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Best of 2020 in Folsom & El Dorado Hills: Readers Choice Awards

Break out the bubbly! We’re celebrating the best our region has to offer, from bars and breweries to day spas, yoga studios, and everything in between. Find your favorites or discover a new local gem to check out.

Best Art Gallery
1.    Sutter Street Artists Gallery
2.    Bank of America Gallery at Harris Center for the Arts
3.    American Visions Art Gallery 

Sutter Street Artists Gallery photo by Ray Burgess.

 

Best Performing Arts Organization
1.    Hawkins School of Performing Arts
2.    Sutter Street Theatre
3.    El Dorado Musical Theatre
Honorable mention: Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet

Best Artist
1.    Jenny Williams
2.    Julie Bjorgum
3.    Sandy Hilton

Best Museum
1.    Folsom History Museum
2.    California State Railroad Museum
3.    Roseville Telephone Museum

Best Performing Arts Center
1.    Harris Center for the Arts
2.    Sacramento Community Center Theater
3.    Wells Fargo Pavilion

Best Auto Body Shop
1.    Caliber Collision Folsom Lake
2.    Solis Collision Center
3.    B&J Body Shop

Best Auto Repair Shop
1.    Shannon Family Automotive
2.    Folsom Automotive Service
3.    Folsom Car Care Center

Best Oral Surgeon
1.    Gregory G. Olsen, DDS, FICOI, at Folsom Oral Surgery and Implant Center
2.    Donald R. Liberty, DDS, at Golden Foothills Oral & Facial Surgery Center
3.    Jason A. Straw, DDS, at El Dorado Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Implant Center

Folsom Oral Surgery and Implant Center photo by Ray Burgess

 

Best Car Dealership
1.    Folsom Lake Toyota
2.    Folsom Lake Honda
3.    Mercedes Benz of El Dorado Hills
A very close #4: Folsom Chevrolet
    
Best Car Wash Place
1.    Folsom Glenn Car Wash & Lube
2.    Suds Car Wash & Detail
3.    Quick Quack Car Wash

Best Oil Change Place
1.    Folsom Car Care Center
2.    Folsom Glenn Car Wash & Lube
3.    Jiffy Lube

Best Smog Shop
1.    Folsom Smog Test Only
2.    Smog 'N Go
3.    Folsom Car Care Center

Best Annual Event
1.    Folsom Pro Rodeo
2.    Live on the Blvd.
3.    Fireworks and Freedom Concert

Best Charitable Organization
1.    Friends of Folsom
2.    Twin Lakes Food Bank
3.    Powerhouse Ministries
A very close #4: El Dorado Community Foundation

Best Place to Volunteer
1.    Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary
2.    Harris Center for the Arts
3.    Twin Lakes Food Bank

Best Dental Office
1.    Folsom Oral Surgery and Implant Center
2.    Lucas Orthodontics
3.    Make a Smile
A very close #4: Esthetics Reflections in Dentistry

Best Dentist
1.    Sean Roth, DDS
2.    Jack Gorman, DDS
3.    TIE: Shaina DiMariano, DDS, AND Jonah Tabrizi, DDS

Best Orthodontist
1.    Paolo Poidmore, DDS, at Poidmore Orthodontics
2.    Mark Holt, DDS, MS, at Holt Orthodontics
3.    TIE: Seth Lucas, DDS, at Lucas Orthodontics AND Jeffrey Kwong, DDS, MSD, at Jeffrey Kwong Orthodontic
A very close #4: Tim Lyons, DDS, at Lyons Orthodontics
THINK YOUR VOTE DOESN'T COUNT? IN THIS CATEGORY, ALL THE WINNERS WERE ONLY A FEW VOTES APART!

