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Wedding vendors I like…

Wedding consultants

>> Seattle area

Aisle of View, Kirkland, WA
Merry Beth Turpin is the vision behind Aisle of View and her vision is wonderful. With over a decade of experience coordinating weddings of all kinds, it is no wonder that she is the go to person for a Seattle wedding. I worked with Merry Beth at a wedding at the Grand Hyatt in Seattle and everything was just amazing. Merry Beth has been voted “All around Best Wedding Vendor 07, 08, & 09,” “Best Wedding Planner”, and “Best Day-of Wedding Coordinator” in Seattle Bride Magazine 2007, 2008.
P.O. Box 3328, Kirkland, WA 98083 – 425-427-2277
http://www.aisleofview.com/

Wedding venues

>> Clarksburg wine country area

Old Sugar Mill – Carvalho Family Winery, Clarksburg, CA
Marni Stiles is the event coordinator for the Carvalho Family Winery at the Old Sugar Mill. The Carvalho Family Winery handles all of the weddings at the historic Old Sugar Mill in the scenic Clarksburg Wine Country just south of Sacramento. I am happy to be a preferred vendor at this wonderful wedding site. This beautiful venue has amazing facilities for a wonderful winery wedding. From the tasting room to the ceremony site to the reception area in the Galeria do Vinho there is just no end to the beauty this site has to offer. I photographed a wedding here and had a wonderful time taking beautiful photos at this great site.
741 Cold Springs Road, Placerville, CA – 916-275-8719 or email Marnie at Events@CarvalhoFamilyWinery.com
Weddings at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg

>> Sierra foothills area

David Girard Vineyards, Placerville, CA
Judy Collinsworth is the event coordinator at David Girard Vineyards, a 40 acre winery outside of Placerville, CA. This beautiful venue has amazing facilities for a wonderful winery wedding. From the tasting room to the ceremony site to the reception area on a beautiful hill overlooking the vineyards there is just no end to the beauty this site has to offer. I photographed a wedding here and had a wonderful time taking beautiful photos and this great site.
741 Cold Springs Road, Placerville, CA – 530-295-1833
http://davidgirardvineyards.com/

Caterers

>> Sacramento area

Culinary Specialist at the B&L, Sacramento, CA
Patrick Mulvaney is the genius behind Culinary Specialist at the B&L and also the chef and owner of Mulvaney”s Building & Loan. They catered the wedding I photographed in Davis. Yummy! And a great restaurant as well.
1215 19th Street, Sacramento, CA – 916-441-6022
http://www.culinaryspecialists.com/

Bocca Catering, Sacramento area
Francie Santiago is the owner of Bocca Catering and over the years have been responsible for creating some very memorable weddings, engagement parties, corporate functions and other formal events. I worked with Francie at a wedding at David Girard Vineyards in the Sierra Foothills outside of Placerville.
916-834-3554
http://www.boccacatering.com/

>> North Coast of California

Pangaea, Gualala, CA
Rob Hunter, chef/owner of Pangaea Café in Gualala, CA and this guy can cook! We hired them for our wedding at Annapolis Winery in Annapolis and it was wonderful. These folks are real foodies – local, organic, free range goodness.
39165 S. Highway 1, Gualala, CA – 707-884-9669
http://pangaeacafe.com/

North Coast Catering, Point Arena, CA
Jeff Gunheim is chef/owner of Northcoast Catering in Point Arena, CA, we hired him to cook for a BBQ for our Friday night party before the wedding – great chicken, ribs, salads and more…
707-882-3802
http://www.redwoodcoastchamber.com/webpages/NCC.htm

Florists

>> Sacramento area

Design with Floraé, Sacramento, CA
Jajuan and I worked together for Gov. Schwarzenneger and First Lady Maria Shriver. We also did a wedding together in Davis, CA. Her flowers and arrangements are beautiful!
2416 18TH Street, Suite “D”, Sacramento, CA 95818 – (916) 484-5779
http://www.designwithflorae.com/

Coastal Posies, Point Arena, CA (Sea Ranch, Gualala area)
Coastal Posies did the flowers at my wedding when I got married in 2008. They were great and the flowers were beautiful.
http://www.coastalposies.com/

Photographers

Creative Photography services – My listing on Thumbtack.com