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Taco Bar for 100 people
Heidi
08/27/13
My daughter is getting married and we are making a taco bar for 100 people. How much beef, chicken, cheese, lettece, tomato and onion do we need.
ellen
08/27/13
Go to the page taco/potato bar for 100. The button is on the top of the main cook talk page.

You need an appetizer area, here is why.

Before the Buffet; Why You May Need an Appetizer Table
A self-catered buffet is a real challenge to the organizers, and things don't always come together as smoothly as hoped. By planning and setting up an appetizer area or "nibble table" which is ready when the guests begin to arrive, the cooks and servers have time to complete the arrangement of the dinner buffet. This is especially critical if there are children among the guests, or there is a wait before dinner, as at a wedding reception.

This does not have to be complicated. Three items, plus a punch, or two if one is alcoholic, are sufficient. Typically, include a fruit tray, a cheese tray and an attractive dip or spread; or you can go with a dinner theme such as TexMex with chips, salsas, Texas caviar and guacamole; Italian with bruschetta or antipasto; maybe shrimps or other cold seafood, if budget permits.

One appetizer service area One serving area is needed for each 100 guests.

You would need 1 pound chips per 12, 1 cup salsa per 6-8.

Michelle
09/13/13
Taco Bar for 225
How many pounds of chicken, beef and pork will I need
To serve 225 people..
I will also be serving rice, beans, 2
Appetizers and all the fixings..
ellen
09/13/13
2 1/4 times the amount for 100 on the taco bar page. 15 pounds beef and 10 pounds each of the others per 100.
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