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bridal Your Guide to Bridal Professionals on the Peninsula Congratulations to all the new brides-to-be! What an exciting and busy time you have ahead of you. So many decisions to make – what type of wedding to have, what venue to choose, who to invite-the list is long. We at Peninsula Bridal have helped by providing a guide to local vendors to help make those decisions easier. Looking for a florist – check out the great vendors we have throughout the SF/Peninsula – looking for an event facility that holds 500 guests – check out our quick guide to venues. Brides-To-Be everywhere are looking for what’s “hot” for today’s wedding. According to the 2013 Wedding Report food trucks are immensely popular for wedding receptions and for the after party. Slider or ice cream trucks keep guests happy as they dance the night away - long after dinner has been served! Check out our center spread – Meal’s Gone Mobile – for some great tips on how to choose the “right” truck for your event. Searching for another way to meet vendors and find some great ideas for your wedding? URLocalBride has partnered with three outstanding venues to bring you some unique and different Bridal Fairs. In the East Bay the beautiful and stately Lafayette Park Hotel will be the scene on March 3rd for an Afternoon of Wedding Planning. Come join us to sip champagne, meet and talk with local vendors and get some great ideas for your wedding. On the SF/Peninsula visit with vendors on February 24th at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City and on Friday, March 15th the Silicon Valley brides will be out at the fabulous Club Auto Sport in San Jose for an Evening of Wedding Planning. Check out our website – URLocalBride.com – for tickets and additional information. Keep your copy of Peninsula Bridal handy. Use it often to help make your planning easier. Visit our website frequently for tips and contests and come see us at one or all three of our bridal fairs - and remember, always, to Find Your Inspiration …… Locally! — Cathy Lonsdale, Publisher 4 • PENINSULABRIDAL.COM Spring/Summer 2013


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Table of Contents Jewelers Invitations Event Coordinators Cakes Florists Caterers Fashion & Beauty Photographers Rentals Officiants Venues Rehearsal Dinners Guest Accomodations Disc Jockeys & Videographers Transportation Lighting Favors, Etc.

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Here is our suggested timetable for the months and weeks leading up to your wedding. 9-12 months before your wedding • Determine the type of wedding you want to have. • Set your budget. • Choose your wedding date. • Announce your engagement in local newspapers. • Compose your guest list. • Reserve your reception site. • Choose your wedding attendants. • Select your wedding gown, shoes and accessories. • Shop for and order bridesmaid’s dresses. • Interview vendors: Caterers, reception venues, musicians, florists, photographers, videographers, limousines and bakers. 8-6 months before • Hire your vendors. • Order your cake. • Shop for wedding rings. • Plan your honeymoon. • Select and order your wedding invitations and other necessary stationary. 6-4 months before • Send out Save-the-Dates • Finalize contracts and arrangements with all of your vendors. • Register at bridal gift registries. • Help your mother and his mother plan their wedding- day attire. • Plan (or help plan) the rehearsal dinner. • Book a room block at a hotel for out-of-town guests. • Make hotel reservations for your wedding night. • Select make-up artist and hairdresser. Schedule the appointments for your wedding day. • Begin addressing invitations and announcements. • Buy gifts for your bridesmaids, and wrap them. 2 months before • Create any maps you want to include in invitations, to from ceremony to reception. • Mail wedding invitations and announcements. • Have photography session for formal portraits. • Verify with musicians/DJ what will be played at the ceremony and at the reception. • Hold a luncheon for your bridesmaids. • Finalize honeymoon plans. Verify passports and visas. 6 • PENINSULABRIDAL.COM Spring/Summer 2013

1 month before • Have final fitting of your gown. • Finalize menu and plans with caterer and reception venue. • Organize the reception seating plan. Make out the place cards. • Review plans with your photographer and videographer. • Confirm vendor agreements for time and place: • Limo or other transportation • Flower deliveries • Cake delivery • Begin writing thank-you notes! • Get your wedding license. • Pick up wedding rings. • Pack for honeymoon. One week before • Give the caterer the final number of guests. • Make out final checks for all your vendors. • Arrange for wedding gifts to be taken home from the reception. The day before • Take time to relax! Enjoy a massage, manicure and pedicure. • Enjoy your rehearsal and rehearsal dinner. • Turn in early for a good night’s sleep. Your Wedding Day • Savor every moment! Laugh off any little glitches! The month after • Mail wedding announcement to the newspaper. • Take your gown to cleaners for cleaning and packaging. • Obtain certified copies of your marriage license. • Change your name and address on documents. • Keep up with the thank-you notes!


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Jewelers

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Fred Meyer Jewelry 32 Serramonte Blvd, Daly City 650-991-1700 www.fredmeyerjewelry.com

Gleim the Jeweler 111 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto 650-325-3533 www.gleimjewelers.com

Rosaia’s Fine Jewelers 577 Larel St, San Carlos 650-593-7400

Dublin Jewelers

Tiffany & Co.

