Flexibility in design choices
they "custom-make" your cake based on your individual
preferences? This only matters if you have a custom design in
mind. Some bakers only offer a few designs while other can look
at picture and replicate the design.
pictures of their of work
Take a look at their portfolio of cakes. Do you like what you
see? Does it reflect good workmanship, a steady hand, and creativity?
Do you like the baker's style?
charges or deposits required for pillars, cake tops, or columns
If there are pillars or columns that are rented, ask how much
the deposit is and about how and when those items need to be returned.
Sometimes if the baker is familiar with the reception site or
caterer, they may pick up those items on their own. Sometimes
it will be your responsibility to return them. If youre
heading off to your honeymoon, remember to designate someone to
return these items to your baker while you're gone.
and set up charges
the set up charge is included in the price of the cake and other
times its not.
up the cake table
Talk to your baker about how you'd like the cake table to be set
up. Usually, they will use some fresh flowers and greenery to
decorate the cake table.
For a three-tiered cake, prices average between $2.50 - $5.00
per slice. Price per serving, varies based upon the intricacy
of the design and flavour of the cake. Elaborate frosting decorations
are time and labor intensive, which equals a higher price.
using fresh flowers for the cake, will they be provided and already
be in place or is the florist responsible
have occurred where the bride had paid the florist to provide
fresh flowers and decorate the wedding cake, but the baker did
not want anyone else to decorate her cake. So, there was a bit
of confusion between the two vendors, and the bride essentially
paid "both" vendors to decorate the cake. On the flip
side, some bakers will tell you that they will not provide the
fresh flowers and must be provided by the florist. So, you just
need to ask