i work for a cupcake bakery in northern va and my boss is clueless about pricing (not really my job?)- customer wants this amateur-looking thing and she wants to charge $150 for 20 servings (Im thinking 9x13)- what do you think? we charge $6-7/serving for simple wedding cakes. thanks! (ps I will not have styrofoam showing!)
AHow do you know the boss is clueless about pricing? If that cake is executed well I think $150 would be an appropriate price.
beauty is in the eye of the beholder
i think it is adorable
it's a foodie/skatie trompe l'oiel
if she can get $150 for 20 servings i'd say she's pricing pretty good considering that's gonna take about five minutes to produce
if you take a three minute break in between
so do you think the $150 is too much or not enough
so you are doing a more intricate design??
not exactly sure what you mean
i mean to me if this was a ferrari--yeah let's eat the doughnuts and make some fancy schmancy wheels
but i like the doughnuts--obviously for a person who's a skater and down to earth, dosen't mind taking some tumbles, getting sweaty, taking chances
the doughnuts are cool--i think it works
If your boss can get $150 for that s/he's a marketing genius.
Who in their right mind would pay 150 for that?
AIs it a skateboard? I would never pay $150 for that. Never ever.
Oh goodness, that is not a $150 cake, that's a DIY cake for people to do in their homes.
thanks guys! mostly my thoughts exactly (way too pricey for something too amateur). Customer said "no thanks"! Boss admits she is clueless (doesnt decorate). I guess I should have encouraged her to go lower! Hard to know what to do when the shop sells mostly small $6-8/serving wedding cakes. Sometimes I feel like I will never learn the "business brain"....
AI thought the picture was just for inspiration...if a customer came to me with that picture I would have a sketch drawn up to show how it would look with an implementation based on the customer's budget.
There's nothing wrong with a business owner not being able to decorate if they have resources they can work with to help estimate how long a cake will take and price accordingly. If she is consistently making sales at $6-8/serving for simple cakes I'd say she is doing quite well.
the picture is so pathetically homely it's own mother probably abandoned it
it's kind of a stretch to call it 'inspiring' even though i think it's clever
AHomely!! Bwhahahahahhahaha!!! You made my night!!