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catering for 75 people
Linda Lashure
06/03/13
I'm catering a party for a friend and I'm making pullpork bbq, macaroni salad, salt potatoes, bake beans, and chees/pepperoni tray and veggie tray. Its for around 75 people. If I have figured right, I was planning on doing 7 to 8 lbs of dry macaroni.18 to 20 pounds of pork butts, 40 to 6 pounds of beans, 20 to 25 pounds of salt potatoes. Can you tell me if I'm even close and how far off am I? Would appreciate the help. thank you much
ellen
06/04/13
Good work!

7 to 8 lbs of dry macaroni- 6 plenty
18 to 20 pounds of pork butts, if bone in do at least 24
4 to 6 pounds of beans, 6 good
20 to 25 pounds of salt potatoes. If these are whole potatoes, make sure you have 80

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linda
06/14/13
catering for 50 people
Thanks for the information, I now have a exact count, it is now 50 people instead of 75. how much should I cut this down to. could really use the help
ellen
06/14/13
2/3 the amount for 75-
linda
06/20/13
catering for 50 people
how far in advance can I make salt potatoes, transporting about 30 minutes away. Will be putting in steam tables when on site. also how long will it take pulled port bbq to heat up in steam tables, or should I heat it up first in oven. thanks
ellen
06/20/13
You posted twice, I already answered the other one...
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