Best Brewery
1.    Red Bus Brewing Company
2.    Mraz Brewing Company
3.    Fort Rock Brewing

Red Bus Brewery photo by Dante Fontana

 

Best Pediatric Dental Practice
1.    Make a Smile
2.    Kids Care Dental & Orthodontics
3.    Dimples Pediatric Dental

Best Pediatric Dentist
1.    Sabrina Jang, DDS, at Smile Time Dental
2.    Rohini Rattu, DDS, at Dimples Pediatric Dental
3.    Cindy Weideman, DDS, at Weideman Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
A very close #4: Jared Danielson, DDS, at Smile Pediatrics

Best Bar
1.    Folsom Tap House
2.    The Purple Place Bar & Grill
3.    36 Handles
Honorable mention: Manderes

Best Bartender
1.    Tista Visconti at Visconti's Ristorante
2.    Aaron Blitvich at Milestone Restaurant
3.    Brad Walker at FLB Entertainment Center

Best Cocktail Place
1.    Sienna Restaurant
2.    36 Handles
3.    Milestone Restaurant

Best Coffee/Tea Shop
1.    Coffee Republic
2.    TIE: Cooper’s Coffee House AND Argos Caffe
3.    World Traveler Coffee Roasters
A very close #4: Reset: Café by Day

Best Place to Grab a Beer
1.    Out of Bounds Craft Kitchen and Biergarten
2.    Samuel Horne's Tavern
3.    Dolan's Bar & Grill

Best Happy Hour
1.    Fat's Asia Bistro & Dim Sum Bar
2.    Aji Japanese Bistro
3.    Milestone Restaurant

Fat's photo by Dante Fontana

 

Best Sports Bar
1.    TIE: Folsom Tap House AND Manderes
2.    FLB Entertainment Center
3.    Corner Tavern

Best Wine Bar
1.    Back Bistro
2.    Citizen Vine
3.    Bacchus House Wine, Bar & Bistro

Best Bakery
1.    BJ Cinnamon
2.    Karen's Bakery and Café
3.    Julian's Pâtisserie and Café

Best BBQ
1.    Buckhorn BBQ
2.    Hog Wild Bar-B-Que & Luke and Lucy Catering
3.    Back Forty Texas BBQ

Best Breakfast
1.    Karen's Bakery and Café
2.    The Purple Place Bar & Grill
3.    Friends with Benedicts Mimosa House

Best Brunch
1.    Milestone Restaurant
2.    Sienna Restaurant
3.    The Purple Place Bar & Grill

Best Burger and Fries    
1.    Relish Burger Bar
2.    Folsom Tap House
3.    Land Ocean New American Grill

Best Cakes and Cupcakes
1.    Icing on the Cupcake
2.    Nothing Bundt Cakes
3.    Pretty Sweet

Best Casual Restaurant
1.    Rock-N-Fire
2.    Pete's Restaurant & Brewhouse
3.    El Dorado Saloon & Grill

Best Winery
1.    Helwig Winery
2.    Boeger Winery
3.    Miraflores Winery 

Helwig Winery photo by Ray Burgess

 

Best Caterer
1.    Off the Vine Catering
2.    Bocca Catering
3.    Hog Wild Bar-B-Que & Luke and Lucy Catering

Best Chef
1.    Frank Visconti at Visconti's Ristorante
2.    Michael Liu at Hisui Sushi
3.    Victor Octavio at Bacchus House Wine, Bar & Bistro

Best Chinese Restaurant
1.    Fat's Asia Bistro & Dim Sum Bar
2.    Folsom Palace
3.    TIE: Lotus 8 AND Hop Sing Garden
A very close #4: Sunny Garden Restaurant

Best Deli
1.    Beach Hut Deli
2.    Whole Foods Market
3.    Sourdough & Co.

