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Cheese and Crackers for a Large Group

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Having a party or event with a large group of people and wondering how to serve cheese and crackers? This is a guide about cheese and crackers for a large group.
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January 3, 2011

I am serving cheese and crackers prior to a large wedding reception dinner. How many lbs of cheese per 100 guest do I need to have?

By Jerry from Houston, TX

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January 3, 20110 found this helpful

Is it the only thing served at the reception, if yes, have little more backup ready. I do reception food for a living and find that people tend to over estimate how much is needed. I would get 2 pounds of 2 kinds of hard cheeses like cheddar and pepper jack, already cubed, then add 3-5 types soft cheeses whole(brie, goat cheese, blue cheese, boursin) smoked gouda and havarti also work well. little wheel of those sliced thin goes a long way. add whole bunch of grapes, maybe couple whole pears for display. finish display with some black berries, dried apricots, glazed nuts or even honey comb. a great way to serve a cheese platter is to use a large rustic looking floor tile from a home improvement store (2x2 is a good size). Add a basket of french bread and few types of crackers.

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January 3, 20111 found this helpful

Not more than 4 ounces per person,at most. Slice very thinly.

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January 6, 20110 found this helpful

Here's a really, really good chart and platter photos for amounts based on serving 50 people:

http://www.ange  /appybuffet.html

And here's another link with oodles of ideas and rules of thumb:

http://www.food  atter/index.html

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January 6, 20110 found this helpful

This link should help: http://www.stre  /02/02apr08a.cfm

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January 6, 20110 found this helpful

The Industry standard is one ounce per guest, depending on what else you are serving. That would be about 4 bite size servings per person.

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September 6, 20130 found this helpful

How many platters of cheese with cold cuts do I need to feed 200 persons?

By Veronica

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