The rental fees for the use of cake stands, accessories and display items in vintage porcelain should be discussed and put on paper. To protect yourself from damage, theft and late returns, you must also collect a refundable deposit in advance for your rentals. [ ] Takeaway boxes for residual cakes or top animal preservation The document is seen as, without guarantees, either explicitly or tacitly. Let your lawyer check every contract you use. In this manual, you`ll find out how to protect yourself from last-minute cancellations with cake contracts, what you need to include in your contracts, and how to start writing your own contracts! Why the 6-8-week window? If you book the cake 8 weeks before the wedding, I usually immediately receive the $100 “Save the Date” and make the first payment in two weeks. When they book it months in advance, I usually tell myself the 8-week deadline. It varies a little, and I`m fine with that. If it is booked on a period of less than 8 weeks (which is rare because I am usually as full in advance), I advance and I need immediately 50%. But I`m one step ahead. On the contract, I need 50% of the balance due 6-8 weeks before the event, and the balance is due 2 weeks before the event. I learned the hard way to hunt money on the wedding day is a pain, so I refuse to do more. And that, my friends, is my policy and my method of writing wedding cake contracts. Remember that events can get hectic and things often go wrong! We recommend receiving 2 or more emergency numbers.
These phone numbers are useful if your customer doesn`t pick up the phone. Emergency contacts are usually wedding planners, photographers, MCs, bridesmaids or groom. Cakes can sometimes earn furniture or stacking costs. These fees are usually flat-rate and apply to cakes that have more than 2 levels. Collecting all these details in your cake contract is important because you need them to estimate exactly how much you calculate for your cake. In addition, the contact information you need to use to track your client is also found in your records. Look how organized you are now! You can say goodbye to these memories by having your customers sign a cake contract! Customers often have a desired cake design.