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That Food Guy Catering
4.6
from 105 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 169 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
Verified review

Jerry and his team were brought on board pretty much at the last minute and performed beautifully. The food was delicious; the layout was beautiful, and his staff was right there keeping the trays full and the tables neat. The bartender was proficient in pouring drinks. The bar service was another area where it was a last minute decision on our part. That Food Guy was amazing in fulfilling what we needed. They arrived promptly and immediately started set up for our event. And, they stayed until the venue manager signed off on the kitchen and event spaces. We would definitely look to That Food Guy for other event catering. He and his staff were helpful, professional, and especially interacted well with our attendees. I've been in fundraising and event planning for many years and can say Jerry Crane and his staff are up there with some of the better caterers I've used. Juanita Barrabee Business & Fund Development Manager Community Access Services

Bottoms Up Bartending
4.7
from 85 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 152 hires on Thumbtack
Kristen C.
Verified review

I'm an event planner and hired Julie for a 165+ person wedding this past weekend. She was absolutely amazing-- arrived on time, extremely efficient with set-up/breakdown and was friendly & personable with guests throughout the evening! I was highly impressed with her professionalism, ability to be a solo bartender for that large a guest list and wouldn't hesitate to hire her again and/or refer her to others for future events! Thanks again Julie!

MH Events
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Camille M.
Verified review

My wife and I knew from the start that we couldn't plan a wedding for 100 guests by ourselves. After reviewing a couple event planners, we found Morgan. It was clear from the beginning that her personality was a nice match for ours, so we hired her for the full wedding package. She anticipated our needs and understood the level of effort we wanted to put into the big day (ie not much; we're fairly lazy, but we still wanted to throw a beautiful wedding). Morgan took our aesthetic, goals and budget into account at every turn, and was awesome at laying out each choice and presenting our options. She gently prompted us to complete tasks to stick to our timeline, but it never felt like a chore. She also connected us to amazing vendors. On the surface, she was so cool, calm and collected, she made it look easy. But make no mistake, Morgan worked her tail off, and in the end, everything came together beautifully with no drama. I can't recommend her enough!

Don't Mess With The Bride
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Martine E.
Verified review

Best money spent was with Don't Mess With The Bride because they deliver just that - no one messed with me or my love with any details to do with coordination of the wedding day. I couldn't have had a better wedding, everything was PERFECT - at least from my perspective and my guests. I learned later there were some hiccups that Will and Tom from Don't Mess With The Bride took care of yet during our event everything seemed to go off as planned. When I hired Don't Mess With The Bride I found much more help then expected. Will and Tom meet with me and went over all the details of my wedding. Let me say I was missing a lot. They helped me with details you don't find in books: like who is provides the napkins and then who folds them??? They were available for questions and support, which you will need! I love the company name because its what they do! Again of all the wedding expenses Will and Tom with Don't Mess With the Bride were worth their weight in gold!! I am so grateful to have found them!

  • 10 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Gabriel R.
Verified review

I can't say enough positive things about the AMAZING service I received for the B-Day Party I planned in DeFuniak Sorings, FL. Audio To-Go DJ (Will Painter) was hired about one week before the party, lucky for me he was available. All of the pre- arrangements were handled professionally and the service was provided without any problems. This company listened to my complicated music needs and delivered! The DJ (Will) arrived on site at the exact time we agreed on and he went above and beyond to lend a hand with small things that needed to be done well outside of our arrangements. My guests and I danced the night away as Will played all of the right tunes at the right time. I highly recommend this company and DJ as they delivered exactly what they promise. Thank you Audio To-Go DJ Services for helping to make my event FUN and Special. I will have you on speed dial for my next event. Gabriel R

  • 23 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara W.
Verified review

My daughter who turned 4 was amazed to have the snow queen face painting at her party! The dress was beautiful and the queen was great at interacting with the kids. I recommend Dragon Theater for your next event!

Party To Go-Go,LLC
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Shelley S.
Verified review

Nicole is knowledgable, proactive, extremely creative, no pressure, open to feedback and opinions, and provides options. Nicole's wonderful personality makes any planning and the event a joy!

EJP Events
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Ma B.
Verified review

Thank you so so so much for all of your help throughout this long planning process. You and your team on the day of the event were lifesavers and I appreciate how calm you were through the ups and downs. Thank you for your wisdom in event planning that you shared with us to make our event great. I will never forget it, and neither will anyone in our office! I really appreciate you enduring the cold, while you waited for the later staff to arrive. You had our back through the whole night and made the evening run so smoothly! Thank you so much from the start of our event in negotiating the contract, to cleaning up the ballroom and organizing our stuff.

