When it comes to picking your wedding cake, the choices are endless! Buttercream, ganache, or fondant? Sugar blossoms or or real flowers? Complicated funneling or a ‘naked’ cake style? To ensure your first sweet chomp as love birds is all that you’ve envisioned, we’ve gathered together some inquiries you can’t neglect to pose to your cake cook before the wedding!

General Investigation 

 

  • How long have you been doing business? 
  • What is your culinary foundation? 
  • What number of wedding cakes do you make a year? 
  • How many cakes do you make around the same time? 
  • How soon before the wedding will my cake be made? 

 

The Flavors 

 

  • What flavors and fillings do you offer? 
  • Do you have a set menu of flavor mixes, or would we be able to blend and-match cakes and fillings? 
  • What sorts of dietary alternatives do you use? Do you offer natural, vegetarian, or gluten-free alternatives? 
  • Is a tasting included or charged? How much will it cost? 

 

The Design 

 

  • Do you have a portfolio of past designs we could check out?
  • Did you make the entirety of the cakes in your portfolio? 
  • Do we have to look over a set choice of options, or do you make totally custom cakes? 
  • Are your cakes completed in buttercream or with fondant? 
  • We’d prefer to utilize crisp blossoms on our cake. Would you be able to work with our flower vendor to do as such? 
  • How big should our cake be to serve the amount of guests we have attending?
  • How will the cake be shown? Do you give or lease cake stands? 

 

Payment Installments 

 

  • Do you have a base expense? 
  • Are there extra rental charges we ought to know about for cakes tands, toppers, or cake cutters?
  • Is there a conveyance charge? 
  • When is the last installment due? 
  • When would it be advisable for us to settle our agreement? 

 

Coordination and Delivery 

 

  • Can we freeze the top cake? Will you give a container so we can save it? 
  • If we are leasing things from you, how would it be advisable for them to be returned? 
  • How far ahead of time do we have to arrange our cake? 
  • When does our request should be settled? 
  • What conveyance delivers do you offer? 
  • How would you deliver the cake? What do you do on the off chance that it is harmed in travel?

James Novotny is the administrative asssitant at The I Do Company and director Always the Bridesman