Food Planning Resources


Exhaustive Check List of Questions for Food Management
Food Management Protocol (Short Version)

PL@TE

P – Planning
L – Lead
@ - @ the Event
T – Transport
E - Evaluation
Menu
Budget
Estimation
Shopping
Storing Food
Pre-Prep
Equipment
People (morale)
Steps of Work
Instructions
Setup
Presentation
Cleaning
Food Packing List
Supplies Packing List
Coolers/Bins
How to Transport

Time
Improvement
Portions
People
Budget


Rule of Thumb of Budgeting

Item
Budget
(per person)
Example
Note
Casual meal @ your home
$2.50 to $3.00
A small group dinner 
may include simple dessert
Large group, simple, non-catered meal
$2.00 to $2.50
Post-Sunday lunch

Catered meal
$3.00 to $5.00
Team meeting
depending on type of event
Overnight Getaway (e.g. 4 meals, Fri – Sat)
$10.00 to $12.00
Sierra Lodge trip
depending on the group (College vs. Praxis)