Frequently Asked Questions

Viktor Benęs™, Viktor Benęs Bakery™

Do you carry the same items at all your locations?

The selection of baked goods and pastries at Viktor Benęs Bakery depends on the location. Different locations have different demands, making each bakery showcase unique. Some of our locations also have their own facility for baking and decorating. While the traditional recipes are maintained, the decoration on our cakes vary from location to location. If you see a cake or other fine pastries online that you like, we recommend specifying this when placing your order.

 

What kind of cakes, fillings, and frostings do you offer?

Cakes:
Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Cake/ Yellow Cake
Carrot Cake
Hazelnut Cake
Marble Cake
Red Velvet
Yellow Cake
 
Fillings:
Bavarian Cream (confection of custard and whipped cream)
Black Forest
German Chocolate
Chocolate Butter Cream
Chocolate Fudge
Chocolate Fudge and Raspberry Jam
Chocolate Whipped Cream (Chocolate Parisian)
Cream Cheese
Custard
Grand Marnier (whipped cream with orange zest and Grand Marnier liqueur)
Lemon Bavarian
Mocha Butter Cream
Pineapple and Whipped Cream
Princess (whipped cream, custard, and raspberry jam filling)
Strawberry Shortcake (fresh strawberries and whipped cream)
 
Frostings:
Butter Cream
Chocolate Butter Cream
Chocolate Fudge
Chocolate Whipped Cream
Ganache
Fondant
Marzipan
Whipped Cream
 

What are your cake sizes?

Size

Servings

6" Round

5-6

7" Round

6-8

8" Round

8-10

9" Round

10-12

10" Round

14-18

12" Round

25-35

14" Round

50-60

16" Round

75-85

18" Round

115-125

ź Sheet

16-20

˝ Sheet

35-40

Full Sheet

75-80

 

What are your Showcase Cakes?

Our Showcase Cakes include the types of cakes Viktor Benęs Bakery offers. Depending on availability, we do accept same day orders. The decoration of these cakes can change due to location. If you want a cake to be decorated as shown, please specify when placing your order. To insure availability, it’s always best to order at least 1-3 days in advance.

 

What kind of wedding cakes do you offer?

Our Wedding Cakes can be a single cake, tiered cake, or a variety of elegantly decorated cupcakes. Our tiered cakes consist of three layers of cake and two layers of filling and are priced per serving. We suggest making an appointment to guarantee time set aside in ordering your special cake. After the decorator approves your design, you will be quoted a price.

 

Do you make cakes in different shapes?

We can customize your cake into different shapes (3 dimensional) or cut-outs (flat shape). These Custom Cakes have to be approved by the decorator and a price will be quoted upon, depending on the complexity of detail.

 

Are you able to transfer a photo on a cake?

Yes. We can customize your cake with a memorable photo. When bringing in your picture, we recommend the size being no smaller than 4”x6” and no bigger than 8”x10.”

 

How much do you charge for your cakes?

Prices for cakes depend on the kind of cake and decoration desired, when your order is placed. Orders that are more detailed in decoration (custom shape/ cut-out cakes or wedding cakes) are priced per serving and have to be approved by the decorator before a price can be quoted.

 

Can you customize any cookie shape and decoration for your shortbread cookies?

We have a variety of cookie cutter shapes. If you have a cookie cutter that we do not carry, bring it in when you place your order. The cookie cutter and decoration desired has to be approved by the decorator, before the order can be placed.

 

Do you make dessert platters?

Yes. We can customize platters with cookies, pastry slices, or danish for your meetings, gatherings, or parties.

 

Can I purchase online?

At the moment, we are not selling online.

 

How far in advance should I place my order?

Item

Order Time

Showcase Cake

1-3 days

Photo Transfer Cake

2-3 days

Custom Shape Cake

5-7 days

Wedding Cake

2-4 weeks

Pastry Slices

1-3 days

Cupcakes

1-2 days

Cookies

2-3 days

Danish

1 day

Brioche

3 days

Bread

1 day

The suggested ordering time above is subject to change depending on the time of year. Some bakery items can be made in less time, due to availability. Please inquire when you place your order.

 

Do you accept orders by phone and fax?

Yes. We accept phone and fax orders. For fax orders, please call to confirm that your order has been received.

 

What are your store hours?

Most store locations are open from 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday - Sunday. Hours are subject to change during special holidays. Our Corporate Office is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday - Friday.

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