Savor Your Party
Savor Your Party

Savor Your Party

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Introduction: I am very meticulous and want everything to be just right for the client. I am very friendly and most clients are hugging me goodbye when I leave because of the relationship that is formed between us by the end of the night. What I like most about my job is the occasional conversations and relationships that are developed during the event. The job is on a professional basis, but friendly conversation and making sure the client is relaxed and having a good time is what I enjoy most about the job.
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Hired 117 times

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6 years in business

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Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, work quality, and responsiveness.

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Jaeleigh F.
Aug 16, 2017
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Hired on Thumbtack

Hired on Thumbtack

I had the pleasure of having Robin and her staff work at my wedding reception. I spoke to Robin a few months prior to my wedding and we talked about the plan and what each one of her staff would be doing. I was having a hard time finding affordable wait staff and finding someone I trusted. Right off the bat, Robin made me feel comfortable and was easy to talk to! My husband and I look back and think the best investment we made for our reception was hiring Robin and her staff!!!! They were EXCELLENT!! They arrived promptly at the designated time, supplied ice I had asked for in a large cooler, jumped right in to help set up last minute things, was super friendly to my husband and I and our guests!! They helped clean up food and drinks, refresh our buffet, clean up the buffet, make and serve drinks, poured our champagne toast quickly for everyone, and made sure everything we needed was done even when we didn't realize we needed something. my wedding reception would not have went off without a hitch without Savor Your Party!!! They arrived dressed in nice white shirts, bow ties, and black pants. They were very professional!! If we ever have a large event again, I will definitely hire them!! I cannot say enough GREAT things about them! If you are debating whether to hire Robin, don't think twice! You will not regret it!! Thanks again Robin and staff!!!!
Event Help and Wait Staff
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James S.
Oct 6, 2019
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Hired on Thumbtack

Hired on Thumbtack

Very easy to work with -- we needed help on short notice, and Robin was very responsive. The staff was excellent and efficient, and cheerful throughout. Absolutely would use again.

Details: Birthday party • 51 - 100 guests • Clear / bus plates • Operate buffet • Wash / stack dishes • Setup / cleanup

Event Help and Wait Staff
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Peter G.
Jul 29, 2019
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Hired on Thumbtack

Hired on Thumbtack

Robin and her partner were great. We hired them via Thumbtack for my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah. Robin was quick to respond to emails and calls, and followed up regularly. At the event, I was a little worried during the service that something had gone wrong because I hadn’t heard anything, but it turns out they’d set everything up perfectly and quietly without needing my intervention. Would definitely hire again if the need arises.

Details: Special event / party • 51 - 100 guests • 2-4 • Setup / cleanup • Clear / bus plates • Operate buffet • Wash / stack dishes

Event Help and Wait Staff
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Alison s.
Jul 22, 2019
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Hired on Thumbtack

I didn't know what to expect hiring staff for an event. I have never hosted this large of a party, so I was nervous as to how things would turn out. I am so glad that I did, because Robin and her staff were absolutely wonderful. The staff worked around the clock to exceed my expectations. The house was left spotless and every detail was managed. Both of the staff also made sure I was well taken care of with a drink in my hand at all times..I will absolutely be bragging about this company for years to come. Thank you is not enough!

Details: Special event / party • Fewer than 50 guests • Clear / bus plates • Setup / cleanup

Event Help and Wait Staff
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Paris F.
May 31, 2019
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Hired on Thumbtack

Robin was such a HUGE help, and she was an absolute dream to have her here while we hosted a large party in our office. She's fast, friendly, and professional. It's not easy for me to sit back and enjoy an event if I'm playing host, but I had nothing to worry about with her here.

Details: Corporate / office event • 51 - 100 guests • 2-4 • Pass hors d'oeuvres / serve food • Clear / bus plates • Setup / cleanup • Operate buffet • Wash / stack dishes • Under $200 • $200 - $300 • $300 - $500

Savor Your Party's reply
Thank you Paris! Congratulations on Fuzzy Math’s 10 year Anniversary!
Event Help and Wait Staff
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Robin Gunkel

FAQs

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I recently received my Food Handler Certificate and my Basset alcohol certificate from the Illinois liquor and control center.

  • How did you get started doing this type of work?

    I am a teacher during the school year and I started working for an event planner on the weekends working parties. I enjoyed it so much and wanted to work more parties, so I decided to try it on a smaller scale on my own.

  • What types of customers have you worked with?

    The most common jobs are setting up the buffet, making sure the food is always replenished, clearing the food, and packing it up in Tupperware and putting it away for leftovers. After the food is put away, the clearing of the dirty plates and washing the dishes so the kitchen is clean before I leave. Other jobs require making and serving drinks to the guests walking around with appetizers etc. Really whatever the client needs me to do, I do!

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