How To Order

We’re excited that you’re considering Gardenia’s Custom Cakes & Catering, LLC to share in many of your most memorable life events. At Gardenia’s, we take great care in ensuring your order is not only delicious, but is executed to the highest standards while providing stellar custom service. So when you’re ready to proceed, we’ll be happy to help. When ordering please observe the following.

 

How to Book a Wedding or Groom’s Cake

When submitting a request for wedding or groom’s cake services, please provide the following in your inquiry. We recommend you inquire at minimum 6 month up to 1-year in advance of your event. Dates book really fast, so the more lead time the better chances you have for securing a spot on our event calendar.

  • The date of your event (We want to ensure the date is available on our event calendar)
  • The expected number of guest your cake will need to serve (minimum required servings is 100 for wedding cakes and 25 servings for a grooms cake)
  • The name and location (city/state) of your booked reception venue (as this determines delivery/mileage charges)
  • The start time of your wedding ceremony (if available)
  • Your cake budget (if already determined)
  • The colors for your wedding (both primary and accent colors)
  • Cake Inspiration photos (these photos should speak to your design aesthetic for the overall vision for your event. This will help us sketch designs that bring your vision to life)
  • Wedding or Grooms cakes with less than 2-weeks’ notice will not be accepted.

*Please Note: All wedding cakes require delivery (no exception!)

 

How to Book a Celebration Cake

When submitting a request for a Custom Birthday or other Celebration Cake, please provide the following in your inquiry. We recommend you inquire at a minimum 2-weeks’ notice or more as dates for these events have booked up to 6 months in advance. Dates book really fast, so the more lead time the better chances you have for securing a spot on our event calendar.

  • The date of your event (We want to ensure the date is available on our event calendar)
  • The expected number of guest your cake will need to serve (minimum required servings is 40 guest servings for all birthday and celebrations cakes)
  • The name and location (city/state) of your booked reception venue (as this determines delivery/mileage charges). Please let us know if you wish to pick up your order as well
  • The start time of your event if delivery will be needed
  • Your cake budget (if already determined)
  • The colors for your celebration (both primary and accent colors)
  • Cake Inspiration photos (these photos should speak to your design aesthetic for the overall vision for your event. This will help us sketch designs that bring your vision to life)
  • Orders with less than 2-weeks’ notice will be considered pending date availability. However, additional rush order charges and other ordering conditions will apply.

*Please Note: Delivery is not required on all custom celebration cakes. We will advise if delivery will be required. However, if you elect to pick up your order, you will assume all liability to any damage to the cake it could potentially sustain during transport. We will provide you with proper care instructions, but you are still ultimately liable for the transport of your order once it leaves our care.

 

How to Book Gardenia’s Dessert Bars and Live Dessert Stations

When submitting a request for a Dessert bar or live Dessert Station, please provide the following in your inquiry. All requests must be submitted 3-6 months of more prior to your event. Dates book really fast, so the more lead time the better chances you have for securing a spot on our event calendar.

  • The date of your event (We want to ensure the date is available on our event calendar)
  • The expected number of guest for your event (We require a minimum guest count of 70 guests for our dessert bars). Please see our dessert bar tab for additional information
  • The name and location (city/state) of your booked reception venue (as this determines delivery/mileage charges)
  • The start time of your event (if available)
  • Orders with less than 2-weeks’ notice will be considered pending date availability. However, additional rush order charges and other ordering conditions will apply.

*Please Note: All dessert bars require delivery & setup (no exception!)

 

How to Book Gardenia’s Dessert Cakes & Sweet Treats

When submitting a request for a dessert cake or other sweet treats, please provide the following in your inquiry. All requests must be submitted 1-week prior to your event.

  • The date of your event (We want to ensure the date is available on our event calendar)
  • The quatity of the items you’ll be ordering (with the exception of dessert cakes, sweet treat items are sold minimum quantities of 1-dozen).
  • Special order requests (such as platters or large orders)
  • The start time of your event if delivery will be needed

For orders involving multiple locations and/or multiple recipients located in different cities please email us gardeniascustomcakes@gmail.com

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