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I told them about the event, how many guests, and the size of the tent we borrowed. He made suggestions on the table size and what would fit comfortably (round vs rectangle tables and chair style/color). He texted me pictures, emailed a quote and several phone calls, emails back/forth to finalize the plans. It was nice to arrange this somewhat informally as I was pressed for time so this worked for me (versus going to an office, signing, etc). We planned for 150 guests and his suggestions were spot on. They arrived and set up the tables where we wanted them and placed a stack of 8 chairs on each table. (We did not pay or request set-up as this is extra). The linens were plastic wrapped, looked and worked perfectly for coverage. The day after, three employees arrived (one was the owner) and they loaded everything up. Extremely professional and very nice guys. This is a family run business. I plan to use them again for my daughters graduation in the spring.
- MICHELE P.
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The actual house that is
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makes for a beautiful reception location especially with the daytime light coming in through the windows. The purpose of this review is to inform other potential customers of our experience so they can know what they might expect should they book this venue. They
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representative was very friendly when my daughter and her now husband toured the house and during the planning meeting that followed months later. Issues arose though once the last payment was made. During the planning stages my daughter asked about taking home food that was not consumed during the reception and it was explained that food on the buffet had to be thrown away that was on the buffet but food in the kitchen could be packaged for her to take. When I asked the wedding director about this at the reception she told me she had never heard of this and all food was to be thrown away. I asked if she would check on this for me since we had 12 guests who could not come and I didn't want to waste unserved food. She did not get back to me so I found her later and she said they threw everything away. I then asked that she not throw away cake that had been sliced but to please box it so we could take it with us. After asking two more times it was thrown into a heap in one big box. Aside from the cool treatment I received from the wedding director, others beside my husband and myself, notice the staff was very unfriendly. The woman who poured beverages in the bar area seemed put out by requests for tea or soda (the only drinks she had to pour). We received another call this morning from a guest asking about the unfriendly staff. We were also surprised to see that the flowers on the buffet were not what we ordered. At
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you are required to use their design service and spend a minimum of $425.00 on buffet flowers. In an early meeting my daughter showed the designer the color of the bridesmaids' dresses (light pink0 and listed the flowers for the bouquets and church arrangements. Again,
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pink. white and a touch of yellow in the center of some smaller flowers. The designer told us that she would stay with that color scheme as well as put it in writing. Instead the reception flowers were bright yellow with some white and included giant sunflowers. This did not suit the color scheme or the fact that my daughter and several bridesmaids are ballet dancers and definitely wanted a romantic feel with
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pink and white. We were told at this planning meeting that the reception flowers would be boxed at the end of the reception so the would be easy to carry and would travel well in the car. At the conclusion of the reception I asked about the flowers since they had not been removed from the buffet table. The wedding director seemed shocked that I planned to take them then told me they would not be boxed and we could have them as is. We thought maybe she planned on using these same arrangements for the evening wedding especially since they didn't suit our daughter's taste. This is something to keep in mind if you are planning a wedding there. They were large and awkward to carry and transport. Another guest saw this and told us they had their wedding at
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and flower issues as well. That bride told her final guests to take whatever wanted of the flowers but a sever came up and said she planned to take them to her church her the next day. She was then upset that guest did indeed take arrangements with them. Finally, it is important to know that
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employees do not help with anything at the conclusion of the wedding. Remaining family and guests must carry everything from wedding to cars and pack it themselves. This is awkward because people are in formal wear and it is important to note their parking lot is gravel so ladies must careful so their heels are not ruined. Again, a beautiful place for a reception but many things to consider before you book this place. My husband and I owned a restaurant and were surprised by the behavior of the staff, the disregard of my daughter's reception flower choices and the waste of unserved food. People who hire the services of this establishment shouldn't be treated as we were. We wanted to inform others of this experience so they know what they may face. I hope
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employees will read this and perhaps reconsider how they run their business.
- Christine C.
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Here are a few more concrete things that happened, roughly in chronological order:

- We signed a contract and committed half the $350 fee up front ($175). At this point, the coordinator for the service,
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, had been helpful and attentive.
- Once the contract was signed, getting any details or a response from
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became difficult. We literally went months waiting for her to respond to things and had to constantly nag her.
- Lie #1 - Shortly before our wedding she informed us that she was NOT actually the person that would be officiating. She apparently has people she hires to do this despite the fact that we specifically signed the contract assuming it would be her.
- Lie #2 - The day before our wedding, we were supposed to have a rehearsal with the unknown officiant (we knew nothing about) and
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insisted that we start this rehearsal 3 hours prior to the rehearsal dinner because it would take so long. When this officiant shows up, she says that she has to leave in 30 minutes because she has another ceremony to go to -- they lied to us and deliberately booked another ceremony far to close to ours and we ended up not even having time to rehearse.
- The officiant and the coordinator were not gracious in handling this situation and ultimately because of their bad attitude, having lied to use about who would be officiating, and why the rehearsal had to be early, we fired them and had to find another officiant ONE day before the ceremony.
- Lie #3 - After all of this,
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assured me we would get our money back
- Lie #4 - A month later after never receiving money and constantly dodging phone calls (I never actually spoke to her again she lied about being willing to refund us), she claimed she had an identity theft problem and had to wait one month longer.
- Lie #5 - After one more month, she lied yet again and told us that she would not pay us back and that because I wanted to purse a refund further, her attorney would contact me shortly. I was never contacted by anyone and I'm sure there was no attorney.
We have email records to prove all of this especially after she refused to actually speak on the phone. It was as frustrating of an experience as we've ever had with a local business and we're not hard to please (I've never written a negative review in my life until now). These people were just truly awful to us.
- Eric C.
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Their rep called after signing up for their free listing. Said we should try, yes try she said, our premium listings. If you don't like it, you can cancel. I told her I'd think about it. So, without saying yes or no. The next thing I know they're sending me a bill for the monthly charge. -Marked paid. They used the credit card I used when I signed up for their free listing. I never authorized that. They said I did when I didn't respond to their "confirmation email" within 3 days. I didn't know blowing them off and ignoring them saying nothing means "yes"!! Call me stupid, but not calling or responding means I'm not interested.
Bottom line, I did not agree to any services. I did not agree to pay for any services. I did not sign a contract for any services.
These people should back off and rethink their business practice of deceit and manipulation. If their product is so good, they should be able to
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it on the up and up like everyone else does.
Resolution should be their acknowledging no services were authorized or contracted for and therefore no contract.
- Anthony T.
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Couldn't be more pleased. They met with us and planned the evening including the play and do not play list. They had great ideas on planning the evening and even visited the venue before the wedding to determine the best place to set up. They crested a Great Wall of sound and light that focused on the dance floor and not into the seating area where guests were able to comfortably talk and watch the dancing. During the entire event they were helpful and flexible. They keep the event moving and organized yet minimized their presence. They kept the focus on the family and attendees - not themselves. Highly recommend them.
- Bruce P.
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We called Fantastic Events initially just to do some decoration for a last minute wedding celebration me and my wife decided to put together for our friends and family. After talking to them we decided to allow them to handle the logistics of making sure the wedding and celebration flowed perfectly. We had already contacted the caterers, band, photographer and minister but Yudi made sure every thing was coordinated. They did a great job and everything came off without a hitch. This was only a 30 people event, but based on my observations they could handle much larger affairs as well, plus they are very nice people to work with.
- Nicolas P.
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In the beginning
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is very calm, friendly, and professional. He returns all your calls and answers all your questions. However, once he receives that last payment on the day of your wedding he is seriously MIA. So MIA, that it's scary! I was so nervous thinking that maybe he lost all our footage and was just too afraid to tell us. Finally after 7 months we received our (okay) video and pictures. We were just so relieved to have something we didn't complain, we just accepted them. I wouldn't recommend him to anyone. There is just too much procrastination, hassle, MIA, nervousness, conning, and resentment going on throughout this business deal to recommend him to anyone.
- Jermaine E.
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and his staff are a delight to work with, they helped us plan the menu for the event, were very flexible with any issues that came up. Staff arrived for set up well before the event and had everything prepared, guests commented on how good the food was. Everything went without a hitch, clean up was a breeze, they left everything in perfect order. Top Notch.
- Nicolas P.