Best Family Restaurant
1.    Visconti's Ristorante
2.    Rock-N-Fire
3.    Milestone Restaurant

Best Ice Cream/Frozen Treats
1.    Snooks Candies
2.    TIE: Handel's Ice Cream AND NuYo
3.    Cia di Gelateria

Best Indian Restaurant
1.    Ruchi Indian Cuisine
2.    Curry Club Indian Bistro
3.    TIE: Sanskrit AND Bawarchi Indian Cuisine

Best Italian Restaurant
1.    Visconti's Ristorante
2.    Strings Italian Café
3.    Skipolini's Pizza

Best Mexican Restaurant
1.    Mexquite Mexican Cuisine and Tequila Lounge
2.    Hacienda Del Rio
3.    La Rosa Blanca
Honorable mention: Mezcalito Oaxacan Cuisine

Best Outdoor Dining
1.    Hacienda Del Rio
2.    Relish Burger Bar
3.    Milestone Restaurant

Hacienda photo by Dante Fontana

 

Best Middle Eastern Restaurant
1.    Bamiyan Afghan Restaurant
2.    The Kabob House
3.    Folsom Pizza and Kabob

Best Pizza
1.    Sacramento Pizza Company
2.    Chicago Fire
3.    Pizzeria Classico

Best Romantic Restaurant
1.    Bacchus House Wine, Bar & Bistro
2.    Sienna Restaurant
3.    Sutter Street Steakhouse

Best Salad
1.    Jack's Urban Eats
2.    Selland's Market-Café
3.    Rock-N-Fire

Best Seafood Restaurant
1.    Scott's Seafood
2.    Land Ocean New American Grill
3.    Rudy's Hideaway Lobsterhouse and Bar

Best Server
1.    Cathy Visconti Trifiro at Visconti's Ristorante
2.    Tony Panetta at Fat's Asia Bistro & Dim Sum Bar and Visconti's Ristorante
3.    Cheryl B. at Hacienda Del Rio
Honorable mention: Sarah Quinonez at Citizen Vine AND Kaleb Outhavong at Hacienda Del Rio  

Best Steakhouse
1.    C. Knight's Steakhouse
2.    Sutter Street Steakhouse
3.    Land Ocean New American Grill

Best Taqueria
1.    Sutter Street Taqueria
2.    Angel's Kitchen
3.    La Fiesta Alteña
Honorable mention: Taqueria El Dorado

Best Thai Restaurant
1.    Thai Paradise
2.    The River Thai Cuisine
3.    Folsom Thai Cuisine
Honorable mention: Sai Varee Thai Cuisine

Best Vegetarian
1.    Mylapore
2.    Sunflower Drive-In
3.    Jack's Urban Eats

Best Overall Restaurant
1.    Land Ocean New American Grill
2.    Visconti's Ristorante
3.    Milestone Restaurant

Land Ocean photo by Dante Fontana

 

Best Accountant
1.    Clint Herndon, CPA
2.    Daniel Staszak, CPA, MS
3.    Bruce Woodbury, CPA, CFP, MSA

Best Attorney
1.    Amanda Berger at Law Office of Amanda D. Berger, APC
2.    Joseph Hoffman at Law Offices of Hoffman and Hoffman
3.    TIE: Michael Yee at Yee Law Group AND Terri A. Smith at Mediation and Law Office of Terri A. Smith

Best Bank
1.    Wells Fargo
2.    Central Valley Community Bank
3.    Chase

Best Credit Union
1.    Golden 1 Credit Union
2.    SAFE Credit Union
3.    Heritage Community Credit Union
Honorable mention: Schools Federal Credit Union

Best Electrician
1.    Folsom Lake Electric
2.    BC Electric
3.    Scott Rogers Electric

Best Financial Advisor
1.    Chris Wilczewski at Edward Jones Financial
2.    Christeen Reeg at Pacific Investment Consultants
3.    Dawn Silva at Edward Jones Financial

Best Floor Coverings Store
1.    BI Design Studio
2.    El Dorado Floor & Design
3.    Designing Dreams Flooring & Remodeling
Honorable mention: Central Valley Floor Design

Best Furniture Store
1.    Naturwood Home Furnishings
2.    Ashley Furniture HomeStore
3.    Home Consignment Center

Best Handyman
1.    Higgs Construction
2.    Rambo Home Services
3.    Alpha Construction & Handyman Services

Best Home Décor Store
1.    TIE: Bella Home Décor AND Pottery World
2.    Not Too Shabby
3.    The Shop by Design Shop Interiors

