Frequently Asked Questions
We welcome your questions about having a Cheese cake or Cheese Buffet at your wedding or event. Here are a few of our frequently asked questions which may give you an immediate answer. Feel free to contact us for more information.
What is the difference between the options?
The DIY option includes:
This is your economical option and includes, Cheese rounds (individually packaged) with instructions on storage and setup. Your cheeses must be collected from our premises in Sundowner, Johannesburg.
The Complete option includes:
Cheese rounds, decorations (fruit and/or flowers), base plate to display your cheesecake, together with accompaniments for all your guests including: breads, crackers and preserves.
How do you know, how much cheese to supply?
We recommend approximately 100 grams per person. If you’re having 50 guests a 5kg cheese cake is recommended or if you are having 100 guests a 10 kilogram cheese cake is recommended.
Should you be having accompaniments such as breads and crackers then you can cater slightly less than 100g per person.
What locations do you supply to?
We supply cheese towers throughout Gauteng ( Kindly note that a delivery charge will need to be added to your quote depending on the location of your venue).
How much do cheese cakes cost?
The final price will be dependent on the size (number of tiers, size of cheese rounds), cheeses (local or imported). It also depends whether you’d like a DIY option or whether you want a cheese only or the complete option (cheese and accompaniments).
How far in advance do I need to order?
A minimum of 6 weeks is usually required. (One event per day.) To avoid disappointment, we recommend you place your order as early as possible.
What happens to the cake after it’s cut?
What you do with your cake is up to you! We recommend that your cake is served with tea and coffee during the reception What is left over can be packed up and sent home at the end of the event.
Do you arrange tastings?
We offer tastings by appointment only.
How do I pay? Is a deposit required?
You can pay via EFT or cash. 50% non-refundable deposit is required upon booking, the outstanding 50% is to be paid two weeks before the event.
How to store your cheese (DIY option)
Your cheese rounds wheels are individually packaged for easy transportation. Once received your cheeses can easily be stored in a standard size fridge.
What is the best way to decorate your cheese cake?
It’s all a matter of preference, Cheese cakes look stunning decorated with fresh fruit, flowers, ribbons, raffia and foliage. You can separate layers with smaller cheeses, cake stands or simply stack! We supply, free of charge, ideas and pictures of example cakes for decoration ideas.