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Amount to purchase
Leisa
09/02/09
We are feeding 60 football players/coaches. I want to make potato corn chowder with chicken and am having a hard time figuring out how much to purchase to make enough. Ingredients: chicken, hashbrowns or potatoes, onion, corn, milk, country gravy mix. What do you think? Thank you
marion
09/02/09
luau for 400 people
i am cooking for 400 people 1 of my foods are banana bread how many bananas do i need to make bread loafs and how many loafs.
ellen
09/03/09
Leisa, make enough for at least 6 gallons. Have at least 12 pounds of french or italian bread. Have a heavy dessert, such as fruit cobbler and ice cream.

Marion, at least 1 standard loaf for each 5-56 people if it is the only bread. Butter, 3-4 pounds per 100.

Cecile Yap
02/15/10
Cooking for 400 people Vegetarian Foods
Hi I will be cooking for 350-400 Vegetarian people. Can you help me amount of ingredients will I buy? My Menu are the following;
1. Unpolished Rice
2. Chopsuey
3. Mongo Beans Burger Patties
4. Coleslay Raw Salad

Do you have any suggestions I can cook for a big crowd? thank you so much! Cecile

ellen
02/16/10
Cecile, is this for one meal or is it the entree menu for a weekend of different meals? What are the kitchen facilities and how much and how experienced of help do you have for this? Also, do you have any budget limits?
Tina
02/16/10
Preparing Chicken and Sausage Gumbo for 350
Red Beans and Rice for 350]
Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya for 350
Crawfish Ettouffe for 350
Tina
02/16/10
Fruit and Cheese Display for 350

How much fruit do I need?

ellen
02/17/10
Tina is this 4 meals, or one meal for 1400?

If fruit and cheese are the only foods, such as for a nibble table for the above) about 18 pounds cheese per 100. For the fruits, see the fruit tray page, you want 6 pieces (1 1/2 to 2 ounces edible) per person per hour.

 
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