7447 Amador Valley Blvd, Dublin 925-828-4477 www.dublinjewelers.net

149 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto 650-328-2552 www.tiffany.com

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We Will beat or match anyone’s price inluding online!

Buy your diamond here and get a free wedding band Restrictions apply • Call for details

Custom Design • Diamonds • Gems • Fine Watches On Site Jewelry Repair and Watch Repair and More 7447 Amador Valley Blvd. Dublin Ca. 94568

925-828-4477 www.dublinjewelers.net

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Your Save-the-Date card will be the first thing people see about your wedding. It should reflect the theme and colors for your day. Save-theDate cards should be sent a minimum of 6 months prior to the wedding. Here’s some great trends: • Save-the-Date Postcards • Save-the-Date stickers that guest can put in their appointment books • Refrigerator Magnets • Photo Strips • Personalized Cookies

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Write Invite 650-578-9215 www.writeinvite.com Large Selection, Personal Service & Discounts on all Wedding Invitations

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Event Coordinator’s peninsula bridal

Glorious Events

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Nicole Audrey Events

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408-634-9623 www.nicoleaudreyevents.com

Sullivan-Botello Events 415-334-7394 www.sullivanbotelloevents.com

Twitterpated Weddings 408-655-9695 www.twitterpatedweddings.com

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Cakes

peninsula bridal Elegant Cheese Cakes 103-2 Harvard Ave, Half Moon Bay 650 728-2248

Delights by Lisa Patio Shops Courtyard 25 W 25th Ave Ste 6, San Mateo 650-931-6422

Goldilocks 1020 N Rengstorff Ave, Ste E, Mountain View 650-968-4980 www.goldilocks.com www.elegantcheesecakes.com

Mazzetti’s Bakery 101 Manor Dr., Pacifica 650-355-1007 www.mazzettisbakery.com

Mazzetti’s Bakery Custom Cakes

Expert help to make your cake a unique work of art. www.mazzettisbakery.com

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Wedding Flower Checklist Wedding Party ___Bridal Bouquet ___Flowers for bride's hair ___Bridesmaid's and Maid of Honor bouquets ___number of bridesmaids ___Flower girl headpiece ___Flower girl basket decorations ___Flower girl petals to toss ___Groom's boutonniere ___Groomsmen's and best man boutonnieres ___number of groomsmen ___Mother of the bride corsage ___Mother of the groom corsage ___Father of the groom boutonniere ___Father of the bride boutonniere ___Grandmothers corsages ___Grandfathers boutonnieres ___Any additional accessories corsage pins, ribbons, flower girl baskets, etc. that the florist is providing you. ___Other

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Ceremony ___Altar, huppah, or other central arrangements ___Pew or chair decorations ___Candles ___Other Reception ___Entryway arrangements ___Centerpieces for each table ___number of tables ___Buffet table decorations ___Bar decorations ___Flowers to decorate passed trays (talk to your caterer about what they'll need) ___Cake decorations ___Other


Florists peninsula bridal

Tammy Floral Design

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We are dedicated to working with engaged couples, we bring exceptional beauty to wedding celebrations. We give our couples many choices and suggestions from our vast experience of wedding floral design.

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Roxane’s warm personality and insight will put you at ease from your initial consultation until the actual day of your wedding or event. No matter where the venue is located, she will work with you in every aspect of your overall presentation. With their expertise in design and color, Roxane and her team will create for you the most beautiful floral décor for your special occasion…making yours an event that will be remembered by all for years to come!

(415) 752-2480

Tammy Floral Design

www.sf-houseofflowers.com

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866-554-8107

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Caterers Armadillo Willy’s 800-585-7427 www.armadillowillys.com

Bay Area Catering & Events 3215 Oak Knoll Dr, Redwood City 650-701-0228 A full service catering company serving the Peninsula & greater San Francisco Bay Area

www.bacevents.com

The Carvery 1909 El Camino Real, Redwood City 650-366-3765 www.thecarverycatering.com

Cheat a Little Catering 650-227-1125 www.cheatalittle.com

Western Style Catering 925-577-9010 www.westernstylecatering.com “Mobile BBQ and Fresh Fruit Smoothies”

Weddings, Commitment Ceremonies, Anniversaries and a myriad of other social occasions & corporate events We offer Custom-Designed Menus in various Cuisines with vegetarian, vegan & multi-cultural food options Full Service Event Management We tailor our many services to your specific catering needs Catered Menu, Culinary Experts, Servers, Bartenders, Rentals, Floral, Valet Parking & Music

Cheat A Little Catering San Mateo, CA

650.227.1125 • www.cheatalittle.com We Give You Something To Talk About!

