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2010 Readers' Choice Hall of Fame Award Winners from our Style-El Dorado County Foothills Magazine!

Nov 23, 2010 10:54AM ● By Wendy Sipple

Tracking down that breakfast spot you heard about can be tricky. So can finding the perfect boutique... but once you’ve found it, chances are you’ve told all your friends and then some!It’s you – our readers – who really know the best of what this region has to offer, and it’s your turn to share your favorites with us. From golf courses to playgrounds, artists and leaders, Style presents to you Readers' Choice winners and chart toppers and invites you to celebrate them with us!SPECIAL PROMOTIONAL SECTION Rice Medical GroupFacial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery CenterReginald D. Rice, M.D.4300 Golden Center Drive, Ste. D  |  Placerville530-344-2000  |  916-941-9161  | Dr. Reginald Rice would like to thank his loyal patients and colleagues for recognizing him as the El Dorado County Foothills Style Reader’s Choice Awards favorite Doctor for Cosmetic Procedures.    Dr. Rice has provided Cosmetic, Head and Neck Surgery for the last 15 years in El Dorado County. He is double board certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.    He performs a full spectrum of aesthetic procedures. He continues to enhance and enrich people’s lives using state-of-the-art technology, and has performed thousands of cosmetic surgical and non surgical procedures. He is respected for his finesse and artistry in rejuvenation of the aging face.  He brings a high degree of honesty and integrity mixed with compassion to his patients.    You are all invited to an Open House Wednesday, October 27th, from 10am - 4pm. Representatives from ColoreScience, Dysport/Perlane/Restylane, Obagi, Sculptra, Botox/Juvederm/Latisse will be available to answer questions. Mention Readers’ Choice Award to receive your special gift. RSVP by October 20th.2010 • DOCTOR for COSMETIC PROCEDURES  2009 • DOCTOR for COSMETIC PROCEDURES Dr. Shawn McDonaldNEW LOCATION!2802 Mallard Lane  |  Placerville530-626-8440  |  www.drmcdonald.comDr. Shawn McDonald and his staff would like to thank his patients and others in the community for distinguishing our office as El Dorado County Foothills Style Readers’ Choice Award for Favorite Eye Doctor.    Dr. McDonald has been in private practice in Placerville for the past twenty four years and just recently relocated to his new office in the Placerville Heights Professional Center on Mallard Lane.    Dr. McDonald is Board Certified in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease and an active member of both the American and California Optometric Associations.    We have always strived to provide our patients with the most professional service available from the latest in diagnostic technology to one of the largest selections of quality eyewear in the area.    Our Board Certified Opticians are committed to excellence and are always accessible to answer any questions that you may have.    Again, our sincere appreciation for voting us Favorite Eye Doctor.2010 • EYE DOCTOR  2009 • EYE DOCTORAffordable Furniture and Blinds55 Fair Lane  |  Placerville530-621-9566  |  1-888-345-BLINDSwww.affordablefurnitureandblinds.comAll of us here at Affordable Furniture and Blinds want to thank the Style readers for voting us Favorite Furniture Store and Favorite Window Coverings!     In this ever changing economy we have set our sights on selection, quality service and price. We’re committed to finding and using American made every chance we get, in fact approximately 80% of our products are American made: Serta, Hunter Douglas, Broyhill, Lane, Best, Skandia to name a few.     Do you remember your grandmother’s sofa that she loved? She’d picked out that special fabric...wouldn’t let anyone near it with food...I bet that sofa is still in use today in a first apartment or downstairs playroom. We sell that kind of furniture, unique, well built, valued by the family.     Our prices are guaranteed to be the same or lower than our competitors. We invite you to visit our store or our designers will come to you. We strive to be your best service, best quality, favorite furniture and window coverings store; it’s fun to be #1!2010 • FURNITURE STORE • WINDOW COVERINGS STORE   2009 • FURNITURE STORE • WINDOW COVERINGS STORE Sequoia Restaurant643 Bee Street  |  Placerville530-622-5222www.sequoiaplacerville.comThank you readers of Style Magazine and our beloved customers for voting Sequoia your favorite!2010 • ROMANTIC RESTAURANT • OVERALL RESTAURANT • COCKTAILS • PLACE FOR A GLASS OF WINE • BRUNCH 2009 • ROMANTIC RESTAURANT • OVERALL RESTAURANT • CHEF (JOEY BEAVIDAS) • COCKTAILS • WAITPERSON (BRAD GEERS) • SUNDAY BRUNCH  2008 • ROMANTIC RESTAURANT • OVERALL RESTAURANT • SUNDAY BRUNCH 2007 • ROMANTIC RESTAURANT • SUNDAY BRUNCHSchools Financial Credit Union4278 Golden Center Drive, Ste. 100  |  Placervile  |  916-569-5400  |  www.schools.orgThank you, Style readers, for voting Schools Financial Credit Union as one of your Favorite Banks/Credit Unions! With so many banking options, we’re delighted that you chose Schools.    