Wedding Planners in Carmel, NY

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3D Disc Jockeys

40 Country Club lane

3in1 Events

Brooklyn

a & a design

23 White Birch Cir
Miller Place

Abacus wedding Studios

4475 South Clinton Avenue, Suite 210

AC Video and Photography

123 Paddington Circle
Smithtown

Accentuating Service - Personal Concierge & Coach

405 East 63rd Street, #1G
New York

Ace Florist of Syosset

45 Cold Spring Rd
Syosset

ADVANCE FORMAL WEAR

234 SUNRISE HWY
Rockville Centre

All NYC Yachts

W. 79th St Boat Basin
New York

ALYSSA COHEN PHOTOGRAPHY

200 Feller Drive
Central Islip

Angel Chair Rentals

95-28 150th Street
Jamaica

Ask Limo

1692 Rt. 88

Astoria complex catering hall

34-38 38th street 4th floor penthouse

AUB of NY

14 Fairfield Rd # 2
Yonkers

Baco Dumbo | Event Gallery

71 Jay Street
Brooklyn

BALLOON DREAMS & PARTY THEMES

1408 WEBSTER AVE
Bronx

Be Famous Photo Booth co.

40 Memorial Hwy
New Rochelle

Blessed Events NY

1625 Grand Avenue
Baldwin

BLONDE ON BLONDE

848 Wakulla Ln

BLOOMS BY THE BOX

775 MOUNTIAN BLVD

bridalterrace.com

5640 Netherland Avenue
Bronx

BTL DJS

500 East 117th Street
New York

Business Girl Network

110-45 167th street

Cake Devils

PO Box 561
Tallman

Castleton Hill Moravian Church

1657 Victory Blvd
Staten Island

Celebration Creations

79 S Main Street

Central Florist

252 North Central Ave
Valley Stream

CHARISMA BALLROOM

7146 MAIN ST
Flushing

Cici Artista

3224 Grand Concourse
Bronx

CitiPark

729 Chimney Rock Road

CitiPark

792 Chimney Rock Road

Classic Travel

186 maple ave

Common Ground Ceremonies

711 East 11th Street
New York

Common Ground Ceremonies

711 East 11th Street
New York

Connoisseur Consultants

187 Lafayette Street

Crown Elegance Bridal

131 New Dorp Lane
Staten Island

Culinary Connection by Next Course

880 Third Avenue
New York

D BECKER PHOTO

116 MAIN ST

D'Luxe Events

52 Canterbury Drive

Dance Fever Studios

159 20th St
Brooklyn

Dance Fever Studios

3009 Ave J
Brooklyn

Dance Time Entertainment Inc

68 Purchase St Ste 3
Rye

Dapper Group

Dix Hills

Darling Events

329 W Main St
Patchogue

Davids Bridal

5290 Sunrise Hwy
Massapequa Park

Delicious Endings

1511 E 56TH Street
Brooklyn

Desi Experiment LLC

444 Northam Dr

DINA'S BY INVITATION ONLY

73 HILLSIDE LN
Syosset

Diva Flowers

1077 Willis Ave
Albertson

DJ SWANKY NYC

New York

DJ VYBE

SUITE A
Fishkill

Dot4 Promotions

6080 Jericho Turnpike
Commack

Dream State DJs

219 Harbor Inn Rd

Durants Party Rentals

532 Temple Hill Rd
New Windsor

Elegant Bridal Productions

395 Willowbrook Dr

Elegant Transportation

1819A Gilford Ave
New Hyde Park

Elite Parking & Hospitality, Corp.

320 Endo Blvd
Garden City

ELS Private Car

West Harrison

Engle Heart

40 W 116th St
New York

Enjoy Your Party Inc

1220 New Jersey 31

Errol Daniels Photography

193 Breezewood Common
East Amherst

Especially For You Planners, LLC

POBox 2714, Grand Central Station
New York

Event Staffing by Marsell, Inc

9402 Jamaica Ave
Woodhaven

Eventique

381 Park Ave South
New York

Events Couture

31 Meadow Ln
Roslyn Heights

Everything Entertainment, Inc

236A Arlington Ave
Staten Island

Fabhair Inc

888 Main Street, STE1241
New York

Favor-It Shop

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Ferrari Fotos

42 Gladys Pl

Five Star Event Hall

13 05 43rd Ave
Long Island City

FLOWERS BY BRIAN

138 Liberty Ave
Mineola

FOLLIA BRIDAL BOUTIQUE

170 E. Post Road
White Plains

Food Design

28 Old Field Point Rd

Freedom Film

444 Gregory Rd

Freshinyredapple Inc

66 Prospect Av.

Gardenias Floral

297 Main Street

Gaskin Feurich Designs

193 Clinton Avenue
Brooklyn

Glamour Me Studio Inc.

