Need something that more personally represents them or their geographical area.
Attended too many catered marriages where nobody touches the cake because they'd already had a full meal and pudding. "Because, as everybody knows, marriage cake is now not just cake. Marriage cake has morphed into something that, in the right hands, borders on a spiritual experience.
Today's cooks know a good cake -- one light years off from the "packing material" type cake of old -- is chock-full of delectable, creamy fat. All the previous hallmarks of debatable taste -- fountains, pillars, mugging couples on a cake topper -- are gone. Wedding chair sash bows.
luckily, marriages nowadays are about personal choice and individuality -- they do not need to have one. Whatever you are serving, stack it in tiers. Marriages are unusual events couples and their families wish to remember for ever and ever and what easier way to capture these moments than by a camera. Marriages could be gone, but the sensation of joy will always stay thanks to the amazing moments caught on film. So look around in your neighborhood for professional photographers that suit your wishes, and do not charge too high. Did he come on time for their wedding? Were the agreements made smoothly? Did they have any disagreements later on the price? Was he mannered or dominating in the picture-taking? Asking questions not only about the standard of his work but also on his professionalism and personality will greatly define your over-all satisfaction, and will make sure every dollar you pay him is worthwhile. You do not want somebody you employed to act grouchy and mess up your significant day, do you? Whatever you are serving, stack it in tiers.
Whatever you select, attempt to keep the cake-cutting part of your rite.