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whitelightnin92
02-24-2013, 11:26 PM
Quick question for those who cater and feed the masses. I'm cooking for a church activity this weekend and I'm making some homemade chicken noodle soup and I'm trying to figure out how much to make. 80 adults. We will also be serving a green salad and rolls. I'm leaning toward 10 gallons which is 2 cups of soup per person. Too much? Not enough? The majority of people will be teenagers 16-18 with around 25 adult leaders. Any and all advice is welcome.

toadhunter911
02-25-2013, 08:57 AM
8 gallons may be closer to what you'll need, but if you make 10 it wouldn't hurt. :wink: Good luck!

whitelightnin92
02-26-2013, 06:55 AM
Thanks for the response. I think I will keep it at 10. Rather have left overs than turn away a hungry teenager. I just needed some reassurance that it would be enough.

FLAQUE
02-26-2013, 10:30 AM
That sounds about right. Do you know if the teens will be mostly male? My brother is 17 and that boy eats more than I've ever seen! Just a thought.

whitelightnin92
02-26-2013, 11:29 AM
That sounds about right. Do you know if the teens will be mostly male? My brother is 17 and that boy eats more than I've ever seen! Just a thought.

It will be 50/50. I figure some of the boys will eat their weight in soup while some of the girls may only have a little.