Who Is Responsible for Cutting and Serving the Wedding Cake During the Reception?

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It’s tradition for the bride and groom to cut the first slice of cake during the reception, but after they’ve shared this special piece, is it their job to serve all of their guests? Simply put. no. Family and friends will gather around to watch you make the first slice for tradition’s sake, but once you and your partner feed each other a slice, you should turn the knife and server over to your catering team.

Related: What to Know About Baking Your Own Wedding Cake

Your catering team will have a cake-cutting strategy.

Remember when you were ordering your wedding cake and the baker asked how many guests you’d like it to serve? She would’ve then made the cake very specifically to suit the number of servings. Your catering team will have all the information they need on serving quantities, and they have plenty of experience

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