pricing out a party (help)

Discussion in 'Professional Catering' started by roadking, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. roadking

    roadking

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    I have 50 people coming in for a party. They want wings, sausages and pepper and a garden salad. how many pounds of wings should I buy and what should i charge for them. how many pounds of sausages and pepper should i buy and what should i for them. how many heads of lettuce and tomatos should i buy. what should i charge for the salad.
     
  2. shroomgirl

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    welcome Roadking, I'm assuming you don't cater for a living......

    There's always info that makes guessing amounts more precise.

    1) who are your guests? adults, teenage boys, all women, kids, octigenarians......skinny models, hearty midwest eaters......

    2) timing....how long is your party? what else is being served surely not just what you've mentioned? time of day, what else is going on?

    3) what you charge depends on all kinds of factors.....are you making sausage from scratch? buying generic or premium? are you providing staff? dropping off? are you renting equipment? ??????