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grad party for 120
kari
07/02/10
Hi ellen.....hoping you could tweek my menu!
Grad. party, Sat. from 2-6.....120 people.
~Sloppy Joes---thinking about 20-24 lb of beef
Buns---12 doz (144 buns)
~Baked Beans---5-6 gal.
~Potato Salad---5 gal. (will buy)
~Pasta Salad---8 lbs. dry pasta
~Vegetable Tray---
6 cups dip
3 lb. califlower
6 peppers
3 qts. cherry tomatoes
3 lbs baby carrots
4 cucumbers or zucchini (nec?)
2 lb broccoli
~Fruit Tray---
4 cantelope
2 Honey dew
3 lbs grapes
2 pineapple
4-6 lbs strawberries
**would I need say, a watermelon, perhaps served separately?

Would appreciate any tips to make this go as smooth as possible.......THANKS!!!

ellen
07/02/10
Since it is midafternoon, you are probably OK on the meat, but you might consider making and freezing another 5 pounds, just in case.

I would probably double the veggies, dip, and fruits, or at least definitely add the watermelon.

You will only need about 4 gallons of beans.

Have a good time and congratulations.