Best Home Remodeler
1.    Brush Strokes Inc.
2.    DreamBuilders Home Remodeling
3.    Eberle Remodeling

Best Takeout
1.    Visconti's Ristorante
2.    Thai Paradise
3.    Rock-N-Fire 

Visconti's Ristorante photo by Dante Fontana

 

Best House Cleaning Service
1.    Johnny Sparkles Cleaning Service
2.    Detailed Homes
3.    Prestigious Cleaning Services

Best Insurance Agency
1.    T.D. McNeil Insurance Services
2.    TIE: Brett Weshner at Farmers Insurance AND Jeremy Barkhurst at State Farm
3.    Steve Carlson at Carlson Insurance Agency

Best Interior Designer
1.    Fabulous Finishes Designs
2.    Brush Strokes Inc.
3.    Design Shop Interiors

Best Landscaper
1.    Capital Landscape
2.    Myers Landscape
3.    TC Landscape Construction and Maintenance

Best Law Practice
1.    Law Office of Tiffany L. Andrews, PC
2.    Law Office of Amanda D. Berger, APC
3.    Law Offices of Bowman and Associates, APC
 
Best Mortgage Broker/TEAM       
1.    John Arnaz at Arnaz Financial
2.    Evangeline Scott at Reliable Home Loans
3.    Masters Team Mortgage

Best Painting Contractor
1.    TIE: El Dorado Hills Painting AND Bayshore Painters
2.    Folsom Painting
3.    Elite Painting Services

Best Plumber
1.    D. Martel Plumbing Service & Repair
2.    Conforti Plumbing
3.    PJ Plumbing

Best Sushi/Japanese Restaurant
1.    Hisui Sushi
2.    Mikuni Sushi
3.    TIE: Sky Sushi AND Aji Japanese Bistro
A very close #4: Blue Nami

Visconti's Ristorante photo by Dante Fontana

 

Best Pool Service
1.    Gregg's Pool Works
2.    Mike the Poolman
3.    Precision Pools

Best Solar Company
1.    Valley Solar
2.    Apex Solar Inc.
3.    Sunworks

Best Window Coverings Store
1.    Affordable Blind Solutions
2.    Blind Spot Blinds and Shutters
3.    Guchi Interior Design

Best Preschool
1.    The Gift of Kids Daycare and Preschool
2.    Little Folks University
3.    Busy Bees Preschool

Best Private School
1.    St. John Notre Dame School
2.    Folsom Preparatory School
3.    Providence Christian School

Best Toy Store
1.    BrainyZoo Toys
2.    Target
3.    Walmart

Best Tutoring Service
1.    Mathnasium
2.    Tutoring Rocks
3.    Huntington Learning Center

Best Acupuncturist
1.    Karen Pan, PhD, LAc, at Folsom Chinese Acupuncture
2.    Emiko Okabe, LAc, at Sakura Acupuncture
3.    Rosie McNeilly, LAc, at El Dorado
Community Acupuncture

Best Chiropractor
1.    Jandy Collins, DC, at Broadstone Chiropractic
2.    Devon Gaston, DC, MS, at Passport 2 Health Chiropractic
3.    Roger S. Brisbane, DC, at Brisbane Chiropractic

Best Dermatologist
1.    David No, MD, PhD, at Dermatology Center of Northern California
2.    Patti A. Satterfield, MD, at Folsom Dermatology
3.    Elyn Bowers, MD, at Dignity Health

Best Carpet Cleaning Service
1.    Carter's Carpet Restoration
2.    Hadley's ProClean
3.    Heaven's Best Carpet Cleaning
A very close #4: The Specialists

Carter's Carpet Restoration photo by Dante Fontana.

