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John Michael Weddings and Special Events

Orlando , FL
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627 Virginia Drive
Orlando, FL 32803 US (map)

PHONE

407-894-6671

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ABOUT US

Make your big day a "John Michael Experience"

John Michael Weddings and Special Events has been creating perfect events for over 15 years. John Michael is owned by Michael... Read more
Make your big day a "John Michael Experience"

John Michael Weddings and Special Events has been creating perfect events for over 15 years. John Michael is owned by Michael Thomas. Michael personally meets and does all planning with our clients. We are a Green Caterer – using only organic foods in what we cook. Read less
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INFO FOR CATERING

What event services do you provide?
Clean Up, Delivery, Set Up
What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cake, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake OK, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
What types of cuisine do you cater?
African, American, Asian, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Ethiopian, French, German, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Russian, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Kosher, Lactose Free, No Pork, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Outside Alcohol OK, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
Which of the following items can you provide?
Chairs, Tables
Which of the following items can you provide?
Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We had originally contracted with another wedding planner who went out of business 7 months before our daughter's wedding. John Michael Events took over as our planner and it was the best thing that could have happened. Everyone was so helpful and worked tirelessly to make our daughter's wedding her dream come true! John Michael worked with the vendors to make sure we weren't charged more for the other planner's errors! Charlene and Justin were amazing at the wedding and reception and bent over backwards to do everything that was needed to make the wedding a smooth and flawless success! If you want peace of mind in your planning process, choose John Michael Events!
We had originally contracted with another wedding planner who went out of business 7 months before our daughter's wedding. Read more...
We had originally contracted with another wedding planner who went out of business 7 months before our daughter's wedding. John Michael Events took over as our planner and it was the best thing that could have happened. Everyone was so helpful and worked tirelessly to make our daughter's wedding her dream come true! John Michael worked with the vendors to make sure we weren't charged more for the other planner's errors! Charlene and Justin were amazing at the wedding and reception and bent over backwards to do everything that was needed to make the wedding a smooth and flawless success! If you want peace of mind in your planning process, choose John Michael Events! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Ceremony Music, DJ, Flowers, Officiant, Photography, Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor, Rentals & Photobooths, Videography
John Michael Weddings and Special Events responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much!
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Clare
Wedding:
5/26/2016
5.0/5.0
Hi I am from the uk and I can't thank john michael events enough they took over from our other wedding planner when they closed there bussiness and they made sure our day was perfect from start to finish everything was just as we wanted it and michael made sure everything was in place and ready go i didn't have to worry about thing. I would recommend to anyone living in the uk and wanting to get married in orlando.x
Hi I am from the uk and I can't thank john michael events enough they took over from our other wedding planner when they Read more...
Hi I am from the uk and I can't thank john michael events enough they took over from our other wedding planner when they closed there bussiness and they made sure our day was perfect from start to finish everything was just as we wanted it and michael made sure everything was in place and ready go i didn't have to worry about thing. I would recommend to anyone living in the uk and wanting to get married in orlando.x Read less
Services Used: Beauty & Health, Wedding Cake, Catering, DJ, Flowers, Officiant, Photography, Wedding Planning, Transportation, Wedding Venue
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denise
Wedding:
5/13/2016
5.0/5.0
Our decision to have John Michaels cater our wedding was one of our best decisions we made. Charlene is amazing to work and made the planning process enjoyable at every turn. She was always professional while still being fun and laid back. The food was amazing!! We received an abundant amount of compliments on the food. The day of the wedding was seamless. John Michaels set up all of our items for the ceremony and reception and it all looked amazing and was done just the way we had envisioned. Jamie and I highly recommend John Michael's to anyone who wants a night full of amazing food with "no worries" Thanks John Michael and especially Charlene for a truly exceptional experience on our wedding day! Jamie & Denise
Our decision to have John Michaels cater our wedding was one of our best decisions we made. Charlene is amazing to work Read more...
Our decision to have John Michaels cater our wedding was one of our best decisions we made. Charlene is amazing to work and made the planning process enjoyable at every turn. She was always professional while still being fun and laid back. The food was amazing!! We received an abundant amount of compliments on the food. The day of the wedding was seamless. John Michaels set up all of our items for the ceremony and reception and it all looked amazing and was done just the way we had envisioned. Jamie and I highly recommend John Michael's to anyone who wants a night full of amazing food with "no worries" Thanks John Michael and especially Charlene for a truly exceptional experience on our wedding day! Jamie & Denise Read less
Services Used: Catering
John Michael Weddings and Special Events responded with the following comments:

That was very sweet of you and thank you for the kind words!
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Carol
Wedding:
3/23/2016
5.0/5.0
Michael Thomas was very helpful and friendly. As we live in the UK a lot of communication was done by email, we always got a quick response from Michael by email. We had the best day ever. We are 50ish and both on our second marriage. We kept the wedding a secret from everyone and just took our 6 joint kids with us and told them once in Orlando, their ages are 18 to 24. They were shocked but pleased for us. We chose Paradise Cove as it looked beautiful and we loved the beach there too. The day went without a hitch and although everyone in the USA are a lot more laid back than the UK, everything over there was still so professional and the people so helpful. We did not have any catering just the wedding, as being just 8 of us we went for a special meal after at The Boathouse at Disney Springs. A wonderful day and thank you John Michael events for organizing it all. We can't wait to see the Photos/Video. Mr & Mrs Bailey in the UK
Michael Thomas was very helpful and friendly. As we live in the UK a lot of communication was done by email, we always got Read more...
Michael Thomas was very helpful and friendly. As we live in the UK a lot of communication was done by email, we always got a quick response from Michael by email. We had the best day ever. We are 50ish and both on our second marriage. We kept the wedding a secret from everyone and just took our 6 joint kids with us and told them once in Orlando, their ages are 18 to 24. They were shocked but pleased for us. We chose Paradise Cove as it looked beautiful and we loved the beach there too. The day went without a hitch and although everyone in the USA are a lot more laid back than the UK, everything over there was still so professional and the people so helpful. We did not have any catering just the wedding, as being just 8 of us we went for a special meal after at The Boathouse at Disney Springs. A wonderful day and thank you John Michael events for organizing it all. We can't wait to see the Photos/Video. Mr & Mrs Bailey in the UK Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Ceremony Music, Flowers, Officiant, Photography, Wedding Planning, Transportation, Wedding Venue, Videography
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Barbara
Wedding:
3/19/2016
5.0/5.0
John Michael Events made our day truly special. The whole planning process from beginning to day of our wedding was such a pleasant experience. Everyone we had the pleasure of working with was knowledgeable and extremely professional. Our guests raved about the food and the staff!!
John Michael Events made our day truly special. The whole planning process from beginning to day of our wedding was such a Read more...
John Michael Events made our day truly special. The whole planning process from beginning to day of our wedding was such a pleasant experience. Everyone we had the pleasure of working with was knowledgeable and extremely professional. Our guests raved about the food and the staff!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
John Michael Weddings and Special Events responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much for the very kind words - it was our pleasure. Congratulations!
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Dale
Wedding:
3/19/2016
5.0/5.0
My husband and I received a fairy-tale, dream come true, exquisite GIFTED wedding at Celebration Gardens in Winter Park - owned and gifted in part largely by www.JohnMichaelEvents.com This gift was a generous act of kindness that my husband and I will never forget.

We could not have imagined the perfection in catering we were about to receive by John Michael Exquisite Weddings and Catering. John Michael and his team provided us with highly professional guidance and support during our planning stage. When you have so many decisions to make from vegetarians to meat eaters to linens and layout of their gorgeous outdoor venue (Celebration Gardens), things can get stressful. I was amazed at the response time when I had questions or concerns - not to mention gently being put at ease - . I honestly never felt so well cared for by any type of business. John Michael and team have an approach with customers that leaves you feeling like your wedding is the most important event in the world - that is how we felt.

As catering goes, our hope was for everyone to simply eat well but instead we were all RAVING about the Food! At our wedding the food was even more delicious then we already thought it was during the 2 taste testing events we were invited to stunning Leu Gardens. My husband, 9 year old daughter and I couldn't have been happier when our meals were served. Yes, we actually ate at our own wedding! We did not want to miss out on that! Fiesta Chicken, Carved Flank Steak, fresh Seasonal Vegetables (we requested)...and much much more! A diverse menu to design your wedding (or any event for that matter) from and every item we chose was scrumptious! Our guests showered the catering with compliments during and after our wedding. I cannot tell you how many guests commented that this was the most fun they had at a wedding in a long time! This is what we hoped for. We wanted everyone to have a great time and we all did! - just incredibl
My husband and I received a fairy-tale, dream come true, exquisite GIFTED wedding at Celebration Gardens in Winter Park - Read more...
My husband and I received a fairy-tale, dream come true, exquisite GIFTED wedding at Celebration Gardens in Winter Park - owned and gifted in part largely by www.JohnMichaelEvents.com This gift was a generous act of kindness that my husband and I will never forget.