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Hawgs Seafood Bar Best Prices & Quality

Make any event delicious and unforgetable Also steak, chicken & ribs. We do it all!

1700 W. Campbell Ave, Campbell CA 95008

408•379•9555

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Bay Area Catering & Events

Take your Event to the Next Level

“One of the Bay Area’s Top Gourmet Caterers”

650.701.0228 3215 Oak Knoll Dr, Redwood City


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The Carvery Catering Redwood City

Foster City

San Jose

San Leandro

Livermore

Since 1954 The Carvery has taken pride in doing what we know best. With a continued commitment to excellence, we offer quality food, generous portions and a fair price. Add this to a professional and attentive catering staff and we can ensure your event will be truly spectacular!

FOR ALL YOUR CATERING NEEDS Contact our Catering Director for a list of menus. Catering@TheCarvery.com

650.366.3765 or 1.877.379.2228 www.TheCarveryCatering.com

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Fashion & Beauty peninsula bridal

Alborzi, Alexa DDS, MDS, Inc.

J. Cameron Bridal

35 N San Mateo Dr Ste 300, San Mateo 650-342-4171 705 Purissima, Half Moon Bay 650-726-6321 www.alborzismiles.com

510-300-7788 www.jcameronbridal.com “Custom Couture Bridal Wear”

Barcelino 126 Hillsdale Shopping Center, San Mateo 650-525-1522 www.barcelino.com

Blossom’s Bridal & Formal Wear

Janene’s Bridal Boutique 2418 Central Ave, Alameda 510-846-3800 www.janenesbridalboutique.com

Men’s Wearhouse www.menswearhouse.com

6706 Amador Plaza Rd, Dublin 925-560-0402 www.blossomsdress.com “Location with the largest selection of designer bridal gowns in the bay area.”

415-771-6419 www.striptwaxbar.com

Heaven Bound Makeup Studio & Boutique

The Threadbender

408-440-9710 www.heavenboundmakeupstudio.com

650-350-2455 www.thethreadbender.com

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J . Cameron Bridal CUSTOM COUTURE BRIDAL WEAR San Francisco - Bay Area Phone :

Email :

(510)300-7788 info@ jcameronbridal.com

408.408.9710 Web : jcameronbridal.com

HeavenBound

Professional Makeup & Hair On Location

408-440-9710 Let Heaven Come to You

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t Tips & Secrets:t No Writers Cramp! When attending bridal faires bring along a page of address labels. When you need to fill out your name and address to request information you won’t get writers cramp!

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Photographers

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A Perfect Impression 925-215-1135 www.baywed.com

Benjamin Photographics 415-706-1518 www.benjaminphotographics.com

Kenneth Alexander Portraits & Wedding 925.371.8611 kennethalexander.zenfolio.com

Photography by Busa www.photographybybusa.com

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Rentals

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Classic Party Rentals 1635 Rollins Rd Ste A, Burlingame 650-652-0300 www.classicpartyrentals.com

Royal Restrooms 877-922-9980 www.royalrestroomsca.com

Snapfiesta 415-944-SNAP (7627) www.snapfiesta.com

SnapTure! Photobooth 415-545-8635 www.snapture.verduccies.com

Sweet Springs Rentals Walnut Creek 925-365-1074 www.chocolatesweetsprings.com

The Traveling Photobooth www.thetravelingphotobooth.com

Royal Restrooms® is an upscale mobile restroom and shower trailer company which offers all the comforts of home for your wedding or event. All Trailers are equipped with: • Flushing Porcelain Toilets • Lighted Vanity / Mirror / Sink • Climate Controlled • Private / Semi Private Stalls • Exterior Lighting

Our trailers are fully self contained and range in size so we can accommodate any size of event and location with style! Treat Your Guests like Royalty!

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Officiants peninsula bridal

Simply Yours by Sue Hohl 510-407-5974 Personalized Ceremonies I Welcome All

Two Hearts 510-581-2732 www.two-hearts-officiant.com

Weddings by Steve 510-697-5534 Serving the Bay Area

White Robed Monks of St. Benedict 415-292-3228 www.whiterobedmonks.org

Weddings by Steve “For A Ceremony You’ll Cherish” Serving the Bay Area

510-697-5534 SSiglin@sbcglobal.net

Catholic/ Spiritual Weddings Garden, Home, Reception, Church accepting outside clergy. Special Circumstances, Divorced, Mixed or without a Religion.

