Entertaining can seem complicated, but once you have planned out all the details an event can be rewarding and go like clockwork. Although it can be a challenge to please all your guests, just follow a few easy steps and there will be little to worry about, and you too can enjoy the party!
|ITEM||20 GUESTS||50 GUESTS|
|Napkins (5 per person)||100||250|
|8-inch plates (2 per person)||40||100|
|Small Forks (2 per person)||40||100|
|Food||200 - 280 Pieces||560 – 1000 Pieces|
12, 10-oz bottles
24, 10-oz bottles
|Ice (to chill wine)||2, 5-pound bags||2, 5-pound bags|
* Chill all white wine and champagne for at least 3 hours before guests arrive. Open about 2 bottles of red wine 30 minutes before guests arrive. Open additional wine as needed.