Need Help With Questions For A Cake Order!

Decorating By BijouxCakes Updated 12 May 2011 , 12:04pm by jason_kraft

BijouxCakes Posted 12 May 2011 , 5:08am
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My mom has shown all her friends pictures of the cakes i've made and now she tells me that they want to know if i'd be willing to make some cakes for them to buy! And OF COURSE I AM! icon_surprised.gif
Buuuuuut... i don't know where to start in taking orders. What exactly should i know about the cake they want? i have an idea, but i'd like to know what people out there (like you) ask when selling a cake.

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JanH Posted 12 May 2011 , 5:56am
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Moving to Cake Decorating forum.

RetiredNavyChief Posted 12 May 2011 , 7:10am
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Start by getting a cake contract. You can search on here for starters. Good luck

JanH Posted 12 May 2011 , 8:51am
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Here's a template for a cake order form:

http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1412656

HTH

jason_kraft Posted 12 May 2011 , 12:04pm
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The first step is to make sure you are legal. ID does not have a cottage food law, so if you want to sell cakes you would need to build a second kitchen on your property that can pass inspection or rent an existing commercial kitchen, since it is illegal to sell food made in your home kitchen if it cannot pass a health dept inspection.

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