Dessert Tables: Resource For What To Charge

Business By QueenOfSweets Updated 20 Apr 2014 , 6:47am by dessertnetcafe

QueenOfSweets Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 3:53pm
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I have been getting more and more requests for dessert tables lately but have been unsure about exactly what to charge. I have my price matrix to help me calculate what to charge for my cakes, but I had never seen anything similar to help with dessert tables. So, I spent some time with my friend Excel and came up with a spreadsheet to help me calculate what I should charge for Dessert Tables. This would also work for Candy displays as well.

I've seen a lot of posts on here asking about what to charge for these items, so I thought I would share my spreadsheet with all of you in case others might find it useful. The first tab of the spreadsheet is the template. I've also included on the second tab an example of a previous dessert buffet that I did to help illustrate. I'd love any feedback that you might have on how to improve this as well!

UPDATE: So I can't seem to get the spreadsheet to post as an attachment. I've posted it on Google Docs here: https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ap7j9a5U41GodDEyYTFuU0FWWk1hMTJRdEtoNHhFS0E&hl=en_US

7 replies
Bluehue Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 4:32pm
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Well done QueenOfSweet - well done indeed.
I liked your example page - it was as clear as day... thumbs_up.gif

Very easy to navagate and very easy to read the entire layout. thumbs_up.gificon_smile.gif

Bluehue-

quietude Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 4:47pm
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Thanks, I've been looking for something like this!

Curtsmin24 Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 5:49pm
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That's pretty much how I do it. Very good chart.

spicynsweet Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 7:00pm
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Thanks so much for this! I have been racking my brain for an event coming up in September. thumbs_up.gif

PetitsDelices Posted 28 Feb 2013 , 10:48pm
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I work in excel alot... too much, and this is the perfect spreedsheet, simple to use, everything has been thought of...  Thank you so much for sharing.  icon_biggrin.gif

SweetNeddy Posted 7 Apr 2014 , 3:08am
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Your template is just what I needed.... THANK YOU!!

dessertnetcafe Posted 20 Apr 2014 , 6:47am
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Good Worksheet. Love it!

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