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Jamie
07/09/10
Catering a friends wedding, have never prepared food in this large of a quantity...
Menu includes - tossed salad-boneless ham-fried chicken- baked rigatoni - parsley buttered potatoes (or maybe scalloped potatoes)
corn and or green beans.....and rolls......200 people attending really need help with the quantity of each item....
ellen
07/07/10 Jamie, a wedding dinner this size takes 3 people in the kitchen, a manager and at least 10-12 people to set up, serve and cleanup.
You need 1 pound boneless ham for each 3 people plus 1 piece of chicken for each person. All the rest of the items are on the plan for 100 page. If you want to post your estimate, I will be glad to check it for you.

Jamie
07/08/10 Hi Ellen...thanks for your input ....here are the quantities I am planning on.
tossed salad - 30 lbs of bagged salad 8 lbs grape tomatoes 4 lbs baby spinich 4 lbs croutons and 3 gal of dressing..
rolls - 24 dozen
5 #10 cans of corn and 6 #10 cans of green beans
baked rigatoni - 30 lbs dry pasta 6 #10 cans of sauce 15 lbs of mozzarella
parsley buttered potatoes 13 #10 cans of new potatoes
ellen
07/10/10
tossed salad - 30 lbs of bagged salad 8 lbs grape tomatoes 4 lbs baby spinach 4 lbs croutons and 3 gal of dressing.. use plan fpr 100 for dressing- you have some extra
rolls - 24 dozen- you just need 2 per person, don't forget butter
5 #10 cans of corn and 6 #10 cans of green beans- do about 7 of each
baked rigatoni - 30 lbs dry pasta 6 #10 cans of sauce 15 lbs of mozzarella
parsley buttered potatoes 13 #10 cans of new potatoes - probably 10 is plenty