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Jennifer · Married on 02/17/2018
We used Creative Hands Cuisine for our wedding at the Secret Garden Event Center and were very pleased with our experience! I actually did all of my communication through our wedding planner at the venue so I can't speak for the responsiveness directly during the planning process but we were able to get all of our questions answered in a timely manner. We actually never did a taste testing so we were hoping for the best when we chose our menu selection. The food turned out incredible!! We had a buffet style dinner. All the food was fresh and hot and we got tons of compliments from our guests. We had a couple specialty meals for some family members and they enjoyed them as well. People kept telling us take make sure we took the time to actually sit down and eat and we definitely did and ate our whole plate of food! Servers and bartenders were great. Attentive and personable. Overall we had a great experience with Creative Hands!Sent on 03/17/2018
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:Thank you so much for the kind words, Jennifer! We wish you and Tyler an amazing marriage!
Rachel · Married on 02/09/2018
Creative Hands Cuisine was nothing short of helpful, flexible, and just a pleasure to work with. Their food and drinks were absolutely delicious and I have had many guests tell me since the wedding that the food was amazing! A HUGE thank you to Creative Hands Cuisine for their help to make my wedding day wonderful and also making my guests very happy!Sent on 03/21/2018
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:WOW thank you for the kind words, Rachel! It was a joy to work with you and Zachary!
Sara · Married on 02/03/2018
Everything was absolutely amazing. Everyone that attend our wedding was very pleased with the food and stated that was the best food they have ever had. Thank you all so much for making everything truly amazing for usSent on 03/08/2018
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:Thank you so much for the kind words, Sara! We wish you and Lance an amazing marriage!
Amanda · Married on 11/23/2017
Creative Hands has been so great and easy to work with this far. Our wedding is not until October, but they deserve the praise NOW. They are communicative, quick in responding to emails and will work with you. Not to mention, all of the staff we have so far come in contact with, are so nice and fun to be around. Not to mention, the food is outstanding! We cannot wait for our wedding day with Creative Hands.Sent on 03/30/2020
Cambria · Married on 11/18/2017
Sarah and her staff were a pleasure to work with. Our friends and family raved about our food from our wedding. My favorites were the Korean nachos from the food truck (Kruzin Cuisine), the basil lemonade, and the prickly pear flautas.Sent on 12/07/2017
Thanks for being so professional and easy to work with!
Chasen · Married on 11/11/2017
I admit I approached all catering options for our wedding with some healthy skepticism as I always believed it was hard to control high quality when preparing a lot of food. Boy was I so wrong.Sent on 11/21/2017
We met with Chef Doug Brochu at Creative Hands' office for our initial tasting and was absolutely floored by the food and the attentiveness to what we liked and didn't like. Fast forward to the chaos of our wedding day, I see none other than Chef Doug helping serve guests dishes and answering questions about the food. I was highly impressed to see how hard he worked in overseeing the quality of each dish with a personal touch.
After the wedding, everyone kept raving about how good the food was and I was in complete agreement. Seriously do yourself a favor and give these guys a chance.
Kirsten · Married on 10/20/2017
Creative Hands was such an easy company to work with. They accommodated our wishes quickly and developed meals that were perfect for our vibe and our guests. The favorite was the chicken and waffles dish! That was a huge compliment we received that our food was super good! We had them provide a food truck which was so fun for us! We mostly worked with Sarah N. and she was always so quick to respond. I would highly recommend them to any other couple looking for great service and seriously delicious food!Sent on 10/25/2017
Teresa · Married on 10/20/2017
Everyone loved the food, absolutely amazing! Service was exceptional.Sent on 11/03/2017
Karen · Married on 10/13/2017
Where do I begin! Doug, the chef, was so great to work with. Our tasting event went amazing. Not only was he so welcoming, professional and made our tasting so fun, the food he cooked was honestly high quality and delicious! He made our experience feel personal and his work ethic and passion for cooking shows effortlessly through his work. The day of our wedding, the presentstion of the plates were beautiful and timeliness of our dinner was exactly on schedule. The food exceeded our expectations. Our guests genuinely raved about the food the day after the wedding, it was THAT good!Sent on 10/25/2017
Thank you so much for making our wedding dinner memorable!
User3990283 · 2+ years ago
The food they prepared at my wedding was superbSent on 12/18/2016
Kelli · Married on 05/21/2017
Creative hands is an amazing caterer! They have unique dishes and everything is absolutely delicious. I have never had so many people come up to me and tell me how good the food was for an event! They were truly remarkable! I would use them again and again and again Everything from the desserts, to the side dishes, to their main dishes are amazing. And they have a way of decorating that is second to none!Sent on 09/13/2017
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:Oh my, Kelli! Thank you so very much for the kind words! Your wedding was a beautiful blending of family, and we couldn't be more happy for you!
