By the Numbers: F&B at Oscars’ Governors Ball

Wolfgang Puck Academy Awards
Wondering what the stars eat at the Oscars’ Governors Ball? Wolfgang Puck gives us the rundown of how many lobsters, cocktail forks, maitre d’s (and more!) it takes to pull off the meal of the year. Puck’s Grocery List 3,500 miso cones for the signature tuna tartare cones 5 kilograms American farm-raised caviar 600 Maine lobsters 350 pounds house-smoked salmon 15 pounds rosemary 10 pounds winter black truffles from Burgundy, France 300 whole Jidori chickens 3,500 pieces housemade seeded lavosh 3,000 homemade breadsticks 5 gallons homemade pimento cheese 3,750 homemade pretzels 30 pounds edible gold dust 2,450 lollipop sticks Staff and Serving Ware 10 maitre d’ staff 950 service and support staff 375 culinary staff 13,000 beverage glasses 4,000 small plates 4,500 ramekins and verrines 6,000 cocktail forks To find out which ingredients will end up where, read “Sneak Peek: Wolfgang Puck’s 2016 Academy Awards Menu.”   Puck photo by Lisa O'Connor/ZumaPress