- Are you planning a Tampa Bay/Sarasota area wedding?
- Do you enjoy brunch and mimosas?
- Do you love looking at wedding inspiration online, but find it frustrating to narrow down your vendor selection?
- Are you lost when it comes to knowing how much you should spend to hire quality wedding professionals?
- Do you want wedding planning advice from the area's top experts so that you can make the most educated decisions for your wedding?
Then you are a “Bride Who Brunches!”
Join us Sunday, April 15, 2018, from 1-2:30 p.m. for brunch and mimosas at the stunning waterfront South Tampa wedding venue Westshore Yacht Club for Brides Who Brunch.
Indulge in a sweet and savory breakfast and sip champagne, as you meet other engaged couples and ask our panel of experts your wedding planning questions!
This intimate wedding planning event has limited ticket availability.
The brunch menu will include: Vegetable Egg Frittata, Chicken Strudel with Spinach & Smoked Gouda, Belgium Waffles with Whipped Cream, Strawberry Syrup, Whipped Butter, Maple Syrup and Banana Fosters Syrup, Bay Club Citrus Salad with Baby Lettuce, Mandarins, Cranberries Goat Cheese & House Made Citrus Vinaigrette, Fresh Fruit Luxuries with Orange Blossom Honey Yogurt.
And you can't have brunch without the Bubbly Bar with Prosecco, Blueberries, Orange Juice and Cranberry Juice and Bloody Mary Bar!
WEDDING EXPERT PANEL:
Staci Mandikas is the owner and principle wedding planner & designer of UNIQUE Weddings + Events. She has spent over a decade specializing in unique wedding concepts and working with couples that are looking to do something truly different for their wedding. Staci was awarded Tampa Bay Business Journal's Favorite Wedding Planner, as well as National Association of Catering and Events Rising Star and Wedding of the Year. UNIQUE Weddings + Events is also continually recognized by countless features in magazines and online publications, including Marry Me Tampa Bay!
Alicia Rohan owner of A&P Designs is a boutique custom wedding invitation studio and letterpress & foil print shop. We are owned & managed by a husband & wife team. A&P started over nine years ago and with a focus of providing quality heirloom printed products and offer our customers an affordable price.
2018 is Carrie Wildes and her team's 10 year anniversary of photographing weddings, events, and portraits with Carrie Wildes Photography! They are known for their timeless, photojournalistic style and turning their couples story into beautifully designed albums and artwork. Carrie's work has been featured in numerous blogs and magazines, including Professional Photographer of America, Life & Style Magazine, and Celebrity Cooking Magazine.
A native of North Carolina, Elaina Forbes Scronce brings with her a background in both interior design and event planning, and values the importance of personal touches, customer service and an attention to detail. Since starting Cotton & Magnolia in 2016, her boutique floral designs have been featured on Aisle Perfect, Borrowed & Blue, Orange Blossom Bride and Marry Me Tampa Bay.
Michele Renee Zerda is the Owner, Master Stylist and visionary behind Michele Renee The Studio, an award winning team of hair & makeup artists providing ON LOCATION beauty services throughout Florida and beyond. With a career spanning almost two decades, she has had the opportunity to work with many celebrity clientele including Jill Zarin, Coach Jon Gruden and the late Rue McClanahan. She is always ecstatic to see her work in print and on television, but is most grateful for the opportunity to help women look and feel their kind of beautiful for any event.
Christopher Grainger, owner of Graingertainment, is a lover of soul, funk, jazz, disco and hip hop and has been DJ/MC'ing weddings since 2008.
Paulina Bartnicka has been in the events industry ever since she can remember as her Mom was an event planner. She started in catering as one of her first jobs and continued to learn everything she could over the years. She is now the PR and Marketing Director helping award winning Amici’s Catered Cuisine showcase their talent in presentation and delicious cuisine.
Lilianna (Lela) Haas purchased Jon's Bridal in 2016 and renovated it into Truly Forever Bridal. She transitioned from owning a spa for 20 years into the bridal industry. She is passionate about excellent service and inventory for each and every customer. Her long-term mission is to help couples have healthy, long lasting, marriages.