Read this before you order your reception food.


Learn how to arrange food into a beautiful display at your holiday party, plus get great serving and storage tips, inspired by these holiday party food spreads.

Food chart: How much food do I need for 10, 25, 50 guests?

How Much Dessert to Serve at a Party Guide

Use plant stands to put platters on for cupcakes or different levels of serving food at a party. Great idea and inexpensive!

How much food to serve at a party

Great way to serve salads... no bug/fly problems! Place in a bowl of ice to keep things cool.

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Our guide to how much to serve at a party

A nice guide

Easy Finger Foods for Bridal Shower

How much to serve at a party or family gathering. A free download perfect for the holidays.

Serving sizes

This is a guide about preparing food for a large group. Preparing food for a large group can seem daunting, especially the first time.

How Much Food to Prepare for a Party {party planning} Wondering how much food you should prepare for a party? This helpful food chart gives you guidelines to preparing the right amount for your guests. It includes appetizers, sides, soups, salads, bread, entree and dessert. It even includes beverages and how many hors d’oeuvres you should serve.