May 22, 2008

Cake Designer Contract

The following are some basic parts you will need to include in your contract with the baker who is going to designer and present your wedding cake. It is standard, but you should definately include all the details, because the last thing you want is to get the wrong cake or worse no cake at all.

Vendor contact information
- Name of business, address, phone number
- Name of specific designer you are using
- Emergency contact number for day of wedding

Client information
- Your (and the groom’s) full name, address, phone number
- Alternate contact
- Wedding date and time
- Location for delivery

Comprehensive list of details of cake
- Cake flavor, fillings, and frostings
- Number of tiers
- Shape
- Number of slices
- D├ęcor, such as flowers and cake topper

Rental items if applicable
- Stand
- Table
- Server
- Topper

Payment and refund policies
- Total price
- Deposit amount
- Due date of balance
- Deposit for rental items and cost if not returned in specified condition
- Delivery and set-up fees
- Penalties if you cancel and last date to cancel without forfeiting entire cost
- Policy if baker cancels
- Acceptable forms of payments
- Gratuities

Specifics regarding delivery and set-up
- Who will be delivering the cake
- Time of delivery
- If pick-up, who will pick up and what time

Any special requests
- Anniversary cake
- Cake boxes

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