What Should I Charge????

Decorating By htwiddy Updated 5 Jun 2008 , 2:36pm by ccr03

htwiddy Posted 4 Jun 2008 , 4:10am
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Customer would a cake that are 8", 12", 16" to feed 100 ppl with gold dragees all over cake and gold writing on the bottom tier in the middle, what would you charge??? I have attached something similar!!!!
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htwiddy Posted 4 Jun 2008 , 4:13am
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I forgot to mention that there be no roses or anything like that... And it will have a topper similar to the picture... Also they want to gold dragees in groups of 3's, where in this picture they are individual....

htwiddy Posted 4 Jun 2008 , 4:23am
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Anybody, Please Help!!!! I'm thinking of Charging between $175 - $200. Is this to little or too much???? I will also be delivering and setting up on site!!!!

diamondjacks Posted 4 Jun 2008 , 4:25am
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2.00-4.00 pp

roxxxy_luvs_duff Posted 4 Jun 2008 , 4:45am
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i would say $300

edith123 Posted 4 Jun 2008 , 4:46am
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I would pay over $300.00 for something like that! plus you are also delivering the cake and settin it up ? are you charging extra for delivery?
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Ladybug6509 Posted 4 Jun 2008 , 4:46am
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If it is iced in buttercream I would charge $2.75 per person and if it is iced in fondant I would charge $3.50 per person. HTH

chutzpah Posted 4 Jun 2008 , 5:06am
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A cake that size has way more than 100 servings. You need to scale it down to meed their needs.

Just because they want a cake that big for only 100 people doesn't mean they should only pay for 100 servings.

ccr03 Posted 5 Jun 2008 , 2:36pm
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I agree with chutzpah - you charge for what you give them not want they want.

Yeah, according to Earlene's serving chart (which is what I charge) an 8/12/16 servings 155.

6/8/10/12 serves 98
6/10/14 serves 103

As for pricing, you have honestly have no idea download Alice's Pricing Matrix (in the business forum) to give you a good starting point - that's what I did.

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