Our on-line advertisers

When it's time for you look for local businesses to help you with your wedding, take a look at our advertisements below. Most will have links to their own websites. These advertisements are updated regularly so please revisit often and mention An Essex Wedding when making any enquiries.

Hatfield Place
Old Brook Barn
Frankies Wine Bar
Prested Hall Ltd

We chat to Grays-based Occasions Cake Studio

We chat to Grays-based Occasions Cake Studio: Image 1 Tell us about your business? What services do you offer?
We are a local cake decorating shop, which offers bespoke cakes for all special occasions and have been in business for more than 30 years. We are also the largest supplier of cake decorating equipment in Thurrock, Essex.

What's your background - how did you get into the cake business?
We are a husband and wife team. Norman is a fully qualified executive chef and an honorary member of the World Master Chef Society and has been in the business for more 35 years, the last 6 years specialising in pastry. Linda obtained her City and Guilds in Cakes Decorating and Sugarcraft.

What trends do you predict will be big for next wedding season?
We love working in royal icing and hope that this makes a comeback. The trend for next year still seems to be focusing on ruffles with the colours being blush and rose gold.

What's the most popular style of cake you get asked for?
The most popular designs are our fabulous bling design and our suitcase cake.

What's your favourite thing about working in the wedding industry?
We love meeting all the happy couples and keeping in contact with them when they return for repeat cakes for future celebrations.

Norman and Linda
Occasions Cake Studio

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