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  1. dn4007

    Hosting a Pampered Chef Party - Ready to Shop and Save?

    Hi Everyone! I just joined Pampered Chef and am really looking forward to getting to play with all the fantastic products. My first show will be a Facebook/catalog party with my sister as host. Her goal is to have $1500 in show sales. Fingers crossed!
  2. s.cape

    Can I Make Money with Pampered Chef Without Being a Recruiting Pro?

    I'm new to Pampered Chef and just completed my 4th cooking show. I'm learning so much along the way--mostly the hard way (like don't bother with the Save Guest button...use the Save to Contacts or you lose their information forever or running out of catalogs because I didn't order more than the...
  3. H

    How to Host a Successful Business Relaunch Party?

    After doing the bare minimum to keep active over the last couple of years, I have decided to relaunch my business next month with an open house/relaunch party at my house. I plan on showing off the new products, etc. Anyone have any suggestions for invitations, theme of party, etc. Looking...
  4. S

    Hosting a Vendor Event at My Local Volunteer Fire Dept

    Hello all!!!!If this isn't the right place please be kind and let me know!!!Im hosting a vendor event at my local volunteer fire dept. As of now I have approx. 20 vendors and looking for some crafters! As well as home vendors! If anyone is interested please email me at [email protected] is...
  5. SherryLynn

    Will the New Round Stone be Half Off? Hosting a Show if Not!

    I'm trying to remember from this summer when we got the new small cool and serve. Will the new round stone be offered half off? I didn't earn mine this month? If not, looks like I"m hosting a show! LOL
  6. K

    Consultant Hosting at Home Party

    I want to do a stop and shop party at my home. I wanted to see if anyone has any cute and catchy themes for holiday parties? I want to invite neighbors that I have never met before to come over and grab a few snacks and drinks and shop out of the catalog for wonderful gifts. Also, I am a...
  7. D

    Hosting Flyers: Cost-Effective Printing Solutions

    What does everyone do for the host flyers? Do you have them printed? I am finding it REALLY expensive to print the color flyers. Is it more cost effective to get a color laser printer? Or do you just do black and white? Thanks!
  8. K

    Travel & Gift Expenses for Hosting Shows: Can I Deduct Them?

    My sister and cousin have both asked me to host shows for them this year. Am Iable to deduct the travel? One lives 117 miles and one lives 250 miles away. Also, am I able to deduct the gifts I give them? I always give my host a small gift basket normally around $15 w/ homemade items and a few...
  9. Dina Atnip

    Director Hosting My First Show: What Should I Expect?

    No I am not being mean this is just my first man hosted:clap: show, so I am not sure what I should expect. I am offering the same recipes and I will be myself I just wonder if I should do anything differently. I would appreciate any help. I want to make sure I get bookings from this show or a...
  10. pcsharon1

    This Week I Am Hosting a Thirty-One Party.........

    so if anyone has been wanting to order anything the link to my consultants website is www.mythirtyone.com/kristinabrown This is a party I had to reschedule from before Christmas because my entire family spent the first three weeks of December sick. So I rescheduled it, created my Facebook...
  11. N

    Does hosting a Pampered Chef party in Hawaii come with free shipping?

    Has anyone have a host that lives in Hawaii? Do you know if as the host they get FREE shipping like other state hosts?
  12. ChefPeg

    Do You Give a Gift to Your Host for Hosting?

    I give hosts an old Season's Best but do you give anything? I know it's not required, but a host posted on PC's FB page that her consultant didn't give her anything. Like it's an entitlement or something. She says she feels cheated.:eek: Sorry, I couldn't stop myself from pointing out all...
  13. J

    Hosting My Own Show: Tips and Ideas for a Successful Catalog Kick-off Event

    I'm going to host my own show to kick off the new catalog. I need some ideas on how and what do for my show. Should it be a come and go? What should my invites say?
  14. P

    Director Friend Places Order, Not Interested in Hosting Show

    I received a lead this morning for product. Called and asked what I could help her with and she says "well, nothing really. My friend just put in our order and I was thinking I wanted to attend a show"!!! Of course I suggested she have a show.. ooooohhhhh NO she is not interested in that but...
  15. winklermom

    Hosting a Mega Show: Best Day in January?