Schools is dedicated to meeting and exceeding industry standards, and we vow to continue to offer you, our members, better value and outstanding service. We offer Banking for EveryoneSM in Sacramento and its nine surrounding counties.     To find out more about Schools, visit or find us on Facebook and Twitter.2010 • BANK  2009 • BANKAutomotive Excellence4600 Missouri Flat RoadPlacerville530-626-2701We would like to personally thank all of our loyal clients for voting us  #1 again this year! Since 1999, we have been a family owned and operated auto repair facility, and take pride in our business. We promise to continue to provide our clients with the best service, and highest quality auto repair. We are a full service facility that offers quality and affordable automotive diagnosis, repair and maintenance services, as well as State smog, Brake and Lamp inspections.    We stand behind our word and our work, and as a Napa Autocare Center we offer a 12 month/12,000 mile nationwide warranty on most repairs. If you have never been to Automotive Excellence, we invite you to stop in to see our facility and meet our friendly automotive “family”, and experienced, knowledgeable technicians who care about your vehicles.Thank you again,— Ross, Randi and Staff2010 • AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR  2009 • AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR  2008 • AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRSnap Fitness3975 Durock Road  |  Shingle Springs  |  530-672-27771248 Broadway  |  Placerville  |  530-621-2777www.snapfitness.comThank you El Dorado County for your continued support and for voting us the #1 Fitness Center for the second year in a row.  All of the employees and personal trainers at Shingle Springs and Placerville Snap Fitness work very hard to listen and take care of their members.    Expansion and improvement has been the focus of our operation in Shingle Springs over the past 6 months.  We tripled our space, added 3 showers, 3 bathrooms, and 2 changing facilities.  Staffed childcare is now being offered 6 days a week in our new “Kid’s Club”.  We are also pleased to officially announce the expansion of our Placerville location.  More information will be forthcoming shortly.    The addition we are most proud of is the hiring of our new Group Exercise Director, Jennifer Heape. With Jenn’s input, we opened Studio Snap in September 2010.  Studio Snap is outfitted with the latest and greatest in group fitness, including Yoga, Cycling & ZUMBA.   Jenn and her new team of instructors will “Rock Your Calories Off” with their years of experience!  Unlimited Class Memberships are available to anyone with or without a gym membership.  Can you think of a better way to spend just over a $1 a day?    Stop by for a tour and see all we have done to better serve your fitness needs and inquire about our Expansion Specials!    I would like to thank Becky Reinhart “owner of Snap Fitness” and ALL of my clients for voting me best personal trainer of El Dorado County 2 years in a row.  I could have never done it without them.  It is not just a job to me… It’s what I do!  I love helping people reach their goals through positive encouragement.  With offering personal training and NOW group exercise classes, I hope that I can help people reach the impossible.  “Never Give Up”2010 • GYM/FITNESS CENTER  • FITNESS TRAINER (JENNIFER HEAPE) • FITNESS TRAINER (GLENDA FOWLER)  2009 • GYM/FITNESS CENTER  •  FITNESS TRAINER (JENNIFER HEAPE) • FITNESS TRAINER (GLENDA FOWLER)  2008 • FITNESS TRAINER (JENNIFER HEAPE)  • FITNESS TRAINER (GLENDA FOWLER)Elements Hair Salon260 Main Street  |  Placerville530-626-6430Wow! I’m really flattered to be recognized by the Style El Dorado County Foothill readers for something that comes naturally for me. Serving El Dorado County for three decades has been and is my pleasure.   Elements Hair Salon has a staff of artists that love what they do and Aveda products are the tools we use.  Love what you do!2010 •  BUSINESS PERSON (GABE HARRIS)  • HAIR STYLIST (GABE HARRIS)  2008 • SALON  2007 SALONThe Counter Burger1005 Galleria Blvd. |  Roseville916-773-2333  |  www.thecounterburger.comA big thank you once again to Style Magazine readers for voting The Counter winner in the “Burger and Fries” category for the second year in a row! Please try us if you haven’t yet and see why we were also voted the best burger in Northern California! We are at The Fountains in Roseville across from the Galleria with free and easy parking. The Counter offers all natural, humanely raised beef, turkey, chicken, homemade veggie burgers and market selections such as Bison, Ahi, Carne Asada, Salmon, and Lamb and a delicious shake of the month. We also have a great selection of local and best of class beers and wines. For inquiries about franchising opportunities with The Counter please email [email protected] Roseville Granite Bay Rocklin Awards2010 • BURGER & FRIES JOINT  2009 • BURGER & FRIES JOINTCountry Elegance4496 Missouri Flat Road  |  Placerville530-622-9338Thank you so much for voting us #1 in home decor! We’ve been serving El Dorado County for over 24 years with the finest in stoves, fireplaces, unique home decor, and gifts. Our heartfelt thanks goes out to all of our loyal customers, and we look forward to meeting those of you who have not yet been in. As part of our celebration for winning #1, we ask that you mention Style Magazine during the month of October, and receive a 10% discount off of your gift shop purchase!2010 • HOME DECOR • GIFT STORE Gaffaney, Cudney & Lieberman, LLPMark Cudney4120 Cameron Park Drive, Ste. 300Cameron Parkp 530-677-1611  |  f 530-677-4814I sincerely wish to thank all of the readers who voted for me.    