Cooking for a Crowd
Large Quanity Recipes for a Group,
Cooking for a Crowd Recipes for large group or need large quanity recipes and menus, breakfast, lunch & dinner recipes that are easy crowd pleasing recipes for a crowd. Is it a big party, a family gathering, a wedding, an anniversay party, and special event. Here are helpful tips and ideas to help make your party a success.
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Portions and Meal Planning
After selecting the menu and sending out the invitations the question comes to: How much to make and what size should a portion size be?
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General Catering rules for portion size(per person):
- Appetizers 8 to 10 pieces per person
- Salsa and dips 1/3 cup per person
- Soup 1 cup per person
- Salad about 1 cup or 3 ounces
- Starch like potato, rice or pasta 5 ounces
- Main course or meat 6 ounces
- Dessert 1 to 1 1/2 pieces
Calculate the portion size(per person) X the amount of people = total amount needed. This will give you a rough idea of what you need food wise.
Beer, cocktails and wine
- 2 drinks a person per hour.
- One gallon of punch for every 10 guest
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