 

Best Doctor
1.    Jeffrey R. Cragun, MD, FACOG
2.    Robert DeBruin, MD
3.    Timothy E. Phelan, MD, FACOG

Best General Practitioner
1.    Mimi Sato-Re, MD
2.    Christopher Olson, MD
3.    Kristine Burke, MD

Best Doctor for Cosmetic Procedures
1.    Kenneth T. Sumida, MD, at Nuance Cosmetic Surgery
2.    Arnold C. Almonte, DO, at The Almonte Center
3.    Sherellen Gerhart, MD, at Dignity Medical Aesthetics

Best Hearing Center
1.    Folsom Hearing Aid Center
2.    S.E.N.T. Hearing Aid Center
3.    Hearing Sense Audiology

Best Home Health Care
1.    Home Care Assistance of El Dorado County
2.    Visiting Angels of Cameron Park
3.    Elder Options, Inc.

Best Life Coach
1.    Jenifer Novak Landers at Fully Expressed Potential
2.    Lois Payne, ACC
3.    Melissa Pennel at Follow Your Fire Coaching

Best Mental Health Professional
1.    Therese Sorrentino, LMFT
2.    Jenifer R. Jacobs, PhD
3.    Kay Williams, LMFT

Best Naturopathic Doctor
1.    Michele Raithel, ND, at Revolutions Naturopathic
2.    Jeff Hanson, ND, at Embody Wellness
3.    Kristi Tompkins, ND

Best Pediatrician
1.    Nicole Shorrock, MD
2.    Mehdi Arab, MD
3.    TIE: Peter L. O'Malley, MD
AND Maria Anne Raslear-Hendrickson, MD

Best Pharmacy
1.    Innovative Compounding Pharmacy
2.    Vitality Pharmacy
3.    Folsom Medical Pharmacy

Best Real Estate Agent/TEAM
1.    John Leonardi at Leonardi Real Estate
2.    Brittany Black at Lyon Real Estate
3.    Madison Chase Real Estate Team

John Leonardi photo by Ray Burgess.

 

Best Physical Therapist
1.    Mike Beretta, DPT, PT, CSCS, at Beretta Physical Therapy
2.    David Thomas, PT, MPA, at El Dorado Physical Therapy
3.    Allison Maxson, DPT, at Sacramento Spine & Physical Therapy

Best Senior Living Center
1.    Eskaton
2.    Prairie City Landing
3.    Empire Ranch Alzheimer's Special Care Center
A very close #4: Oakmont of Folsom

Best Skilled Nursing
1.    Folsom Care Center
2.    TIE: Western Slope Health Center AND Elite Elder Care
3.    ManorCare Health Services

Best Vision Center
1.    Bidwell Optometry
2.    El Dorado Hills Optometric Center
3.    TIE: EYEcenter Optometric AND Site for Sore Eyes

Best Weight Loss Center
1.    Cascade Medical Wellness & Aesthetics
2.    JB Medical Wellness Clinic
3.    The Hernried Center for Medical Weight Loss

Best Barbershop
1.    Lucky's Barbershop & Men's Club
2.    Barber Jon's World Famous Barber Shop
3.    Randy's Barber-Stylist

Best Day Spa
1.    Asante Spa
2.    Serenity Spa | Soul Yoga
3.    Dream Day Spa

Best Facialist
1.    Priscilla Fisher at Pure Glow Spa
2.    Ramona Salerno at Serenity Spa | Soul Yoga
3.    Parisa Zandi at Skinique Studio Suites
Honorable mention: Patricia Goldberg at Thrive Salon & Spa

Best Kids' Activity
1.    Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary
2.    Steve Wallen Swim School
3.    Color Me Mine

Folsom Zoo photo by Menka Belga

 

Best Place for a Facial
1.    Serenity Spa | Soul Yoga
2.    Pure Glow Spa
3.    The Tiger's Eye Skin Care

Best Hair Stylist
1.    Marcella Key at Brockway Hair Design
2.    Jackie Sellitti at Monroe the Salon
3.    Kaylie Niemann at Maribou Spa Salon
Honorable mention: Sherri Herman at Sculptures Salon & Spa

Best Makeup Artist
1.    Stacey Sacco at Scene Cosmetics
2.    Susie Castilone at Makeup by Susie
3.    Kaylie Niemann at Maribou Spa Salon

