The "most important and expensive day" of your life is now here!
Learn countless wedding saving tips for Sandra Burnett, the professional bridal consultant. Use designed tools, ideas, road-map with forms and 35 years of her catering experience - Burnett is also and award winning La Chaine Chef and had some extra menu tips too!
Most brides have a budget, and these videos will teach you what to say to vendors and how to say it.
Learn how to have more money for your wedding gown, wedding reception, and even your honeymoon! From wedding flowers to photography, you need to know.
~Save time and money with Secret Wedding Savings!
You are at the right place, at the right time. Enjoy this course designed to help you on this magical journey to your wedding. Our #1 goal is to show you ways to save money and time. Thank you for sharing the journey with Secret Wedding Savings.
You need to think ahead and plan with a professional by your side! Here you can better understand the years of experience I bring to your wedding plans!
Please make sure you download the the files. The Timeline will help you so much!!
Understand that an RSVP can save you well into the $100's of dollars!
Make sure you get a less expensive price for children, quote for you when you are reserving the caterer.
Remember when you give your "final count" of guests to the caterer, keep the children counted separately.
The last week prior to the wedding, there is so much excitement going on, that you might forget!
Family members tend to offer "What can I do?" So if you are catering your own wedding, add butler service for fun. Or share with your caterer, to make your special day even more festive.
Here are two for you to use, if you like! To see much more go to the Chef Plus Lecture.
Bartering is great! Exchanging checks keeps the bookkeeping easy. Sometimes there are actually bartering companies that offer this as a full service, like ITEX barter group.
Consider bartering or making the gifts for your wedding party too.
Every saving counts!
Yes, you are on Cloud 9 - but remember - Your Wedding Dress is a great place to SAVE !
I just love to save money for weddings!
Make sure you have a envelope box and not just an open basket for your "gift cards and checks" - you make not know all your guests!
If your wedding is in a busy hotel, make sure someone greets guests, to make sure you do not have any visitors! Yes, this happens.
Do you know what important questions to ask for using Transportation?
Look for recommendations!!
Some important information for your Beverage Service
Do not announce a last call. This is important, because you do not want people drinking up till the end of the reception. Make sure the bar closes 30 minutes minimum prior to you leaving. You might wish to have a coffee bar set up and served with your cake cutting. This might even decrease the consumption of alcohol, which is important if you are paying for a consumption bar.
Do not put a large deposit down, over six months in advance. The company may go out of business.
Have your attorney look over all contracts with your vendors.
Check out for a wonderful recommendation and savings!
Would you like 10,000 extra miles on your credit card? Never hurts to ask!!!
It is advisable to talk to your insurance agent to see what kind of coverage you can extend for this special day, especially if you are hosting your reception at your home. You should be able to obtain a liability policy specifically for the event.
This is a great place to add, my Chef talents! I am enclosing some examples of my butler presentations used in my catering company.
We would cater, using our "butler service" for guests waiting in banquet line, that way the guests felt served in a style they so deserved!
Remember to share with your caterer, to make your special day even more festive.
Hi! I'm Sandra. I know more about catering then I EVER expected to know!
Over 35 years ago I started building, what turned out to be, "an award-winning" catering company with about 50 employees. Most were part time! Built a 14,000 Banquet Facility, ran a huge off premise division and limousine company.
With my expert advice, I can save you time, maybe hundreds or thousands of dollars!
Yes, I have catered thousands of wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners and events!
Now, I am passionate about helping Brides
Have more time to celebrate!
Experience less bridal planning stress!
There are just so many ways to save when booking receptions, and most brides, (and parents), are clueless when it comes to how our industry actually works.
Do you know the art of "wedding reception negotiating?"
My Catering Company was voted a national finalist in Catering Magazine AND I am la Chaine Chef. One year we grossed 1.8 million in revenue.
I say this to let you know, I am a professional from this service industry.
Yes, I DO know this business, but enough about me....
I want to give you the tools and tips to "save money" on probably the most expensive day of your life!
This is what led me to create Secret Wedding Savings and more....
Sign up and find out the real secrets, the questions to ask and forms to use! Now that you found the person you will spend your life with, let me teach you - so you have more money for the honeymoon or maybe a down-payment on your home!
This is next best decision, you should make!