Cooking for Parties/Bbq for 200


Planning a wedding dinner for 200...Were buying the pulled pork already cooked and ready, along with the chicken salad and cole slaw already prepared . Were trying to figure out how much of everything we need. here is out menu.  Appetizer menu: cheeseball bar with veggies and dip, pretezels & chips. Dinner menu: Pulled pork, chicken salad, buns( for sandwiches), cole slaw, and green beans . Iced tea, lemonade, water. We had one person tell us we would only need 30lb of prepared pulled pork ( doesnt sound like enough to me) Thank you

You need 7 ounces of pulled pork per person. You will need approximately 4 ounces of chicken salad per person as it will be much less popular. You will need 3 ounces of lettuce +2 ounces of salad dressing per person when ounce of cheese ball per person and 2 ounces of dry snacks Per person. You will need 20 ounces of nonalcoholic beverage per person more if you're having it outside in the summer and it's a hot day.
The basic rule of thumb is 9 ounces of entree 4 ounces of side dishes per person 3 ounces of salad greens 2 ounces of dressing 1.3 rolls per person, and one dessert serving per person.

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I am a wedding and party planner in St. Louis, Missouri and I do weddings and parties all over the country! My brides are my number one priority as I understand how important their wedding day is to them! Any questions about catering and cooking for large groups. This would include recipes, cooking techniques, what to serve, how to prevent food poisoning, food storage and food integrity. I have thousands of recipes that are scaled for large groups and gatherings and will be happy to share them! If you are in need of professional assistance for helping you to plan your wedding, party or corporate event, please feel free to contact me! I do a limited amount of weddings and parties every year in order to make sure that I have the best service for my clientele. Feel free to visit my business website at this address: WWW.EXQUISITEEVENTSUSA.COM for detailed information on what services I offer. I have price point weddings for every budget--no matter what size and I am very specific about what you get for your hard-earned money.


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