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We hired Fresh and Fizzy for my wife's 50th birthday party at our house on June 3, 2017 for about 50 people. I couldn't tell you how people came up to me to compliment Fresh and Fizzy for their professionalism, quality, and great work ethic. They worked hard, kept the drinks flowing and made sure to clean up before leaving. THANKS Drew and team!!
This was a wonderful experience from the very beginning. I received excellent customer service each time I called with a question(s). Evan is very personable and an fabulous cook. We had the BBQ dinner menu catered for my husband's 50th birthday and it was amazing! The brisket is to die for!! I had so many of our guests ask who catered this party as all the food was scrumptious. Thank you, Evan, and the rest of the staff for making this event perfect! We will certainly use your services again! And you may be hearing from some of our friends as well! Cheers, Kym Morganstern
I met Michael last June while I was at a Spa Resort in St Helena. He was renovating several of the rooms there and I was very impressed with how beautifully he transformed the spaces. We spoke briefly and he gave me his card and explained that he also did staging, interior decorating, flowers and party planning. A few months later when I was planning a 40th birthday party I contacted him to see if he could assist. Initially I was expecting to have him decorate and maybe do some floral arrangements. We met and I explained to him that I wanted to do an open house type event, in my home where guests could drop in throughout the day. I knew I needed to maximize my space and needed a menu and some decorative help. He said he could do it all, and I have to admit I was a bit apprehensive. He said he would get back to me and to expect an email. Within two hours I had an appetizer menu, cocktail recommendations, a detailed spreadsheet with a list of supplies needed, the approximate cost and places I could go to find these items and attached images of decorating/ staging ideas that he thought would be appropriate. I quickly realized that he really knew what he was doing, so I hired him to do it all. Over the next three weeks, he was extremely conscientious in keeping me informed of his progress. The night before the event he requested a six hour window of time to work alone, to get everything set up, staged and decorated. Then he brought me in to walk thru and make sure it was all completed to my satisfaction. I have to say I was very very pleased with his work. He said he would be back the next day to put on the finishing touches. But when the guests started to arrive he began showing them in, and taking their coats. He helped make drinks, maintained the bar and buffet table and ended up staying the whole day. He was marvelous and I had the best time enjoying my own party. It was much more than I expected and I could not have done it without him. In January, I was able to hire Michael again for a company event. Annually we bring in our entire National Sales Team to meet and review our sales, new products and host a special awards dinner. This year it was held at the Clift Hotel and I wanted Michael to do all the staging and set up for it. He worked with the hotel staff and did a beautiful job decorating the entrance with lighted balloons simulating clouds (our latest development) he brought in fresh flower arrangements for the banquet room and did little arrangements with candles for the table centerpieces. He even decorated the outside balcony area and the restrooms. Our CEO and Director of Sales were impressed and asked that I bring Michael back for our Holiday event.
I called Anna Marie @ AR Wedding and Events to put together a backyard, 50th birthday party for my girlfriend and she and her crew did an outstanding job!! I didn't have to worry about a thing! Anna Marie coordinated the cooking, table rentals, decorations, bartender, shopping... all I had to do was provide the booze.... no problem!!! My friends and family had a great time, but most of all... so did my girlfriend!!! Thank you AR Wedding & Events!!!
We hired Manya to do face painting, and do glitter tattoos at our twin daughters 3rd birthday party. Also, at the end of the party she dressed up as Olaf from frozen. My daughters had an amazing time, and their friends did as well. I would absolutely recommend Dazzling Streaks Party Entertainment to anyone that is looking for someone to provide any of the services she offers. Most of the children attending our party were 3-5 years old and Manya was very patient with each of them and just did a really great job. We were very impressed and hope to use her at other parties in the future.
Danny is one of the most creative persons I have met. His ideas are always fresh, new, as he contemplates the possibilities for any occasion. You can almost see his brain in action as he lights up with ideas and suggestions. Delightful surprises appear in the results of his presentations. If a problem develops on the event day, he confidently and quickly figures out a solution and puts it to work. He has his clients interests at heart and is friendly and reliable in all that he does. It is obvious, he loves his work! Bobbi Hennessey
Michelle cooked a lovely dinner for my husband's birthday last week. She showed up with hand-printed menus, flowers and amazing serving boats (we did mole tacos three ways--mole, mole, mole!). She was cheerful, professional and a great cook! Highly recommend.
Jennifer cleaned my house within an inch of its life. She cleaned it more thoroughly than it has ever been cleaned in the 13 years I’ve lived here. I told her that I was having a party for my daughter’s 16th birthday and she made this place shine. She rearranged furniture, she decorated, she put up lights outside, and she made the most amazingly beautiful cake. I can’t wait to work with her again.
