(Closed) Cake tasting – how many people go?

posted 12 years ago in Food
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

When we go for ours, we can have up to 4 people. Each place has their own rules though. They may or may not charge you extra for each person over their limit.

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee

It depends. Some have 2 person limits and others don’t. Call the baker and ask before you decide to bring anyone else along. Generally though, it’s just the bride and groom that do it.

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I go this friday! she is letting us try 5 flavors and 5 icings. mmmmmmmmmmm best part of the planning haha. im also trying these really cute favors she makes…pie on a stick anyone?

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Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

OMG those favours look amazing DeneanRae!

@redherring, I’d call and ask your bakery where you’ll be having your tasting. But I don’t see there would be a problem with it. 

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

My BFF had her cake tasting yesterday and me, her, her sister  and her fiance went!

They ony gave is a limited amount, so its not like each one of us had our own little plate of samples. So we all shared a small amount of samples, but it worked out fine!

Luckily, her Fiance doesnt have much of a sweet tooth! (more for us! muahahaha)

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

It is really up to the bakery.  We had one place that only allowed 2 so we shared.  The place we ended up choosing allowed whoever we wanted really and we had 4 people with us.  I would recommend bringing your fiance and one other person to get the best perspective.

Post # 9
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Bumble bee

Id call and ask, especially if they CAN accommodate 4 people but normally only prepare tastings for 2 people.  We went with my DH’s parents since mine were busy that day and there was no problem with having 4 people.

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I’d call and ask them, like naangle said. We’ll probably go with just the two of us since, well, I don’t think his parents care a whole lot and my parents are 400 miles away. However, my mom will come up for caterer selection, no doubt!

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010 - Anela Garden Chapel & Japanese Cultural Center, Honolulu

I went with Mr. Sew, his aunt and my mom, a total of 4! I didn’t ask beforehand, and they had the samples pre-prepared.  I think the more people you bring the more you have to share, lol.

Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

Def call and check how many can go.  We had some pretty big slices served for us, and there were 6 of us altogether (FH, Future Mother-In-Law, Future Father-In-Law, mom, sis, and I) since we wanted everyone’s input and it was tasty and fun. 

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

call and ask first, but the more, the merrier, imo! remember the scene from the wedding planner where they all went cake tasting? that was the funniest scene ever. esp. boy george face when he ate the cake!

this is a really fun part of wedding planning! take some folks along…also don’t go when its peak cake tasting hour! we made this mistake once…and the place we went to treated us like cow herds! lol

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