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Old 04-08-2010, 03:49 PM   #1
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Default How many racks of ribs for Catering Charity Event?

I have a friend who is doing a breast cancer charity event. He is serving beans, slaw, pickles, corn bread, and Ribs. How many racks needed for 60 guests?
I figure a 1/3 rack per person, your thoughts? For about $12/$13 bucks.
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Old 04-08-2010, 04:14 PM   #2
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We do a charity cook for the Make-A-Wish Foundation each December. At that function, we supply about 4 ounces of pulled pork and 1/4 rack of ribs per head, plus slaw and a veg. We donate the food so I'm not concerned with what the event gets. We're there to feed 'em, not fatten 'em.
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Hi Ray. Hope things are going good for you and family.

If it's a mixed group sounds good on quantity. But if it's a charity event make sure it's a one serving per person deal not a buffet left out for awhile. $6 for the ribs or maybe 7. Rest is your call. You didn't mention if you serve of just leave it and who supplies plates, etc. Also figures in price.
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We normally offer two bones pp and that would equate to 10-12 racks for 60 peeps.
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Old 04-15-2010, 08:13 AM   #5
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A rack will feed about 4-5 people taking into consideration all the sides.
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