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Unread 05-13-2013, 05:38 PM   #1
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I have a contest coming up in a couple of weeks that has a peoples choice contest from 5:00 - 10:00 on Friday night. It is pretty cool, because the tickets cost $1 per ticket and they give back 90% of all tickets collected back to the team. I see this as a pretty decent opportunity to recoup some money spent.

My question is: What should be served?
You should want something that would cost less than .90 each, so that you could make some money. It can be of any size or product as long as it is BBQ.

I am leaning towards a pulled pork slider with a hot link slice on top. Does this sound OK? Let me know if you have any better ideas.
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90 cents a serving, you won't recoup anything. But it's thoughtful on the organizers part.
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I was figuring I could do a pulled pork slider for about .50-.60 a serving, am I wrong?
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Yes, I think you're wrong. The bun alone, even cheap cheap cheap, is probably going to cost $0.14. Small servings, you're going to get 16 per 9lb butt, the butt without seasoning will cost you what, $17? Unseasoned, before cooking anything, we're at $1.10 IF we get that on sale sale sale. Then sauce, it varies WILDLY. Fuel in your smoker, plus spices and seasonings. I think cheap, and I mean CHEAP you're looking at $1.50 each in cost; absolute minimum.

Me, I use better seasonings, only get fresh un-enhanced butts, use expensive sauces plus my own expensive sauce mixture, and dont skimp on meat; I'm looking at a cost around $2.50 per sandwich. That doesnt factor in anything like time.
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Yep. That's why it's a fun expensive hobby.
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Hey Lakedogs, I was figuring you would be able to get about 90 servings per 9lb butt. If its on a small dinner roll, I would assume about 1-2 oz servings. I was figuring .20 per roll and about $35 for pork/rubs/sauces/fuel. This is why I am asking though, I love getting everyones opinions.
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9 pound butt-50% loss=4.5 pounds of meat.

4.5lbs x 16=72 ounces total meat yield.

72oz. / 90=.80 ounces of meat per sandwich. That is a tiny sandwich. That is less meat (about 1/2) than in a McDonalds hamburger.
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Hey Lakedogs, I was figuring you would be able to get about 90 servings per 9lb butt. If its on a small dinner roll, I would assume about 1-2 oz servings. I was figuring .20 per roll and about $35 for pork/rubs/sauces/fuel. This is why I am asking though, I love getting everyones opinions.
Looking back, you did say slider. Boy, that's tight, and TINY... (see above).

Go for it. If you do break even; score. But honestly, BBQ comps are a hobby, a fairly expensive hobby. I do it largely in areas close to home mainly to entertain my friends and if/when I do well; bonus.
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Skip the slider. Just do 2oz of pork in a cup. Don't waste time with the bread. And you should be charging 2 tickets per sample.

Trust me on this one.
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I definitely trust your opinion Bigmista. I appreciate the help.
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Thanks LakeDogs and Landarc also, I am not doing this to make money, but I don't want to spend a ton extra on the peoples choice when the main thing I am working for is the comp on Saturday.
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Skip the slider. Just do 2oz of pork in a cup. Don't waste time with the bread. And you should be charging 2 tickets per sample.

Trust me on this one.
i dunno, meat in a cup????

i know what you're saying, but still, meh.

maybe an open slider? small portion on 1/2 of a roll?
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Thanks LakeDogs and Landarc also, I am not doing this to make money, but I don't want to spend a ton extra on the peoples choice when the main thing I am working for is the comp on Saturday.
and of course, let's be clear, ya aint gonna make money on either. both will be fun, for sure! and that's the cost of entry, but you mentioned recouping. i just wanted to be realistic.
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You can do a little pulled pork taco. A 3in corn tortilla cost about 3 cents than add the meat and a little sauce
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What about chicken wings or moink balls?
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