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Cook Talk

Wedding of 300
Chelsey abbott
02/18/15
How many turkeys and prim ribs should I cook for a wedding of about 300 people?
ELLEN
02/18/15
What else is being served, and is it plated or buffet service? Write back.
Chelsey abbott
02/19/15
It is buffet potato salad pasta salad bake beans and toss salad will also b served.
Chelsey Abbott
02/19/15
We r also having apps befor the dinner.
ellen
02/20/15
The beef will be the preferred dish and people will eat a lot of it. You must have a server to slice the beef at each of the 4-6 serving lines you will need for this many people. If you use 2-3 double sided lines, the meat cutter can serve both sides.

You can slice the turkey breast and have the dark meat in a chafer.

Also, I strongly suggest a hot starch and a cooked veg be added to this menu, or they will eat quite a lot more meat. This can be very simple, 24 pounds dry rice for pilaf, or 90 pounds roasted potatoes. 50-60 pounds any cooked veg.

prime ribs, 2 pounds boneless per 5
turkeys, 1 pound whole or 1/2 pound boneless per 3. 1 pound cranberry sauce per 12.

Gravy, 1 cup per 4-6

potato , 3 1/2 gallons (about 35 pounds potatoes) per 100, if you do the hot starch
pasta salad, 5 pounds dry pasta per 100
bake beans, 3 gallons per 100

toss salad, use the plan for 100 page, do 3 times the amount for 100

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