Jandri van Zyl is the owner and founder of The Velvet Cake Co. She tells Margaret Harris that she gets a lot of inspiration from her clients, whom she considers her 'true creative team' I ensure that The Velvet Cake Co provides smooth and efficient service and meets the expectations and needs of customers. This includes creating, planning and innovating as well as motivating the team. Please run me through the process of creating one of your masterpiece cakes. I love to get inspiration from a lot of different sources. This includes international trends as well as our clients - they are my true creative team. My creative process starts with an upcoming event, season or celebration. The most important thing for The Velvet Cake Co is the freshness and quality of each cake we make - I actually design around these factors. The bakery runs around the clock, ensuring pure freshness. We need a minimum of 24 hours' notice for a cake order. How did you end up doing the work you do? I always ...

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