Over the past week I've been talking about my brother's wedding and how some friends and I cooked and catered a homey winter dinner for about 120 people. Well, today's the final post — I'm going to show you how it all turned out! I'll recap the meal in some detail for you, showing the flow of events that need to happen in order to get a dinner of this size on the tables. I'll also share the final budget numbers. But in all the nitty-gritty, please don't lose sight of one fact: This was one of the most fun, satisfying, and exhilarating things I've done in a long time.
My younger brother got married this past weekend, and as I've shown you previously, I took on the challenge of feeding dinner to 120 family and guests. I told you the menu, and the plan, and tomorrow I'll show you just how everything turned out. Today? Today I'm going to describe just what it took to cook all that food. And just for fun, I'll show you what my fridge looked like when packed with food for 120!
Yesterday I shared the menu for the family wedding I'm catering this weekend. Writing up the menu, though, is the easy part. Now — how to get it all done? How do you safely cook, transport, warm up, and serve a meal to 120 people without going crazy? This is the big scary piece, right? Here's a look at how I planned out what we'll do and when. Read on for my notes on each dish...
I recently mentioned that I'm catering my brother's wedding, a homey winter meal for about 120 people. Well, it's this weekend, and it's fast approaching, so I finally nailed down the details. Here's a look at what I'm planning, with a menu and the setup. Tomorrow I'll share the plan for actually executing and getting it all done!