White Robed Monks of St. Benedict

415-292-3228 Non-Denominational and Pre-Marital Consulting Available

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Marriage Licenses

Getting the License

By Lindsay Gower

Both bride and groom must go, in person together, to a County Clerk’s office. In California, you can go to the Clerk’s Office in any county; it does not need to be the county in which you are having the wedding. Neither of you needs to be a California resident to apply for a California marriage license. No blood test or medical exam is required and there is no waiting period: You apply, pay, and receive the license then and there. You both must: • Be at least 18 years old. If you’re younger, you need consent of parent or guardian. • Bring a government- issued valid picture ID (such as a driver’s license) that includes your full legal name and date of birth. • If you have been married before, bring Proof of Dissolution. You cannot apply for a marriage license if you are married.

What to Do With the License You receive an unsigned license. Here’s what happens to make it an official wedding certificate: • The license is good anywhere in California, regardless of which county issued it. It’s valid for 90 days. If 90 days pass before a wedding ceremony, you must get a new license. • Before the wedding, give the license to the person who’ll officiate at the ceremony. The officiant is required to review the license before conducting the ceremony. It’s a good idea to bring it to the rehearsal for go over it with the officiant, and of course bring it to the wedding. • After the ceremony, the officiant will complete and sign the license, and have it signed by bride, groom and at least one witness. • The officiant will return the license to the County Clerk’s office within 10 days of the ceremony, so it can be officially recorded. Once recorded, you can buy a copy of your wedding certificate (depending on the county, you don’t receive one automatically).

Where to Apply on the Peninsula You can apply at the County Clerk’s office any weekday (except holidays). In San Mateo and Santa Clara, you do not need an appointment. There county offices open at 8:00am and close at 4:30pm, so arrive before 4:00 to have time to complete the paperwork. In San Francisco county, you must first make an appointment to get your license.

San Mateo County Clerk

San Francisco County

Santa Clara County

555 County Center, First Floor Redwood City, CA 94063 650.363.4500 Their web page regarding licenses is: http://www.smcare.org/ clerk/marriage/ • Weekdays, 8:00am - 4:30pm. Arrive before 4:00 to have time to complete the paperwork • You can begin the process by filling in the online application. You must still go to the office to complete the process. You can fill out the form at the office if you prefer. • The fee is $78 for the license, payable by cash, debit card, Visa or Mastercard. • You can get a copy of the marriage certificate, after it is recorded, for $14.

San Francisco County Clerk City Hall, Suite 168 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA 94102 415.554.4950 Their web page regarding licenses is: http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=16 • In SF County, you must make an appointment for your license. Reservations are available Monday-Friday every half hour between 8:30 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. • The fee is $99, which you must pay when you schedule your appointment. They accept cash, money order, debit cards and personal checks. • You can get a copy of the marriage certificate, after it is recorded, for $21.

Clerk-Recorder’s Office East Wing, 1st Floor 70 West Hedding Street San Jose CA 95110 To read their web page regarding marriage licenses, go to: www.sccgov.org/ portal/site/rec, select Marriage Licenses from the left column, then select Applying for a Marriage License in the middle column. • Weekdays, 8:00am - 4:30pm. They require you to present your completed request by 4:15pm. You can fill in the PDF application at their website and bring it with you, or you can fill out the form at the office. • The fee is $79 for the license (and $2.50 convenience fee), payable by cash, check, or debit card. You can get a copy of the marriage certificate, after it is recorded, for $14.


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Hungry couples looking for an innovative twist on wedding grub needn’t look further than their own busy street corner. The growing popularity of food trucks have hooked a nation, spawning a reality TV series on Food Network and a still-booming Twitter craze. And now, they’re taking the wedding world by storm, with food-truck catering quickly becoming a fun way of doing something different. “Hiring a food truck for a late night snack during a wedding sets a much more casual, relaxed tone than a catered event and offers guests a unique dining experience that they’re not likely to have at amost weddings,” says Kate McEachern, Chief Cupcake Officer of Cupkates (CupkatesBakery.com). San Francisco’s first mobile cupcake truck. Couples considering a food truck should first of all make sure it fits the style of their wedding. The atypical nature of food truck catering – guests will essentially be eating street food out of the side of a parked van – means less of a folded-napkins-and-silverware environment, and something more laid back. Since food trucks usually target a unique food audience, owners suggest sticking to safer fare for a bigger guest list. “I recommend large parties go with items that are traditional crowd pleasers, such as … ribeye, barbecue pork and caprese,” says Nida Rodriguez, owner of the Slide Ride, a gourmet slider food truck. But smaller parties with more daring taste-testers will likely enjoy the thrill of the bizarre niche foods some trucks offer. The Fast Foodie is known for its “Globacos,” warm flour tortillas filled with different global cuisines. According to Lucca, the most popular wedding menu Globacos are Jamaican Me Crazy, a Jamaican beef curry with rice, and the Big Sexy, Puerto Rican rice with pigeon peas, marinated pork and fried plantains. 26 • PENINSULABRIDAL.COM Spring/Summer 2013


