Outsourcing Questions For Bakery Owners

Business By tracy702 Updated 25 Apr 2009 , 10:38pm by BakingGirl

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tracy702 Posted 24 Apr 2009 , 3:37pm
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I am up to my ears in cake orders and my order of foam just arrived. Do any of you outsource your dummy work?
I am thinking of hiring someone (contracted labor) to come in or take home and ice all of our dummy cakes with DecoFrost in white. I have 50 dummies that need to be iced in white DecoFrost so that they can be stacked and decorated later. I just don't have any time in my schedule to include this - yet I need it done asap!
Looking for some opinions from bakery owners - on what you do - or would do.
And if I do get someone else - how do you pay them? By the hour - by the amount of work???
Like I said - I have a total of 50 dummies. They range in size from 4in to 16in. Rounds, squares and a few hex's.
Thanks for any and all imput.
P.S. If you are in the DFW area - and are interested in doing this - PM me.

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tracy702 Posted 24 Apr 2009 , 6:55pm
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sari66 Posted 24 Apr 2009 , 10:28pm
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Sorry no idea but here's a bump, I'm sure someone has an idea that will help u

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BakingGirl Posted 25 Apr 2009 , 10:38pm
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It crossed my mind that you may want to have a word with a super market decorator to see if they will want to earn a few extra bucks icing your dummies. With the volume they do in a supermarket 50 plainly iced dummies could be a quick job for that kind of decorator.

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