# Quick Answer: How Much BBQ Will Feed 60 People?

## How many pounds of BBQ Do I need to feed 50 people?

A healthy serving, considering people will usually be eating on a bun and/or with side dishes is 6-8 oz.

So, for 50 people, I would go for 8 oz.

per person (leftovers are great and freeze well), so you would need 50 lb.

or so, which would reduce down to 28 lbs or so of finished product..

## How many people will 1lb of BBQ feed?

A normal serving on a catering (if you are not cooking for big eaters) is 4 oz. …or 4 people to the pound. When feeding big eaters, you generally figure 3 people to the pound. Glenn wants to feed 40 people. 40 people x 4 oz = 160 oz divided by 16 oz to a pound.

## How much brisket do I need for 6 people?

Generally, butchers recommend calculating about ½ pound per person, uncooked weight. I always get at least two pounds over the recommended amount, which allow for guests taking larger portions, and will hopefully leave you with some nice leftovers.

## How do you calculate food for a party?

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 many sandwiches can you get from a pound of pulled pork?

3 sandwichesI usually figure about 3 sandwiches per lb., as AmBASSaDEER said.

## How many pounds of BBQ Do I need to feed 20 people?

A good rule of thumb is to count on about ⅓ pound of cooked meat for each person for a main. This amount may vary between ½ pound if your guests are big eaters or you don’t have many sides, to ¼ pound if your sides are generous.

## How much meat do I need for 60 people?

When Meat Is the Main: When cooking something like steak, roast, chicken, or pork, where meat is the main feature of the meal and paired with a few side dishes, we recommend about 1/2 pound (eight ounces) per person, up to 3/4 (12 ounces) pound for bigger appetites and those who love leftovers.

## How many burgers do I need for a party of 30?

In general, it’s safe to assume that each guest will want one burger and one hot dog, and then add twenty percent for anyone who may want multiples. So if you are hosting 100 people, that’s 120 hot dogs and 120 burgers. If you’re purchasing pre-made hamburger patties, purchase 120.

## How much food do you need for a BBQ?

Rules to Plan By Each adult will consume 1 pound of food total; children, about 1/2 pound. The more options you have, the less you need of each; decrease the main course portion sizes by 1 to 2 ounces if served on a buffet. Guests will always eat — and drink — more at night than during the day.