How much is too much?

Use our catering guidelines below if you're unsure about how much corporate catering to order.
Based on a typical 50 – 50 mix of men and women.

Breakfast

Breakfast

Menu
Quantity per person

Large pastries and savouries

2-3 large items + fruit

Cocktail/mini pastries and savouries

3-4 mini/cocktail items + fruit

Teas

Teas

Menu
Quantity per person

Cocktail/mini pastries and cakes

2-3 mini/cocktail pastries and sweet items

Large pastries and cakes

1 ½ large pastry and sweet items

Platters

1 serve of any platter

Lunches

Lunches

Menu
Quantity per person

Sandwiches and rolls

1 ½ sandwiches/rolls

Sandwiches and finger foods

1 sandwich and 3-4 pieces of finger food

Sandwiches and fruit

1 ½ sandwiches and ½ serve of fruit

Sandwiches and salad

1 sandwich and small salad cup

Sandwiches and a platter

1 sandwich and 1 serve of a platter

Finger Food

Finger Food

Menu
Quantity per person

1 hour cocktail event

6 pieces of finger food

2 hour cocktail event

9 pieces of finger food

Pizza

Pizza

Menu
Quantity per person

Pizza

3 slices for ladies and 4 slices for men

Beverages

Beverages

Menu
Quantity per person

1.25 litre bottles

Serves 4-6 people (based on 250ml cup sizes)

2 litre bottles

Serves 10 people (based on 250ml cup sizes)

Still not sure?

If you have any questions or need further assistance, just email our corporate catering experts at support.uk@eatfirst.com or complete our quote form and we'll be in touch.