Average Cost of a Wedding Cake Cutting Fee 2024

$1.46 (per slice)

In 2024, the average cost of a wedding cake cutting fee is between $1.25 – $1.72.

  • Cake cutting fees are usually charged by a venue when a wedding cake is brought in by an outside bakery not affiliated with that venue.
  • By paying a cutting fee, you’re basically paying for venue staff to cut the cake, plate and serve it to your guests.
  • Cupcakes are a good way of avoiding a cutting fee, hence their rise in popularity.
  • Many venues charge an additional fee to cut and serve the wedding cake when a cake designer is not a preferred vendor.
  • How To Properly Cut A Wedding Cake
  • One important thing to remember is if larger serving sizes are desired, the order of cutting is still the same.
  • Traditionally, the groom feeds the bride first, then the bride feeds the groom.