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An Affair to Remember
An Affair to Remember

An Affair to Remember

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Introduction: My touch is personal. I only handle a few clients at a time. I listen to my clients wants and needs and create an event that is uniquely theirs. I can provide almost any type of menu or cuisine. Providing my clients with an experience they will remember forever! Creating a beautiful event with food, flowers and decorations! I have extensive experience with local venues and other vendors and value my relationships with them.
Overview

Hired 220 times

Serves Bessemer City, NC

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10 employees

18 years in business

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Cash, Check, Credit card, Venmo

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Jul - Dec

All year

All year

All year

Featured Projects
  • Rehearsal Event Catering and decor - Concord 2019

    Approx. $2200

  • Nightmare before Christmas themed wedding

    Approx. $2800

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103 photos

Reviews

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

Great 4.7

144 reviews

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Sheryl K.

Wedding and Event Catering

I would recommend Carmen Connor, owner of An Affair to Remember, to anyone wanting to have an extraordinary event! On May 17, I had my son's wedding rehearsal in the Concord area and it turned out more beautiful than I could have ever imagined. Carmen went above and beyond as a caterer. Not only was the food DELICIOUS, but she offered many suggestions, supplies, decorations, and help for our event to be PERFECT! This lady is very genuine, easy to work with, and willing to do whatever it takes to make your occasion special and unique. I not only had a wonderful caterer, but now I have a new friend! The whole experience was incredible!
Jun 12, 2019
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Wanda R.

Wedding and Event Catering

Carmen and her girls did an exceptional job for my sister's 50th anniversary. Did more than expected----- Carmen really cares about your event and shows in her professionalism, work in detail and going above board to make sure everything is perfect. You will not regret using "an affair to remember ". They will be my first call for our next event. THANK YOU SO MUCH, EVERYONE WENT ON AND ON ABOUT FOOD AND DECORATIONS!!!
Nov 24, 2019
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Ben B.

Wedding and Event Catering

Carmen was great to work with! She was always available, her food was delicious, and she helped make our wedding day extra special!
Nov 17, 2019
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Kimberly F.

Wedding Catering

Carmen was Ana amazing caterer to have! She catered my wedding with only three weeks notice and did a beautiful job! She helped decorate, set up a cheese and cracker buffet, and the meal she prepared was phenomenal. If you have her cater your event, you must request her Macaroni and Cheese! There was none of it left after my reception! Thank you so much Carmen! I couldn't have done this reception without your help! I will be forever thankful for you.
An Affair to Remember's reply
The kilts and tartans were amazing! You did a wonderful job yourself!
Dec 29, 2016
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Trish B.

Wedding Catering

As a mother of the bride planning an out of town wedding, I must offer kudos to Carmen! She made every effort to hear and accommodate the ideas of both the bride and the mother of the bride, which were not always the same. She was able to navigate those challenges successfully. She made herself available on three different occasions to meet with us and discuss the details of the wedding plans and she offered very useful feedback, having served in this particular venue before. She catered the food, decorated the venue and provided all the greenery, bouquets, and boutonnieres for the wedding party. In spite of the kind of glitches often beyond ones control (e.g. a bit late after getting stuck behind an accident), she created the look and feel we were hoping for and both the bride and I were very pleased! A couple of stand out moments: Carmen ordered enough flowers to prepare more than one set of boutonnieres in case we were not happy with the coral color we had chosen (but we were!). The brides bouquet was very close to the picture provided by the bride and turned out BEAUTIFUL. The food was tasty and while there were not leftovers, no one left the venue hungry and we did not run out of food. Carmen really did everything possible to make this as close to "perfect" as it could be. We couldn't be happier. Thanks for all your hard work Carmen!! And a very special thank you for the extra effort at the end of the event!!! You're the best!
An Affair to Remember's reply
Oh no!! All the left-overs were in the refrigerator!! I thought you guys got them! I am so glad you were pleased! The band was wonderful!! You guys helped me so much by being clear about what you wanted. Corrie looked beautiful! I wish them all the best!
Oct 25, 2016
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Carmen Conner

FAQs

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    My prices are determined on a client by client basis. It depends on how much and how many services I provide.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    My initial contact with a client is usually by text or email. Then we schedule a call when we can talk without distractions. We set-up the first of many meetings about food, decor and/or floral. I have clients that I meet with 10 or 15 times and some that I meet for the first time on the wedding day!! It's just about what the bride, groom or couple wants.

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

    I attend all the bridal shows I can and read all the latest magazines. There is a trade show (food and wine) that I attend almost every year. I am Safe-Serv certified and myself and bartenders are certified as well. I have 45 years experience in the kitchen and actually made my first biscuits from scratch in my great-grandmother's kitchen at the age of 4!!! I don't just make "fancy" food, I make great food!

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