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college graduation
Shantelle Fields
Im planning a graduation party for my daughter it will consist of 75 people including adults and kids. I was thinking brisket, ribs, chicken, salad, potatoe salad, beans, corn on cob, fruit trays, and a cake as well as drinks. Is this an ok menu and how much will be needed for the number of people.
Perfectly OK traditional menu.

brisket, 30 pounds raw
ribs, at least 1 per person, I allow 1/2 pound
chicken, 1 piece per person- about 8 chickens

salad, use the plan for 100 page, do 3/4
potato salad, about 2 1/2-3 gallons
beans, 2 gallons
corn on cob, 1 piece per person, or 1 1/2 if you use the half size ones. about 3 pounds of butter

fruit trays, use the fruit tray page. 1/2 the deluxe tray for 100 would be enough
cake, a full sheet or a 2 layer 1/2 sheet would serve 60. How about 2 dozen cup cakes to cover the gap? Tiny mortarboards from chocolate graham crackers stuck on the icing?

drinks- use the beverage planning page, covers ever type drink.

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