Post # 1
We are having a morning wedding with a brunch buffet. Question is how do you determine which tables get in line first? You don’t want to offend any of your guest but some tables go first and some go last….How do you decide?
Post # 3
i think the head table typically goes first
Post # 4
I knew a couple once that let everyone else go first through the buffet line and then when they finally got to it, they were literally scraping the pans–there was nothing left. I say the head table goes first!
Post # 5
The head table then maybe the families (Parents Table)
Post # 6
We are having a sweetheart table with the wedding party sitting with their spouse and other family members….
Post # 7
I’d say bride and groom go first, followed by the bridal party, then parents, then family, then guests/friends. Like hcritton said above, you definitely do NOT want to go last b/c you might be scraping the bottom of the pans. We ate first at our wedding and while everyone else was finishing up, we went outside with the photographer and took some pictures at twilight. It was a nice time to get a few moments together alone while everyone else was busy eating. No one really even noticed we were gone!
Post # 8
Head table goes first or sweetheart table, followed by bridal party and by parents.
Post # 9
When the dinner is plated the bride and groom get fed FIRST and then the head tables and family tables and then all the other guests!
Post # 10
I would say head table, parents, rest of party…
Post # 11
Agreed, head table and bridal party, then parents and other elderly family members….then the rest.
Post # 12
I’ve been to buffet weddings where the servers actually set a family style dinner for the head table and the rest of the guests work their way to the buffet line according to the table numbers. This makes it a lot easier for the wedding party/bride & groom so that they don’t have to shuffle around and get in line.