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Pampered Chef: Bookings Oh Man!!! Forgot to add booking!!!

  1. pampchefrhondab

    pampchefrhondab Senior Member

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    I'm an idiot!! I just submitted a show and realized I forgot to add a booking!!

    I don't think HO will help me, but I'm going to try to call - only a 5 hour wait!

    I'll see what they say!
     
  2. jbarnhill

    jbarnhill Member Silver Member

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    I did this a couple of weeks ago also. I called and they told me there was nothing they could do.

    JoLynn
     
    Mar 11, 2009
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  3. pampchefrhondab

    pampchefrhondab Senior Member

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    Thanks for the heads up - I figured! I can understand not adding it if you call a day or two later, but immediately it's obvious you really did forget.
     
  4. pcchefjane

    pcchefjane Senior Member Gold Member

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    Too late... Always add your re-book for the host automatically, even if she doesn't say so. She will love having the Double Host bonus. It does show you a screen of the bookings as you "Finish". I suggest reading each screen as it comes up to be sure you don't forget anything... It helps to remind me to check on all the bookings, addresses, guest specials, etc. Lately a lot of people are forgetting things on Shows, so just slow down and take your time. The extra 5-10 minutes it takes is well worth it! Think how disappointed your Host will be not getting the Host Special at her friend's party!
     
    Mar 11, 2009
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  5. pampchefrhondab

    pampchefrhondab Senior Member

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    Adding the host as her own booking always is a good idea - thanks!

    I could have given myself the advice of "slow down" though (LOL)! I actually just forgot about this booking because this person didn't order from the show! So even slowing down wouldn't have helped me in this situation!
     
  6. pamperedlinda

    pamperedlinda Legend Member Gold Member

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    When I've done that this is what I do: I add the past host to another show as the co-host (she doesn't get any of the benefits, just a co-host in name only) and I add the booking to that show. I tell the current host that I'm doing this to correct a mistake I made and that this booking really isn't hers. It doesn't happen often, but that's the simple way I've found to fix it. I have not had any host get mad at me for that.
     
    Mar 11, 2009
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  7. pampchefrhondab

    pampchefrhondab Senior Member

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    That is a good idea Linda. Someone else gave me that idea too. I only have one catalog show closing before this other show so hopefully that will close okay and all will work out!
     
  8. pamperedlinda

    pamperedlinda Legend Member Gold Member

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    you can't have a co-host on a catalog show....
     
    Mar 11, 2009
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  9. pampchefrhondab

    pampchefrhondab Senior Member

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    Oh, thanks for letting me know Linda. The host that booked from her may not even end up completing her show - I just have that feeling (you know what I mean). It's kinda why I forgot to put it in. I'll see what happens and make it right if I have to.
     
  10. BlessedWifeMommy

    BlessedWifeMommy Veteran Member

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    I know what you mean... I've had times when I have had the same feeling!
     
  11. Tara B

    Tara B Gold Member

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    If you can't work it out any other way, I'd eat the cost and not ever let the host even know you made the mistake. Have the first host order what she wants as the host special and you pay the difference. While it may cost you to do this, it's good customer service and will be better for you in the long run. Because, if she doesn't get her host special, she may not host for you again.
     
    Mar 12, 2009
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  12. pampchefrhondab

    pampchefrhondab Senior Member

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    Yeah, that's what I meant when I said I would make it right.
     
  13. pampchefrhondab

    pampchefrhondab Senior Member

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    Yeah, that's what I meant when I said I would make it right. The host is a friend of mine so she would understand anyway, but I will let her get the special and I'll eat it.
     
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