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For couples going the traditional dinner route who still want the fun of an on-site food truck, try using it for other elements of the wedding. Food trucks can be used for the appetizer portion, the late-night catering as guests leave the party or in-between the ceremony and reception to feed hungry guests. Aside from adding a unique flair to a wedding, food-truck catering is a great way to keep a food budget in check. According to the Bridal Association of America, the average catering bill for a wedding with 150 guests is $12,247. That’s about $82 per person. The Fast Foodie truck, as an example, typically charges $25 per person, depending on the menu. Rodriguez says she charges $3/$4 per slider, and a $150 truck fee. Just remember that not all food trucks are created equal. Size and equipment can limit what can and cannot be done. “The biggest thing I would say to anyone wanting to use a food truck is to find out how flexible each is with what they will make,” says Valent Lucca. “Some trucks will only service what is on their menu. Some will make whatever the couple wants.” She also points out that trucks are unable to acquire liquor licenses, so none of them serve alcohol. It’s possible to bring food truck service indoors, although the logistics are slightly different, and it may increase the price. Valent Lucca, who has catered indoor weddings with her truck, says that added staff is the biggest difference between indoor and outdoor catering. A bigger staff will be needed to transport the food from outside to the venue. “If the person needs servers and a more formal meal, usually a traditional caterer would fit their needs better,” she says. “A wedding is not more difficult than our normal course of business,” adds Rodriguez. “We are a full-catering service – we can and will bring the party indoors if requested.” Copyright © CTW Features

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Venues

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Nestled amongst breathtaking views of the San Jose Foothills, Cinnabar Hills Golf Club features a beautiful outdoor ceremony patio and large indoor banquet room. This exceptional wedding facility, coupled with our experienced staff, ensures your wedding will be all you dreamed of and more.

23600 McKean Rd., San Jose CA

408•323•7857

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City of Belmont

Rental Facilities

Perfect for Every Occasion... Weddings, Birthday Parties, Quinceanearas, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Family Reunion, Events, Social, Cultural, Club Events, Meetings, Seminars, Conferences, Baptisms and More... Twin Pines Community Center

Belmont Conference Center

20 Twin Pines Lane Accommodates up to 270 Dining/450 Assembly Kitchen, Patio, Meeting Rooms

550 Island Parkway Accommodates up to 170 Conference Hall, Meeting Room

Twin Pines Lodge

The Cottage

40 Twin Pines Lane Accommodates up to 125 Kitchen, Private Patio, Meeting Rooms

7 Cottage Lane Accommodates up to 30 For Intimate Gatherings

For Detailed Information on Rental Facilities Contact: Francis Mason (650) 637-2927 or (650) 595-7441 Fax: (650) 595-7419 Email: fmason@belmont.gov

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Coastal Setting Banquet Facility peninsula bridal

Located in the Scenic Princeton Harbor

The Perfect Location for Your Special Occasion

Full Service Restaurant and Bar the Events magic that a 250 guests) IntimateEnjoy or Large (up to JoiePrinceton de Vivre Hotel Historic Inn - Est. 1908

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WEDDINGS - RECEPTIONS - REHEARSAL DINNERS CORPORATE AND SOCIAL EVENTS

459 Prospect Way, Princeton By The Sea, CA 94019 (650) 728-8108 www.mezzalunabythesea.com 1085 E. El Camino REal, SunnyvalE 408-247-0800

Coastal Setting Banquet Facility Located Coastal Setting Banquet Facility in the Scenic Princeton Harbor Located in the Scenic Princeton Harbor

Harbor Village - 240 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay CA 94019 (650) 560-0137 www.mezzalunabythesea.com

Full Service Restaurant and Bar

Full Service Restaurant and Bar Large Events (up to 250 guests) Intimate or Large EventsIntimate (up to 250 or guests) Historic Princeton Inn - Est. 1908 Historic Princeton Inn - Est. 1908

459 Prospect Way, Princeton By The Sea, CA 94019 (650) 728-8108 www.mezzalunabythesea.com

459 Prospect Way, Princeton By The Sea, CA 94019 (650) 728-8108 www.mezzalunabythesea.com Spring/Summer 2013Setting PENINSULABRIDAL.COM • 33 Coastal Banquet Facility


peninsula bridal First Floor Dining Room 150 People Tables of 40 No room charge!

www.dinetarragon.com

Banquet Room 2nd Floor Capacity 250

Located in the heart of downtown Sunnyvalle, Tarragon is a wonderful place for for a full banquet event. Our varied menu options will be sure to fulfill your culinary tastes and your budget requirements.

