If one is serving large, 2-ounce meatballs, then one can serve two meatballs per person. However, the number of meatballs to serve per person can vary depending on the size of the meatballs.
If one makes smaller, 1-ounce meatballs, then four meatballs should be served per person. Deciding on the number of meatballs to serve at a large gathering also depends on what other foods are accompanying the meatball. For example, the portion of meatballs served with spaghetti is different than if one serves meatball sandwiches. Likewise, the portion per person may be more if one serves small cocktail meatball.Learn More
According to the Food Network, 1/3 to 1/2 pound of potatoes should be allocated per person when preparing mashed potatoes. When serving roasted potatoes, 2 1/2 pounds of potatoes should be allocated per person.Full Answer >
According to Ruby's BBQ, 1/3 to 1/2 pound of raw meat per person is a good estimate. For a group of 25 people, the total weight of meat to be served would be approximately 8 to 12 pounds.Full Answer >
The amount of lettuce you need for 100 people depends on how it is being used. A good way to estimate is by having approximately a cup serving for each person, and then include extra just in case.Full Answer >
The amount of punch required to serve 100 people will depend on a number of factors. If punch is the only beverage served, is non-alcoholic and the party is expected to last four hours, 31 gallons of punch should suffice. If the punch is alcoholic, 29 gallons are needed.Full Answer >