FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - WEDDING CAKES
* What is the price of a wedding cake ?
The ultimate price of the wedding cake will depend on the number of tiers, the size , Shape & decoration.
Single tiers wedding cakes start from $150.00
2 tier cakes start from $250.00
3 tier cakes start from $350.00
4 tier cakes start from $450.00
These prices include the cake, rolled fondant icing finish, ribbon trim and standard decortation of sugar crafted flowers or other sugar crafted decoration etc.
Additional intricate design detail or more complex sugar craft will be priced according to the time it will take to produce and quoted after free consultation or detailed communication with client.
If you are working within a tight budget our affordable wedding cake range gives you a great selection of wedding cakes at prices that are affordable & still give you a cake that can be coordinated with your wedding theme colours.
*What Flavours can I choose from ?
Rich black velvet chocolate cake
Raspberry White chocolate (not applicable for affordable cakes)
Orange poppy seed
Rich Fruit cake (Rich fruit cake may incur an additional surcharge due to the cost of ingredients involved , you also might just want to make only one of the tiers rich fruit cake)
*Can I have a personal consultation with the cake decorator ?
Yes you are welcome on a 30 minute free consultation with our Chef/ Cake decorator for all customised design cakes. you are invited to bring your design ideas , colour charts etc to the consultation.
We see our clients on a Wednesday evening after hours and on Saturday after 11.00 am
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 09 8189933 or 021 1314797 to make an appointment for a consultation.
*Is delivery service available for our Wedding cake ?
If you choose to collect your wedding cake we will provide instructions on how to transport your wedding cake and we will pack it safely in a cardbord box.
On request we can provide a full delivery service across Auckland area. Delivery charge starts at $40.00 and will depend on the distance of location.Weekend deliveries & time specific deliveries will incurr a surcharge.
*Extra Note on Collection & Delivery of Wedding cake
Cakes will be delivered and Set up if necessay subject to availability and will incur an extra charge.If your wedding cake is a large cake we would suggest getting it delivered.
Collection is available from the premises at a pre-arranged time on the date of pick up.
If you are collecting the cake, the full responsibility of the cake is with you and we will not be responsible to any damage to the cake once it is in your hands.
If the cake is being delivered, once it is in your hands we cannot take any responsibility for it.
*when should I place my order for my wedding cake ?
During peak wedding seasons during the month of April & December it is best to book at least 3 months ahead.
During the quieter months up to 4 weeks in advance is recommended.
Since we also have our Affordable cake range , we can create these designs only with a few days notice. But we are always happy to meet our customers requirements so always talk to us even if it may be a last minute order.
*Can changes to cake design be made once order is placed & confirmed ?
Order changes can be made up to 30 days from the wedding date (additional charges may apply). Order changes made after the 30 day deadline will be subject to additional charges.
Non refundable $150.00 deposit for cake up to $500.00 , to hold your cake order for your date (secure date deposit) and balance due 4 weeks before the wedding date. All deposits are subtracted from the final cost of your cake.Please note non refundable deposit applies to cakes booked well in advance as we may turn down other orders based on your booking over a period of weeks & months & we loose business.
* In case of cancellation of order that a deposit has been paid - If any special decorations have been made or ordered in for your wedding cake & time spent on design consultation & admin will be deducted from deposit paid- cancellation fee starts from $75.00
*Payment of Balance funds
All balance funds need to be fully paid 4 weeks in advance of date of booking. We will accept cash payment, internet bank transfer or payment by major credit cards via Paypal (Paypal is ideal for overseas customers, small processing fee applies by Paypal.
Once balance payment is made please make contact with us to inform us that payment has been made so we can reconfirm your order details with you and finalise pick up or delivery time of your order on the day.
*Why choose your Wedding cake from Fresco Foods Ltd ?
We are small enough to take care of your every request personally. Our cakes taste wonderful and we have almost 10 years of experience with making Wedding cakes and our qualified Chef/Cake decorators stake their names on the finished product.
We have never failed to deliver - on price & on quality - so why not use our quality service for your Wedding !