140 South Murphy Ave. Sunnyvalle CA 94086 408-737-8003 info@dinetarragon.com

Questions to ask when choosing a venue: • • • • • • • • • • •

What’s the décor like? Does it fit your style, colors and budget? Will you have to spend a lot of money to make it beautiful? Is there a space for the bride & groom to change? Do they have an in-house caterer and do you like the food? Can you bring in your own caterer? Are there overtime charges? Is there a wedding coordinator on-site? Is there a back-up plan if the location is outdoors? Are candles allowed? Do they have a liquor license?

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We offer complete wedding packages for upscale celebrations and added value bundles for budget conscious couples. 355 Santana Row | San Jose, Ca | www.hotelvalencia-santanarow.com | 408.423.5487

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www.GambleGarden.org

650-329-1356

1431 Wav er ley S t r ee t, Pa lo a lt o Ca 94301 Spring/Summer 2013 PENINSULABRIDAL.COM • 35


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Campus Center Rentals

West Valley College

Make Your Memories With Us

Our beautiful, historic and eco-friendly property provides the perfect setting for your celebration.

For Information and a Tour

408-354-2346

weddings@presentationcenter.org 19480 Bear Creek Road, Los Gatos, CA www.presentationcenter.org

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A beautiful park-like setting for the bride on a budget. Room for up to 400 guests.

Call for a tour | 408-741-2006 14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070


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Affordable Style for Priceless Memories Large Elegant Ballroom Seats Up To 375! Full Bar & Extensive Wine List

Peninsula Italian American Social Club 100 North B St. San Mateo, CA 94401 650-343-7981 • www. peninsulasocialclub.org

Call our special events manager

Tony Vitrano

Essentials for a Bridal Emergency Kit • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Sewing Kit, including safety pins and small scissors Clear nail polish (helpful for stocking runs) Nail file Nail polish in the bride’s shade Makeup (you’ll probably have this there anyway1) Straws (for drinking without messing up lipstick Extra stockings Hairspray Brush and comb Bobbypins and hair elastics Hairdryer Static-cling spray Tissues Handkerchiefs Lint brush Earring backs Iron Baby powder (also useful for getting out

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last-minute spills on a white dress) Eye-drops (look for redness reducing) Contact lens solution Acid relief Smelling salts Antacid Mints Tampons and pads Headache medicine (bring two different kinds in case one of the bridal party is allergic) Band-Aids

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Quick Guide To Our Venues... Location

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Belmont Conference Center

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California Catering Co.

233 W 20th Ave, San Mateo 650-345-4881 x1, www.californiacateringsanmateo.com

Cinnabar Hills Golf Club Crowne Plaza

4290 El Camino, Palo Alto 650-857-0787, www.crownplaza.com

Crown Plaza-Foster City

1221 Chess Drive, Foster City 650-570-5700, www.crownplaza.com

Dinah’s Garden Hotel & Trader Vic’s 4261 El Camino Real Palo Alto 650-273-5111, www.dinahshotel.com

The Domain Hotel

1085 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale 408.247.0800, www.jdvhotels.com

Embassy Suites SF Airport-Waterfront

150 Anza Blvd, Burlingame 650-342-4600, www.sfoburlingame.embassysuites.com

Emerald Hills Lodge & Golf Course

938 Wilmington Way, Redwood City 650-369-1991, www.emeraldhillslodge.com

Fox Theatre

2223 Broadway St, Redwood City 650-FOX-7770, www.foxrwc.com

Four Seasons

2050 University Ave, East Palo Alto 650-566-1200, www.fourseasons.com/paloalto

Gamble Garden

1431 Waverly St, Palo Alto 650-329-1356, www.gamblegarden.org

Half Moon Bay Golf Links

2 Miramontes Point Road Half Moon Bay 650-726-1000, www.hmbgolflinks.com

Hotel Valencia

355 Santana Row, San Jose 408.551.0010, www.hotelvalencia-santanarow.com

Kohl Mansion

2750 Adeline Dr. Burlingame 650-762-1130, www.Kohl-Mansion.com

MacArthur Park

27 University Ave. Palo Alto 650-321-9990, www.macarthurparkpaloalto.com

Marriott - SFO Waterfront

1800 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame 650-259-6622, www.marriott.com/sfobg

Marriott Fremont-Silicon Valley

46100 Landing Pkwy, Fremont 510-413-3774, www.marriott.com/fremont

Rehearsals Post Wedding Brunch

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550 Island Pkwy, Belmont 650-595-7441, www.belmont.gov

23600 McKean Rd, San Jose 408.323.7814, www.cinnabarhills.com

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Quick Guide To Our Venues... Location Mezza Luna Italian Restaurant

459 Prospect Way, Princeton by the Sea, Half Moon Bay 650-728-8606, www.mezzalunabythesea.com

Oceano Hotel and Spa

280 Capistrano Rd. Half Moon Bay 650 726 5400, www.oceanohalfmoonbay.com

Peninsula Italian American Social Club 100 N. B St, San Mateo 650.343.7981, www.peninsulasocialclub.org

