SAG Awards planning: Over 1,000 bottles of wine, 500 pounds of chicken

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How much preparation does it take to entertain Hollywood during SAG Awards night? Plenty, from hoisting up the signature 10-foot-tall statuettes to the catering by Wolfgang Puck with more than 1,000 bottles of champagne, tequila and wine combined for a guest list including Brie Larson, Idris Elba, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

Larson and Jacob Tremblay are nominated for their first SAG Awards, while Fey and Poehler will present the esteemed lifetime achievement award to Carol Burnett. Bryan Cranston, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Priyanka Chopra and Kristen Wiig will also be on hand to present honors.

Check out below what it takes for 700 staffers to put on the annual awards taking place Saturday at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall:

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Over 200 Nominees

A total of 116,741 eligible SAG-AFTRA members voted on this year's nominees which consists of 234 actors as well as 491 performers who are nominated in Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble categories. Guests will make their arrivals down 17,100 square feet of red carpet.

A look back at incredible dresses worn to the 2015 SAG Awards:

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We're sensing a trend from, Jennifer Aniston! The stunning star hit the red carpet for the second time this awards season in a look with a plunging neckline and a necklace that highlighted her decolletage. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

That baby bump is getting harder to cover up! "The Imitation Game's" Keira Knightley covered her pregnancy curves in this bold, eggplant-colored lace gown with a mesh neckline. We love the bright color on the expectant mom. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Way to make a statement, Julianna Margulies! "The Good Wife" star and nominee looked stunning a bright blue gown with a fitted top and large skirt, which also featured a thigh-high slit. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

"How to Get Away With Murder" star Viola Davis nearly stole the fashion show in this beautiful, white dress with a keyhole, halter neckline. She topped off her breathtaking look with statement earrings and gold baubles. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
Talk about a colorful combo! Nominee Matthew McConaughey and his wife, Camila Alves, packed a vibrant punch with their blue and purple ensembles. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
Julianne Moore continued to win the red carpet competition in this form-fitting, green dress with sparkling details. The color looked gorgeous against her radiant hair. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
"Orange Is the New Black" star Uzo Aduba turned heads in a yellow dress with mesh paneling and a criss-cross pattern. The sunny color was a perfect pick for the midday awards show. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
White hot mama! "Wild" actress Reese Witherspoon drove us wild with this form-fitting, one-shoulder dress and a pop of color on her lips. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Kevin Costner keeps getting better with age (and at every awards show)! The veteran thesp escorted his leading lady Christine Baumgartner to the show and she looked equally amazing in this bright, bold gown. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
"Veep" stunner Julia Louis-Dreyfus showed off her sexy side in a lace, bustier-style dress. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Emma Stone continued to keep us on our fashion toes with a contemporary, suit-like dress with a sheer train. Perhaps she's channeling her new role on Broadway in Cabaret with this red carpet look. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Maggie Gyllenhaal made a statement in a white dress with a low-cut, mesh neckline. She touched up her look with a bright, red lip color and metallic clutch. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
"Homeland" star Claire Danes looked polished in a belted, green dress with a keyhole neckline. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
"Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting kept things simple this awards show with a red, column dress with a simple bow. She added a little extra pizazz to her look with a gold clutch. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
Single and stunning! Paula Patton looked gorgeous in a white dress with gold embellishments. She scored extra style points by adding a hint of green to her ensemble with a set of earrings. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Wow! "Modern Family" actress Ariel Winter, 16, looked grown up in this form-fitting white dress with a deep V-neck and a long train. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
We're in love with "Modern Family" star Julie Bowen's girly, pink dress and spunky hairstyle. (Photo by Mark Davis/WireImage)
 "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams, 17, stepped out in a youthful, red lace frock with a sweet neckline. She polished off the cute style with a set of gold pumps. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
"Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson rocked a brown, wool tuxedo at the awards show, which was certainly a different look than we've seen before. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
"Orange Is the New Black" star Laverne Cox looked absolutely stunning in this curve-hugging blush gown with blingy detailing. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
Felicity Jones stepped away from the dark frocks she started off awards season with in favor of this pale, pink number and we're certainly glad she did. The classic look with a criss-cross bodice is simple and sophisticate. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Lupita Nyong'o is never afraid to step out in a bold look and her SAG Award ensemble was no different. Last year's style star continued to wow in this unique, striped number. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
"Downton Abbey" darling Joanne Froggatt punched up the red carpet in a classic black gown. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Naomi Watts showed off her stunning physique in a sweet, off-the-shoulder navy dress. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Julia Roberts looked sleek and sexy in a black suit with tuxedo details. She amped up the simple style with a diamond cuff. (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Edie Falco rocked a simple red dress with a traditional A-line silhouette. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
"Game of Thrones" star Natalie Dormer earned our praise with this watercolor, one-shoulder dress with floral details. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Does Eddie Redmayne ever look bad? "The Theory of Everything" actor continued to show off his impeccable taste in a classic slim-fit tuxedo. (Photo by Mark Davis/WireImage)
"Orange Is the New Black" star Taryn Manning was the peach of perfection in this classic silhouette. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

