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Reception Food for 145 People
Sarah
12/14/11
I am preparing the following and need to know how much I will need.

Meatballs
Cocktail Sausage
Deli Platter of Ham - Roast Beef and Turkey
Cheese for the deli platter
Rolls

Vegatable Tray of Celery - Califlower - Brocoli and Carrots

Fruit platter of strawberries - grapes and pinepapple

Cheese cubes and crackers

Please help - can't figure this out. Don't know how much to purchase of each.

Thank you very much.

ellen
12/15/11
What time is the reception, how long will it last and will alcohol be served? All affect quantities.
Sarah
12/15/11
1:00 pm - no alcohol will be served.

3 hours

ellen
12/16/11
Sarah, if this is after a wedding, people will not have eaten lunch and will be very hungry. If it is free-standing, they will have eaten lunch, which reduces the amount about a third. Sorry I didn't ask more clearly, but is this after a wedding?