also offer a kid entree for those of you with pickier eaters in the house! There are three options each month from which you can select your kid entree for the week. Each of these add-ons, the vegetable sides and the kid entree, are an additional $15.  We are now also offering the option to add bread to your meal, either a Baguette or Cornbread, for $3.50.

Please, no substitutions or customization. See individual menus for the weekly veggie side add-ons and the monthly kid entree options. You can also call the store for this week’s selection!

Have more questions? Just call or e-mail us with the information below, and we’ll be happy to talk through some of the details of our program with you. We love adding people to our Family Dinner cohort!

Do you want to be added to our weekly Family Dinner reminder list so you don’t forget to sign-up each week? Just e-mail your request to cateringdur@fostersmarket.com, or ask the next time you call to place your order!

To order, fill out our online order form, call (919) 489-4114 or e-mail cateringdur@fostersmarket.com

March Family Dinner Menu:

March Week 4:  Order by 03/24 for Pick Up 03/27
Chicken N’ Dumplings (Carrot Souffle)
Old Fashioned Pot Roast w/ Carrots & Potatoes (Sweet Potato & Kale Gnocchi)
Bacon, Blue Cheese & Spinach Stuffed Pork Loin (Creamy Risotto w/ Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Fig Gastrique)*
Spinach, Tomato & Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese
Corn & Squash Casserole topped with Foster’s Cornbread
Garden Salad w/ Balsamic Vinaigrette
Lemon Bars

April Week 1:  Order by 03/31 for Pick Up 04/03
Turkey Burgers w/ Basil Mayo, Brie, Caramelized Onions & Tart Apple Slices (Quinoa & Lentil Burgers w/ Basil Mayo, Caramelized Onions & Cheddar)
Chili Rubbed Flank Steak topped with Grilled Mixed Tomato Salsa (Cauliflower Sabzi w/ Garam Masala)*
Braised Pork Shoulder & Navy Bean Ragu (Squash & Mixed Bean Ragu)
Black Bean Enchiladas
Spaghetti Marinara w/ Olives & Grana Padano Cheese
Spinach Salad w/ Hard Boiled Egg, Onion, Tomato, and Green Goddess Dressing
Say’s Bread Pudding

April Week 2:  Order by 04/07 for Pick Up 04/10
Foster’s Spicy Chicken Spaghetti (Fiery Three Bean Chili)
Thai Basil Beef (Squash Pad Thai)
Fried Pork Chops w/ Sawmill Gravy (Chickpea & Garbanzo Fritters w/ Tomato Jam)*
Broccoli & Rice Casserole
Cous Cous w/ Grilled Vegetables & Kale
Mixed Greens w/ Garden Veggies & Balsamic Plum Vinaigrette
Peach Crumble

April Week 3:  Order by 04/14 for Pick Up 04/17
Fried Chicken Quarters (Grilled Vegetables w/ Hummus & Pita)
Shrimp & Grits (Vegetarian Jambalaya)*
7-Pepper Jelly Glazed Pork Tenderloin w/ Caramelized Onions (Ravioli w/ Caramelized Onions & Balsamic Kale)
Penne w/ Braised Greens & Pesto Cream Sauce
Tomato Basil Bisque
Caesar Salad

April Week 4:  Order by 04/21 for Pick Up 04/24
St. Louis Style BBQ Ribs (Seasonal Grilled BBQ Vegetable Skewers)*
Posole Verde Stew w/ Chicken (Red Posole Stew w/ Red Beans)
Grilled Flank Steak topped w/ Asparagus Gremolata (Risotto Cakes topped w/ Asparagus Gremolata)
Parmesan Polenta topped w/ Puttanesca
Springtime Gemelli Pasta w/ Herb Ricotta, Tomatoes & Grilled Squash
Garden Salad w/ Balsamic Vinaigrette
Chocolate Chip Cookies


Kid’s Entrées:
Crispy Chicken Fingers
Mac & Cheese
Chicken Enchiladas

Vegetable Sides March Week 4:

Wild Rice Pilaf and Mixed Farmstand Potato & Kale Salad

Vegetable Sides April Week 1:

Boiled Parsley Potatoes and Pesto Green Beans


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Have questions? Call, e-mail, or check out our Family Dinner FAQs!

To order, fill out our online order form, call (919) 489-4114 or e-mail cateringdur@fostersmarket.com



What customers are saying about Family Dinners:

“Last week was the BEST vegetarian week EVER! Chipotle mac & cheese was such a great change, my husband LOVED the grilled vegetable parmesan, my almost 4-year-old ate the orzo (a miracle) and I served the potato cakes with turkey bacon and eggs at breakfast (to die for….) We all liked the flavor of the slaw and I liked the change from salad and the bread for the pizza was soooo tasty. Seriously, a foodie dream last week. Oh yeah, my kids did not speak while devouring the banana pudding. That’s the highest form of praise if you can bring them both to silent food joy. Tell the kitchen thanks!!!” – Beth in Chapel Hill

“The Family Dinners from Foster’s Market in Durham have greatly improved my quality of life during the week. It’s such a relief knowing that when I go home after a hectic day at work, dinner is not only ready, it’s delicious! Leslie is so helpful and such fun to work with — thank you Fosters!” – Cheryl in Durham

“Foster’s Family Dinners are perfect for my family. My toddler is ready to eat almost as soon as we get home from work/daycare, so having something already prepared that we just have to heat up is very convenient. The interesting flavors and incorporation of healthy ingredients make choosing these meals an easy decision. And pick-up from the store couldn’t be easier — everything is packaged and ready to go, with full instructions. Thanks, Foster’s.” – Jenny in Durham

“They are the best baby gift to buy new parents! We discovered the Family Dinners a few months after our second baby was born–we were so happy to not scramble to make dinner last minute, or eat take-out and fast food every night. They are delicious, much healthier than take-out, and you don’t feel completely disconnected from your kitchen since you’re still using your oven to reheat the meals! Now, if Foster’s could only figure out a way to get us sleep again, we’d be all set! Thanks!” – Deepa, Durham

“We are enjoying the variety of the menu! Even during the worst of the week, I smile coming home knowing what wonderful dinners we have at home! Thanks for making this a reality!” – Susan, Durham

“Hi Jodie, I tried cooking. Boy do I miss family dinners. Can you put me down for 2 for week Four?” – Sarah, Chapel Hill

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2694 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, NC - Phone: 919.489.3944
Open 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 8 pm