109-19 Rockaway Boulevard
South Ozone Park

GLO-DOT FLORIST

1150 DEER PARK AVE
North Babylon

Grand Colonial

86 New Jersey 173 West

GRAND PROSPECT HALL

263 PROSPECT AVE
Brooklyn

Greiner's Crafts LLC

40 Colony Sq Apt G

GRUBER PHOTOGRAPHERS

15 W 26th St Rear 2
New York

HOLBERTS CATERING

1118 STATE ROUTE 17K
Montgomery

iDesign Creative Services

265 Hackensack Street

Infinity Video Productions

106 Linwood Ave
Staten Island

Infocus Pro Photography

18 Kings Highway

Interfaith Minister

2350 Broadway
Apt. 1218

Jewish Ceremonies, Inc.

2315 Palmer Ave
New Rochelle

Katies hairdressing

24824 89th ave second floor

Kimera

366 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn

King Coach - Charter Bus

510 Palisades Ave

Kosofresh

830 Third Avenue
New York

Long Island Manor

432 North Wantagh Avenue
Bethpage

Lovely Luxury Homes

21 Wood Street
Spring Valley

LV Designs LLC

381 Greene Ave
Brooklyn

Magic spell travel

131 Warwick St.

MAGIQUE STUDIOS

193 N STATE RT 17

MANHATTAN PENTHOUSE

80 5TH AVE
New York

Married By Gary

7100 Kennedy Blvd E, 12D

Maxx Entertainment

17 Wellesley road

Michael's Event Catering

157 Eayrestown Rd

MJ Video Productions

682 Forest Avenue 2nd Fl
Staten Island

Moonmate Pictures Corp

25 Oliver st
New York

New Apple Productions

420 E 55th St
New York

New Beginning Bridal & Formal

2139 3rd Ave
New York

New York Green Screen & Photography

41 1/2 W 40th St
New York

NxT Level Events

1701 bath Ave
Brooklyn

NY Heaven Photography & Video Studio

1497 Bellmore Ave
Bellmore

ORION PALACE

2555 MCDONALD AVE
Brooklyn

Parking Systems

P.O Box 160
Valley Stream

Partaay

800 lindley st

Party Train DJs INC

509 3rd St
Franklin Square

partyflops.com

3110 Peachstone pl.

PEEKSKILL TRAVEL BUREAU

1465 Summit Ave
Peekskill

Perfect Peach Events

55 Oregon Avenue
Bay Shore

Personal Training Institute LLC

181 7th St
Garden City

PHOTOMOTION IMAGES LLC

3391 FIFTH STREET
Oceanside

PINK CAKE BOX

18 E MAIN ST

Platinum Foto Events

148 Plauderville ave

POSH HAIR SALON

24-02 Fair Lawn Ave

Preferred Events

PO Box 274
Wantagh

PUMP UP ZONE

54 BLAUVELT

RED OAK TRANSPORTION

307 Boston Post Rd
Port Chester

Reel Creative Studios

146 W 29th st
New York

Riegelsville Tavern

1274 Easton Rd (Route 611)

Saffron59

59 Fourth Ave
New York

Scott Roth Events

245 Halsey Rd

SensesSalon

5 old Post road south
Croton On Hudson

Shevy Ice events

111 Martense Street
Brooklyn

The Gold Standard of Forest Hills

70-54 Austin Street
Forest Hills

The Organic Face, Inc.

370 Whitesville Road, Suite 108

Time Perfect Music

217 Oratam Terrace

Video Larry

175 Great Neck Road
Great Neck

VILLA RUSSO

11816 101ST AVE
South Richmond Hill

Vip To Go

55 Union Road
Spring Valley

Vision Entertainment

205 E 42nd St FL 19
New York

Wedding cello

8014 19th Avenue
Brooklyn

Weddings by Judy

67-45 Kissena Blvd
Flushing

WedToDo

http://wedtodo.com

West Indian Alliance Entertainment

43-24 Smart St
Flushing

wilson music production

31 stanwich rd
Carmel

Wings Air Helicopters

18 Hangar Road
White Plains

Yummilicious Treats

495 East 158 Street
Bronx
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