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An Affair to Remember
4.8
from 121 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 197 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Heather S.
Verified review

I have been an event planner for over 20 years. I reached out to Carmen because I was hired to do a wedding that was out of town for me. Carmen was located in the area and I reached out to her for her assistance. To my surprise, I was blessed with one of the kindest, knowledgeable and most professional person that I have had the pleasure of working with in a long time. Carmen made my event a huge success. I will forever be grateful to Carmen and her team.

Roosterdoodles Cafe and Cake
4.4
from 36 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Pamela K.
Verified review

Right from the start Sue was very easy to work with. She responded quickly to my questions as I was deciding on who to cater my daughter's wedding. Her confidence and accommodating manner won me over and I decided to go with Roosterdoodles for the big day. The selections to choose from for my menu were incredible. There was so much to choose from. I was able to choose just the perfect mix of food for the guests we were having. She made a trip to Clifton Park to meet me, see the venue,and offereed suggestions as to the table set up, etc. AS we neared the day, she responded with confirmations and asked if there was anything else she could help me with, like the cake and favors. I described the cake I was looking for and she said she could do anything. I decided to go with her for it, so she did everything. IShe offered some suggestions I did not want and I was very specific about what I wanted and she gave me exactly what I wanted. On the wedding day, she arrived with a small crew and delivered. She called to let me know exactly when she would be arriving and was on time. She and her crew worked the whole event, tending to the buffet and preparing the dessert table and clearing the buffet food. The presentation was gorgeous for everything, very classy. The mediterranean platter was unbelievable. The beef brisket was so tender, not tough like you often get with large quantities. The chicken was also incredibly tender and juicy, just perfect. The flavors of her sauces were mouth watering and obviously home made. The food was delicious. Everyone at my table all ask who catered. THey said it was the best wedding food they ever had. One guest said he rarely saw the quality of food that we had and he is global traveler by trade. Later that day and even the next two days, as I ran into friends and family, everyone commented on how amazing the food was. Some attended a wedding at a very popular country club in the area and they all agreed that my wedding was superior, both in the event itself and in the food. Susan's price was very reasonable, the service was excellent, and the food was out of this world. The cake was something like I had seen on pinterest. It was exactly what I wanted, even better! I will definately use Susan again. I can't wait to taste her other dishes. I may even make a trip to Cairo to visit her cafe. I know it would be worth the trip. I highly recommend Roosterdoodles for your event. You won't regret it!

Top Pro
  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer E.
Verified review

Renee was a gem of a find! We hired her to bartend at my wife's 40th birthday party, and everything about the process was pleasant and simple. Renee is responsive, helpful, personable, and she really delivered at our event. Highly recommend and would absolutely hire again.

Top Hat Event Planning
4.5
from 19 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Mitch L.
Verified review

Liane and her team were beyond amazing. Bartenders were prompt, friendly, dressed neat and tidy, and went above and beyond our expectations. Liane was very helpful and you could tell she knew her stuff after our first conversation. We met to go over the logistics and she asked every question you would hope an event coordinator would ask, she even asked about some things we hadn't thought about - which is incredibly helpful when you're planning a wedding on your own - it was a huge sigh of relief to have something taken off of your plate and know it would be handled exactly as you wanted. I had tons of things on my mind on my wedding day that I was worried about, Liane and her team were not one of those things. You'll be hard-pressed to find an event planner with the superb level of service that Liane offers. 10/10, would highly recommend.

BF Designs
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
L.D. C.
Verified review

This company is the BEST! My babies event was more than I could ever imagine. Such creativity and quality. Thank you so much! Will definitely be using again

Epps Bistro
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Antoine S.
Verified review

We used Epps Bistro to cater a business event. They were extremely professional, and the food was excellent. I would highly recommend Epps Bistro.

  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sherry B.
Verified review

Mishca Lynn provided expert, quality, efficient service. I will be using her services again. If you are looking for an excellent catering/bartending/hostess/server/wait staff/party or event oraganizer and/or planner Mischa Lynn is your go to professional!!!!!

