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Unread 08-29-2011, 08:05 PM   #1
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I have a party of 45 i have been asked to cook for. Can anyone tell me how you all price cooking for a event like this.
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Need for info. What are you cooking? Are you serving or dropping it off?
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45 What? Adults? Drunken Golfers? Deer Hunters? What kind of food?
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Just pulled pork. There pickung up. Just meat is all dont have to supply buns.
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I charge $8 per pound precooked weight for pulled pork no sauce, picked up.
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We charge $10 a pound, cooked.
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You'll need 15 pounds.
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15 lbs. Will be enough for 45 people?
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I charge $8 per pound precooked weight for pulled pork no sauce, picked up.
So your getting $16/lb after cooking???

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We charge $10 a pound, cooked.
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15 lbs. Will be enough for 45 people?
45 people at 1/3 lb per person = 45.
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So i need to get enough butts to yeld 15 lb? Then u charge say $10 per lb cooked? Is that with sauce?
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Yep. Buy 30#'s, it will yield 15. I do include sauce, generally 1 quart per large deep steam pan which is right at 15 pounds / 4 butts.
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Thank u i appreciate the help.
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