Daydream Events & Design
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Yuki V.
Verified review

Daylee was amazing to work with. She knew her stuff well, from catering to layout design, while helping us to plan our school prom. When we got to decoration planning, she brought in boards with photos and provided many ideas that would fit with our theme. These examples and ideas really gave us a better picture of what we wanted for our prom, and she was super willing to go with our thoughts and create one of the best proms we've ever had. On the day of, she came early and brought all of the decorations in her truck, helped us set up, and even stayed the whole event to make sure everything went well. Her dedication and commitment to making the event the best was outstanding, and we really appreciated it. Daylee is easy to talk to, fun to work with, and always on top of everything; she is probably one of the best in the event planning industry. We can't thank her enough for her services and hope to work with her in the future.

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Nikolay K.
Verified review

As a Dessert Caterer, I had the opportunity to meet Lacy at one of our shared wedding. I was impressed with all the big & little things she was dealing with. It seemed like she didn't want to miss a thing, making sure all was done in timely manner., without even giving herself any mini brakes. Since then, I can proudly call her my colleague in a Special Events business. Definetely will recommend her services to my brides.

  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jim W.
Verified review

Elaine is very accommodating and easy to work with! We ordered the fajita bar for an event with about 40 people and it was a huge hit! I personally loved the fajitas and the appetizers were a very nice touch as well.

Eats Creative Cuisine
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Duke D.
Verified review

As a picky eater and long time friend of the owner of Eats Creative Cuisine, I've been invited to many holiday events over the years for which he provided the food. From appetizers, to main courses and deserts; everything was simply excellent in terms of presentation, variety, flavor, quality, and freshness of ingredients. To each dish prepared, he brought his own individual style and devotion to perfection which added up to some of the best dining experiences I've had the good fortune to enjoy. Honestly, I can't think of any negatives. If you are serious about impressing your guests, do yourself a favor and book Eats Creative Cuisine for your next event. They will be amazed!

  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Farron D.
Verified review

There is a time in a woman's life that is the most important day she will experience. A time that she daydreams of her entire life. On September 6th, 2015 Amanda and I both had the most important day of our lives! But every bride knows that it is a whirlwind to actually get to the day of the wedding with all the planning, collecting, and projects it takes to actually pull of the day. Six months before our wedding a perfect gem came into our lives offering to be a day of coordinator for our wedding for learning experience to build her business in the best way possible. Of course we jumped on the offer and met with Vanessa the next week. We had an instant connection with Vanessa and right away she became family to us. She expressed to us right away what she was going to do for us and we all started to plan that night. The first thing that caught my attention was her immediate organizational skills. She wrote down everything we talked about right away and threw in amazing ideas. When Vanessa left that first night Amanda and I felt like we struck gold! As weeks went on Vanessa kept in close contact with us, always asking how we were doing and asking what she could do to help us. Vanessa came out to our house to work on projects with us, to continue planning, and to figure out our venue prospects. When we finally decided on a venue Vanessa was right by our side meeting with the venue managers and coordinators. She asked every question that we didn't think of and she made sure that we got the best deal possible. As the day came closer Vanessa was a constant support system for us and kept us cool and collected as the stress of a wedding came closer. As most wedding do we had a few hiccups with our venue and Vanessa took charge and fixed all the little speed bumps that came our way. At our rehearsal Vanessa came ready to shine with her impeccable organization. She knew what she was doing and kept explaining how the day was going to go to our wedding party. When we left that day we knew exactly how to walk down the isle, where to stand, how to walk out, and had a plan how the rest of the wedding would go. Needless to say we all felt comfortable and ready for the actual event. Of course when Amanda and I went to bed that night we were so ready for our beautiful outdoor dreamy wedding. When we woke up the next morning it was down pouring. As a bride panic set in knowing that our outdoor wedding could become disastrous. Not even a minute later I got a call from Vanessa calming my nervous and telling me she has a plan. Instantly I knew the day was would be perfect. When my side of the bridal party and I showed up to help set up there were beautiful white tents up to cover our guests and us during the wedding. Vanessa made magic happen to make sure our day went perfect. She directed everyone what still needed to be done and we got all decorations and tables set up in a fashionable time! When we all went to take pictures Vanessa stayed and continued to make our venue perfect. When we arrived it was like a fairytale, she put her beautiful touches on everything. When the wedding started she gathered the wedding party and since it was raining we had to change quickly where we were going to stand and Vanessa took charge and quickly made a decision for us. As we started walking down the isle the rain stopped and the sun came out and all I could do is smile because I knew Vanessa must have pulled some strings with the rain Gods because only she could pull off something like that! Needless to say the wedding went perfectly and the reason I know that is because Vanessa was running her butt off to make sure very thing was perfect and even if there problems she didn't let us know about any of them she just took care of it herself. As the night came to an end and we were getting ready for our exit and Vanessa was still in great spirits and ready to make sure the last few minutes were perfect!! As we got into our truck and drove away we noticed that Vanessa had placed all of our gifts and cards into our truck for us to enjoy that night! Vanessa stayed and cleaned the venue and that night dropped off all of our decor and supplies to our house so that we didn't have to worry about anything. Our over all experience with Vanessa was beyond amazing. Not only was she our day of wedding coordinator but now she is and will forever be Auntie Vanessa to our sweet babies!! If you are looking for a dedicated, organized, passionate, loving, creative day of coordinator for your wedding Vanessa Humphrey is the woman for you. She will blow your exceptions out of this world! Vanessa thank you so much for your support and love for weddings because we wouldn't have been able to do half of what we did without you!! We love you to the moon and back!!

