Pampered Chef is a kitchen supplies company. The company has consultants that sell the products at home parties. The host invites people to come and purchase items. Pampered Chef offers quality items that many people stock their kitchen with. Pampered Chef also offers fundraising opportunities for students where they receive a portion of the sales. Selling Pampered Chef items is an out of the ordinary school fundraiser. Contact a local consultant to get started.
Pampered Chef Products
Get started selling Pampered Chef products through the catalog. Students each take a catalog and an order form and sell the different products to friends, family members, neighbors and co-workers. This is the traditional way of raising money, but with a different type of items for sale outside of the usual wrapping paper, popcorn and restaurant cards. Pampered Chef offers items that people will actually use and may even need. Encourage students to reach as many people as possible. You may even have a contest among the students that whoever sells the most products will receive a gift, whether in the form of money or just something that you know most of your students would enjoy.
Pampered Chef also offers a gift certificate option for fundraising. Students sell gift certificates instead of selling the actual products. This is a good idea for many reasons. The students do not have to wait for people to look through catalogs and then take all of their information, they do not have to keep up with orders and do not have to sort out a bunch of products when they arrive. Pampered Chef gift certificates are ideal for those who want to buy something for themselves but do not have a lot of time at the moment to browse. They are also great for gift giving, especially if students have the fundraiser at the beginning of the school year and promise to have the Pampered Chef gift certificates delivered before the holidays.
Host a Party
If you do not want to take a lot of time raising money your school can host a party, much like the traditional way of selling Pampered Chef. Allow the students to use the products and make food out of the Pampered Chef cookbook for people to sample. The purpose of hosting a party is so that people can see how easy and convenient it is to use Pampered Chef products. This encourages people to buy what they see. Choose some of the more popular items, but also have catalogs available for people to browse through. Set up tables, with a student at each, where guests can place their orders and pay. Advertise in the local paper, on the radio, in the newspaper and by word-of-mouth to bring in as many people as you can. If it is successful, you may want to schedule another party night to reach even more people. You can also do two parties at different times of the day to reach more people. For example, have one on a Friday night and one on a Saturday morning.