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Old 06-10-2007, 06:37 AM   #1
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doing just butts

Ok I have a good question I know its not catering but I figured yall could answer this for me. I have had several people ask me what I would charge for just doing butts no sides they just want pulled pork , and I told them that I pick the butts . My question is how much would yall charge by the pound for doing something like this ???
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Old 06-10-2007, 07:14 AM   #2
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Ok I have a good question I know its not catering but I figured yall could answer this for me. I have had several people ask me what I would charge for just doing butts no sides they just want pulled pork , and I told them that I pick the butts . My question is how much would yall charge by the pound for doing something like this ???
I don't know exactly how much per/lbs., but make sure you get compensated accordingly..I'd charge them for the price of the meat plus how many hours I took out of my day to cook and prepare everything....Oh yeah, bartor..Start high and work to where you feel fit. Good Luck!
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Old 06-10-2007, 08:29 AM   #3
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I charge $8.00 per lb for pulled pork and sauce on the side.
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Old 06-10-2007, 08:40 AM   #4
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Good friends I only charge actual cost, but only cook them when I have the smoker going already. Usually works out to around $12 a butt after rub is accounted for.

Good acquaintences (SP?) I charge $6 a pound. Usually works out to about $25 to $30 a butt.

Strictly business I charge $8 a pound. Usuall works out 40$ to $45 a butt.

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Multiply your total cost by three or you can just check out what the local BBQ places are charging and adjust accordingly.
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Multiply your total cost by three or you can just check out what the local BBQ places are charging and adjust accordingly.
Ok so I was thinking around 7 to 8 bucks a pound so thats about right ,butts come to 2 a pack here , the money I can make is going towards entering competions and restocking stuff for rubs and things.

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Multiply your total cost by three or you can just check out what the local BBQ places are charging and adjust accordingly.
Ok so I was thinking around 7 to 8 bucks a pound so thats about right ,butts come to 2 a pack here , the money I can make is going towards entering competions and restocking stuff for rubs and things.

Thanks all!!!
Thats how I pay for my comps. The wife wont let any of OUR money go twords them.
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Multiply your total cost by three or you can just check out what the local BBQ places are charging and adjust accordingly.
Ok so I was thinking around 7 to 8 bucks a pound so thats about right ,butts come to 2 a pack here , the money I can make is going towards entering competions and restocking stuff for rubs and things.

Thanks all!!!
Thats how I pay for my comps. The wife wont let any of OUR money go twords them.[/quote:2cc9bwbw]
So Bill, If you score a check at at cook off, is it your money? Or our money.
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raw weight x's 3...they don't know the difference and I make the money!
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raw weight x's 3...they don't know the difference and I make the money!
NO YOU DON'T!!! Do the math. This is why you "want to be" guys screw it up for us guy's making a living on barbecue! Geeessshhh
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$8/lb. My pulled pork is better than Greg's and well worth the extra $2.
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Sweet Congrats on the win!! Nice cooker by the way!!!
That LITTLE thing??????? [smilie=lol_xtreme.gif]

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That LITTLE thing??????? [smilie=lol_xtreme.gif]

That's Woodman's pit.[/quote:1bw5q277]

Heck I would be happy with just a small pit that I could do everything on the same pit . Till then I will settle for my 2 WSM`s and my 55 gallon drum smoker.
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