Is presentation important when displaying pastries?

Discussion in 'Professional Pastry Chefs' started by eddie metal7, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. eddie metal7

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    Im here at a cafe and the pastries look awful. like someone slapped chocolate on it. Can presentation make or brake your customers thought?
     
  2. missyd

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    absolutely.  if it looks that bad to you and you work there then customers must be thinking the same thing.  in our bakery if the product doesn't look 100% we wont display/sell it
     
  3. eddie metal7

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    Im here at a friend of mines cafe, he wants advice on his pastries and why they dont sell. lol thats why!!!!!
     
  4. chefraz

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    If if doesn't look good people are not going to buy it. It's that simple.
     
  5. kaiquekuisine

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    I am a strong believer that people "eat with their eyes"

    If it doesnt look good, or attract someones attention , especially when on display, then it won´t sell. 
     
  6. workaholic

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    I'm always shocked when I see dirty pastry cases. Smudges on both sides of the glass, dirty half empty plates, crumbs and smears of product everywhere. For me, cleanliness is a huge part of positive presentation.