My friend recently celebrated her 50th birthday. Her wish? To have a catered dinner at home where she could relax and enjoy a wonderful evening of food, vino and friends. My decision to go with Rainbow Chefs was the BEST CHOICE! They worked with me to create the menu which the chef cooked to PERFECTION! It was a joy to see the guests "ooohh" and "aahhh" as each dish was brought out...Having Rainbow Chefs prepare, serve and clean up allowed the hostesses (me and my friend) to enjoy the event too! It was truly a magical night...I highly recommend them!
Velina is extremely talented in my experiences with her events. I've worked with her and been to other events she planned and been a part of. She's extremely professional, kind, and organized. He floral arrangements are stunning, her table arrangements are classy and elegant and she just has an amazing eye for detail. She's helped me with multiple parties I've planned including birthday and baby showers. I got so many compliments on how amazing both parties were and how all the details were perfect. To top it all off Her pricing is extremely reasonable. Whether it's a wedding, and event or a party Velina is all around amazing!!
Zack did an OUTSTANDING job of catering my sweethearts birthday. He even completely changed the menu a week before the event and pulled it off wonderfully. I would highly recommend him!
Tracie is the real deal! She and her cohort Kate were invaluable to us at a backyard birthday party with 80 people. She is SO friendly (all our friends loved her) and was there to support us with whatever we needed to happen. She worked hard the entire time and was good about checking in to see what else we needed done. She is a true professional and was so on top of things, we were able to focus on the people at the party instead of the beverages, setup and cleanup. When someone broke a glass candle holder, she was there to clean it up before I could get the broom. She is truly amazing and I will NOT lose her number because she is my go-to for any bartending needs!! So grateful I found her on Thumbtack.
Taste-full events met and exceeded my expectations for my recent family birthday event. The food was very tasty and presentation was lovely. Kudos to the chef and staff!!
DJ Danny J is a tremendously talented DJ! If I could give more than 5 stars I would. I've attended many of his events, from weddings to birthdays to corporate events....He does it all! Each event is unique and special. His music selection and energy level is unparalleled. You will not be disappointed.
Manny did a great job for my 50th birthday party!! He was on time. He got things set up fast. Everybody really had fun in the photo booth. It really added to the party. I am glad I decided to go with Manny and would use him again. Was very satisfied!
I contacted Bounce-n-Jump at the last minute about a bouncy house for my son's birthday party. They got back to me quickly, with a reasonable quote, and fulfilled their promise. The delivery guys arrived a few minutes after the stated window, but said they got lost (understandable) They arrived to pick it up around 8:15pm--just after it got dark, which is evidently when they begin pickups. The bouncer itself was in good condition and the kids had a blast with it. The electric blower was very quiet compared to the gas-generator run units you hear in parks. The delivery guys were very nice and clearly hard working.
I contacted Rubal for emergency help planning a birthday party for my 3-year-old nephew and she exceeded expectations and then some. She really listened to what we wanted - she brings an amazing balance of creativity and flawless execution to the event planning process. There wasn't a detail that was overlooked - and she clearly cared about personalizing the party for us and for my nephew. She was also an absolute pleasure to work with - a great eye for design, and a fantastic sense of humor and patience. Highly recommend.
Marisa has prepared many meals for me which have all been absolutely delicious and beautifully presented. Two years ago, she threw a birthday party for me and since I am from the South, she prepared southern foods with a more modern twist in bite-size portions, to name a few cornbread, mac n' cheese, fried green tomatoes, pulled pork sliders and jambalaya. What an amazing chef!
I hired Clarissa to plan and execute my 50th birthday party. As an interior designer, my standards were high and Clarissa met and exceeded every one of them. She enjoyed the challenge and put on a great party for myself and 80 of my friends. I would definitely work with her again!
Barbara kept my party idea alive when I kept waffling on whether I wanted to do it. On the day of she took care of everything, including getting to the event ridiculously early to secure a great spot, and created a beautiful space on the beach to celebrate my birthday. I was so glad I didn't give up on the idea in the end. It turned out to be exactly what I wanted! Everyone had a good time and the cost was very reasonable give all the support she provided. Highly recommend!
Elizabeth helped plan my daughter's 1-year birthday party. She organized all the vendors (food, cake, face painting, bartender) and handled the decorations. She was responsive and did a great job day-of setting up the decorations and making sure everything went smoothly. I was very happy with the entire event and would absolutely use her again in future.