# Hacktivateed

## How much is a serving of soup?

The average soup serving as a side dish is between 3/4 and 1 cup. When the soup is served as the main course, plan on about 1 1/2 cups per person.

### How do you calculate catering per person?

It’s pretty simple too: We just determine an appropriate size portion of any dish in ounces per person, the we multiply that times the number of guests and divide by 16 (# of oz in a pound) and just like that you get the number of pounds you’ll need.

#### How do you calculate food per person?

The easiest rule is the “One Pound Rule.” Provide one pound of food for each adult guest (not including drinks or dessert). NON-BOOZY DRINKS: Calculate two drinks the first hour and then an additional drink for every hour after that.

How big is a portion of soup?

As for the exact amount in the can, the average 1-cup serving of canned soup weighs in at about 8.5 ounces.

How much soup do I need for 50 people?

Share:

FOOD SERVE 25 SERVE 50
Rolls 50 100
Soup 5 quarts 2–½ gallons
Side Dishes
Baked beans 5 quarts 2–½ gallons

## How many appetizers do I need for 30 guests?

A general rule here is about 3 different appetizer recipes for 10 people, 5 different appetizer recipes for 30 people and 7 different appetizer recipes for 50 people. Keep on adding 2 more unique recipes for each additional 20 people that will be attending the party.

### How do you calculate meat per person?

A question we often get is “How much meat do I need?” The starting rule of thumb is:

1. Boneless Meat: 1/2 lb. per person for adults and 1/4 lb. per person for children.
2. Bone-In Meat: 1 lb. person for adults and 1/2 lb. per person for children.

#### How much food do you need for 20 guests?

There is no magic formula or standard for exactly how much food you’ll need for a party. Some people will eat more or less than expected, a few guests might not show up, or someone might even bring an extra person or two….Food for Dinner Parties.

Food Side dishes 10 cups 15 cups 20 cups 25 cups

How do you price catering?

1. Get a Guest Count.
2. Consider the Type of Food and Service.