La Dolce Idea Weddings & Soirees Reviews

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Caroline · Married on 10/14/2017

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    I can't stress enough the importance of hiring professionals like Sabrina who have been doing weddings for years and truly love what they do. In the weeks leading up to our wedding she was fast to respond to any questions and worked with our vendors to confirm every detail. Her timelines and checklists are incredibly thorough which kept the entire day organized and stress free. Day of Sabrina and her team went above and beyond to make sure everything was perfect. I truly don't know what we would have done without her.

    Sent on 11/26/2017
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    La Dolce Idea Weddings & Soirees's reply:

    Thank you so much, Caroline! It's been a pleasure and a privilege to be part of your special day and I had a lot of fun at your wedding. You and Kyle are a wonderful couple and I wish you all the best!
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    Allen · Married on 07/29/2017

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    ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! My Husband and I were so grateful and happy with Sabrina's attention to detail and unobtrusive approach to handling everything. On the day of, she did everything within her power to make us feel safe and calm. I can't say enough about how GREAT Sabrina is. Not only that, I am in the Event Design business. I know what to expect and she exceeded my wishes tenfold. - Allen Hidalgo

    Sent on 12/19/2017
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    Zahra · event on 04/16/2017

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    Sabrina was a pleasure to work with and was always quick with her replies. She was able to re create everything I had in mind and would definitely recommend her to anyone.

    Sent on 05/01/2017

    La Dolce Idea Weddings & Soirees's reply:

    Thank you so much for your kind words, Zahra! It was an absolute pleasure to create a unique experience for you and your fiance'
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    Jereme · Married on 04/01/2017

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    Great team! that was super responsive and really kept everything in check for us day of. Seemed like they were everywhere! Helping with flowers, setup, coordinating people, pacing, and when necessary guarding the desserts from the little ones. Recommend working with them in the San Diego area. We had an A+ experience.

    Sent on 04/10/2017

    La Dolce Idea Weddings & Soirees's reply:

    Thank you for your kind words, Jereme! It was a privilege to be part of your special day, and we truly enjoyed every single minute. Congratulations again on your life together!
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    Michelle · Married on 11/05/2016

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    Sabrina is everything you want in a wedding coordinator and more. She's so organized and amazing and I feel so grateful she was there to make our wedding a dream wedding. Thank you Sabrina!

    Sent on 11/14/2016
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    Jan · event on 09/24/2016

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    Sabrina is the ultimate party planner. We had one idea: a catered 60's party to celebrate our joint 60th birthdays. She came up with the most appropriate 60's paraphernalia: from the psychedelic tablecloths to the lava lamps to the classic 60's VW bus photobooth to the 60's-inspired signature drinks. Even the cake/cookies were psychedelic masterpieces. She is cost-conscious and works with many vendors to get the best deals. The party was held in our smallish backyard and she transformed it into a beautiful outdoor plaza with marketplace lighting, a bar and seating for 50 people! Sabrina takes care of everything. My husband and I were able to enjoy our party while she made sure it all ran smoothly. We used her services for our 50th birthday party and will definitely contact her again for our 70th!!

    Sent on 11/01/2016
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    Bishoy · Married on 09/05/2016

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    Sabrina is a wonderful wedding planning with so much open mind and most important thing she has so much patience with us.. Always on top of everything and quick responds during the day. She has a lot of ideas and recommendations and never push you for any of them. Fast response whenever we need anything once we texted her she responded within 10 minutes. Our wedding was in hotel del Coronado we didn't feel any stress during the day because of her professionalism. He recommend a very professional vendors and we used some of them. All of them did amazing. Highly recommended and we appreciate all your hard work with us. Mark and Christine

    Sent on 10/21/2016
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    Michelle · Married on 07/24/2016

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    Sabrina is the best wedding coordinator I could have ever asked for. She thought of every detail, even the ones I didn't know to think about. She made our day a dream day and I am forever grateful to her!

    Sent on 11/14/2016
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    Christina · Married on 03/25/2016

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    Sabrina was amazing!! Selecting our wedding planner was one of the most important parts of our wedding and we wanted to make sure that we found the best one in town. WOW, we definitely did!! Thank you so much, Sabrina, for making our dream wedding come true!! Sabrina was extremely professional, helpful, responsive, patient, detail-oriented, organized, and well prepared. She though everything through far before we could, and had any of our questions answered right away. She also has an amazing reputation with other wedding vendors- such as DJs, videographers, photographers, venues, etc. and because everyone loves her, they will often offer a discount because she is your wedding planner. Grazie mille, Sabrina, for helping our dream wedding become a reality!! It was so much fun working with you and we had such a memorable time, thanks to you. You fit right in with our families, and we felt like we had known you forever! I highly recommend Sabrina to everyone-- trust us, you will be so grateful you did! Thank you Sabrina!!!!

