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How to cost a catered event
Robin
11/28/10
Hi-What a great site! I have been asked to cater a baked potato bare for 40 people and was wondering how to charge; do you add up the ingredients and then add time? Not sure what to do, I am not a caterer but can cook. One of my friends has asked me to do this for her parents. Thank you
ellen
11/29/10
Usual catering charge is 3 to 4 times the cost of food. Depends on how much set up, clean up and service you are going to do; if you are dropping off everything or actually serving, etc.
Robin
11/29/10
Thank you so much! Your site is amazing; so helpful and the recipes look great.