As the former owner of a wedding cake business, I am no stranger to the wedding planning process. Weddings remind us of what is important in life - joy, romance, commitment, and new beginnings. I am passionate about making my clients happy, and I want nothing more than to produce a beautiful wedding day that is just as you envisioned it. Moreover, in my diverse travels over the years, I have been exposed to the dynamic colors and cultures of other countries. I would love to use this knowledge to plan your destination wedding.
I possess excellent time management, problem solving, and contract negotiation skills. You can trust me with handling everything from securing the best price for food to coordinating the last-minute details at the event. While attending events myself, I pay close attention to the length of time people wait to get served, what the atmosphere is like, and how visibly people are enjoying themselves. I am constantly analyzing these situations so I can recognize what will make your event a joyful experience for each guest.
The rolling hills, picturesque vineyards, and rich stone buildings in the wine country are my inspiration when determining event details, such as decor and location. I have a tremendous appreciation for the natural beauty that surrounds us, and I will use this inspiration to develop an extraordinary occasion for you.
Along with my extensive event planning experience, I formally trained at the Culinary Institute of America in beautiful St. Helena, CA, where I honed my taste for fine food and wines. I also have served as a Food Stylist for television, and I know the importance of making every item picture perfect. My additional qualifications include fluency in Spanish and experience coordinating events in Mexico.
I believe that communication is the key to building successful and productive partnerships. From day one, you will see that I am committed to fully understanding your needs and maintaining open dialogue during the planning stages so your event is just as you dreamed it would be.
Monica has a commitment to excellence, is dedicated to providing quality service and is driven by ensuring your needs are not only met, but surpassed.