FAQs

How far in advance do I need to place an order?

Wedding cake orders require at least 3 months advanced notice. If you're having a summer wedding (June to September) it is highly recommended that you book at least 6 months in advance! 

Special occasion cakes require at least 1 months notice. But if you are ordering your cake during wedding season, know that brides and grooms are ordering early! 

Depending on the workload of the week, occasionally, rush orders can be accommodated!
 

How much do wedding cakes cost?

Every cake is a custom piece of art! 

There are many variables that make up the cost of each cake such as design, servings, size, etc. Loose quotes can be given with an email of what you are looking for and when you need it. Proper quotes are given at consultations or through detailed email sessions! 

Wedding cakes start $8.00/serving depending on detail and intricacy.

Faux cakes start at $400.00

If you are looking for a side slab cake, they start at $5.00  per serving. Additional design fees may apply depending on design.

 

Do you provide cake tastings and consultations?

Most definitely! Clients are encouraged to sample a variety of specialty flavours. Tastings include a sampling of up to 4 flavours, as well as a consultation to talk about all your cake details including design, final flavour selections and any special requests you may have. After your consultation, you will be emailed a final copy of your design.

Consultations are complimentary.
Tastings may be arranged for $50.00.

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How much do special occasion cakes cost?

Special occasion cakes are also priced per serving starting at $8.00/slice, depending on intricacy. complexity and design.

Carved cakes start at
 $350.00 and
 

What if I need the cake delivered?

Delivery is definitely available! Deliveries start at $50.00 in Kitsilano and the downtown core and go up from there. In either a consultation or by email, a quote will be given for your location. Delivery pricing depends on distance and wether or not the order needs set up time (ex: arranging flowers, cupcakes or cake buffet).

Pick-ups may also be made from my shop in Vancouver.

 

I saw a cake in your portfolio/I want this cake I saw in a magazine! Will you recreate it?

I am proud to offer completely unique creations... so no! :)

Of course you may provide pictures you like for inspiration, but your final design will be 100% unique to you!

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I or someone attending the event has dietary restrictions.

I would be happy to work with you in providing either a cake, single tier or special sweets for anyone with any dietary needs. Please contact me with the specifics so we can pick the perfect one!

 

What is your payment policy?

A 50% non-refundable retainer is required to secure your date and the remainder is due two weeks prior to your event.



For any other questions, please don't hesitate to send me an email!

lana@thecakeandthegiraffe.com