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Unread 08-18-2009, 11:15 AM   #1
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Ok so I am looking for some advice on pricing. I am doing a very small prime rib dinner for 20 people. I am doing ABT's and hummus with pita points for 2 apps. The prime rib will be smoked and served with a potato dish (similar to twice baked) and grilled asparagus wrapped in prosciutto. My wife and I will be serving the food as well.

I am thinking around $30-35/head or $600-700 total. Am I way off base or does that sound reasonable in your market? Thanks!
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Sounds reasonable to me, Pat!
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Thanks for the response Steph. This is for my in-laws family so I don't want to hit them too hard!
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Yes Ray I asked something similar before. More detail this time
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Not bad price when you include service.
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Thanks for the response Steph. This is for my in-laws family so I don't want to hit them too hard!
I have a special pricing program for the in-laws and their families (lol).
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Thanks for the replies guys! I just quoted the party at $600 and she said "that is more than reasonable".......damn, should have tried C Rocke's pricing plan! LOL.
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Thanks for the replies guys! I just quoted the party at $600 and she said "that is more than reasonable".......damn, should have tried C Rocke's pricing plan! LOL.
Anytime! lol
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