Let's work out the Catering numbers!


For the benefit of ensuring your function isn't remembered for being under-catered, we're giving you one of our trade secrets!

Recalculate how many "people" you have attending your function based on:

  • Each adult male = 1.33 "persons" attending
  • Each adult female = 1.0 person attending
  • Each child aged 13 to 16 = 1.00 person attending
  • Each child aged 8 to 12 = 0.66 person attending; and
  • Each child aged 4 to 7 = 0.33 person attending.

Use the total number of "persons" attending to work out quantities of which size platter you require:

  • 1 x Small Platter - suitable for 6 to 8 guests
  • 1 x Large Platter - suitable for 8 to 12 guests
  • 2 x Small Platters - suitable for 12 to 18 guests
  • 2 x Large Platters - suitable for 16 to 24 guests