    Sent on 03/30/2016

    La Dolce Idea Weddings & Soirees's reply:

    I'm flattered! Thank you for your very kind words! It was a privilege to be part of your special day and I'm glad to hear that you were able to enjoy your wedding :)
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    Patricia · Married on 01/30/2016

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    Sabrina Cadini was personable and a great listener to what we could do ourselves and what we needed help with. We are an older couple and she was extremely helpful with suggestions for handling all the generations that would attend the wedding. Her suggestions for vendors were right on; since I have hearing problems on the phone, I relied heavily on her to interact with the vendors which she did thoroughly and graciously. She was timely in reminding me when partial payments were due and meticulous in following up on gathering all the little things that really made the difference when the day finally arrived. She was there for me every step of the way from looking for a dress through collecting the unopened bottles of wine after the reception. She kept me calm when the details began to overwhelm me... for which I was most grateful. She was realistic about cost and practical at each step of the way. I would recommend her in heartbeat. Her calm sense of humor saw us through the wedding ceremony at the church through the reception at a local golf course.

    Sent on 01/31/2016
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    Brian · Married on 12/31/2015

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    If you want a wedding of a lifetime. . .

    Book Sabrina before you read this to make sure she is still available:

    I don't even know where to begin in my praises of Sabrina. She is professional, made our day an event than just a wedding, and. . .she has a lovely Italian accent you can listen to all day. My wife and I get along better than most couples and I can say Sabrina saved our marriage by not planning this event on our own. We thought about saving money by putting on a wedding on our own and were smart enough to think it through.

    Within hours of signing the contract, Sabrina had already worked wonders. She had a Pinterest account for us to share her ideas and she provided us vendors that saved us an amount greater than the services we purchased. She completely went above and beyond everything we had imagined which included speaking with all the vendors which I thought I would be confident in doing; I was not.

    Sabrina put us on a very doable schedule and we still procrastinated to the very day of the wedding. Even still Sabrina did not bat an eye and provided a wedding that far exceeding any of our expectations. Our entire wedding party loved her from the moment she said hello and we've had friends and family members make comments such as "wedding of the century" and "that won't be topped anytime soon". We can't even take credit for any of it other than we made the smart decision of booking La Dolce Idea.

    Ladies: You will fall in love with Sabrina from day 1 and her ideas will far exceed that perfect wedding you had dreamed about.
    Guys: I'm a guy that wanted to get married in a courthouse, loves football and couldn't imagine a wedding being worth the time or money investment. Sabrina saved me money, any potential wedding arguments, and had me talking about my wedding to everyone rather than football the following week.

    Sent on 01/23/2016

    La Dolce Idea Weddings & Soirees's reply:

    Thank you so much, Brian! I really appreciate your kind words. You and Serena were a fantastic couple, I enjoyed every single minute of the planning and of your wedding day. I already miss you guys!
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    Maggie · Married on 11/22/2015

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    Out of all of the decisions my husband and I made in the process of planning our wedding, choosing Sabrina as our wedding planner was by far the best one! She is very knowledgeable, experienced, and organized when it comes to every last detail, and I was amazed at how she made our vision come to life on our wedding day. Beyond her skill and expertise, her personality is so warm and pleasant, and her calm energy kept everyone in good spirits! She also has a wonderful eye for design and aesthetic details, which comes in handy. My husband and I are truly sad that our working relationship with Sabrina is over, we really miss her! We hope to have another big party someday and have her plan it. :) We would highly recommend Sabrina's services to anyone looking for an industry expert, and would assure them that they will be able to sit back and relax on their wedding day. You are in the best hands with Sabrina!

    Sent on 12/16/2015
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    lucina · Married on 04/11/2015

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    April 11th, 2015, had to have been the most flawless day in history! At least, that's the way our wedding went down in the books! Sabrina, by far was the best choice ever. The last thing someone wants on their wedding day is to have to worry about a thing. And that's exactly what we did, nothing! Sabrina, is the goddess of wedding planners. She coordinated every second of our beautiful day. The only thing we ever worried about was if our glasses were kept full and if we needed a touch up on our lip gloss. Actually, that's a fib, Sabrina even kept out glasses full through out our special day! She not only tailored to our every need, on this special day. She made herself always available, from the smallest details; personalizing our favors, decorating/arranging our beautiful cake table, holding our hands and reviewing every detail needed the day before, during our rehearsal, guiding us with a personalized checklist nearly a year before our wedding, endless emails and so much more! Our friends and family could not stop boasting about our wedding being....THE BEST WEDDING EVER! We owe this all to Sabrina and her amazing gifts of professionalism, efficiency and enthusiasm! Thank you Sabrina!