"The Normal Heart's" Steve Carell and his wife, Nancy Carell, made quite the cute couple in their sophisticated attire. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland rocked a metallic frock with an embellished bodice and a gauzy skirt. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
Way to add a pop of color, Rico Rodriguez. The "Modern Family" cutie looked slick in a black tux with a bright blue bow tie.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Nominee Patricia Arquette poured her curves into this emerald dress with delicate draping.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
"Veep" star Reid Scott escorted his pregnant wife, Elspeth Keller, to the swanky event. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Laura Carmichael brought a refreshing vibe to the red carpet in this white, see-through dress with suit-like lapels. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
"Boyhood" star and nominee Ellar Coltrane continued his streak as a sleek dresser with a dark suit and wingtip shoes. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Anna Chlumsky showed off a different side in this two-tone red and silver number. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Alysia Reiner sizzled in a red hot, strapless number with diamond accessories. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
"Boyhood" stars Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater, and Ellar Coltrane got cozy on the red carpet. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
"Modern Family" star Eric Stonestreet gave his fans a wave as he made his way down the red carpet in a black suit with a classic tie clip. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Feeling bluesy? Chelsea Peretti stepped out in a sexy, strapless, midnight blue number. She polished off the look with a matching clutch. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
"Modern Family" star Ty Burrell looked slick in a classic tuxedo. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
"Chicago P.D." star Sophia Bush was red hot in a strapless dress with delicate draping. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Molly Parker joined the blush brigade with this bridal-esque lace look. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Amy Poehler looked like a starry night in this simple dress with a plunging neckline. Don't you love the midnight blue color?  (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Sometimes all you need is a little black dress! Kelly Macdonald  went for a simple and sleek look with this black drop-waist skirt and red lipstick. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Champagne colored frocks seem to be a hot trend this awards season! Gretchen Mol looked lovely in a blush number with flowing sleeves and intricate, sequined detailing. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
Actor Jordan Peele went for a sleek all-black look at the SAG Awards. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
He's got flair! E! host Ross Matthews got gussied up in a silver suit jacket and bow tie. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Maria Menounos went for a classic, gold brocade gown, which she paired with sleek straight locks. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Now, that's a wild look! TV personality Kelly Osbourne pulled her lavender locks into a bouffant updo and donned a black top and cheetah print skirt. Do you like the look? (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
"How to Get Away With Murder" hunk Matt McGorry suited up in a navy tux and bow tie.  (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Lorelei Linklater went for a classic, black gown, but added a little edge to her look with blouson, lace sleeves. (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Tony Revolori opted for a traditional tuxedo, but changed things up a bit with a set of velvet loafers. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Jared Leto was all smiles in his classic black suit, but the eccentric star added a pop of color with a pink carnation and pink socks. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/WireImage)
Sufe Bradshaw rocked a simple black dress with a thigh-high slit. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
"Game of Thrones" star Gwendoline Christie took the plunge in a red-hot gown with unique pleating around the hip line. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
This is a look we haven't seen yet! Actress Vicky Jeudy went for a thorn-like, sequined dress with a thigh-high slit. We can't decide if we love this one or hate it.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
Stephanie Beatriz made an entrance in a jewel-toned emerald gown. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
John Ellison Conlee and Celia Keenan-Bolger struck a cute pose in their glam ensembles. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
"Orange Is the New Black" star Jackie Cruz opted for a shimmering and shining gold dress with long sleeves. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Gerald McRaney clearly knows his way around the red carpet. The veteran actor looked classic in this black tux with a money chain and a bow tie. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Pals Sarah Paulson and Amanda Peet struck a fashionable pose together. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Andrea Riseborough nearly resembled a mint present in this pretty dress with a bow-like detail. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Laura Gamez was a head-turner in this azure, ruched gown. (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
While we're not in love with this look from "Orange Is the New Black's" Kate Mulgrew, we'll give her points for donning a suit to the SAGs. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Soon-to-be-parents Keira Knightley and James Righton looked stunning together on the red carpet. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
"Shameless" star Emmy Rossum gravitated toward the metallic tones in a strapless number with web-like details. Do you like the look? (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
"Orange Is the New Black" star Dascha Polanco covered up in this white, lace dress, but her look definitely wasn't short on glamor. (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Newlyweds Jeff Goldblum and Emilie Livingston seemed to be in high spirits in their party-ready attire. (Photo by Mark Davis/WireImage)
Melissa Rauch brought back the color-blocking trend with this red and pink gown. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Selenis Leyva played with color and texture with this red dress with floral accents. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Kevin Dunn looked dapper with his polka-dot pocket square.(Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
Cute couple alert! Newly-engaged lovebirds Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara popped a pose together. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
Adrien Brody and Lenny Kravitz looked dapper in their snappy suits. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Nominee J.K. Simmons  brought his lovely wife, Michelle Schumacher, and daughter Olivia Simmons to the special night. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/WireImage)
Rashida Jones stunned in an oriental-inspired look with blue and black detailing. The bold look was a fun spin on a white drss. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Wolfgang Puck is Catering

