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I am getting married soon and my mother is being kind enough to prepare the food. We are doing a casual bbq with:
My problem is that I don't know how much of each meat to buy, and I am unsure how much fruit to buy as well. Please help! Thank you!
Please ask your mom to read the "wedding dinner" article; button is at the top of the forum page where you posted.
This is a pretty reasonable menu, here are a few important tips:
It takes 3 people manning the grill full time to do grilling for 120 people, and they can't be part of the wedding party, because they have to start cooking while you are still getting married.
For 120 people, self serve, you need 3 serving lines if everyone is going to sit down and eat. With 1 line, it takes 2 hours for everyone to serve themselves. Separate stations for the beverages (2 stations for this many people) and for the cake and desserts.
You put the appetizers (cheese/crackers
For 120 people:
steak tips-1 pound raw for each 3 persons
potato salad- 40 pounds potatoes
grapes- suggest you incorporate onto the fruit trays
cheese/crackers- 16-20 pounds cheese, 8 pounds crackers
Hope this helps.
|Thank you so much, this is so helpful!|