    I've read that some of you have been successful at hosting a Mega Show. What days have seemed to work the best? I'm considering one during the month of January but I'm not sure what day of the week to try it. Suggestions?
  16. P

    Director Hosting a Fiesta? Tips for Salsa & Guacamole on a Budget

    Any tips?? Do you do both salsa and guacamole? Do you find it's expensive for hosts?
  17. RoseAndrews

    Hosting a Community Picnic...ideas?

    Hi Cheffers~ I am on my neighborhood HOA social committee. I will be serving hot dogs and chips at our All American Picnic this Saturday. I plan on wearing my denim PC apron and having tons of "New consultant in the neighborhood" flyers and catalogs on hand. Do you have any other ideas...
  18. L

    Thank You for Hosting Letter (Generic)

    I find this helpful to include with my Host Materials.
  19. Tropicalburstqt2

    Reputable Website Hosting Company for Your Diesel Performance Shop

    I'm looking for a company that is reputable & will build DH's new company website- a diesel performance shop. Any ideas where to go or any recommendations?
  20. babywings76

    Food to Serve When Hosting a 31 Party

    I'm hosting a 31 party for my friend who sells. It's tomorrow at 11am and so I want to serve something that could count as their lunch. But I don't want my kitchen to look like a disaster from preparing it. ;) Any ideas?
  21. B

    Hosting Pampered Chef Parties in Your Own Home - Anyone Tried It?

    Hello :) I'm thinking about joining Pampered Chef, and I was wondering if any of you host parties in your own home? My home is perfectly set up for it and I wouldn't mind offering my home for those customers who worry about their place being too small, too messy, etc. I tried searching for...
  22. vanscootin

    Venting Frustration About Hosting a Show: A Professional's Story

    Just need to vent... I have a show coming up at the end of the month for my mom's friend's granddaughter... this will be her third show with me and I travel an hour to do them for her. Her shows are uaually pretty small. She is my PITB host who wants catalogs sent to ALL her guest list and...
  23. wadesgirl

    Hosting a 31 Bag Show? Get Creative Ideas Here!

    I'm hosting a 31 bag show next weekend with my sister and trying to come up with some good ideas of what to make. I think I'm going to have some fresh fruit in the C&S Tray. I think I might want to do a trifle and something in the DCB. And maybe one more recipe. The party is around 11 so...
  24. ilovpc

    I'm Hosting a Non-Pampered Chef Party at My House

    Today I am hosting a 31 party and my closest friends will be there. I want to give my friends the new mini catalog (it will save me time by not going to the post office and $$ too), but don't know how or when to give it to them. I don't want to be rude and talk about PChef when the other...
  25. raebates

    Hosting Success: My Host's $1000+ Total!

    My poor host from today is really struggling. She has $323 in free product to spend, and her wish list was about $100. LOL! She had 18 guests and expected $200-$300. It didn't hurt that one guest ordered over $200 in products, then called and added an Executive Stock Pot. My host was...
  26. cwinter474

    Did I Just Receive a 60% Discount on Hosting?

    Am I crazy or did I recieve a email today with additional 60% off host offerings? Been up since 4am with a killer headache so I may have imagined it. If not, can you list the new items or tell me where to find the list?
  27. L

    Hosting a Family Reunion? Make-Ahead & Freezable Meal Ideas!

    I have a host who is having a family reunion and would like ideas for things to make ahead/freeze so she can spend less time in the kitchen. Bring on the ideas!!! :chef:
  28. H

    Hosting an HWC Show: Need Suggestions on Reminder Email

    I ran an HWC show on Facebook, I emailed an event to everyone. I received 3 yes and 3 maybe 13 declines and 39 no response. I want to send a reminder email as I haven't receive any orders even from the yes's. Any suggestions on what I should say in the email? I don't want to be pushy but I...
  29. StacieB

    Surprise Success: Hosting a Show for Ages 50-70s

    So a few weeks ago I had a show and the age was 50-70's in age. I was thinking these ladies may or may not need many things. Show closed over $550. I was pleasantly suprised when two ladies in their 70's asked to host a show. Well I held that show tonight and am very excited about it. The...
  30. P

    Looking for Advice on Website Hosting

    My husband and I are starting a local home water delivery company, and I'm looking for suggestions for a user (read: techno-idiot) friendly, cheap website hosting site. We currently have a free trial with Vista Print, but I don't really like it. However, not having any previous experience...