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Pampered Chef: Sales Bring a friend, get a gift... what do you give?

  1. its_me_susan

    its_me_susan Senior Member

    I have heard the "Bring a friend, get a gift" phrase several times, but wonder what you all give the guest that brings the friend?
    Oct 22, 2005
  2. Give a Gift

    I keep a basket filled with items I order on the supply order form. For example, the cake tester, citrus peeler, quik cut paring knife, hand lotion, etc. Sometimes I give an old Season's Best. :)
    Oct 22, 2005
  3. I do the same. Everyone who picks from the basket at my shows say," I needed something like this."
    Oct 23, 2005
  4. I have the basket full of goodies, too. I also print labels for hosts to stick on their invitations. At the bottom of the label, I type: Bring a friend, get a FREE gift!!! I've gotten a good response from this. Plus, the hosts appreciate not having to handwrite the information on the invitations. :eek:
  5. chefmama

    chefmama Guest

    This is what I do....

    when guests bring a friend, I give them one of the attached and a citrus peeler :) .

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    Oct 24, 2005
  6. chef_leeanne

    chef_leeanne Member Silver Member

    That is such a cute idea!! I love it!

    Just another tip you can pass along about the citrus peeler: It is great for helping to lift out the muffins from the deluxe mini muffin pan. Because it is plastic, it won't scratch the pan! :D

    Lee Anne
    Oct 24, 2005
  7. chefmama

    chefmama Guest

    Great tip

    Thanks for the tip about the citrus peeler....

    Oct 24, 2005
  8. chocolate

    Every one loves chocolate so since all of us consultants received the patriotic stoneware heart mold I've used it for Host gifts & bring a friend gifts.

    Ingredients needed:

    1 block of bark chocolate


    Freeze mold for 1-2hrs

    Break off 2 squares of the chocolate & put in the microcooker & put in microwave for 1 min(microwaves may vary) then stir.

    Take mold out of freezer & pour quickly & evenly in mold then put in REFRIGERATOR for about a minute then take out by tapping it on the countertop or you may even have to go around with a butterknife & kind of pry it off evenly all around & very carefully then put it in a cellophane goody bag & tie it off with ribbon. The first time I did this & told how easy it was & how it makes great teacher gifts, or last minute gifts, I sold 4 of them.

    It may take a couple of tries to get it down with out cracking the chocolate but if it breaks just put it back in the micro cooker & use again once the mold is frozen.
    Nov 8, 2005
  9. pamperedalf

    pamperedalf Senior Member Silver Member

    I like some of the other consultants have a basket of goodies to let them choose from. I highlight bring a friend on the invites, and I also put lines on the invites for addresses. On the second line I put and guest(s). I have got amazing results. At my show last friday the brought friend spent 175.00 in product. This helped my host reach two higher levels, not to mention helping me out. What little time it takes me to do this to my invites it is well worth the time. :D Good luck!!!!!!!! Amanda
    Nov 8, 2005
  10. its_me_susan

    its_me_susan Senior Member

    LOVE this tip!!!! Thank you
    Nov 13, 2005
  11. Y'all are awesome!! These are great ideas! :D I'll be doing this too...when I actually GET more shows!! LOL
  12. chefdw


    :) Great idea for keeping cost down. thanks
    Nov 22, 2005
  13. chefmama

    chefmama Guest


    No problem...I got the idea from my director!

    Nov 22, 2005
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