Best Mani/Pedi Place
1.    Tré Salon Spa
2.    Mimi's Nails
3.    Gateway Nails and Spa

Best Massage Therapist
1.    Heidi Rickard at Asante Spa
2.    Autumn DeCosta at Serenity Spa | Soul Yoga
3.    Kate Garbe, LMMP, CMT, at Just Breathe Wellness Center

Best Place for a Massage
1.    Asante Spa
2.    Massage Heights
3.    Serenity Spa | Soul Yoga

Best Tanning Salon
1.    California Sun
2.    EyeCandy Lashes and Sunless Tans
3.    Folsom Sun Club

Best Threading Place
1.    The Threading Place
2.    Christina Fleet at Maribou Spa Salon
3.    Beauty by Thread

Best Kids' Birthday Party Spot
1.    Steve Wallen Swim School
2.    Monster Mini Golf
3.    Wacky Tacky

Steve Wallen Swim School photo by Dante Fontana

 

Best Waxing Salon
1.    Serenity Spa | Soul Yoga
2.    European Wax Center
3.    Tré Salon Spa

Best Pet Boarding
1.    Folsom Dog Resort & Training Center
2.    Sierra Dogs
3.    Doubletree Pet Resort

Best Pet Groomer
1.    TIE: sBarkles AND Bark Avenue
2.    Pampered Pooch Dog Grooming Spa Salon
and Boutique
3.    Dogs Down Under

Best Pet Sitter
1.    Barkers Pet Care
2.    Kasey's K9 Care
3.    Happy Tails Pet Sitting

Best Pet Training
1.    Sierra Dogs
2.    Folsom Dog Resort & Training Center
3.    The Local Bark

Best Veterinarian
1.    Brad Cahoon, DVM, at Veterinary Healing Center of El Dorado Hills
2.    Jennifer Sweet, DVM, at Blue Ravine Animal Hospital
3.    Carolyn Standen, DVM, at The Cat Clinic

Best Veterinary Practice
1.    Blue Ravine Animal Hospital
2.    Veterinary Healing Center of Folsom and El Dorado Hills
3.    Veterinary Medical Center of Folsom

Best Med Spa/Aesthetics
1.    Entourage MD Skin & Wellness
2.    Dignity Medical Aesthetics
3.    Destination Aesthetics

Entourage MD Skin & Wellness photo by Dante Fontana

 

Best Bookstore
1.    Barnes & Noble
2.    Face in a Book
3.    Bookworm

Best Boutique
1.    Runway Boutique
2.    Lees' Boutique
3.    Terra Cottage

Best Casino
1.    Red Hawk Casino
2.    Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort
3.    Thunder Valley Casino Resort

Best Consignment Shop
1.    ReLoveIt Consignments
2.    FreeStyle Clothing Exchange
3.    Home Consignment Center

Best Yoga Instructor
1.    Madison Fairchild at Serenity Spa | Soul Yoga
2.    Nick Clark at Spotted Dog Yoga
3.    Arlene Jung at Broadstone Sports Club, a Spare Time Sports Club

Madison Fairchild at Serenity Spa | Soul Yoga photo by Dante Fontana

 

Best Dry Cleaners
1.    Folsom Cleaners
2.    Swanson's Cleaners
3.    Fresh Cleaners

Best Family Photographer
1.    K. Walker Photography
2.    Shoop's Photography
3.    Charm Photography

Best Farmers' Market
1.    Historic Folsom Farmers' Market
2.    El Dorado County Certified Farmers' Market at El Dorado Hills Town Center
3.    PlacerGROWN at Quarry Ponds Town Center

Best Fine Jewelry Store
1.    Berilian Fine Jewelers
2.    Adrian Blanco Jewelry
3.    TIE: Rogers Jewelers AND Talisman Collection

Best Florist
1.    The Blossom Shop
2.    Morningside Florist
3.    El Dorado Hills Florist

Best Gift Shop
1.    Anita Rochelle Boutique & Fine Art
2.    Ambiance Boutique
3.    Therapy Stores

