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Jul - Dec
Jan - Jul
Company Taco Bar
Graduation Class 19-Catering services
Photos and Videos
Mexican / Latin,
Type of event
Wedding / engagement,
Community / religious event,
Event Help and Wait Staff
As a paying customer of Roddy's services, I believe I owe it to other potential consumers to let them know about a potential experience they might encounter, both good and bad, so that they can make a more informed decision moving forward. We contacted Roddy in Dec 2017 after researching possibilities of event staff online for our June wedding event. Roddy sounded extremely knowledgeable, experienced and confident with what he could provide to meet our needs: coordinated the timing of different food and beverage stations including appetizer, main, and dessert as well as cleanup of rented dishes, where transitions and timing were key to make things run smoothly. 4 workers from 4-9pm was suggested as sufficient. All payment was required and submitted previous to event. We agreed to meet in May 2017 to see the space and discuss layout, finer details and modifications. During this meeting, again, Roddy was confident, gave suggestions, and assured us that things could be done and did warn that timing between appetizer and main dinner would be tight, so we were able to plan a buffer just in case. Once we met in May, it also seemed that meeting the day before when everything was truly set up would be ideal. We were reminded that it would be another $75 per visit. In actuality, Roddy's visit wasn't for us, it was really so that he could lead his team to be confident and aware enough to deliver the level of service we agreed to. Roddy, without the extra visit, assured us that he was capable of doing the work we agreed to confidently. Before the actual event, I sent detailed notes via Google Drive so the recipes of our drink stations and other details we discussed could become even more familiar. On the actual even day, I will say, we got wonderful compliments to the entirety of the event, which does speak to Roddy and his staff's execution of many of the deliverables. However, there are bigger points that I do believe that consumers should be aware of: -Roddy's entire team of 4 did not all show up on time at the venue -Days before the event, Roddy was unreachable/barely responsive to talk through details with our event coordinator and myself, even on the phone and seemed unaware of some of the details according to the event coordinator. -Roddy seemed to not know anything about the notes sent previously and did not know how to navigate them printed out at the venue -Our beverages, which had detailed scaled recipes for lemonade and iced tea, were not followed and thus didn't taste good and were not consumed as much as they could have by our guests. -Lastly, Roddy and team arrived so under prepared that they asked the groom, who was getting married in an hour, questions about the notes and how to proceed, consuming him so much that he wasn't able to attend to other key details necessary for an extra smooth wedding for us -I will reiterate, that to a guests eye, things went really well. However, I feel that the under preparation, unresponsiveness leading up to the event and involving of the groom are absolutely unacceptable to the point that other consumers should be warned. It should also be noted that we did reach out to Roddy with concerns following the event with no response, explanation, or apology.Sep 30, 2018Verified
Roddy has great communication and was the first to respond. He explained everything, was very helpful, and answered all of my questions. You will not be disappointed!Jun 13, 2019Verified
Event Help and Wait Staff
Roddy was great for our wedding in the Santa Cruz area!Mar 18, 2019Verified
Event Help and Wait Staff
Roddy was amazing!! He he met with me the day before to review the project and had great ideas about layout/setup. Him and his staff were professional and did a better job than I could have with set-up. I will definitely hire him again!Sep 14, 2018Verified
Roddy is very responsive to my request and questions. Although I didn't book him as a coordinator for my wedding, I believe he will be a perfect fit.Mar 14, 2018Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?We are flexible and we customized every menu to fit your budget.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We would like to learn as much detail information as possible about your event, our second step will be to do a walk-through of your event space, and we finalize with contract and follow up the few days prior to the event.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?We are a group of chefs, and front of the house individuals with the capacity to run up to 10,000 people events.