Jean · Married on 04/15/2017
Creative Hands Cuisine was absolutely wonderful to work with, from the planning to the event execution! Sarah was an absolute pleasure, and always prompt and thorough in her responses. She made it so easy!!!Sent on 05/10/2017
On-site the food and staff were equally great! The food was delicious and we got tons of compliments. In addition to tasting great, people kept commenting on how pretty the food was! Presentation is important to me, so that was awesome to hear! Equally important to me, is the level of service, and I couldn't have been more pleased. All of the staff was smiling, upbeat and attentive. They seemed happy to be there, and made sure all guests were well-taken care of!
I highly recommend Creative Hands for your wedding! I can't thank them enough for helping make our wedding so wonderful!
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:Thank you so very much for the kind words, and thank YOU for including us on your big day! We wish you all the best with your new and exciting marriage.
A. · Married on 12/21/2016
Creative Hands surpassed our expectations at all stages of the process. Our venue limited us to five or six caterers, but we would have gone with CH regardless—their first email asked specific questions about our wedding, our food tastes, etc., & their coordinator, Sarah, emailed back promptly with a vision board & proposed menu that perfectly matched the aesthetic (& was within the budget) of our wedding, with seasonal ingredients. We wanted to switch out one of the sides, which was easy, & CH suggested something else delicious that fit within the menu as well.Sent on 05/18/2017
When it came time to meet with catering companies, we were shocked at how some companies either didn’t offer a tasting, or charged large amounts for tastings. CH did not fit into either of these categories—the tasting fee was reasonable, and the head chef himself came out and chatted with us at each dish.
Sarah kept in touch with us throughout the rest of the process, & made everything SO easy with set-up—she worked great with our venue coordinator, and suggested changes to our timeline that would help everything flow (we planned our own wedding, so really appreciated her helpful—but in no way overbearing—input).
On the day of the wedding, Sarah was there onsite, & we had our own waiter that was assigned to our table, who plated our meals for us (we had a buffet) & made sure we had enough food and drinks during dinner—this allowed us to finish eating & go mingle with our guests quickly. The waiters were all very friendly & professionally dressed, & it really seemed like CH had attended to all of the little details—while the wedding party was waiting prior to the start of the ceremony (in a separate location away from the guests), waiters came in to make sure that we were able to have the hors d’oeuvres as well.
Finally, (and most importantly to us), the food was GREAT. We really enjoyed it, and we had multiple guests tell us it was the best wedding food they had had.
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:WOW, Thank you, Amanda, for your amazingly kind words. These wonderful memories you now have are the reason we do what we do. We are so happy your wedding was just perfect. We wish you the best in your new marriage!
Stephanie · Married on 12/02/2016
Creative Hands Cuisine was incredible! Every piece of the meal was to die for. It is very nerve-racking as a bride to decide on what dishes to serve at your wedding and although I am convinced Creative Hands Cuisine could even make the most simple thing taste 5 star - they truly go above and beyond with their dishes. I was told by many people how delicious the food was - even some who are known to be picky eaters! The mashed potatoes were TO DIE FOR. So much so that I had people contacting me wanting the recipe!!! Thank you for being flexible, quick & responsive, and for making the dinner at my wedding nothing short of amazingly delicious. I loved every bit of my Secret Garden wedding.Sent on 12/15/2016
Christine · Married on 11/12/2016
I totally recommend Creative Hands to anyone looking for a caterer in the Phoenix/Sedona area. We got married last weekend at Tlaquepaque in Sedona AZ and both we and our guests RAVED about the food. We opted for planning our wedding from NY with 2 months notice ("vows & an epic dinner party") and put most decisions (beyond "Southwest") in Sarah's hands --- my own diet is Gluten Free & a large portion of our guests shared nut allergies and they were super accommodating. I've been photographing weddings for 8 years and thus have eaten a LOT of "wedding food" --- this group far exceeds the standards I have gotten used to when eating at weddings. It was delicious!Sent on 11/18/2016
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:WOW- thank you so much for the kind words, Christine! We wish you and Chris all the best with your new marriage and bundle of joy!
