Tipping Vendors…

posted 3 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
108 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Your friend is right. In general, you don’t need to tip anybody who is their own boss. Like you said, they have set their own prices. This is why, as a wedding planner, I never expect a tip from my clients and tell my clients so – but if they give me one, I feel great!

A thank you card isn’t necessary either, but it’s very sweet and something they can add to their portfolio. If they have a place online where you can leave a nice review for them, that is ALWAYS appreciated!

Post # 4
679 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

I am a personal chef, and I make wedding cakes on the side when I don’t work weekends. I have never been given a tip for a wedding cake. If anything, whoever gives me the check may round up the total, from $195 to $200. 

I don’t think it is necessary. 

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