    Sent on 05/31/2015
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    Zack · Married on 09/20/2014

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    Sabrina quite literally saved our wedding. We had hired another wedding planner who was unable to perform, and Sabrina came in on 9 week's notice and was able to pull everything off without a hitch. She's unbelievably easy to work with, exceedingly nice, and very detail oriented. Sabrina is also highly responsive & well-respected in the industry, which made last minute planning that would not have otherwise been possible appear seamless to my (now) wife & me. During a very stressful period, she was able to take the pressure off of us so we could enjoy our wedding planning, again. I could not provide a more glowing recommendation for a wedding planner, and would highly recommend her for any and all event planning.

    Sent on 11/20/2014
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    Elizabeta · Married on 08/31/2014

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    Sabrina always respond to your request right away. She gives good advises, is very flexible in her schedules and ask all the questions she needs until she is sure she understood what the bride wants. She was our daughter's wedding planner, and then our daugther in law wedding planner and in both events she excelled.

    Sent on 12/15/2014
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    Tiffany · Married on 08/02/2014

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    Sabrina was great! She was extremely responsive and professional in all our interactions. She really made us feel like she was fully invested and personally interested in what we needed and wanted for our wedding. Everything on the day of the wedding went smoothly, and guests told me later that they were also impressed with Sabrina's professionalism and efficiency. I'd recommend her to anyone who wants a worry-free wedding!

    Sent on 01/11/2015
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    Sabrina · Married on 05/24/2014

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    I knew Sabrina was the perfect match the minute I met her. I think the same name is what initially prompted me to contact her, and I am so thankful that I did. Not only is she extremely professional, but she is so amazingly sweet, organized, chic, and above all - she makes her couples feel comfortable (this is key when planning such a big event). The biggest trait you'll see in Sabrina is her sense of calmness, which I think is pretty amazing considering her line of work. She never lost her cool, she had a great way of giving her input and offering amazing suggestions in a way that didn't seam pushy, but rather eye-opening. My husband and I were pretty much on our own with the wedding planning and all the decision making that went with it, but meeting with Sabrina made the process smooth and easy going. No doubt, I still stressed my butt off - mainly just working so much and not having family or friends around, but always keeping close ties with Sabrina via e-mail, texts & phone calls made it SO much helpful and easier, especially for a 300+ wedding like mine. I would highly highly recommend her. One of the best decisions I've ever made!

    Sent on 08/11/2014
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    Stephanie · Married on 05/17/2014

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    Sabrina was absolutely amazing! She is very detailed oriented and works hard to me sure your vision comes true.

    Sent on 05/25/2014
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    Jourdanne · Married on 11/02/2013

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    We love Sabrina! She's an angel sent from above. Our wedding was amazing thanks to her. We don't know what we would've done without her. She is organized, responsive and kind. She did an awesome job coordinating our wedding. I highly recommend you hire her for your wedding!

    Sent on 11/30/2013
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    Leah · event on 08/24/2013

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    Sabrina is so professional, trustworthy and classy. She makes all things beautiful.

    Sent on 11/18/2013
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    La Dolce Idea provides flexible alternatives for every budget. Very professional with great contacts that made our wedding even more special than we imagined.

    Sent on 05/20/2014
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    Courtney · Married on 08/18/2013

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    I work in the events industry and am a former wedding planner so as you can imagine my expectations were quite high for the wedding planner I was going to hire for my wedding. I can honestly say that Sabrina exceeded EVERY expectation. I couldn't have dreamed of a better wedding planner. Sabrina has an ease and patience about her that every bride as well as groom needs when planning the most import day of their lives. Her keen attention to detail, exceptionally creative mind, and extreme organization are among many of her amazing traits. I want to thank Sabrina from the bottom of mhy heart for making my wedding not only beautiful, but so perfectly coordinated. I will never stop referring Sabrina to my brides, friends, and family.

    Sent on 11/05/2013
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    Julita · Married on 05/03/2013

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    Hiring LA DOLCE IDEA was the best decision we made. Sabrina was extremely easy to work with, efficient and had wealth of knowledge.

    I was very money-conscious when hiring vendors. LA DOLCE IDEA was the BEST VALUE for money and the quality of service was outstanding.

    Sent on 05/10/2013
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    Jessica · event on 03/10/2013

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    The candy table was a huge hit with our guests. La Dolce Idea did everything from linen to gift tags and I didn't have to do a thing. The table was an event centerpiece but also a parting gift for our guests. I knew I was in good hands with La Dolce Idea and didn't have to worry about quality or quantity. Super creative too!

    Sent on 03/14/2013
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    Mary Kay · event on 12/31/2012

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    Sabrina was absolutely wonderful to work with...and her ideas and creativity made our event truly special. She went beyond my expectations and wildest dreams to deliver a beautiful party that was our style!
    I will be seeing her again soon as many people at the party wanted her info for their upcoming events!

    Sent on 01/08/2013

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