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jason breez B.
Verified review

Trish Foster is a STELLAR event planner! I have DJd over 180 weddings and the ones that have went the smoothest were with Total Events. She is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Events To Be Remembered
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Savannah J.
Verified review

Amber Is amazing! She planned every aspect of our event so that all we had to do is meet with the vendors if needed. I also had her design our invitations, setup our website, handle RSVPs, and guest accommodations coming from out of town. This saved us so much time since we are both so busy with work. She also kept the pricing low so we didn't start off our new life together with losing a huge chunk of money. The month out she was even more incredible with coordinating all the vendors and making sure they were all on a timeline to walking the venue with us to ensure everything was setup how we envisioned. The day of I felt ZERO stress knowing she was handling vendor setup and guiding the wedding party. Everyone had a great time and I thank Amber for that and her amazing vendors. I am referring everyone to her and have already booked her to setup both my husband's Holiday Party and my birthday party. Cannot say enough great things about her and so happy I found her. Trust me you want to work with her!

A Touch Of Home Design
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Candice W.
Verified review

Patty did a phenomenal job making my wedding the event of my dreams. She helped capture everything I had in mind and our guests especially loved our floral arrangements. We still receive compliments over a year later! Thank you for all of your hard work and making our wedding day complete!

Big Day Event Planning
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Doug F.
    Verified review

    We used Big Day event planning for my daughter’s birthday party because my wife and I have very busy schedules. They helped us throw a pool party at our home and organized catering, tents, tables and decor. Everything turned out great! We’d highly recommend their services. It saved us a lot of hassle.

    Face Art And More
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 14 years in business
    Mandy M.
    Verified review

    Fun time working with Face Art and More for Jr. Achievement walk. They are a great group of artists and professionals and enjoy serving others. This team is dedicated and committed to their work and bring the fun for their clients guests. They worked nonstop from the time they arrived until after the event. Very experienced event pros, organized and detailed. I look forward to partnering with them again and highly recommend their services.

    S&S Event Services
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 11 years in business
    Sara J.
    Verified review

    S & S Event Service, is by far the best company to help plan your events . They are reliable, friendly and courteous. I will use them again for our next company event . - Sara ( Advice Network )

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Thumbtack Customer
    Verified review

    Nicole was great, and took pride in her work!

    Eventfully Yours
    4.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    LA B.
    Verified review

    The balloon artist was very sweet and great with the kids

    • 8 years in business
    About

    At Luxe Elegant Events we have a 100% satisfaction guaranteed standard. We produce Elegant extraordinary events. If YOU can dream it, LUXE can produce it.

    • 6 years in business
    About

    We offer distinctive events that embrace the imagination or that express classic beauty.

    About

    I can help with various events and activities. I can share ideas, help organize, execute, and evaluate. I work within your budget. I create a unique, different, crazy, wow, relaxed, challenging, and engaging event. I get what end results you are looking for! I'm detail oriented. I stick to the plan to make you happy!

    About

    Do you want to ride off in the sunset in a horse-drawn carriage? Do you want to dance the night away with all your families and friends? I am here to help make your dreams a reality! I can help you plan your entire wedding. I can assist with partial planning, or I can simply help you the month of your wedding. Let me help you plan a wedding you never thought is possible!

    About

    We are passionate about what we do and it shows in every party we plan. We are creative, organized, and love having a good time. In addition, we are insured and CPR/First Aid trained.

    • 3 years in business
    About

    We specialize in all types of events! We have all types of party rentals available for your parties or events. We also have a space we rent for you to have your event at! It includes Chairs, Tables, and white linens we also include chaffing dishes

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What does a wedding event coordinator do?