Presentation Center

19480 Bear Creek Rd, Los Gatos 408.354.2346, www.presentationcenter.org

Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa 4549 Cross Rd, Livermore 925-606-8855, www.purpleorchid.com

Quadrus

2400 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park 650-854-2342, www.quadrusconference.com

Radisson Hotel SF Airport

5000 Sierra Pt Pkwy, Brisbane 415-467-4400, www.radison.com

Ralston House

1500 Ralston Ave. Belmont 650-508-3501, www.ralstonhall.com

Rengstorff House

3070 N Shoreline Bvld, Mountain View 650-903-6088, www.mountianview.gov

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Ristorante Don Giovanni

San Mateo County History Museum 2200 Broadway, Redwood City 650-299-0104, www.historysmc.org

Sam’s Chowder House

Sea Nymph Vineyards

19900 Sherman Island Crossing Rd. Sherman Island 925-778-1900, www.seanymphvineyards.com

Sunol Valley Golf Club

6900 Mission Road, Sunol 925-862-2408, www.sunolvalley.com

Tarragon

1405 S Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale 408-737-8003, www.dinetarragon.com

Thomas Fogarty Winery

19501 Skyline Blvd. Woodside 650-851-6777, www.fogartywinery.com

Twin Pines Community Center 20 Twin Pines Ln, Belmont 650-637-2927, www.belmont.gov

Twin Pines Lodge

40 Twin Pines Ln, Belmont 650-637-2927, www.belmont.gov

Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center

6650 Golf Course Dr., Burlingame 866-966-3009, www.wedgewoodbanquet.com

Rehearsals Post Wedding Brunch

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235 Castro St., Mountain View 650-961-9749, www.dongiovannis.com

4210 Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay 650-712-0245, www.samschowderhouse.com

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Ristorante Don Giovanni 235 Castro St, Mountain View 650-961-9749 www.dongiovannis.com

Caffe Riace 200 Sheridan Ave, Palo Alto 650-328-0407 www.cafferiace.com

Sam’s Chowder House 4210 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay 650-712-0245 www.samschowderhouse.com

Carpaccio 1120 Crane St, Menlo Park 650-322-1211 www.carpaccios.com

Tarragon 1405 Murphy, Sunnyvale 408-737-8003 www.dinetarragon.com

Habana Cuba Restaurant 238 Race St, San Jose 408-998-CUBA (2822) www.998cuba.com

Vault 164 164 South B St, San Mateo 650-348-8164 www.vault164.com

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located in the heart of downtown san mateo ideal for showers, rehearsal dinners, post wedding celebrations contact erika hoff 650.515.7858 or erika@vault164.com

164 south b st. (at 2nd), downtown san mateo 650.348.8164 www.vault164.com

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The perfect venue for wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners

Experience a taste of Sicily!

Free private rooms for up to 60 guests indoors • 200 guests in our outside patio

(650) 328-0407

Private Dining Manager Robert Miguel

Caffe Riace

200 Sheridan Ave, Palo Alto CA 94306 Lunch Mon - Fri 11:30 - 2:30 Dinner Mon - Sat 5:00 - 10:00 PM

HABANA CUBA Top 50 BEST

Spanish Restaurants in The Country -Hispanic Magazine

Peninsula’s Best ReheaRsal DinneRs Up To 25 Guests

Rehersal Dinners • LARGE Groups We Are the Back Yard Wedding Experts Catering • We Do It All!

Northern Italian Cuisine

“Carpaccio once again has been voted our best Italian restaurant. No wonder. It has many things going for it: consistently good food, handsome decor, and a gracious host, managing partner Ciya Martorana, who knows everyone in town.”

Open for lunch Monday to Friday Light Lunches 2-5pm Open for Dinner Monday to Sunday

238 Race StReet San Jose 408.998.2822 www.998cuba.com

1120 Crane Street Menlo Park 650.322.1211 www.carpaccios.com Spring/Summer 2013 PENINSULABRIDAL.COM • 41


Guest Accomodations peninsula bridal

Best Western Plus/Grosvenor Hotel

Cupertino Inn

380 S Airport Blvd, S San Francisco 650-722-7141 www.grosvenorsfo.com

10889 N De Anza Blvd, Cupertino 408-996-7700

Courtyard by Marriott

Grand Hotel

655 Creekside Way, Campbell 408-626-9590 www.marriott.com

865 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale 408-720-8500 www.svgrandhotel.com

Crown Plaza

Pacifica Beach Resort

1221 Chess Dr, Foster City 650-295-6105 www.eventscp.com

525 Crespi Dr, Pacifica 650-355-9999 www.pacificabeachresort.com

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www.cupertinoinn.com


DJs & Videography peninsula bridal

Disc Jockey- Wedding Specialists Winner of The Knot “Best of Weddings 2012”

