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How Much to Make for a Crowd

Cooking for a crowd and not sure how much to make? Betty has you covered with guides for everything from drinks to dessert

Amount of Food for a crowd
Amounts of Food for a Crowd
Food Item Serving Size 12 Servings 24 Servings 48 Servings
Meat, Poultry and Shellfish
(bone-in, unshelled)
3/4 lb 9 lb 18 lb 36 lb
Meat, Poultry and Fish
(boneless)
1/4 lb 3 lb 6 lb 12 lb
Chicken Salad
Side Dish
Main Dish

1/2 cup
1 cup

1 1/2 qt
3 qt

3 qt
1 1/2 gal

1 1/2 gal
3 gal
Potato Salad, Baked Beans or Coleslaw 1/2 cup 1 1/2 qt 3 qt 1 1/2 gal
Meat Cold Cuts 2 1/2 oz 2 lb 4 lb 8 lb
Cheese Slices 1 oz 1 lb 2 lb 4 lb
Rolls 1 1/2 rolls 2 doz 3 doz 6 doz
Crackers 4 crackers 8 oz 1 lb 2 lb
Tossed Salad 1 1/2 cups 4 1/2 qt 9 qt 4 1/2 gal
Salad Dressing 2 Tbsp 1 1/2 cups 3 cups 1 1/2 qt
Dip 2 Tbsp 1 1/2 cups 3 cups 1 1/2 qt
Chips 1 oz 12 oz 1 1/2 lb 3 lb
Fruit or Vegetable Dippers 4 pieces 4 doz 8 doz 16 doz
Cakes
13 x 9", 12 cup Ring or 9" layer
1/16 cake 1 cake 2 cakes 3 cakes
Cookies 2 2 doz 4 doz 8 doz
Ice Cream 1/2 cup 2 qt 1 gal 2 gal
Coffe, Brewed
Ground Coffee
3/4 cup

9 cups water
1 1/2 cups
18 cups water
3 cups
36 cups water
5 cups
Tea, Brewed
Loose Tea
Tea Bags
3/4 cup

9 cups water
1/4 cup
12 bags
18 cups water
1/2 cup
24 bags
36 cups water
1 cup
48 bags
Iced Tea 1 cup 3 qt 1 1/2 gal 3 gal
Punch 1/2 cup 1 1/2 qt 3 qt 1 1/2 gal
Mineral Water 8 oz 3 qt 6 qt 12 qt
Ice 4 oz 3 lb 6 lb 12 lb
Fruit and Vegetable Yield
Fruits Approximate Yield
Cantaloupe, 4 lb 36 chunks
Grapes, 1 lb seedless 12 to 15 clusters
Honeydew, 2 lb 36 chunks
Pineapple, 3 to 4 lb 40 chunks
Strawberries, 1 lb large 20 to 25 berries
Vegetables Approximate Yield
Asparagus, 1 lb 30 to 45 spears
Bell pepper 24 strips, 3 1/2 x 1/2"
Broccoli or cauliflower, 2 lb 32 flowerets, 1 1/4"
Carrots, 1 lb 65 sticks, 3 x 1/2"
Celery. 4 medium stalks 33 sticks, 4 x 1/2"
Cucumbers, 2 large 45 sticks, 4 x 34"
Mushrooms, 1 lb 20 medium
Pea pods, 4 oz 30 pea pods
Zucchini, 3 medium 35 slices, 1/2"
Salad Greens Bite-Size Pieces
Boston lettuce1/2-lb head 6 cups
Iceberg lettuce, 1 1/2-lb head 12 cups
Leaf lettuce 8 cups
Romaine, 1 1/2-lb bunch 12 cups
Spinach, 3/4-lb bunch 8 cups

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