We could not have imagined the perfection in catering we were about to receive by John Michael Exquisite Weddings and Catering. John Michael and his team provided us with highly professional guidance and support during our planning stage. When you have so many decisions to make from vegetarians to meat eaters to linens and layout of their gorgeous outdoor venue (Celebration Gardens), things can get stressful. I was amazed at the response time when I had questions or concerns - not to mention gently being put at ease - . I honestly never felt so well cared for by any type of business. John Michael and team have an approach with customers that leaves you feeling like your wedding is the most important event in the world - that is how we felt.

As catering goes, our hope was for everyone to simply eat well but instead we were all RAVING about the Food! At our wedding the food was even more delicious then we already thought it was during the 2 taste testing events we were invited to stunning Leu Gardens. My husband, 9 year old daughter and I couldn't have been happier when our meals were served. Yes, we actually ate at our own wedding! We did not want to miss out on that! Fiesta Chicken, Carved Flank Steak, fresh Seasonal Vegetables (we requested)...and much much more! A diverse menu to design your wedding (or any event for that matter) from and every item we chose was scrumptious! Our guests showered the catering with compliments during and after our wedding. I cannot tell you how many guests commented that this was the most fun they had at a wedding in a long time! This is what we hoped for. We wanted everyone to have a great time and we all did! - just incredibl Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, DJ, Photography, Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor, Wedding Venue
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Veronica
Wedding:
3/14/2016
5.0/5.0
Michael Thomas was a pleasure to work with. He responded quickly to any questions or concerns. Weddings can be stressful but his experience and professionalism made our special day perfect. Thank you Michael :)
Michael Thomas was a pleasure to work with. He responded quickly to any questions or concerns. Weddings can be stressful Read more...
Michael Thomas was a pleasure to work with. He responded quickly to any questions or concerns. Weddings can be stressful but his experience and professionalism made our special day perfect. Thank you Michael :) Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Glenn
Wedding:
3/6/2016
5.0/5.0
Michael Thomas is the consummate professional. Besides being an excellent businessman, he has a personality that could put even the most high strung person at ease. He is the "fixer", the " gladiator ", the makebit happen professional. He employees a superb staff to make your wedding happen.
Michael Thomas is the consummate professional. Besides being an excellent businessman, he has a personality that could put Read more...
Michael Thomas is the consummate professional. Besides being an excellent businessman, he has a personality that could put even the most high strung person at ease. He is the "fixer", the " gladiator ", the makebit happen professional. He employees a superb staff to make your wedding happen. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Christa
Wedding:
2/26/2016
5.0/5.0
Food was great, service was fantastic.
I was a destination bride so it was very helpful that Charlene was able to work with me via email.
Food was great, service was fantastic.
I was a destination bride so it was very helpful that Charlene was able to work Read more...
Food was great, service was fantastic.
I was a destination bride so it was very helpful that Charlene was able to work with me via email. Read less
Services Used: Catering
John Michael Weddings and Special Events responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much for the very kind words! It was our pleasure. Congratulations!
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Lara
Wedding:
1/14/2016
5.0/5.0
John Michael entire team was AMAZING! Charlene was brilliant during the whole planning process, very patient and quick to reply to any emails/requests. On the day of the wedding, Nancy was out of this world, coordinating everything and going above and beyond to make sure me, the groom and everyone else were happy! A surprise here, was the food: very good during the tasting and the private tasting, believe it or not, was even better on the actual wedding day! The whole party jokingly (not so jokingly I guess) it was the best meal they've had the whole trip (family and friends coming from Brazil to theme parks and the wedding). Cannot recommend John Michael enough! Thank you Nancy (coordinator), Jackie (bar), Neil (server) and Charlene (planning)!
John Michael entire team was AMAZING! Charlene was brilliant during the whole planning process, very patient and quick to Read more...
John Michael entire team was AMAZING! Charlene was brilliant during the whole planning process, very patient and quick to reply to any emails/requests. On the day of the wedding, Nancy was out of this world, coordinating everything and going above and beyond to make sure me, the groom and everyone else were happy! A surprise here, was the food: very good during the tasting and the private tasting, believe it or not, was even better on the actual wedding day! The whole party jokingly (not so jokingly I guess) it was the best meal they've had the whole trip (family and friends coming from Brazil to theme parks and the wedding). Cannot recommend John Michael enough! Thank you Nancy (coordinator), Jackie (bar), Neil (server) and Charlene (planning)! Read less
Services Used: Catering

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