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Savannah, GA Food
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This project was successfully funded on January 30, 2012.

Help TIER Luxury Cakes to provide the Southeast with the sculpted and artistic cakes it has come to expect!

Savannah, GA Food
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** Please see our first "update" for a list of rewards for out-of-state backers, and please indicate which option is appropriate for you! Thank you all so much!! **

Somewhere in all of us lives the "American Dream". You know the one: wanting to someday make yourself wildly successful just through your own doing. Sometimes this means opening your own business, and it did for Ashlee Perkins.

Ashlee has worked in the wedding and sculpted cake industry for almost 7 years.  Having fallen into the world of artistic pastries with little knowledge of it, Ashlee found that her sculpture training lent itself easily to sculpted cakes. She flourished, and went on to compete in five episodes of "Food Network Challenge", be published in several magazines, and gain fame amongst the growing cake industry.

When Ashlee was presented with the opportunity to purchase an existing cake business from a friend who wanted to change careers, she jumped on it. However, despite months of contacting banks and trying to find funding to purchase the business, Ashlee came up with just enough cash to be able to get the keys to the shop.

But the money has already run out quickly. TIER Luxury Cakes, based in Savannah, provides the Southeast with beautiful sculpted birthday cakes, wedding cakes, and event cakes, and Savannah has come to love her work. Unfortunately, for now, the costs of rehabilitating the old business have become overwhelming. Ashlee would love to continue to offer her new home state the best in sculpted pastries, but she can't do it alone!

We're asking for just a measly $3,500 to keep the lights on at TIER Luxury Cakes. This money will be used as working capital to help get our feet off the ground. 

In addition, TIER has a focus on the community and helping others. By giving us the working capital we need to get moving, we can then use that success to help support other local businesses and charities.  

Every city wishes they had their own "Ace of Cakes" - help it become true for Savannah!

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    4 backers

    You earn one free cupcake!

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    14 backers

    You earn one free cupcake sampler pack! (Four big cupcakes in your choice of flavors)

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    Pledge $20 or more

    20 backers

    Cupcake sampler pack PLUS You get a custom-designed sugar figurine for your cupcake.

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    Pledge $50 or more

    12 backers

    Cupcake sampler pack with custom figurine PLUS you get your name listed on our “Backer” plaque in our showroom!

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    Pledge $100 or more

    3 backers

    Cupcake sampler pack with custom figurine PLUS you get to choose a cupcake flavor to be sold in our front case for one month, and have your name listed on our “Backer” plaque in our showroom!

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    Pledge $200 or more

    1 backer

    Cupcake sampler pack with custom figurine PLUS a free 10” round cake for your next event, and your name listed on our “Backer” plaque in our showroom!

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    Pledge $500 or more

    2 backers

    A 3 tier cake for your next event – no holds barred! And your name on our “Backer” plaque in our showroom!

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    Pledge $1,000 or more

    0 backers

    Two passes to Palmetto Bluff’s “Music to Your Mouth Event” Culinary Festival in November, and a 3 tier cake for your next event, and your name on our “Backer” plaque in our showroom!

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