2014 Oscars: Governors Ball by the Numbers

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By the time the stars get to the Oscars' Governors Ball immediately following the big show on Sunday, many haven't had time to eat for most the day.

But that's OK because celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck has whipped up a menu for the party that offers a staggering 50 different choices to eat. Yes, 50!

With that in mind, we give you everything you need to know about the Governors Ball, in numbers.

20: Consecutive years Puck has created the menu

1,500: Expected guests

950: Staff serving all those guests

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350: Culinary staff

13,000: drinking glasses

1,350: Bottle of Thienot Champagne

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1,400: Farmed oysters

7,500: Individual shrimp (to be dipped in 30 gallons of cocktail sauce)

600: Maine lobsters

5: Kilos of American farm-raised caviar

1,500: Yukon potatoes (which are topped with some of the aforementioned caviar)

10: Pounds of winter black truffles from Burgundy, France

250: Pounds of sugar (Oscar diet? What Oscar diet?)

300: Quarts of heavy cream

300: Quarts of milk

7: pounds of Olive Oil sorbet (yes, olive oil!)

1,000: Homemade marshmallow

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5: Pounds of Chocolate popcorn

5,000: Mini chocolate Oscars (covered in 10 pounds of edible gold dust)

2: Gluten-free desserts, licorice and chocolate parfait with caramelized tobacco leaves and chocolate cupcakes with almond cream

1: Vegan dessert, the above cupcake and also carrot cake with raisins and cinnamon gel

4,000: Small plates

6,000: Cocktail forks

4,500 Bamboo skewers

10,000: Flowers from Ecuador, Colombia, Netherlands, New Zealand and the U.S. used by Mark's Garden to decorate the ballroom.

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40: People working for six days to assemble those floral designs

500: Pounds of cement to build the bars

1,480: Yards of fabric to cover 462 pieces of furniture. Another 1,500 yards is used for wall treatments and 28,000 yards cover the ceiling, which will be sparkling with stars from two miles of LED lights.

50: Semi-tractor trailers to transport all of the above (and more) to the festivities.

1: Grammy-winning singer performing during the soiree—that would be John Legend.

Have a ball, everybody!

(FYI: Unused, prepared food will be donated to L.A. Specialty Chefs to End Hunger with a number of the floral arrangements going to homes for the aging. Very nice!)

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