    Pulling off a large, complex wedding or an elegant, small affair requires juggling myriad details, including the officiant, food, drink, wedding cake, entertainment, transportation, rehearsal dinner, photography, equipment rentals, venue reservations and more. A wedding event coordinator can help you keep track of these details, overseeing the planning process and managing everything on the day of your wedding. Each wedding coordinator (and wedding) is different, but in general you can expect an event coordinator to:

    • Help you devise a realistic wedding budget and hold your vendors to it.
    • Map out a master plan that includes all of the details including ceremony music, favors, the guest book and more.
    • Suggest ceremony and reception locations that fit your wedding size, budget and vision.   
    • Suggest florists, photographers, bands, caterers and other vendors that fit your budget.
    • Negotiate vendor contracts for the best deals.
    • Create a timeline for the day of the wedding that includes each vendor and member of your wedding party.
    • Mail invitations and track RSVPs.
    • Answer questions about wedding etiquette and current wedding trends.
    • Manage the wedding day from supervising vendors and setup to handling last-minute emergencies.

    How much do day-of wedding coordinators cost?

    A day-of wedding coordinator makes sure that every detail of your wedding day goes off without a hitch, and deals quickly and quietly with any last-minute emergencies. For many brides, the day-of wedding coordinator is their best investment! The average national cost for a wedding coordinator is $800 to $1,000. Although full-service wedding coordinators often charge a percentage of the total wedding budget, most day-of coordinators charge a flat fee plus an additional hourly fee if the day runs long. For example, a 15-hour day-of coordination costs an average of $600, plus an additional $45 per hour if the coordinator works more than the planned 15 hours. Another option is to hire a coordinator to manage the last-minute details leading up to the event; for example, 25 hours of month-of coordination costs an average of $1,200. Several factors affect the cost of day-of coordination, including the region, the planner’s experience, and the specifics of the wedding. If the ceremony and reception are in two different locations, expect to pay more than if they’re in the same place. Also, extra details, such as managing food trucks or setting up snacks in addition to the meal, will increase the cost.

    What should you ask a wedding coordinator?

    When you hire a wedding coordinator, you want to make sure he or she gets you and can execute perfectly your vision of your dream wedding. To find the very best fit, it’s important to ask these five questions:

    • Are you available on my wedding date? If the coordinator isn’t available on your big day, there’s no reason to continue the interview — unless you’re willing to shift your date to accommodate their schedule.
    • What’s average cost of most of your weddings? If the coordinator’s usual wedding is outside your range, they might not be the right coordinator for you. Ask whether the coordinator requires a minimum wedding budget. In general, the wedding coordinator’s fee should be about 15 percent of your budget.
    • What is your speciality? Some coordinators specialize in day-of coordination, some create the overall vision, and others act as a producer. Make sure your wedding coordinator provides the type of services that will most help you create the event you have in mind, such as selecting vendors and handling their contracts, or managing the guest list and invitations.
    • What are your ideas for fulfilling our wedding vision? After you describe your dream wedding — rustic or sophisticated, traditional or funky — the wedding coordinator should be able to suggest appropriate venues, menus, decorations, etc..

    Do you have a portfolio? Ask to see photos of their favorite weddings, especially if they’ve managed any that are similar to what you have in mind. This will help you see if you like their style and if their ideas seem fresh and creative.

    Do I need a wedding day coordinator?

    Even if you’ve handled every detail of planning your wedding, you might appreciate having a day-of wedding coordinator in your corner. Usually, the coordinator meets with you a few weeks before your wedding to put together a detailed timeline of everything that needs to happen on your wedding day. Then, on the big day, the coordinator makes sure everything goes according to plan — and handles any emergencies that pop up, such as party crashers, missing tuxedos, late vendors, disappearing bridal party members and more. Most wedding coordinators also handle:

    • Distributing the wedding day timeline to all of your vendors.
    • Coordinating all of your vendors, including the photographer, florist and baker.
    • Conducting the wedding rehearsal.
    • Helping the bride and her wedding party get dressed and take photos.   
    • Checking floor plans, lighting levels, cake placement, menus, favors and more.
    • Collecting the wedding gifts and keeping personal items safe and accounted for.

    Even if you don’t think you need a wedding coordinator, check with your venue. Some require that couples hire a day-of wedding coordinator for the day of the event. 

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