The famed chef to the stars will be cooking with 500 pounds of Jidori chicken, 450 pounds of Atlantic salmon, 1,800 Meyer lemons, 50 pounds of wild rice, 650 pieces of garlic, 250 pounds of Shiso leaves and 4,800 breadsticks.

The result? A menu of Grilled Chicken with Meyer Lemon Salsa and Lemon Scented Fingerling Potatoes; Farro and Black Rice with Mustard Greens, Currents and Toasted Pine Nuts; and Puffed Rice Crusted Salmon with Carrot-Ginger Puree and Crispy Shiso Leaf. The meals will be served at 86 tables with 1,200 place settings.

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Some of the 2016 SAG Award nominees:

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Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Johnny Depp, Black Mass

(Photo via Warner Bros. Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs

(Photo via Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Helen Mirren, The Woman in Gold

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Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

(Photo via Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Sarah Silverman, I Smile Back

(Photo via Broad Green Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation

(Photo via Netflix)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies

(Photo via DreamWorks)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Michael Shannon, 99 Homes

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Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role​

Helen Mirren, Trumbo

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Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role​

Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

(Photo via Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Beasts of No Nation

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Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture


(Photo via Open Road Films)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture


(Photo via Bleecker Street)


Lots and Lots of Bubbly

Over 500 bottles of champagne, wine and liquor will be served in 6,000 glasses during both the ceremony and post-show gala. 161 magnums of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française along with an extra 480 standard 750 ml bottles. And if you ever wanted to know how many bubbles that creates, it's over 500 million per magnum.

A total of 1,176 bottles of Treasury Wines will be served in the Green Room, Post-Awards Gala and the Showroom. For those, 285 bottles total of Patron tequila and Ultimat Vodka will be used to keep the cocktails coming.

Don't worry: The stars will be properly hydrated with 722 cases of Fiji water as well.

Over 5,000 Roses

The venue decor will have a garden feel with CJ Matsumoto & Sons arranging over 5,000 white roses along with various succulents.

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The SAG Awards will be broadcast live on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on TNT and TBS. Viewers can also watch the SAG Awards red carpet pre-show live on

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