(Closed) Is it expected that we feed our vendors cake as well?

posted 8 years ago in Food
  • poll: Is it expected that we feed our vendors cake as well?
    yes : (10 votes)
    30 %
    Not necessary : (23 votes)
    70 %
  • Post # 3
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    We did.  I just think it would be rude to leave out dessert.  Plus, we had way more than enough cake…

    Post # 4
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    As someone who is bitter over the feeding vendor thing…no I’m not sharing my cake.

    Post # 5
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    It’s courteous to do so and it would be rude to refuse to let them eat it. Alot of brides say they have leftover cake that they don’t know what to do with, and if it doesn’t get eaten at the reception, then it gets tossed out.

    Post # 6
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    I don’t feel that it’s necessary but it is nice, and plus I don’t think I have ever been to a wedding where all of the cake gets eaten! So as long as you have enough it would probably be nice to let them have little peice of cake

    Post # 7
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    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I am allowing them to have cake too. Why feed them and not offer dessert?

    Post # 8
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    We had a metric s**t ton of cake.  We encouraged people to have multiple slices, or to take some home.  I hope our vendors got to have son.

    Post # 9
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Haha – you don’t have to count them in a “slice fee” or cut fee or anything. Odds are, your venue will cut the cake and have slices hanging out on the table. After everyone’s had some, your vendor may eat a piece. I’ve never seen a cake completely gone, and the already cut slices get tossed otherwise.

    A lot of vendors don’t eat it though…. believe it or not, wedding cake weekly isn’t all it’s cracked up to be 😉

    Post # 10
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    Helper bee

    I wouldn’t include them in your slice count, but as everyone has said there will probably be left over cake, so it’s easy enough to offer it if its there.

    Post # 11
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    As a wedding vendor, I get cake most of the time, but usually only because there is tons leftover. If there have been dessert buffets, couples have encouraged me to visit it.

    Dessert is always nice, but not expected. I wouldn’t include vendors in your cake head count.

    Post # 12
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I think if they’re staying for the whole reception (photographer and DJ for example) then it’s only polite to offer them cake. But that might just be me.

    Post # 13
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    Yes, I want my vendors to be treated well, so they will be having cake.  Our reception comes with a huge dessert buffet too, and they’re more than welcome to both.

    Post # 15
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Well, if you have extra cake I am sure they wouldn’t mind but I don’t think they will have time to eat cake because there will likely be something they will be working on. But you could always send them home with some before they leave.

    Post # 16
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    No cake. They are not a wedding guest. They are there to work, not eat.

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