Originally Posted by wrenfro12
That does not sound like enough at all.....
8.5 lb bone in shoulder will yield about 4.5 lb of meat each ..... that's a total of 27 lbs cooked pork. at 1/2 lb per person that is 54 servings.
chickens will give 6 pieces per bird.....14 birds will give 84 pieces
It is a church function however....a quick prayer like John 6:11 and you never know how many you could feed.
I think he said it is all getting shredded or pulled. So I think they will be doing pulled pork and shredded chicken sandwiches.
But I still don't think its enough for 300 people, but I am not sure how many shredded chicken sandwiches you get from a chicken