Bouquets & Balloons
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Joey R.
Verified review

Cheryl has been a terrific addition to our Strollathon event. She has a great attitude and is very dependable. She's creative and her balloon creations are beautiful. I've been using her for 6 years now and look forward to many more. I love how I can describe my idea and she comes up with a design that exceeds my expectations. I would definitely recommend Bouquets & Balloons for any event where balloons are needed.

All Set To Celebrate
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Katie M.
Verified review

Nataliya is one the most meticulous, organized people I've ever worked with! She's great at weighing options, telling you the positives and negatives of each choice, and then planning for any potential challenges after the decision is made. She thinks of details that you didn't even consider and is always two to three steps ahead of you! I would recommend Nataliya in a heartbeat to anyone needing an event planner.

Little Red Event Planning
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Rekha M.
Verified review

Kelly worked with us on several projects. She consistently over delivers and always keeps me updated on her progress. I'd recommend her and her services to any small business owner!

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
David F.
Verified review

Wow. Autumn Rose is a real find. I'm in my late 50s and became a widower 2 years ago. When I started working with Autumn a year ago, I was burdened by the physical and emotional weight of so much stuff. I wanted to get down to things that were just mine, rather than the accumulated detritus of my parents, kids, brother and late wife. Autumn helped me identify strategies for organizing the things I wanted to keep and helped me sell or get rid of the rest. These strategies were an excellent balance of the emotional and practical. She works very hard, always with an eye toward keeping her services at a high value. While my friends might point in amazement to the fact that I can now get my car in the garage, I think the greatest results lie in developing new skills and the ability to make positive changes in my life. I continue to work with her, as should you.

About

The Falls Event Center Resort at Evergreen will feature some of the most unique spaces with incredible scenery all around. We can’t wait to share this exciting new venue with you! The Evergreen Chapel was built in a log cabin style made of Douglas fir logs, and features beautiful oak flooring and oak pews. With 5,550 sq. feet of rentable space, The Evergreen Chapel makes a beautiful venue for a wedding. Surrounded by vineyards and wheat fields, this building offers stunning views through its many large windows.

About

Panache Weddings & Events is a full-service company that provides complete coordination and design services for weddings, corporate festivities and other opportunities of celebration. We are original, committed, and passionate about making your event just that, yours. We use every opportunity to be creative and extraordinary, not just ordinary. We thrive when faced with challenges, and encourage our clients think outside the box. All you have to do is sit back, relax and watch us transform your dreams into a reality!

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I am an event coordinator and wellness coach. I also do housesitting, childcare, and website development and help figure out electronics (phones, computers, programs, etc.).

