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Pampered Chef: How Many door prizes do you give at a show

  1. Triciascucina

    Triciascucina Member

    I was wondering how many door prizes you give out at your shows. Do you give them at the end or through out the demo?
    Aug 20, 2009
  2. chefann

    chefann Legend Member Gold Member

    I give my prizes at the end, and usually just one, unless it's a large group (over 15 people). I give free shipping, because it's something I don't have to remember to take with me. But I give out my "bring a friend" gifts near the beginning of the demo, and I use retired SBRCs for those.
    Aug 20, 2009
  3. raebates

    raebates Legend Member Staff Member

    I give one prize to the person who wins the Have It! Love It! Got a Question! game. I then give out 3 door prizes. I do it at the end of my demo time.
    Aug 20, 2009
  4. Triciascucina

    Triciascucina Member

    What is the have it love it got a question game?
    Aug 20, 2009
  5. DebbieJ

    DebbieJ Legend Member

    I give out bring a friend gifts at the beginning (if I remember!) and then I draw 1 drawing slip for every 5 people in attendance at the end. So a show with 10 people would have two winners.

    I have a basket with citrus peelers, twixits, pan scrapers, and QK knives that I use for both things.

    I give my host a SBRC, usually the current one.
    Aug 20, 2009
  6. pampcheflisa

    pampcheflisa Advanced Member Gold Member

    I have a basket with citrus peelers, twixits, pan scrapers, and old SBRC in it for people who bring a guest or outside order. I also use the same basket for my drawing prize winner.

    Then, I usually play one game (most of the time - it's Queen of the Shoppers), and the winner normally gets a set of old recipe cards (like the salad cards, or turkey basics cards).

    My hosts get the new SBRC that I have everyone pass around and sign. Since NC though, I have added a calendar to the new SBRC for the host and the calendar has the date that their 10% PHD expires!
    Aug 20, 2009
  7. Teresa Lynn

    Teresa Lynn Legacy Member Gold Member

    I give away to 1/3 of the audience
    Aug 20, 2009
  8. ChefBeckyD

    ChefBeckyD Legend Member Gold Member

    I admit it - I give away a LOT of stuff at my shows. But, hey...it adds to the fun, party atmosphere, and who doesn't like a little gift?

    I give a gift to anyone who brings a friend. (pick from the gift bowl)

    I give a twixit to anyone who is at a PC show for the first time.

    I play the "game" where every time I say the magic word during the demo, they have to pass a product on to the person next to them. If it's a large group, then I'll use 2 products at the same time. This is usually a little nicer gift - stuff I get from the outlet, and rubs, etc....

    I give away 2 more gifts from the gift bowl during the 5 questions game at the end of the show, and then one more for the DPDS drawing.

    Oh - and sometimes I give away twixits or SB to someone who asks an amazing question, or helps out (comes early, and helps w/ prep, or helps w/ dishes, etc...)

    If I have my own show, or throw together a catalog show, I will use the FPV to stock up on small items that I want to use for gifts, since I don't usually need to buy anything for myself.
    Aug 20, 2009
  9. raebates

    raebates Legend Member Staff Member

    I don't make a recipe at most of my shows. I do a Walk through the Cattalog Show. When I mention a product, the first person to yell out "Have it! Love it!" and explain why they love it gets a candy. You can also earn a candy by asking a question about a product or about the business. The person with the most candies (or empty wrappers) at the end of the catalog gets a prize.
    Aug 20, 2009
  10. Triciascucina

    Triciascucina Member

    Rae, that sounds interesting. Not cooking? I usually make two recipes but I am thinking of only doing just one. maybe to fill the time I will try your game. Lately, I have been doing combo shows with other DS so I make the recipe at home and just serve it there. (the host supplies the food.) I have been giving recipe cards to all who attend so they go home with something.
  11. pc_jessica

    pc_jessica Advanced Member

    i do bring a friend gift, (pick from basket of citrus peeler, old SBRC, QK knives, spice sample packs)
    i do the drawing slip pick from same prize basket
    i do a type of bingo at some shows they have to find someone to fit each square (got from here) pick gift from basket
    the host gets a bingo sheet (got from here that is different about how many orders, and such) that gift is if they fill up the sheet then they get a free batter bowl, no one has one that yet.
    and i am thinking about doing the game with the sealed envelopes
    oh and the game i currently play who ever wins picks from the prize basket
    and my host thank you is a spice or rub and then a current SBRC with all guests signing it
    Aug 20, 2009
  12. PamperedChefLayla

    PamperedChefLayla Member Gold Member

    Wow!! I never thought of doing a catalog walk through and not making recipes. How does that go over??
  13. Sheila

    Sheila Legend Member Gold Member

    As starting time, I pass out the current SBRC to everyone who's there as an "on time" gift. For some reason, people have a problem with being on time here on the military base. (((insert eye roll here)))

    And, since "ship to host" violates custom's regulations, my door prize is FREE SHIPPING. That goes over really well.

    That's it. I don't give away anything else.
    Aug 20, 2009
  14. Triciascucina

    Triciascucina Member

    WOW doesn't the free shipping cost you a lot?
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