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Interview with Amy Rubins
What inspires you?
People – I love the way they think and what motivates them to overcome challenges in their lives.
Who is the person you’d most like to meet or spend the day with and why?
Audrey Hepburn – she had a natural style and grace, which was evident on or off screen. She also had a compassion that knew no boundaries and volunteered her time to change the world, one child at a time.
How did you get your start in the business?
Working at a top country club in the area and learning everything there is about the operations side of banquets and large events.
What is the most unique wedding you’ve been a part of?
I had the privilege of planning a wedding with the fabulous people at Disney World. This was truly a magical experience and one I will never forget.
Do you have any kids? Tell us about them.
My husband and I have six kids all with a variety of interests and skills. One is a nurse at Children’s Hospital, one is a vet-tech at a pet hospital, one is in medical school, one is in aerospace engineering, one is just beginning her career in politics and one is a graphic designer.
Do you have any pets? Tell us about them. Two English Springer Spaniels, Emma and Lucy and two cats, Ellis and Leo
What is the most unique thing about you?
I feel an intense connection to France and the French even though my heritage is Irish.
What is your favorite childhood memory?
I grew up in Edina and had horses, so rode as often as possible.
Who is your favorite sports team?
I’m not a fan of most professional sports but I love to cheer for Edina Hockey.
What’s your favorite vacation spot?
The Florida Keys – they’re so unique and bohemian, one eithers “gets” the Keys or they don’t.
If you could visit any place in the world where would that be and why?
Paris, France as often as possible because of the architecture, culture, language and people.
What is your most cherished possession?
I have two grandchildren, Joseph age 2 and Elinor age 5 months and while I don’t possess them, they’re cherished.
What is your motto or favorite quote to live by?
Better to have it and not need it, than need it and not have it. What better words to live by for any type of event planner.
What has been your favorite Wedding and why?
I’m going to cop out and say too hard to choose. I do a lot of fabulous weddings both locally and destination and each one is incredible in their own way because of the location, the couple, or various aspects of the wedding that make it unique.
If you could describe yourself in 2 words what would they be?
Approachable and Calm
What are your hobbies, outside of your business?
Snorkeling, Scuba, Fishing & Kayaking
Are you involved with Charity work?
Tell us about it. Not now due to all my travels but I have been involved with Ronald McDonald House and Habitat for Humanity.
What is your favorite color(s)?
The colors of the ocean, blues, greens and silvers
What is your favorite movie?
Fried Green Tomatoes
What is your favorite song?
Moon River by Andy Williams
Connect with Fete Perfection
Web Address: www.feteperfection.com
Facebook Address: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fete-Perfection-Weddings-Events/119349364830206
Twitter Address: @FetePerfection
Blog Address: www.feteperfection.com/leblog
A brief introduction to Fete Perfection!
We are a boutique style business dedicated to completely customized and personalized wedding planning assistance. We custom fit all planning services to accommodate your dreams and desires to perfection.
Our lead consultant, Amy Rubins is an active member of the Association of Bridal Consultants and has earned the title Professional Bridal Consultant. She is the only Certified Destination Wedding Specialist in the Twin Cities ready to assist you with planning your destination wedding where ever your dreams make take you.
Imagine having a trusted friend with impeccable taste who is highly organized, has years of wedding planning experience and makes it all look so easy… Imagine Fête Perfection…your wedding consultant…your wedding planner…your friend.
Fête Perfection has been recognized by One Wed and Wedding Wire for four consecutive years “Best of Wedding Professionals.” Fête Perfection has designed and produced a number of award-winning weddings, some of which have been seen in Minnesota Bride, The Knot and Minneapolis St. Paul Weddings. Every Fête Perfection bridal consultant is a proud member of Red Letter Wedding Day, an alliance of Twin Cities wedding professionals dedicated to providing educated and informed decisions when it comes to wedding planning
Call us to schedule a complimentary consultation and to find out how we can create your couture wedding.
A little bit about Owner, Amy Rubins:
Amy Rubins is native to Minnesota growing up in Edina. Amy has twelve years experience working for one of the top country clubs in the Twin Cities, where the expectation for perfection is paramount to the success of their weddings and events. Amy’s first-class training, high standards and business ethics are the foundation to the success of Fête Perfection. Amy has planned and coordinated extraordinary events for many Fortune 500 companies such as General Mills, Medtronic, Pillsbury, Carlson Companies & United Health Group. She has also had the privilege of planning exceptional weddings for the CEO’s of these companies.
Amy has been featured on Martha Stewart Weddings and has been a guest blogger for celebrity wedding planner Sasha Sousa.
Amy is a Professional Bridal Consultant with the Association of Bridal Consultants and the only Certified Destination Wedding Specialist in Minnesota. She has planned dream weddings around the world in castles of Italy & Germany, villas in the mountains of Mexico, beaches of the Caribbean & Central America as well as Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Her extensive network of colleagues and friends worldwide makes her the only resource to turn to when looking for a truly experienced Destination Wedding Planner. Amy has recently partnered with Beaches and Sandals Weddings by Martha Stewart to give couples an experience they will never forget.
Contact Fete Perfection:
2400 North 2nd Street, Suite 100
Minneapolis , MN 55411