(Closed) Food Selections on Response Cards?

posted 5 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Did you include menu selections on your response cards?
    Yes, we included them (please explain how you worded it!) : (14 votes)
    93 %
    No, we avoided doing so : (1 votes)
    7 %
    Other, please explain : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    831 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I don’t think it’s tacky, and if your venue needs the menu selections prior how else are you going to obtain the info?

    Post # 4
    7904 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    I have never, ever heard or read that menu selections on a response card are tacky and I am obsessed with etiquette.

    This was our card. Our website had full descriptions of the items.

    PS, If your wedding date is right, it’s pretty early to be worried about invitations.

    Post # 5
    2086 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

    I tied a moo card onto the invitation directing people to the wedding website for that.  Almost everyone did it.  I was pleasantly surprised!

    I don’t think it’s “tacky” to put the meal options on the card, though.  That is perfectly acceptable.


    Post # 6
    772 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012



          Will Attend

          Will Not Attend

    Please initial the entree choice of each guest

            Pork Tenderloin

           Crab Cakes

    Post # 7
    2622 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I will also add that as a guest I like when the choices are a bit descriptive like @mrsSonthebeach: example.


    Post # 8
    1829 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    definitely not tacky. it’s a requirement…

    mine said:


    kindly respond by the 1st of september


    __accepts with pleasure   ___ declines with regret

    __ boursin stuffed chicken in phyllo

    ___grilled filet mignon with port wine reduction

    ___ vegetable napoleon with lemon chive cream sauce

    Post # 9
    4046 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @mrsSonthebeach:  I have also never heard that this is tacky. Other than buffet or no-chocie weddings, every other invite I’ve gotten has had a choice.

    PS love these invite and your menu selections! sounds delicious!

    Post # 10
    1292 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    It’s not tacky at all!

    Post # 11
    909 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I didn’t know it was tacky to do that – that is what I was planning on doing! Will probably still do it too 😛

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