They have a projector and a screen in this room (which is always dimly lit, to kind of set the mood) where they show clips of the cakes they have made. I saw many that truly moved me, almost to tears (what!?). You see, he doesn't just make the cake and drop it off, he is almost a performance artist. Not almost. He is. He has blurred the line between pastry and art, making pastry truly an art (look at this clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CRMuN7aAWk how cool is this?). The cakes are part of a performance that he puts together, a show if you will, with dancers and actors in costume. You should see the faces of the people who are present at these weddings. Nothing but sheer happiness. Just take a look at this clip, where there is a "flying cake"; basically an actual cake that is hidden by a square canvas with helium filled balloons attached to it; the guests then post their wishes for the bride and groom on the canvas, and once they are all the notes are attached to the canvas, they release it and then it flies up in the air taking all of the good wishes with it, and the actual cake is revealed:
I was honored that he gave me so much of his time. He didn't know me from Adam and yet he spent a good chunk of his day showing me what he does. This was one of the best experiences pastry-wise of my life. I wish that one day you can also have a similar experience. It opened my eyes for sure.