Specialty Cakes

Haydel's bakes-to-order scrumptious cakes suitable for anything from a block party to a black-tie event.

 

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SPECIALTY CAKE CONSULTATION SCHEDULE  

Tuesday  7:30am until 4:00pm (Walk-In Only)
 Wednesday  7:30am until 4:00pm (Walk-In Only)
 Thursday  7:30am until 4:00pm (Walk-In Only)
 Friday  BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
 Saturday  BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

  

Appointment times vary, please call our sales team for more information.

(Please note: Fridays and  Saturdays are very busy and appointment slots book up fairly fast. Therefore, if there is a particular Friday and  Saturday that you are interested in, it is best to schedule your appointment as soon as possible.)

Appointment time slots are held for 15 minutes after your schedule time. 

 

During the months of December, January, and February, the bakery is open on Mondays during the holidays, including Mardi Gras. Therefore, consultations are available on those Mondays from 7:30am until 4:00pm (Walk-In Only).

Due to the high volume of customers and limited space, we do not do consultations two days before a major holiday (Thanksgiving, Christmas, & Mardi Gras).

Please call our sales specialist at 504-837-0190 for exact dates.  

*Please note that Haydel's is CLOSED for vacation two weeks each year; the week of Mardi Gras beginning on Fat Tuesday and the week of the 4th of July. Vacation dates vary annually depending on when these holidays fall. Please give us a call for exact dates.   

 

SPECIALTY CAKE CONSULTATION FAQ'S

  • What do I need to bring to my consultation?

    • If you are with a caterer that has given you a cake allowance card, please make sure to have that with you. Also if there are any images of designs you may be interested in please bring those in as well. In addition, we have albums for you to view in-store and online, and we have model cakes in our showcase.

  • How long does a consultation typically take?

    • Consultation times vary and range from 20 minutes to 2 hours depending on what needs to be discussed etc. However, the average consultation takes about one hour.

  • Can I come in for a consultation even if I am not ready to place my order?

    • Definitely! We want to make sure that you are completely ready before placing your order. We are here to make the process easy and are ready to assist with any design needs or answer any questions you may have before placing your order.

  • How many people can I bring to my consultation?

    • For the comfort of your party and all of our customers, we ask that you bring a maximum of 2 guests along for your consultation.

  • Do you offer samples to taste at the consultation?

    • Your consultation includes a sample tray of our almond wedding cake and the 9 fillings that we offer. If there are other flavors of cake you may be interested in, our sales specialist will be happy to assist you with trying any flavors we have available. Please call504-837-0190 for more information.

 

(Standard fillings: lemon, chocolate, buttercream, Irish cream, amaretto, praline, strawberry, raspberry and pineapple)

*Special fillings or cake upon request. 

Wedding Cake Consultations

For information on wedding cake consultations, please read our Wedding Cake FAQ page.