I was looking at some amazing cake websites this weekend and found a well-established amazing caker who has a fake cake policy for larger/heavier cakes. After 4-tiers, the rest of the cake is styrofoam because of weight issues. Do any of you do something like this??
I ask because I own a home business and so I am baker, caker, decorator, delivery-lady, everything. My weight limit is usually a 4-tier round cake or a 3-tier square cake and I almost always deliver the cakes fully assembled (I don't have time to step up on site and I don't like the added pressure of guests watching me like I'm on a TV show). I don't want to hire people just for deliveries and for now, I've gotten away with asking someone at the venue to help but I hate doing that.
Any thoughts on implementing a policy like this? Pros, Cons, Advice? :) Thanks everyone!