# Frequent question: How many pounds of steak do I need for 10 people?

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## How much steak do I need for 10 adults?

Do the surf-and-turf math: If you’re having 10 guests, you would need five x eight = 40 ounces, or two-and-a-half pounds.

## How do you calculate meat per person?

A question we often get is “How much meat do I need?” The starting rule of thumb is:

1. Boneless Meat: 1/2 lb. per person for adults and 1/4 lb. per person for children.
2. Bone-In Meat: 1 lb. person for adults and 1/2 lb. per person for children.

## How many pounds of filet mignon do I need for 10 people?

It is recommended to serve about 1/2 pound of tenderloin per person. This weight should be taken before cooking. If you are serving 10 people you would need five pounds of raw tenderloin. The 1/2 of beef may seem like a very large portion.

## How many pounds of beef do I need for 13 people?

When Meat Is the Main: When cooking something like steak, roast, chicken, or pork, where meat is the main feature of the meal and paired with a few side dishes, we recommend about 1/2 pound (eight ounces) per person, up to 3/4 (12 ounces) pound for bigger appetites and those who love leftovers.

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## Is a 12 oz steak big?

Filet, Sirloin and Flat Iron Steaks are generally 8–9 ounces, while Ribeye, Strip and Prime Rib callouts are frequently in the 12-ounce range. 4 oz of raw, lean meat is about 3 ounces after cooking.

## How do you calculate food per person?

The easiest rule is the “One Pound Rule.” Provide one pound of food for each adult guest (not including drinks or dessert). NON-BOOZY DRINKS: Calculate two drinks the first hour and then an additional drink for every hour after that.

## Is dark meat higher in fat than light meat?

Light meat contains slightly fewer calories than dark meat, which has a higher fat content—almost 3 extra grams of fat per 100 grams of meat, according to the USDA Nutrient Database—and more than twice the amount of saturated fat.

## How much meat does a person need per day?

If you have trouble getting your head around what 222.2 pounds of meat looks like, think about it in this way: Government nutritionists recommend that Americans eat 5 to 6.5 ounces of meat per day, using the well-known measurement of a serving the size of a deck of cards.

## How many pounds is a typical filet mignon?

A fully trimmed and tied beef tenderloin will weigh between four and six pounds, and will yield eight to twelve 8-ounce filet mignon steaks approximately 1½-inches thick. Filet mignon steaks are the most expensive, tender, and desirable cut of steak.