Hats off to Minoti and the Vermilion Weddings team!!!! They are just unbeatable! We hired Vermilion Weddings for our wedding in August of 2017 and she was just fantastic! Her demeanor, professionalism, and friendliness is what won us over! From the minute you start conversations with her, she's extremely friendly, helpful, and organized. We spoke to many Planners while we were shopping around and she was the best one by far! She took the time to explain each bit to us - the first call was almost 45 minutes! She was so helpful in just helping us understand the tasks of wedding planning and had a perfect visual to accompany the explanations. Some of the calls with other planners only lasted 5-10 minutes and we came out feeling super confused.
When we started working with Minoti, she would send us constant updates, both formal and informal (this was a big win for my husband!) I swear the minute she said "Status Dashboards and Workstream Management Tools" he said, "We're in!" I worked in investment banking and consulting for a number of years and you can tell that her background is in professional services with how organized she is with trackers, following up, and visuals! This helped us a lot during our planning process! And on top of everything, Minoti truly becomes your friend through this process! We both individually and together relied on Minoti to help us through some of the emotional processes of wedding planning. She really works hard to make sure that everyone is happy! She would speak to us and give us guidance on how to communicate certain things with our parents and elders. I almost felt like she was our therapist and our best friend!
Everything on the wedding day went really well! She was absolutely fantastic! Leading up to the wedding, she created a timeline, connected with all the vendors and the wedding day was absolutely wonderful! She completely absorbed all of our stress that we had and made it her own.
I'm a big Hindi movie buff and her favorite line was "Main Hoon Naa!" She absolutely lived up to the expectation! We can't say enough about Minoti and Vermilion Weddings and the company she's built! We miss hearing from her every few days!
Hiring Minoti and Vermilion Weddings was the best decision I've ever made! She completely took all the stress of wedding planning away from me and did a wonderful job!
We hired Minoti for our wedding planning and she was just fantastic! Words cannot express how happy my Fiancé and I are with Minoti Mehta and the entire Vermilion Weddings team. Her demeanor, professionalism, and friendliness are unparelleled. From the minute we signed with her, we knew we were in great hands as we were referred to her through a friend (one of her past Clients). She was always there for us through each step of the wedding planning process - whether we needed a mental break or had a series of questions regarding the different events, Minoti was always there to help. She managed to communicate to our families and run interference as needed when it came to vendors. She made sure we were okay every step of the way, at every point she would ask, "How are we feeling about this? Are we okay? Are we happy? I want to make sure you guys are happy." When you hire a wedding planner, you're looking to hire someone who helps ease the pain of wedding planning, not alienate you from the process. Every step of the way, my Fiancé and I got to choose what vendors we wanted, what the vision was, and Minoti helped solidify everything.
We cannot emphasize how professional her work was! Minoti would send out status dashboards and budget trackers to help make sure that everyone was on the same page - the parents, the vendors, herself, and us. My husband absolutely loved these as he also has a background in Project Management! On the day of the event, the entire team worked together to bring our vision to reality. I'm a total control freak and I love to be "in the know" for everything. Minoti knew this and said to me "sit down, let me take care of it" and she absolutely did! She took care of everything! Because she knew how much of a control freak I can be, she gave me updates throughout the day so I could lessen my anxiety.
Our entire family and everyone at the wedding all agreed that hiring Minoti and Vermilion Weddings was the best thing we could do for our wedding!
Monika & Vishal
Perfection is what a wedding coordinator is hired for... But you get more than that with Vermilion! Polite, cordial, timely, great listener and always there to go above and beyond what's promised. All our events started on time and ended on time. Great job working with all our vendors and family that helped too. Everyone enjoyed working with Vermilion. All the pre-event work was done to perfection!!! Will use for other relatives weddings and continue referring to friends too.
-Mehul & Sonia
Planning an Indian wedding is not an easy task! We were fortunate to have Minoti and her team as our planner and coordinator to execute a memorable weekend. She had a number of preferred vendors but was open to working with new vendors. She was clear in her communication and was quick in responding to any questions we had.
The day of our events everything started on time, and all family members knew what to do. Her team even made sure we ate and had drinks each event! Thank you soo much for being part of our happily ever after!! We would highly recommend Vermillion Weddings and Events!
