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How many cups, plates, napkins, ect do i need per guest?
I am only serving appitizers at my wedding no catering. I am just trying to figure out how many of each tableware item I need. Thanks for the help!

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Jan 30, 2010 at 8:10 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Always take into account the number of guest and how long the reception will be. But here are a few things to remember: for glasses it would be 1glass per person per hour and plates 5 small plates per person, Napkins should be 4 per person.

Nicole K.

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Jan 31, 2010 at 5:41 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Depending on how you are serving them. People may get a new plate each time they go to get more food. I would plan for at least one extra cup in case they get thrown out and probably about 2 or 3 napkins per person.

Happy Planning!
Nicole
Feb 05, 2010 at 2:31 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
This is a great reference site for questions like this. Ken Andrew has been in this buisness for years and knows his stuff.

http://andrewtent.com/id216.htm
 

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