Have you ever wondered how much work goes into having a successful Chinese restaurant? During Chinese Food Week, we are talking with some of the busier Chinese food restaurants to find out how much food they go through in a single week or month.
Today's by the numbers post takes us up to Evanston, to Koi, a popular Chinese and sushi spot among locals and those looking to get out of the city for a night. Just how popular is Koi?
In a single month Koi goes through:
· 800 pounds of white rice
· 80 gallons of soy sauce
· 10,000 fortune cookies
The restaurant dishes up more than 1,000 servings of their most popular items:
· 389 Mongolian plates
· 362 General Tao's plates
· 349 Koi Sesame plates
And the restaurant fullfils 1,565 carryout and delivery orders per month.