Arthi & Rishi
I had an Event Planner booked that unfortunately bailed a few weeks before my wedding which I was planning from out of town. I began cold calling Wedding Planners in a panic and was referred to Minoti who was luckily free the day of my wedding. From our first call, Minoti put me at ease and made me feel like everything was going to be alright. She was quick to respond, she immediately communicated with all of the vendors that were already in place, and she created the best timeline I've ever seen. Everyone in our wedding party loved working with Minoti. She took charge without being rude or bossy. She went above and beyond traveling with us to our reception location just to make sure everything was going as planned (which was more than what was required in her contract) and she was absolutely adorable. I was able to feel like a guest at my own wedding because of Minoti's great work, and I'd recommend her to anyone without a doubt.
-Raymond & Deanna
Five Stars, Two Thumbs up, and a Gold Medal would hardly suffice for the incredible work and effort put on by Minoti and her team at Vermillion Weddings. I can hardly begin to find the words to describe how incredible the team was in really helping us get everything together for that once in a lifetime, special wedding day! I had a traditional indian wedding, with events split into two days, and Minoti was absolutely critical to helping everything run smoothly.
Geoff and Gillian
Planning a wedding (especially a South Asian / Indian one) can be extremely stressful and overwhelming, but Minoti and her incredible team at Vermillion Weddings are the consummate professionals for making the wedding planning experience painless, and ensuring a flawless follow through of the bride and groom's vision.
Floral Designs by Rati
Minoti was fantastic to work with at our wedding! She has a great eye for what will look great to the guests and in pictures, is personable and charming with guests, and paid close attention to what we wanted our wedding to be. All in all, I can't say enough about Vermilion Weddings and Minoti. I'd recommend her again and again.
- Geoff & Gillian
Punita & Sunny
What an incredible night it was!!! It was an absolute pleasure to work with Vermilion Weddings.
Minoti, your work is absolutely flawless and you blew us away with how beautiful every detail was! It was just amazing!
Words cannot describe how magical it was on Sunny and Punita's Wedding day. I cannot even begin to tell you Minoti, how much you have exceeded all my expectations! From ceremony to the reception, every little detail was just perfect in every way.
The Vermilion Weddings team was also incredible! Each and every one of them was so professional, dedicated, hospitable and welcoming. It just made the whole experience even more enjoyable. you were all so amazing to work with and I am so looking forward to working with you again!
- Floral Designs by Rati
We are so thankful to Minoti and the entire Vermilion team for helping us coordinate such a beautiful, fun and well organized wedding! I think any Bride or Groom can understand how stressful planning a wedding is. From big things like choosing our vendors, attending venue meetings to more minute things like choosing our decorations and songs, Minoti was there every step of the way. She is easily reachable, responsive and willing to help with any hurdle that comes in the way. She was calm in times of stress and willing to listen and solve any problem that came up during our 7 months of planning.
Many couples who start to plan their weddings believe that they can do it on their own. Trust me when I say that you NEED a wedding planner.
The things people take away from weddings are how fun it was, the DJ’s music, the food and the beautiful decor... But the one thing that no one understand or even notices at the wedding is the wedding planners that are running around and making sure each one of these things gets done right and on time. The stress was completely taken off of both of us on the wedding day so that we could enjoy our big day. We were completely unaware of the outside stress factors. Vendors enjoyed working with the Vermilion team as well!
I would definitely recommend Vermilion Weddings!
- Punita & Sunny
Minoti and her team are AMAZING! They are the best to work with. She's super organized, knowledgeable, and responsive throughout the entire planning process, I couldn’t ask for a better wedding planner than her. :)
I would recommend her 200%!!!
- Christy W.
Venue Partner at Santa Clara Marriott
We cannot recommend Vermilion Weddings enough! My wife and I hired Minoti for 1-month of coordination services. In that time, she worked diligently to ensure our big day was a success. Minoti understood our vision, and made sure it was executed flawlessly. Her attention to detail and strong communication skills were key to the success of the event. Minoti was consistently friendly, organized, professional, and responsive to our needs in every interaction we had with her.