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How much food is enough?

i am having a birthday party for my daughter, she is gonna be 2. i have 17 kids between the ages of 13 months- 6 years old. the majority of the children are 2. i also have 28 adults. i am having a friend make a 1/2 tray of baked zitti and pialla. on top of that i am making swetish meatballs and empanadas. i also ordered a 6' hero 1/2 and 1/2. A large veggie tray, mozz-basil-tom tray. and i am making 24 cupcakes and i ordered 1/4 sheet cake. can someone please tell me if this is enough food. for everyone. and if i am missing anyting besides drinks...lol.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:38 PM on Jan. 31, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Honey, by the time she turns 16, you are going to be broke!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:44 PM on Jan. 31, 2009

  • It should be plenty of food. Here's a little trick I learned: use saucer-sized serving plates. It keeps people from loading up on too much so that everyone gets some of each thing. Is the 1/4 sheet cake a single layer? If so, the pieces will be small to feed that many adults (assuming the kids will be eating the cupcakes), but it should be enough for everyone to get a piece.

    Have fun!
    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 4:49 PM on Jan. 31, 2009

  • You might want to grab some chips and or pretzels. don't forget sodas. Also, Next time narrow it down to two main items. You will be better able to judge what you will have then.

    Pizza is acceptable and fun, as well as fried chicken platters from your local grocery store. Less work for you is more time to enjoy your child.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 11:12 PM on Jan. 31, 2009

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