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Wedding Reception for 80
Jane
05/28/14
Hi Ellen, My friend's daughter is getting married and her mother has asked several of us to make some items for the outside wedding reception. Can you please tell me if the amount is right for 80 guest (all adults)?

Fried Chicken Bites (chicken fingers cut in 3s and then battered and fried) 15lbs

Chicken Salad made with grapes, apples, pecans on mini wheat rolls. 160 (2 per person)

Cheese straws (2 per person) 160

Peanut Butter Bon Bons (2 per person) 160

Sweet Tea 3 to 4 Gallons

Lemonade 3 to 4 Gallons

Ice Water

Other people are bringing fruit trays and vegetable trays

Thank you so much for your help!

Jane
05/29/14
Ellen, I also wanted to say that the reception starts at 7:00 p.m. Thanks for your help!
ellen
05/30/14
Fried Chicken Bites (chicken fingers cut in 3s and then battered and fried) 15lbs, plenty, add dipping sauce, 1 cup per 6

Chicken Salad made with grapes, apples, pecans on mini wheat rolls. 160 (2 per person)

Cheese straws (2 per person) 160- people love these, allow at least 3

Peanut Butter Bon Bons (2 per person) 160- OK

Sweet Tea 3 to 4 Gallons- 4

Lemonade 3 to 4 Gallons-4

Ice Water

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