Best Medical Practice
1.    Folsom OB/GYN
2.    Revolutions Naturopathic
3.    Mercy Medical Group

Folsom OB/GYN photo by Dante Fontana

 

Best Grocery Store
1.    Nugget Markets
2.    Raley's/Bel Air
3.    Sprouts Farmers Market

Best Health Food/ Nutrition Shop
1.    Whole Foods Market
2.    Elliott's Fine Nutrition
3.    IMPaX Health

Best Mall/Shopping Area
1.    Palladio at Broadstone
2.    El Dorado Hills Town Center
3.    Historic Folsom/Sutter Street

Best Music Store/Lessons
1.    Bach to Rock
2.    The Nicholson Music Co.
3.    Folsom Music Lessons

Best Plastic Surgeon
1.    Kenneth T. Sumida, MD, at Nuance Cosmetic Surgery
2.    Arnold C. Almonte, DO, at The Almonte Center
3.    David Kaufman, MD, FACS, at Kaufman & Davis Plastic Surgery

Kenneth T. Sumida photo by Ray Burgess

 

Best Print and Sign Shop
1.    SignChef
2.    FASTSIGNS
3.    Signs Now

Best Produce Department
1.    Sprouts Farmers Market
2.    Whole Foods Market
3.    Raley's/Bel Air

Best Tailor
1.    EDH Custom Tailoring & Alterations
2.    Quick Alterations
3.    Alterations Express

Best Gym/Health Club
1.    Spare Time Sports Clubs (Broadstone Sports Club and El Dorado Hills Sports Club)
2.    Life Time Fitness
3.    California Family Fitness

Sparetime Sports Clubs photo by Ray Burgess

 

Best Bike Shop
1.    Folsom Bike
2.    Mike's Bikes
3.    Sutter Street Cruisers

Best Cycling Studio
1.    TrueNorth Cycle + Barre Studio
2.    On Point Body
3.    CycleBar

Best Dance Instructor
1.    TIE: Kelly Leighton at Leighton Dance Project AND Deirdre Hawkins at Hawkins School of Performing Arts
2.    Kate Castor at Arthur Murray Dance Studio
3.    Kelley Saia at Hawkins School of Performing Arts

Best Salon
1.    Hoshall's Salon & Spa
2.    Maribou Spa Salon
3.    Republic Salon

Hoshall's Salon & Spa photo by Ray Burgess

 

Best Golf Course
1.    Empire Ranch Golf Club
2.    Serrano Country Club
3.    Cameron Park Country Club

Best Martial Arts Instructor
1.    Karen Bowman at Bowman Martial Arts
2.    Jonathan Peschke at Folsom Academy Family Taekwondo
3.    HyungKyung Na at Na Martial Arts

Best Martial Arts Studio
1.    Bowman Martial Arts
2.    Na Martial Arts
3.    Kovar's Satori Academy of Martial Arts

Best Personal Trainer
1.    Jamie Ellsworth
2.    Becca Jorge
3.    Lourdes Giovannini at Broadstone Sports Club, a Spare Time Sports Club

Best Pilates Instructor
1.    Mickey Riley at Broadstone Sports Club, a Spare Time Sports Club
2.    Victoria Hunt at Life Time Fitness
3.    Britt LaBotz at Blitz Body Pilates

Best Pet Store
1.    sBarkles
2.    Lees' Feed & Western Store
3.    Bark Avenue

sBarkles photo by Dante Fontana.

 

Best Pilates Studio
1.    Spare Time Sports Clubs (Broadstone Sports Club and El Dorado Hills Sports Club)
2.    Pilates El Dorado Hills
3.    The Pilates Twist

Best Specialty Fitness
1.    Orangetheory Fitness
2.    Kaia Fit
3.    Hoops Bootcamp & Fitness

Best Swim School
1.    Steve Wallen Swim School
2.    Folsom Aquatic Center
3.    SwimLabs

Best Yoga Studio
1.    Serenity Spa | Soul Yoga
2.    Leap Yoga
3.    Spotted Dog Yoga

