[Sca-cooks] Feast at Pennsic was Cookery book at Longleat House?

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Sun Nov 8 18:26:58 PST 2009

Try and imagine the State of Pennsylvania's Public health/Food  
people dealing with a feast for that many in those circumstances.


On Nov 8, 2009, at 6:27 PM, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:

> On Nov 8, 2009, at 4:46 PM, Sharon Palmer wrote:
>> Try to image doing a feast for Pennsic.   For everyone.   Ok, you  
>> can stop laughing.
>> Ranvaig
> The conventional wisdom from a modern professional standpoint is  
> that that's impossible to do that with the degree of control someone  
> like Chiquart had.
> OTOH, you could divide your crowd into groups of about 500 people,  
> place each in the hands of a chef with a small team of cooks and a  
> kitchen setup, and all report to someone in charge of it all... and  
> yes, there would have to be middle management (gasp!)
> Adamantius

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