I have done this many different ways, but now I offer a monthly free tasting up at my dance studio. But before that, I would go to the person's home, It worked well. I brought cake samples and my computer so they could view my cake photos. I told the customer that I preferred doing consults with them at a location they were comfortable in; their own living room. This made them feel more in control, and not pressured by sales tactics. Didn't mean that I didn't stick to my guns on timelines of booking deposits and such, just made the customer feel more at ease. Seemed to work pretty well. Everytime I used a Starbucks to do a consult, I didn't get the job. I got 95% of the bookings when I went to the person's home, if I didn't get the booking it was due to my prices being out of their budget range.