Best Bridal Hair Stylist
1.    All Dolled Up Beauty + Bridal
2.    Kaylie Niemann at Maribou Spa Salon
3.    Jenifer Haupt at I Make Beautiful

Best Garden Center
1.    Green Acres Nursery & Supply
2.    Bushnell Gardens Nursery
3.    Home Depot

Green Acres Nursery & Supply photo by Menka Belga

 

Best Bridal Makeup Artist
1.    Shana Beals Makeup Artistry + Skin Studio
2.    Christi Reynolds Beauty
3.    Susie Castilone at Makeup by Susie

Best Bridal Shop
1.    De La Rosa's Bridal & Tuxedo
2.    Second Summer Bride
3.    Bride To Be Couture

Best Limousine Company
1.    Fretty’s Disc Jockey & Limousine Service
2.    About Time Limousine
3.    API Limousine

Best Linen Rental Company
1.    Celebrations! Party Rentals and Tents
2.    La Tavola Fine Linen Rental
3.    Mimi and Co.

Best Rehearsal Dinner Place
1.    Fat's Asia Bistro & Dim Sum Bar
2.    Visconti's Ristorante
3.    Sienna Restaurant

Best Local Business
1.    Adrian Blanco Jewelry
2.    European Sleep Design
3.    Steve Wallen Swim School

Adrian Blanco Jewelry photo by Ray Burgess

 

Best Wedding Cakes/Desserts
1.    Karen's Bakery and Café
2.    Frank Vilt's Cakes
3.    Above & Beyond Cakes

Best Wedding Caterer
1.    Bocca Catering
2.    Off the Vine Catering
3.    Beth Sogaard Catering

Best Wedding Décor
1.    Blossom Farm Vintage Rentals
2.    El Dorado Hills Party Rentals
3.    Forever Vintage Rentals

Best Wedding Florist
1.    The Posh Posey
2.    Flourish
3.    Morningside Florist

Best Wedding Invitations
1.    Little Bird Paper Co.
2.    Valley Press Co.
3.    Pigment and Parchment

Best Dance Studio
1.    Arthur Murray Dance Studio
2.    Hawkins School of Performing Arts
3.    Leighton Dance Project

Arthur Murray Dance Studio photo by Menka Belgal

 

Best Wedding Officiant
1.    Tan Weddings and Events
2.    Rev. Jeri Murphy
3.    Terri A. Smith

Best Photo Booth
1.    Music & More Entertainment
2.    Giggle and Riot Funbooths
3.    Rocket Booths

Best Wedding Photographer
1.    Shoop's Photography
2.    Teresa K. Photography
3.    Liz Koston Photography

Best Wedding Rentals
1.    El Dorado Hills Party Rentals
2.    Celebrations! Party Rentals and Tents
3.    Sacramento Event Co.

EDH Party Rentals photo by Menka Belgal

 

Best Wedding Planner
1.    Alluring Events + Design
2.    Jenn Robirds Events
3.    TIE: 2Chic Events & Design AND Kelsey Owen Events

Best Wedding Venue
1.    Helwig Winery
2.    Lake Natoma Inn
3.    TIE: Serrano Country Club AND Rancho Victoria Vineyard

Best Wedding Videographer
1.    Jensen Wedding Films
2.    Aperina Studios
3.    Moment Cinematics

Best Wedding DJ
1.    Music & More Entertainment
2.    SJ's Disc Jockey
3.    TIE: Creative Memories Entertainment AND A&A Event Productions

Music and More Entertainment photo by Menka Belgal

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

Best Doggie Daycare
Folsom Dog Resort & Training Center

Best Mattress Store
European Sleep Design

Best Online Workout
Spare Time Sports Clubs

Best New Restaurant
J. Wild’s Livery & Feed

Best Donuts
BJ Cinnamon

Best Binge-Worthy Show
Alone (Netflix, Hulu, History Channel)

Best Hotel for a Staycation
Kimpton Sawyer Hotel

Best Woman Owned Business
Sutter Street Taqueria, Rosario Rodriguez