OK, this is American but there are some good reminders here
Every MLK weekend for the last two years, Jared and I have joined a group of 30 friends on an epic ski trip weekend. Because we both like to cook, both years we’ve made Saturday night dinner for the entire group.
Cooking from scratch for 30 friends is a huge undertaking when you’re not a professional chef with professional equipment, but it’s totally doable. In the spirit of documentation, here’s what we’ve learned.
Step 1: Plan a Smart Menu
Know Your Scope: Ask ahead of time about the number of people, budget, dietary restrictions, and kitchen equipment. You don’t want to make a pork dish if many people are kosher, and at the same time, you don’t want to plan a grill-out if there isn’t a grill.
Time saving recipes are key: Seek out recipes you can make ahead of time. Both years we’ve used slow cookers…
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