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how much pulled pork for 35 people?

I'm providing pulled pork, chicken and potatoe salad for a local event there will be 35 people there how much pp per person should I provide?

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  • TUTTLE871TUTTLE871 Posts: 1,316
    I cooked 45lbs for about 60 and had leftovers. Some one one here has calculation of meat per person.

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,131
    I have used 1/3rd lb uncooked weight per head and had leftovers before. Depends on what else is being served, size of buns, and male:female:children ratio as well. 

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  • I always used 60% yield and a third of a pound. You have to figure women and kids in the equation if you will have them. When I cooked for my son's high school football team I went a pound per serving and was light.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • JohnInCarolinaJohnInCarolina Posts: 11,616
    edited September 2013
    Better to make too much than too little, IMO. PP makes for awesome leftovers, pizza topping, and freezes well. Giddyup I say!
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  • Mud PigMud Pig Posts: 479
    I would go at least a pound per person. You'll lose 30% of the weight of the butts during the cook and with te removal of the bone. If you go with a pre-cook weight of a pound per person you should have plenty for everyone.
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