Help To Hire A Professional Cake Decorator

Business By jillscakes Updated 17 May 2012 , 11:53pm by jillscakes

jillscakes Posted 16 May 2012 , 8:20pm
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We are in need of a professional cake decorator and not having much luck with the ad responses. Does anybody have any suggestions on how to find someone with this type of experience? We are so busy and have no time to train. Please Help.

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jgifford Posted 16 May 2012 , 8:42pm
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Where are you located? Are you a bakery, grocery store, private home, dorm room? What kind and how many cakes/cupcakes/cookies do you make/sell daily/weekly/monthly?

What about a college or culinary school near you? Not all of those students are beginners. Facebook? Word of mouth? Everybody knows someone who knows someone who does cakes. Here's a thought - - have you tried calling other bakeries to see if they know of an experienced decorator who might be available?

kakeladi Posted 16 May 2012 , 9:35pm
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You certainly don't give enough info icon_sad.gif
As the other poster said, tell us much more detail regarding your location and needs.

jillscakes Posted 17 May 2012 , 12:19am
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Sorry! We are a small cake shop located in Santa Clarita, Ca. We usually put out 20+ specialty cakes a week and 5+ wedding cakes a week.We need someone that is skilled with character piping in buttercream, 3-d cake sculpting, fondant characters, etc. This is to replace someone that has been with our company for 18 years. We have tried facebook, no luck. I just posted an ad with a local art school so hopefully that will help but any other input would be greatly appreciated or if anyone knows of someone in the area??

jillscakes Posted 17 May 2012 , 4:04pm
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Thank you so much for all your help! Much appreciated!

kakeladi Posted 17 May 2012 , 10:05pm
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Wish I were closer to that area - I'd be very interested but It would be a couple of hrs drive icon_sad.gif

jillscakes Posted 17 May 2012 , 11:53pm
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That would make for a very long day! Too bad!

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