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Greasy Spoons by the Numbers: Hash House A Go Go

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Have you ever wondered how much work goes into having a successful diner? Special for Greasy Spoons Week, Hash House A Go Go shared the numbers on how many specific ingredients their Chicago location goes through in a week and a year. Spoiler alert: it's a lot.

WEEKLY:

Red Potatoes for mashed potatoes: 1,730 pounds
Bacon: 380 pounds
Eggs: 7,690 (over 640 dozen)
Angus Beef Ground Chuck: 380 pounds
Pork Tenderloin: 150 pounds
Fresh Rosemary: 20 pounds
Chicken Breasts: 780 pounds
Pancake and Biscuit Flour: 1,250 pounds

ANNUALLY:

Red Potatoes for mashed potatoes: 45 tons
Bacon: 20,000 pounds
Eggs: 400,000 (33,333 dozen)
Angus Beef Ground Chuck: 20,000 pounds
Pork Tenderloin: 8,000 pounds
Fresh Rosemary: 1,000 pounds
Chicken Breasts: 40,500 pounds
Pancake and Biscuit Flour: 65,000 pounds

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