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Thankgiving Dinner for about 40 employees
yolanda martinez
11/06/10
Hello Ellen,
Having a buffet dinner for about 40 employees. The plan is to order pre-sliced roasted turkey breast and bone in spiral ham from a local deli. Other side dishes will be mashed potatoes and green bean casserole.

This is what I estimated(trying to see how far off I am from you)- 20 pounds of sliced turkey; 20 pounds of ham; 20 pounds of mashed potatoes and the same amount for green bean casserole?

help!

How many pounds for each mentioned food item would you suggest?

Thank you.

ym

ellen
11/06/10
Hi, Yolanda,
Glad you wrote, you don't need quite so much, since it is all boneless and ready to eat.

20 pounds of sliced turkey; 15 plenty
20 pounds of ham; 8-10 plenty
20 pounds of mashed potatoes- about right- some left over or do 15 potatoes and 10 stuffing
green bean casserole- you only need at most 3/4 cup per person- about 14 pounds

You need cranberry sauce and gravy, bread or rolls (get good ones) and real butter.