Kristen · Married on 12/05/2015
Chef Doug and the entire team at Creative Hands Cuisine were beyond amazing. The food is INCREDIBLE. They were also very flexible and creative in creating a our own customized menu. My husband is Indian and we wanted to make sure we had an interesting vegetarian option for many of his friends and family. Chef Doug created something new for us that was so delicious. When we had the tasting, we asked for a few small minor changes. He listened to our comments and made it even more incredible than before. SO many people at the wedding commented on how amazing the food was and said they had never had something so delicious...and especially at a wedding. I would definitely recommend Creative Hands Cuisine. If you're looking for something delicious, creative, and customized at your wedding instead of an old piece of stale chicken and veggies, pick this catering company!Sent on 02/04/2016
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:Thank you SO much for the kind words, Kristen! We wish all the best to you and Mandar!!
Alex · Married on 11/06/2015
Creative Hands Cuisine and Sarah did an amazing job for our wedding. We hired them to provide food, service and tableware. Sarah and her staff did a great job keep things organized and running very smoothly. I would highly recommend them to anybody else doing a wedding or any time of event that has the need for catering. A+ Service from the whole staff.Sent on 11/15/2015
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:Thank you so much Alex!!! It was such a pleasure to work with you and Casey. All of CHC and Secret Garden wish you the absolute best with your new marriage!
Angelica · Married on 10/23/2015
We had a wedding party of 125 guest, and every single guest left the wedding completely satisfied with the reception dinner. We had the beef tenreloin with mashed potatoes and a side of green beans..did I mention the food was awesome! For anyone who has thrown a party or even a big event, now you know that there is always someone who isn't happy with the food...but in this case, all of our guest were very happy with the food...they even wanted seconds!Sent on 11/01/2015
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:Thank you SO very much for the kind words, Angelica!! Wishing you and Jesus the best with your new marriage!
Miranda · Married on 10/22/2015
My husband and I recently used Creative Hands Cuisine for our wedding. They did a wonderful job with the service and with the food. All of our guests could not stop talking about how delicious the food was. My husband and I were extremely happy with the service they provided. Thank you Creative Hands Cuisine!Sent on 10/27/2015
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:Thank you so very much! We love hearing your kind words! Wishing you the best of luck.
Holly · Married on 05/01/2015
I don't know what is better their quality, presentation, or taste. Amazing food! our guests loved it. We booked these guys before ever tasting their food and I was a bit nervous about that, but it turned out great. Our mixed salad was a piece of art. It was so incredible. They helped pour wine during dinner which I did not expect, it made the dinner that much more special. really enjoyed working with Sarah. They were incredibly flexible!Sent on 05/13/2015
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Natalie · Married on 04/24/2015
Chef Doug, Camille and Sarah are great! They are so friendly and really helped us make decisions with budget was a factor. They not only catered our wedding but they did are rehearsal as well. They are the new owners of the Secret Garden and they have really given that place an upgrade!Sent on 05/08/2015
I would work with this team over and over again! Thank you for making our wedding as special as it was!
Trina · Married on 04/11/2014
Creative Hands Cuisine was awesome! We were married at Stonebridge Manor and this is the vendor they use for catering. The food was delicious! We received so many compliments from our guests. Chef Doug even came out to us after the ceremony to see how we were doing! We highly recommend Creative hands cuisine for anyone who wants a five star dining experience for their guests! Thank you Chef Doug!Sent on 04/25/2014
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:Thank you so very much for your kind words regarding our services! We wish you all the best with you marriage and hope to work with you again soon!
Samantha · Married on 04/04/2014
I loved the food even before I tasted it! Reading the menu makes you hungry! My husband and I used Creative Hands Cuisine through Stonebridge Manor but I believe they could handle anywhere! The tasting was great, I wish I could do another one! The food at the wedding turned out amazing, we did buffet style and almost every table went back for seconds!!! I was so pleased with what we chose for food from the hor d'oeuvres to the veggies. Everything turned fantastic! Lots of compliments and the food. The service was also great! Very professional and kind. Definitely recommend! Big thank you to Creative Hands Cuisine for making our wedding that much better!!Sent on 04/30/2014
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Nicki · Married on 01/25/2014
The food was to die for! Everyone who came to our wedding couldn't say enough good things about the food. Chef Doug had so many great suggestions and was so easy to work with!Sent on 04/23/2014
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:Thank you for the review! Chef Doug is pretty amazing, and we are so glad you enjoyed all of our services!
User3931344 · 2+ years ago
We had an excellent dinner at our reception, thanks to Creative Hands Cuisine. Everyone was commenting on how delicious everything was, from the green beans to the roast beef. I would definitely recommend them to be your own wedding caterer.Sent on 02/25/2014
Creative Hands Cuisine's reply:Thank you so much for the kind words! We hope all of your wedding memories are truly unforgettable and we wish you the best in this new marriage!