Alfredo for 300

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  1. farmrwife

    farmrwife

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    Main ingredients in recipe I want to use:

    1/2 C Butter
    2 C Cream
    1/4 C Parmesan Cheese
    12 oz. Fettuccine

    Recipe says will serve 3 (I'm not so sure)

    How much of each would I need for 300?
     
  2. meezenplaz

    meezenplaz

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    Looking at it I think the pasta might be off in 2 ways: 

    First, 4 oz pasta per person seems a bit light, more like 6oz? 

    If so that would yield 2 servings per your "batch" not 3, or maybe more like 2.5.

    Second, that should yield about 2 1/2 cups of sauce, which might service more thatn 12 oz. 

    To be safe, figuring say 3 servings per pound of pasta, that's what 33 pounds of pasta. 

    Best to make final adjustments during prep before serving. 
     
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  3. cheflayne

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    Assuming that you go with their yield of 3 people, then for 300, it would be ingredients times 100.

    25# Butter
    12.5 G Cream
    6.25# Parmesan Cheese
    75#. Fettuccine
     
    Last edited: Jul 29, 2015
  4. chefwriter

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    I would make a few extra pounds and some extra sauce. You'll probably end up with a few extra mouths to feed or at least a couple of second helpings. Don't know anyone who doesn't like that dish.