Oscars 2014 food and drink in numbers

From 600 lobsters to 1,200 cupcakes, see how the culinary delights at this year’s Governors Ball break down into digits…

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5… the amount in pounds of chocolate popcorn

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5… the amount in kilos of farm-raised caviar


7… the amount in gallons of olive oil sorbet


10… the amount in pounds of black truffles (brought in from Burgundy, France)


10… the amount in pounds of edible gold dust


17… the number of whole US wild-caught yellowtail fish


25… the amount in gallons of spicy mustard


30… the amount in gallons of cocktail sauce


30… the amount in pounds of assorted organic nuts


250… the amount in pounds of sticky rice


250… the amount in pounds of organic sugar


300… the amount in quarts of heavy cream and milk


350… the number of culinary staff


600… the number of Maine lobsters


1,000… the number of chocolate malted trees


1,000… the number of homemade marshmallows


1,000… the number of filled mini Oscars


1,200… the number of cupcakes


1,250… the number of stone crab claws


1,300… the number of farmed oysters


1,350… the number of bottles of Thiénot Champagne


1,500… the number of guests


1,500… the number of Yukon gold potatoes


2,000… the number of chocolate truffles


2,400… the number of bottles of Sterling Vineyards Wine


3,500… the number of misco cones


4,000… the number of small plates


4,500… the number of ramekins and verrines


4,500… the number of bamboo skewers


5,000… the number of mini chocolate Oscars


5,000… the number of cage-free eggs


6,000… the number of cocktail forks


6,500… the number of wood-fired Oscar-shaped flat bread


13,000… the number of glasses for beverages


20,000… the number of micro-greens 


And it all goes in to making this mouthwatering menu…


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