# What do you need for a popcorn bar?

• Butter.
• Salt.
• Chocolate.
• Cinnamon.
• Sprinkles.
• Melted White, Dark, or Milk Chocolate.
• Caramel.
• Chocolate Chips.

## How do you serve popcorn at a wedding reception?

Serve guests from an old-fashioned popcorn cart. The cart can be on functional wheels, or remain stationary, depending on the wedding venue layout and the availability of a cart pusher. If event staff aren’t available to assist, consider hiring an outside popcorn cart service to serve wedding guests.

## How much popcorn do I need for 100 guests?

To create a popcorn bar designed to serve 100 guests, you will probably need 2 cups or small boxes of popcorn per adult guest. So, the amount of popcorn you will need for 100 guests is around 200 cups of popcorn boxes of a small size. For example, you can order four 4-gallon bulk bags of differently flavored popcorn.

## How many gallons of popcorn do you need for a wedding?

It is easy to do the math, once you know that there are 16 cups in a gallon. For example: if you expect 125 guests at your wedding, you should get 125 x 2.25 = 282 cups. Dividing 282 by 16 tells you that you’ll need 18 gallons. In this case I would suggest getting three gallons each of six different flavors.

## What kind of popcorn is used for popcorn bars?

Kettle corn: With its combination of sweet and salty flavors, kettle corn is a must for any sweet/savory gourmet popcorn bar.

## What candy goes on a popcorn bar?

Some ideas for you are mini peanut butter cups or Kit Kats, M&Ms or Reese’s Pieces. Both adults and kids will have a blast creating their own theater treats. Mixing matching salty and sweet until you heart’s content!

## What is the best toppings for popcorn?

• Butter.
• Salt.
• Caramel.
• Cheddar.
• S’mores.
• Buffalo.
• Chili Lime.
• Cinnamon Brown Sugar.

## Do you put popcorn seasoning before or after popping?

After Popping Pour the popcorn into a bowl, mist with some binder (oil, butter, Tabasco, vinegar, etc.). Sprinkle with seasoning and shake well. Repeat the process until you have the right popcorn flavor.

## Is popcorn a good wedding favor?

Want to support both a cause while giving back to your guests? Consider Popcorn for the People! Choosing Popcorn for the People for your wedding favors not only provides a fun, tasty treat for your guests, but meaningful and lasting employment for adults with autism.

## How much popcorn do I need to feed 50 people?

For a group of 50 people, that would be around 75 cups of popcorn. One of our Large (42 cup) bags and one Medium bag would cover what you need. If popcorn is the only snack, stick to the 2-2.5 cups per person model. There are less options available, so more will be eaten.

## How many people can 1 gallon of popcorn feed?

Shipping calculated at checkout. Choose one or two of our most popular flavors to fill your 1 gallon red popcorn tin. Just enough popcorn for four to six people to enjoy.

## How much popcorn do I need to feed 200 people?

In general, you should plan one to two cups of gourmet popcorn per person. So, for example, if you have 200 guests, you should order up to 400 popcorn cups, bags, or boxes. Keep in mind that one gallon of pre-popped popcorn typically contains about 16 cups of popcorn.

## Is making popcorn cheaper than buying it?

Economical. The savings are huge!! I looked at the prices in my grocery store, and saw that microwave popcorn was \$0.33/serving, while a bag of kernels is only \$0.13/serving (a serving of popcorn is 4 cups popped). It’s 60% cheaper to pop your own kernels!

## How much does it cost to feed 100 wedding guests?

Most receptions for 100 people cost between \$5,000 – \$10,000, with \$7,000 being the average cost. Here’s a general estimate of what you can expect to pay for food, service/staffing, alcohol, and rentals for a wedding of this size.

## What is the most popular popcorn flavor?

• Butter.
• White cheese.
• Caramel corn.
• Kettle corn.
• Cheddar cheese.
• Garlic.
• Turtle – covered in peanut butter caramel and chocolate chips.
• Plain.

## What is the secret of perfect popcorn popping?

Shake the pan while the kernels heat and pop. Occasionally lift the lid slightly to allow steam to escape. When you hear the last few pops, remove the pan from the heat immediately, take off the lid and empty the popped popcorn into a large bowl. Salt or season to taste.

## What is the white fluffy stuff in popcorn?

So what exactly is that white stuff? Well, as the moisture in the popcorn escapes, the starch inside expands and forms tiny bubbles, a lot like soap bubbles in a bubble bath. The hot steam causes this bubbly, foamy structure to set almost instantaneously. That’s the white cloud that forms a piece of popcorn.

## What is the most popular snack bar?

• Crunch-down: America’s top 10 best-selling snack bars.
• KIND Plus.
• Nature Valley Protein.
• Special K Protein.
• Nutri Grain.
• Quaker Chewy.
• Rice Krispies Treats.
• Nature Valley Sweet and Salty.

## What seasoning do you put on popcorn?

SPICES: Spices are one of the easiest and healthiest ways to create popcorn seasonings. Chili powder, garlic powder, dried herbs, cumin, cayenne powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and paprika all taste great in a variety of combinations.

## What do you sprinkle on air popped popcorn?

We also love adding spice to the mix, like cayenne pepper, smoked paprika or ancho chile powder. Don’t be afraid to turn your popcorn into a sweet treat, either. Try adding powdered sugar or brown sugar to your popcorn along with warming spices like cinnamon, nutmeg or cloves.

## How do you dress up popcorn?

1. Shake on Frank’s Red Hot or Tabasco sauce.
2. Dusting of parmesan cheese.
3. Red pepper flakes.
4. Taco seasoning.
5. Garlic and rosemary.
6. Dill and lemon zest.
7. Garlic-infused oil.
8. Mist with coconut oil.

## How do you get toppings to stick to popcorn?

To get your popcorn seasoning to stick, first make sure it’s in powder form. Popcorn salt is much finer than normal salt, so it will stick better. You also need to mist your popcorn with a liquid to make it sticky. Oil, water, soy sauce, and Tabasco are all good options.

## How do you make popcorn stay crispy?

A top reason popcorn turns out chewy is because steam gets trapped in your pot when the popcorn kernels are popping. Fix this by using a well-vented lid or leave the pan slightly open to make a light and crispy popcorn.

## How far in advance can you pop popcorn?

The shelf life of popcorn depends on what kind you have and whether it’s popped or unpopped. Popped popcorn: If left unopened, popped popcorn will be good for around two to four weeks. Once you open the package, the shelf life drops to one to two weeks.