Your consultations will be completely relaxed and informal it will be held within the Edible Essence studio in Tamerton Foliot village located on the outskirts of Plymouth, South Devon they are by appointment only and are usually held 4 days a month, includes evenings and some weekends are also available. Please contact us either through contact or telephone to make an appointment.
During your consultation we will discuss your own design ideas colours and themes and we will supply you with an abundance of our own ideas then come together to create your perfectly unique wedding cake, so we would love to see all your planning details, any inspiration that will help us to design your perfect cake, Jenny will draw a rough sketch while you sample 6 flavour tasters from our Classic and Essence range. Choices to be given upon booking your appointment. Consultations will last for approximately an hour.
We do not charge for this service.
Ueseful items to bring along :
- Mood board
- Magazine clippings
- Fabric swatches
- Picture’s of your dress and bridesmaids dresses
- Flower details/pictures
- Room décor details/pictures
- Venue pictures
- Wedding Stationary
- Any mobile devises
Ideally wedding cakes require a minimum of 3 month’s notice.
Celebration cakes, Cupcakes and other Sweets require a minimum of 1 month’s notice.
However, depending on our schedule, we may be able to fullfill your order at shorter notice.
No booking is confirmed until 20% deposit is paid.
PRICES AND PORTION GUIDE
We cannot give set prices for our bespoke cakes as they are made to order and prices reflect the time and care required to develop your completely unique design to suit your specifications a quotation will be given during your free tasting and consultation and the exact price will be given once the design of the cake has been finalised
When booking your cake we require a minimum of 20% deposit of the final cost. This deposit is non-refundable.
Six weeks prior to your event you will receive an invoice for the remaining balance. The full balance must be paid 4 weeks before the event. Payment in full is required for orders placed less than 4 weeks of an event.
Payment can be made by bank transfer, cheque or cash. Details are available on request or can be found on your invoice.
We also offer payment plans, Details are available on request.
As part of our wedding service we offer personal delivery and setup, there is no charge for this service delivered within 10 miles of Plymouth prices are available on request for cakes delivered outside the area based on the time needed and travelling distance, we will liaise with your wedding venue or events coordinator to schedule a delivery time. Cake collections are available to pick up from our studio however we cannot accept responsibility for any damage once it has left the premises. We provide full instructions on the handling and cutting of your cake including details of any non-edible items such as decorations, dowels etc.
FINAL CONSULTATION AND ALTERATIONS
Eight weeks before the event we will see each other again to go over and finalise all details and discuss any alterations, we want you to be completely happy with your design and understand how things change last minute including colours! so we will accept alterations to the design which they can be changed at this meeting. If ordering cupcakes, mini-cakes, cookies etc quantity can be changed. The balance of your invoice will be changed accordingly.
STAND & PROP HIRE
Our cake stands, props and vintage china display items (for display only, not for drinking and eating) are all free to hire with a returnable deposit and must be returned to the studio within 3 days of the event. Damages cost’s will be explained upon hire.
- Small Cake stand hire deposit £40 returnable
- Large Cake stand hire deposit £60 returnable
- Vintage china hire deposit £100 returnable
- Props hire deposit £40 returnable
CAKES DECORATED WITH NON-EDIBLE ITEMS & FLOWERS
Please note that any non-edible decorations, jewels and accessories such as brooches, ribbons, silk flowers, diamonds, beads, feathers and fimo clay that can be used to decorate cakes are not edible and must be removed from your cake before serving.
We will only use decorative items and accessories at our clients' request and Edible Essence Cake Art accepts no responsibility for any physical harm that may arise from their misuse.
At your request, we can use fresh flowers to decorate your cake and can liaise directly with your florist. Please be aware that some flowers are not suitable for cake decoration. Your florist will be able to inform you of these. Any contamination to your cake is not our responsibility.
ALLERGENS & DIETARY REQUIREMENTS .
We are happy to offer gluten-free, dairy-free or alcohol free cakes. Please be aware that whilst not all of our cakes contain nuts they are frequently used in our kitchen. We cannot be held responsible for any ingredient contaminated at source, or any harm that may occur. If you have a nut allergy please contact me to discuss your details.