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We have worked with many talented vendors over the course of 20 years. This recommended vendors list below was carefully chosen for their professionalism and reliability. These are the people you can trust.

Hair and Makeup artists

You are the spotlight on the most important day of your life, and you can count on these talented makeup artists with your hair and makeup for a glamourous look.

Wedding by Jessie
Jesse Weng (408)781-2082

Makeup Hair V2
Vivi Andrijani (510)545-2848

Nikol Elaine Makeup Artistry
Nikol Elaine (707)953-6236

Wow Pretty

Unique Esthetics
Jennifer Chang, CSS (415)260-8258

Rose Hill and Crew
Rose Hill (408)356-6111

Professional Makeup Artistry
Maria Chang (925)308-4916

Trenz Salon (650)619-6113
Diana Pon Wilcenski

Jonathan Nguyen (415)902-0582      

Amy Lawson Wedding Makeup & Hair Artist
Amy Lawson (415)676-8893

For blossom fresh flowers with reasonable prices, these are the talented florists in town:

Absolute Elegance (415)577-0044
Dave Wong, San Francisco

Floral Design Studio (510)656-3010
Joan and Nona, Fremont

Annie Siu Floral Designer (650)302-1812

Anne Mendenhall Flowers (925)287-8142

Like photographers, a good videographer must have plenty of experience, be friendly and reliable. We have frequently worked with these videographers and highly recommend them to you.

AVR Films (408)836-9440
David Ethridge

C Sharp Video Productions (408) 758-8293
Christine Ann Iglesias

Cinematt (415)839-9350
Matthieu Meynier, San Francisco

HD Video Memories (408)316-5122
Larissa Marr, San Jose

Zoom Productions (408)248-4408
Mike Izumi, Santa Clara

Justin Fone Productions (415)652-9500

Wedding Cakes
A wedding wouldn't be complete the perfect cake. These bakeries below have supplied some of the yummiest cakes we've tasted.

The Cakemaker (415)-863-6100
Bala Subrahmanyam, San Francisco

Mazzetti's Bakery (650)355-1007
Julie, Pacificia

Elegant Cheesecakes (650)728-2248
Susan Morgan, Half Moon Bay

Ministers (nondenominational)

Ceremonies and Celebrations (510)969-5756
Irene Kane

Minister Maggie (650)740-3544
Rev. Maggie Beretz

Pamela Welsh (415)459-0821
Traditional and Alternative Weddings

Creative Transformation (800)282-4983
Rebecca Herrero, M.S., M. Div

Kimberly Thompson (707)253-1492
Customized Wedding Ceremonies and Vows

White Robed Monks of St. Benedict (415)751-8164
Robert M. Dittler, Ph. D., O.S.B.

Ceremony and Reception Locations (we are also recommended as their preferred photographers)

Palo Alto Hills Country Club
Book three preferred vendors and receive free chair covers
3000 Alexis Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304

San Francisco City Hall
John Caldon, Events Director (415)554-6079
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 495
San Francisco, CA 9410

Saratoga Country Club
Event Manager: Linda Thibeault
1990 Prospect Rd, Saratoga, CA 95070

Mill Rose Inn
Eve and Terry Baldwin (800)900-ROSE
615 Mill Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Marine's Memorial Club
Jennifer Chin (415)673-6672

San Mateo Marriott
1770 South Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94402


The Full Tilt! Band
Donna Spitzer (415)459-3223

Lakeshore Music - "A Touch of Classical"

String and Brass Ensembles
Joyce Lee (415) 661-0706

China's Spirit Music Ensemble
Winnie Wong (415)661-3758

Romantic Strolling Violin & D.J. Service
Tiber Horvath (650)345-3886


Anna Maria Mendieta (415)584-3167

Dan Levitan (510)795-8004

Juli Alexander (800)204-0391

Disc Jockeys

A good DJ doesn't just mix and play music. Good DJs have the charm and personality to get everyone on the dance floor. These talented DJs would turn any party alive!

Pure Energy
John Jow (415)710-0926

A Beautiful Violin
Tiber Horvath (650)345-3886

Mike Ewing Productions
Mike Ewing (408)966-7649

Portable Party Crew-West

Eric Yee (510)326-6158

San Jose DJ
Earl Joseph (408)365-8282


Comedy Magician (925)518-5251
Timothy James

Bay Area Caritures
Jon Casey (804)357-3398

Touch of Polynesia Entertainment from the South Pacific
Mili Aranda (650)755-7134

Butterfly Magic (510)652-6404
Release butterflies on your wedding day
Karen Huff

Rhoda Draws A Crowd!
Rhonda Grossman (415)388-7706

Belly Dancing - Sirens Dance Studio
Troop Joweh (707)431-275

Harry Best and Shabang
Dexter Bruce (510)893-2227

Lighting, Audio and Multimedia

Eric Yee (510)326-6158

Live Stage
Maxwell Halim (650)754-0336

Glow Lighting
Lance LeDrew (415)203-8956

Enhanced Lighting & Sound
Megan Woods (415)656-1199

Too often we've seen chauffeur taking the wrong turns or had no idea in how to get to the destinations. When hiring a transportation service, be sure you talk to the chauffeur a couple days prior to your wedding. It is also a good idea to provide the chauffeur detail directions on the wedding day.

Cinderella Horse Carriage
Fancy Ferriage by Horse & Carriage
Tom and Connie Hodgson (925)228-7766

Ted L. Reese

Caspian Limousine Service

Cable Car Charters (415)922-2425

BOSS Limosines (888)682-2656

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