Cooking for 50
Hi Ellen, I am going to be cooking a dinner for 50 people. Would you please tell me if the followng will be enough?

30 lbs of turkey breast
1 Large deep aluminum pan dressing
1 Chafing dish pan of gravy
1 Large deep aluminum pan mac/cheese
2 Large cans green beans #10
2 Large cans peas #10
2 Large cans whole keral corn
1 chafing dish pan of mustard greens
25 lbs of potatoes for mashed potatoes or 1 large deep aluminum pan of candied yams
6 lbs of rolls
3 gallon of sweet tea & 3 gallons of unsweet tea & maybe 3 gallons of lemonade
2 cakes
1 large aluminum pan of peach cobbler
50 pecan pralines (mini pecan pies)

Thanks so much for your help!

Jenna, how many quarts does your large aluminum pan hold, or what are the measurements?

This looks OK to a little thin, depending on the above question. Write more.

Hi Ellen, the following are the dimensions of the large deep aluminum pans. I think that one pan holds about 11 quarts. Will this be enough?

Full size deep foil steam table dimensions:
Top Outside: 20-3/4" x 12-13/16"
Bottom: 17-19/32" x 9-21/32"
Depth: 3-3/8"
Gauge: 70
Capacity: 346 fluid ounces

Thanks so much for your help!

OK. You will have plenty for 50. I would add 2 gallons of ice cream or whipped cream for the cobbler and serve it warm.

Consider using frozen vegetables, tastier, especially the peas. About 10 pounds each.