Sweets Illustrated
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FAQ

 

Do you have a menu?

Our current menu consists of French Macarons, Custom Sugar Cookies, and Dessert Bars:  Menu

 

Is there a minimum to order?

  • Macarons & Cookies: $60.  

  • À la carte dessert bar items W/OUT a dessert bar package: Minimum of 3 & maximum of 8.

  • À la carte dessert bar items WITH a dessert bar package: 3 item maximum.  No minimum.


*We prepare each item to order and in small batches. For these reasons, all menu items are set to their respective prices.  We hope you understand our commitment to quality.

 

Where are you located?

Currently, Sweets illustrated is located in Tampa, FL.  We are a pre-order, online bakery offering french macarons and custom sugar cookies in Tampa, FL. 

You can also find us on Etsy.

 

Do you offer dessert bars?

We do!  We specialize in beautiful, mini sweet treats!   Our Dessert Bars page is a great source for information and pricing.  

Stands and plates are included in the Sweet & Sweetest Packages.  A refundable deposit is required to rent stands and plates.
*Our Cherry On Top Package requires a minimum purchase of 3 à la carte options.  
*Our Sweet Package is $500. 
*Our Sweetest Package is $600.  

 

Can I add a cake to my dessert bar?

Yes!  We work with local cake artists and can assist with ordering a cake for your event. 
*Sweets illustrated is not creating cakes at this time, but may do so again in the future.
Just send us a message!  

 

How can I secure a date for my event?

A non-refundable 50% deposit or full payment will secure any event date.  All orders must be paid in full, 21 days prior to your event date or the order will be canceled.  If you are placing a new order within the 21 day window, the entire order must be paid in full before we can secure your date.  We reserve the right to cancel any order that has not been paid in full, on time.  We accept a limited number of orders per month and recommend booking as early as possible.

 

How can I order?

Our Etsy shop is a great place to shop our macarons and custom cookies, even if you're local to Tampa, FL!  Contact us directly if that's easier for you!

 

What is the best method of contact?

Email is the most efficient form of communication for us: sweetsillustrated@gmail.com.  You can email us directly from our contact page.

  

Do you offer delivery?

Yes!  All deliveries are $2/mile, one way.  (Example: If you are four miles away, your delivery charge is $8).  
Beyond 20 miles, $30 fee + $2/mile.

Estimate your mileage from: 33635.
*Keep in mind, some of our items can be shipped, and this may be more cost effective than delivery.  But, we are always more than happy to deliver!  Our immediate delivery area is Westchase, Tampa.

 

Do you offer Vegan, GF, or other diet-specific desserts?

Our macarons do not have any added gluten, and our sugar cookies can be made with no added gluten.  We cannot guarantee that gluten is not present, only that we have not added gluten.  At this time, diet-specific items are taken case by case; we do not currently specialize in these items and they incur additional fees.

 

I have allergies; can I consume your products?

Please be aware that we prepare desserts that may contain nuts, dairy, eggs, & wheat. We cannot guarantee that a product has not come into contact with these allergens. It is best not to consume our desserts if you have severe or life-threatening allergies.  *Just a note, our macarons have no added gluten!

 

How far in advance should I place my order?

It's best to speak to us prior to ordering if you need items for a specific date.  Otherwise, order away!  We will prepare your items in the order received, typically with a 14 day lead time.  Lead times may vary.

Dates are held for clients based on deposits/full payments.  We book clients throughout the year, and are unable to guarantee free calendar space without payment.

 

Prices are a bit different since the last time I visited.  Why?

Our prices are subject to change at any time.  We use quality, fresh ingredients, so if market prices have changed, our prices may vary as well, including decreases!

 

Have more questions?

Contact us with your questions and concerns!