CAKE DESIGN & TASTING CONSULTATIONS
This is one of the fun bits of planning your wedding! Who doesn't love a bit of cake? ...
The ideal way to design your perfect wedding cake is to start with a design consultation and tasting session. Don't worry if you don't have any ideas - that's what I'm here for! Whether you are looking for a truly unique, one-off design or you've fallen in love with something you've seen, I aim to deliver something that is, ultimately, bespoke for you.
I offer three different levels of Consultation; please see below for details.
A Consultation is available to couples if you have either shortlisted Amara Cake Boutique or, alternatively, if you have made a firm decision to commission me to provide your wedding cake.
At time of booking, it is helpful to know ...
Confirmed Date of your Wedding
Your Confirmed Venue
Approximate number of portions/guests
Details of any allergies/special dietary requirements
Design Ideas (if you have any)
An indication of your budget so that the appropriate design suggestions can be made.
Prior to booking a consultation, you may find it helpful to have a look at my Pricing page to get an idea of the level of investment that will likely be required.
This option is ideal if, for whatever reason, you are unable to attend an in-person consultation.
The Consultation can take place through Skype or FaceTime, and finalised through email.
My Gold Level Consultation is an in-person consultation at my home, at a mutually agreed date and time.
Typically, this consultation lasts for about an hour and we will have a chat about your wedding theme and styling, and also any ideas and dreams you have about your cake. There will also be a tasting session and you will get to sample 4 different flavours of cake sponge (flavours at my discretion but please do ask if there is a particular favour you would like to try).
One of the benefits of the Gold Level is that you get to see a selection of display cakes.
If you love my style and the taste of my cakes then you can secure your wedding date with me by paying a £200 Save the Date Booking Fee. We can then work on finalising the design and details of your bespoke cake.
The Gold Level Consultation is free if you have already secured me to provide your cake, otherwise there is an appointment fee of £30, payable at the time of booking your appointment (redeemable against the final balance of you order).
Max 2 people
My Platinum Level Consultation is a totally exclusive and bespoke in-person experience, held at your wedding venue or another mutually agreed location.
Typically, this consultation lasts up to two hours and we will have a chat about your wedding theme and styling, and also any ideas and dreams you have about your cake.
There will also be a tasting session and you will get to sample 5/6 different flavours of cake sponge and other treats. With this option you are able to choose whatever flavour samples you would like to try.
Whilst you are enjoying the samples I will come up with a couple of preliminary ideas and quotations. Once you've paid a Save the Date Booking Fee we can then work on finalising the design and details of your bespoke cake and you get to keep the hand drawn/painted sketch as a memento.
The Platinum Level Consultation is priced according to your bespoke requirements (starting from £150, of which £50 is redeemable against the final balance of you order)
If you are using the Silver service or you would like to try some of my flavours before booking me, I offer a Sample Tasting box (flavours are at my discretion).
You can order a Sample Box for £20, including postage.
Inspiration & Ideas
Inspiration is all around us ... pictures/samples of your wedding dress, flowers, venue and invitations can all provide a guide or ensure we carry through with a theme ... but that's just the beginning and I relish the opportunity to get the creative juices flowing.
If you know you want me to design and make your cake, you may pay a Save the Date deposit and arrange your design consultation at a later date. This ensures the date is reserved in my diary and you don't have to stress about finalising your cake design immediately.
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