A good caterer is highly organised and knowledgeable about preparing large quantities of food. They can send dishes out to diners or keep party food flowing without missing a beat.
How Much Food Do You Need for Your Event?The amount of food you need for your event will depend on how many people are planning to attend. We've created a sample menu, though, with recommended portion sizes that you can use as a guideline to ensure that you have enough food for all of your guests.
Appetizer: Barbecue meatballs, 3 meatballs per person
Salad: Caesar salad, 3 oz. or 1 cup per person
Side dish: Potato salad, 5 oz. per person
Entree: Grilled chicken, 6 oz. per person
Drink: Lemonade, 14 fl. oz. per person
Dessert: Apple pie, 1 slice per person