Post # 1
I’m putting together our day of schedule.
I’d like to be announced and walk into the hall and do the cake cutting right away and have it done with. Everyone will be seated and paying attention and then it is done.
The first dance will be after dinner and then the dance floor will undoubtedly be hopping so I really don’t want to do any of that then…
Post # 3
I’m contemplating the same thing. It seems like it would keep things moving a bit so there isn’t lag time between cutting and serving.
Post # 4
I plan on cutting my cake before dinner is served. That way people can eat cake as soon as they finish eating dinner. Plus, we will have a better chance to finish eating without being pulled in different directions because everyone would be seated until they finish their meal.
Post # 5
Just one thing to think about: A lot of guests like to go look at the cake and admire it, etc. If you cut the cake right away, there isn’t much time to enjoy the beauty of a wedding cake.
Honestly, at every wedding I’ve been to, and at my own, there wasn’t much of a time delay from when we cut the cake to when guests could eat the cake. It also was nice that they had a little break from eating dinner and then got to snack on the cake a bit later. I’m not sure I would want cake immediately following dinner.
Post # 6
Our cake is not the only dessert, in fact there is an extensive dessert buffet. I suspect the cake that gets eaten will be later on as a snack with the late lunch.
Also, the guest will be at the cocktail hours 2 hours before dinner, so they will have an opportunity to admire before hand