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

Northwest Facility Services began servicing commercial businesses and properties managers to cater to the various needs of the client. The entertainment department will become a separate entity in 2016 but until the logistics of securing the perfect team to carry out wishes that revolve around a special occasion, we can offer suggestions that allow your mind to be put at ease while we take each opportunity and transform it into an awe inspiring event you deserve. No budget too big or small. Our years of experience networking with local businesses, fellow colleagues and vendors has been exponential in building a strong rapport and trust that simply cannot be matched with. We realize that you would be taking a chance on a brand new department and therefore a new company(although the years of experience are not new it is important to us that you are happy with the decision you make to hire our department does not prompt uncertainty. Our goal is to gain your trust with the hope we may earn business through word of mouth. One thing you may take for granted is that our attentive staff will pay close attention to your needs no matter how elaborate the request we will never fail to give you and your guests the highest level of service and professionalism that decades of hands on experience wii ensure. To show our appreciation for trusting in our dedicated team while we get ready to announce our grand opening to the public we will be offering a substantial discount if you book your event in 2015 regardless of your event date. Some restrictions may apply. As the director of operations for this department, I will be the main point of contact.Id be happy to answer any questions or Alleviate your concerns. My personal experience planning parties, weddings and events..any size, theme or venue and many times last minute has given me the knowledge to anticipate, troubleshoot, reconcile and avoid potential disasterous scenarios. There is no problem too small that i would take for granted or too big that I cannot handle. Whatever you need, I will make it happen. I aquired this experience not only through my passion for entertaining but through my work as an on-air talent for a radio station in the Midwest where i took requests, promoted events, contest giveaways at the station on air and during live events. I was given an exciting opportunity to further my career when i was promoted to write and produce commercials for local businesses. As a professional voice over artist i was the voice behind anything from commercials to audibooks . My talent and passion for entertaining has instilled the natural ability to put guests of all ages at ease. Knowing your venue and age group i can anticipate ahead of time the music, activities, and level of appropriateness by adhering to your instructions. If You are looking for a D J our library consists of over 100,000 songs and growing .Of course licensed DJs have the ability to stream unlimited content if requests are desired. A stable wi fi connection would need to be available and since we realize that cannot always be a reliable source for music content it is important to have a large library and your personal playlist with must have songs will be discussed and added prior to your event. If a planner is desired then the initial meeting will be consist of questions, brainstorming and most of all fun. I say that because planning the event does not have to be stressful ..i know easier said than done ;) but moments leading up to the event can be some of the most memorable times. You can be as involved as much or little as you want. Our staff will be what you need. You really only have to show up if you desire. Besides the planning there is the "not as fun" part but that is where you need not worry. Financial, administrative and record keeping is vital to the overall success. Finding the right vendors while staying within your budget codes... planning your wedding or event involves so many aspects and unexpected variables the delicate mediation as the liason between vendors, the clients and guests on day of event requires someone that can handle situations with finesse. Unwanted guests that are invited out of obligation i have heard some stories from brides during planning about the obligatory guest list that includes exes, and the guest they bring along . To avoid risking insults or going off on a tangent i will end it there. My earlier point was what started out as anger or disappointment ended up in laughter. That is part of what i mean about fun planning. However my easy going nature and often times silly sense of humor is all it may take to break the ice with these guests. I listen and observe whether I am there in the shadows or playing your music there will be no awkward silences or guests unsure of what or where to go. Thinking outside the box is a talent that has come in handy. If you prefer something less traditional and more eccentric this applies to your event planning, activities to be included, and a plethora of innovative ideas . Your guests will remember your event. I am able to apply these talents as your planner ,mc, or dj. The main thing you need to know is that i am a devoted employee that holds my ethics in the highest regard. As the client you ultimately call all the shots as i am there only to execute accordingly. On the other hand that can be stressful during the event if the client does not have 100 percent trust in us. We have state of the art dj mixing boards, sound equipment, microphones, fog machines and lights. I can assist in making sure your schedule during the event is on time with announcements. Either way, you will not regret hiring us for planning your event from square one or if you are in need of only an MC or DJ, my easy to fill out questionairres will ensure the right music will be filling the room. As an added service at no charge and upon request have the ability to capture great candid video and stills throughout the evening . We can make it known or be stealthy whatever you wish. Although my personal favorite is the candit shots , especially when guests do not know there is a camera pointed at them. I will take a few short weeks to turn the footage into a professionally editied DVD where i guarantee laughter and tears. The time and effort involved in creating such a visual most find the modest fee to be a small price to pay for memories that cannot be recreated but it is not mandatory and is not intended to take the place of a photographer you may already have but rather compliments like the sprinkles on your sundae. . The bottom line is, I'm there to serve you. There is no need to stress on your big day. Our DJs do more than just play the music. Our planners go above and beyond to find best kept secrets for the perfect venue. I could keep talking because this is simply my passion. When you do what you love then everyone involved will reap the joyous benefits of a happy occasion. My goal is to ensure your event goes off without a hitch. Except the bride and groom of course ;) Dont hesitate. Please message me to take advantage of our 2015 pregrand opening specials. I look forward to making your special day one for the ages.

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