A Perfect Impression 281 Hartz Ave, Danville 925-215-1135 or 510-887-8100 www.baywed.com

Mark Welch Entertainment 800-693-5003 www.marchwelchentertainment.com

Spintronix 510-326-6158 www.spintronix.com

Verducci Entertainment 1013 Pardee St., Berkeley 415-545-8635 www.verduccies.com

925.215.135 or 510.887.8100 baywed.com

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415-545-8635

925-215-1135 or 510-887-8100 www.baywed.com

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Transportation peninsula bridal

A Cut Above Limo & Party Bus 510-714-7888 www.calilimoservice.com

Corinthian Transportation 408-593-4076 www.corinthiantransportation.com

Fancy Ferriage by Horse & Carriage 925-228-7766 www.fancyferriage.com

Finesse Limousine Service 925-634-7303 www.finesselimo.com

Prestige Limousine 925-691-7000 www.prestigelimousine.com

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Welcome to A Cut Above Limousine LLC, the premier limousine company in Northern California. A Cut Above Limo LLC sets the industry standard in limousine and transportation services. We pride ourselves in customer safety, satisfaction, and on time services, all while maintaining a professional atmosphere that promises to be a great time.

510.714.7888 www.Calilimoservice.com


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Prestige Limousine

CALL FOR SPECIAL WEDDING PACKAGE

Bay Area - Napa

$325

BACHELOR & BACHELORETTE PARTIES

NAPA VALLEY TOUR • Our wine tour features the most popular wineries and some hidden gems. • We will work with you to get the tour you want. • Our tours include door to door service so you don’t have to worry about driving.

Toll Free

SPECIAL 6 HOURS FOR 6 PEOPLE

CLUBBING BAR HOPPING

• What a beautiful gift for the soon to be ex bachelor bachlorette. • Have a party on wheels in a luxurious limow. • Give them a send off they will never forget.

800-551-9664

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• No better way to hit the town. • Package includes fully stocked bar. • Most places driven gets you in front of the line.

925-691-7000

www.prestigelimousine.com

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Fancy Ferriage by Horse & Carriage Established 1993

Your dream come true... www.fancyferriage.com

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Lighting peninsula bridal

Illuminating Receptions Looking to Take Your Reception from Ho-Hum to Dazzling? Lighting is one of the most important elements for a gorgeous party. Here’s how to make your table shine. Relying on house lighting can only get you so far in creating the right mood. Light switches and recessed lights can’t properly accent the dance floor, the floral arrangements and even the sumptuous buffet a couple may have planned. Hiring an illumination professional can ensure guests will “ooh” and “aah” once they arrive at the ceremony and can help couples stamp their signature on the happy affair. “Lighting helps create contrasts at a wedding in terms of colors, textures and shapes, making a beautiful visual statement,” says Lani Ballonoff, owner of LBPS Events in Santa Barbara, Calif., which specializes in wedding production services. “We’re finding that it’s becoming more popular. Couples are thinking about it ahead of time instead of at the last minute.” Ballonoff, who has a background in theatrical design, suggests accenting some things, but not everything. Washing the room in a certain color, such as amber or peach, can be flattering for skin tones and create a warm glow to make guests feel comfortable. But, the color may not do justice for those orchid centerpieces. And darker 46 • PENINSULABRIDAL.COM Spring/Summer 2013

shades, such as a purple wash, can make a green salad look gray and un-appetizing. Pin spots, which are focused beams of light that shine directly onto an object, are a better way to highlight flowers, food and even bars and make the items pop. For the dance floor, couples have options that extend beyond the disco ball, whose presence at weddings is more of a mockery these days. Pattern projection, with the help of gobos, or circular stencils capped over a light, can help create a focal point and separates the dance floor from the reception. Couples can choose to have their monograms or messages projected on the dance floor. Images can also relate to the theme of the wedding, such as a vine pattern for a wedding taking place in wine country. The cost for lighting can vary depending on the wedding and it’s size. Ballonoff says his fees for weddings have averaged $3500. He points out that sometimes brides, looking for a venue that can accommadate a lot of people, can choose a less expensive, non-descript place and let the lighting specialists transform it into a memorable backdrop with pin spots and even the draping of fabric. “We can recreate anything into something special,” Ballonoff says.


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Favors, Etc.

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Bravium 650-207-8314 www.bravium.com

Gift Gallery 2720 Mowry Ave, Fremont 510-793-2772 www.giftgalleryfremont.biz

Sugar Treats 408-497-6804 www.sugartreesweetsandtreats.com

Prince and Princess Sitters 866-685-0450 www.pandpsitters.com

Donna Serrano

408.781.2448 www.slumberpartiesbydonnaserrano.com AD 106795

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