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Old 08-13-2013, 09:26 PM   #1
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We've been asked to cook for a church function. The meal will consist of chicken quarters, pulled pork, 2 sides (rice and green salad), rolls and dessert. We were told to plan on cooking for 500 people. Talking to people in the know, they say that usually only 350-400 people show up.

We are donating our time and the church is reimbursing for the cost of the food. We are not making any money on the deal, but I don't want to buy too much or too little meat. I am thinking 100lbs of chicken quarters and 80 lbs of pulled pork (cooked weight). Do these numbers look right? I don't mind to much about having too much meat, but don't want to have too little/run out. We will have 4 buffet lines and may or may not have people serving.

What do you think?
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