Have your cake (delivered) and eat it
1066 Cake Stand is a well-known fixture of the vegan scene in Hastings, with co-owners Shelley Feldman and Kevin Young operating a small shop-front on Queens Road and regularly offering cake to festival-going crowds in the area. Recently, the pair launched a national cake delivery service – taking their social enterprise to a whole new tier. I caught up with Shelley to learn more about Cake Club.
First of all, while I’ve never met a person who wouldn’t want cake delivered to their doorstep, how did you come up with the idea of a cake delivery service?
We have a customer who regularly comes up with schemes and things for us to make, do and sell. They are usually very silly things. This time we thought, “Actually, this is a really good idea!” so we went for it. We launched our Cake Club in August at the London Vegan Festival, and the first box went out on the 12th of September.
And how does it work?
Full article in Hastings Independent Issue 15, get your copy HERE.
Get your slice of the action at:
1066 Cake Stand, 82 Queens Road, Hastings, TN34 1RL
Phone: 01424 532103
Cake Club logo by Erica Smith (http://wordsmithdesign.co.uk/)