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Correct amounts of food?
Val
11/15/13
Need some help on amounts.My daughter's wedding is next summer & approximately 100 people(about a dozen are vegan.Dinner will be at 8pm.We will be offering appetizers.

Appetizers
Cheese & Crackers (1 large cheese platter (serves 40) & 10 boxes,1 lb each)
Veggies & Dip(4 16" deli trays comes with dip)
Shrimp(60lbs & 1 gallon sauce)
Deviled Eggs (100 eggs)
Hummus & Pitas (2 tubs & not sure how many bags of pitas needed,each bag has 5-6 pitas in them & I cut them into pieces)
Fruit (2 honeydew,2 cantaloupe,1 pineapple,2lb strawberries & 3 kiwi)

Dinner-buffet style
Pig to roast 90lb,
Baked Beans (not sure on how much)
Baked Potatoes (70 white & 6 Sweet Potatoes) with butter (2ibs), sour cream (3lbs), green onions(10 bunches) & bacon bits (2lbs)

Corn on the cob (50 cobs)
Three Bean Salad(not sure how much)
Potato Salad(35lbs potatoes,30 eggs,3 quarts mayo & 10 bunches of green onion???)
Kale Salad (794 g from Costco,3 bags & 3 355 ml dressing)
Neptune Salad (not sure on amounts)
Creamy coleslaw (6 1lb bags & 4 750ml dressing)
Pickle Tray (followed the guide you have for one)
Buns (10 dozen,3 varieties & 1lb butter)
4 dz assorted cupcakes,8 assorted pies & 5lbs of assorted bars

And anything leftover will be set out later for a midnight buffet along with 2 18'assorted meat trays,buns,tomatoes & cheese.

Val
11/15/13
Also forgot to mention,chicken will be added to the menu as a alternative meat also (not sure how much to cook). And will be doing a vegan entree (not sure what or how much)
ellen
11/16/13
90 pound of head off pig serves 90.
There is a really good vegan sausage from "Field Roast" for 10 people get 2 dozen.

Cheese & Crackers (1 large cheese platter (serves 40) & 10 boxes,1 lb each) 6 pounds crackers plenty
Veggies & Dip(4 16" deli trays comes with dip)- add a dairy free dips for your vegans- Italian dressing?
Shrimp(60lbs & 1 gallon sauce)- 35 pounds PLENTY for appetizer level- save some dollars
Deviled Eggs (100 eggs)- 6 dozen eggs plenty
Hummus & Pitas (2 tubs & not sure how many bags of pitas needed,each bag has 5-6 pitas in them & I cut them into pieces)- cut in 6 pieces, do 4 pack
Fruit (2 honeydew,2 cantaloupe,1 pineapple,2lb strawberries & 3 kiwi) very short- check the fruit tray page

Dinner-buffet style
Pig to roast 90lb,
Baked Beans (not sure on how much)- 3 pounds
Baked Potatoes (70 white & 6 Sweet Potatoes) with butter (2ibs), sour cream (3lbs), green onions(10 bunches) & bacon bits (2lbs)- OK

Corn on the cob (50 cobs)- break in half
Three Bean Salad(not sure how much)- 2 gallons
Potato Salad(35lbs potatoes,30 eggs,3 quarts mayo & 10 bunches of green onion???)0- plenty, some left
Kale Salad (794 g from Costco,3 bags & 3 355 ml dressing)- OK
Neptune Salad (not sure on amounts)- 2 gallons, but with the shrimp, could easily be omitted
Creamy coleslaw (6 1lb bags & 4 750ml dressing)- 1 1/2 gallons
Pickle Tray (followed the guide you have for one)- OK
Buns (10 dozen,3 varieties & 1lb butter)- suggest you get really good buns, such as ciabatta buns

4 dz assorted cupcakes,8 assorted pies & 5lbs of assorted bars
If you are not having a wedding cake, make enough cupcakes for everyone. If you have a wedding cake, that is fine.

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