A knowledgeable and dedicated attorney is essential in guiding a case through to resolution whether by litigation or a negotiated settlement.    As a family law specialist practicing in El Dorado County for over 27 years, I have learned to appreciate every client’s individual struggle when the marriage fails. I strive for solutions that will assist my client for years into the future. 2010 • ATTORNEY (MARK CUDNEY)  Randolph Jewelers375 Main StreetPlacerville530-622-3787www.randolphsjewelry.comThanks again El Dorado County! For the third year in a row you have voted us Favorite Jewelry Store. We’ve always been the oldest jewelry store and it is very satisfying to be known as the best as well.  We have a highly skilled professional staff with GIA trained Graduate Gemologists on hand to help with all your fine jewelry needs. We specialize in custom work and bridal jewelry. Join the generations of local families who have acquired some of their most treasured possessions from Randolph Jewelers.    Randolph’s has been buying gold on Main Street since 1852. With gold at a record high price the gold buying business is more active than ever. Trade your gold in toward our jewelry or services and get more $$$. 2010 • JEWELRY STORE  2009 • JEWELRY STORE  2008 • JEWELRY STOREDynamic Images Salon & Day Spa611 Placerville DrivePlacerville530-622-5436Thank you to all of our wonderful clients for placing us again in the Style Magazine El Dorado County Foothills Readers’ Choice Awards! You are the absolute best clients ever and we value you more than you know!  We strive to always bring you excellence and consistency in a great environment with the utmost professionalism – because really, it’s all about you!  Our staff of 14 is totally dedicated to making you look and feel good, we think that’s why we keep making the top of the list with Style Magazine readers each year. Great hair and spa services performed by a continuously educated, service oriented and amazing’s as simple as that! If you’re reading this and haven’t been pampered by us yet, come see what the fuss is all about and bring this article in for $10 off your first visit – you’ll be glad that you did, we guarantee it!2010 •  SALON  •  MANICURE/PEDICURE  •  MASSAGE  •  MASSAGE THERAPIST  •  DAY SPA • FACIAL • FACIALIST  2009  •  SALON  •  MASSAGE  •  FACIAL  2008  •  SALON  •  MASSAGE  •  FACIAL  •  BUSINESSPERSON  2007  •  SALON  •  MASSAGE  •  FACIALSnowline Hospice6520 Pleasant Valley Road  |  Diamond Springs530-621-7820  |  www.snowlinehospice.orgOur stores generate over 30% of the operating income necessary to provide the important patient care work we do in the community. That would not be possible without your generous donations. Make the “shift” to thrift and discover true treasures at bargain prices.Thank you for voting us #1!    Our mission at Snowline Hospice is serving the community by supporting patients near end-of-life and guiding loved ones through grief.2010  •  CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION 2009  •  CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION • PLACE TO VOLUNTEER2008  •  CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION • PLACE TO VOLUNTEER2007  •  CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION • PLACE TO VOLUNTEERNapoli Café & Wine Bar3275 Coach Lane, #A  |  Cameron Park530-676-CAFENapoli Café & Wine Bar would like to thank everyone who voted for us in the Favorite Italian Restaurant category. We are humbled and would like to thank all of the readers for voting for us after only being open 4 months. To tell you the truth, we didn’t even know that Style Magazine had Readers’ Choice Awards, but we are glad that the community noticed! We hope you continue to enjoy our restaurant throughout the year and we’ll be sure to try and win the category (with your help) next year!2010  •  ITALIAN RESTAURANTSweetie Pies577 Main Street  |  Placerville530-642-0128  |  www.sweetiepies.bizAll of us here at Sweetie Pies thank you so much for voting us number one Favorite Breakfast Place, Favorite Bakery and Favorite Brunch Place...not to mention Favorite Outdoor Dining and Favorite Salad Place! We enjoy what we do and take pride in serving down home, stick to your ribs meals for breakfast and lunch. All our delicious recipes are made with farm fresh ingredients, all our bakery goods are baked right here. Come fill your coffee cup, and enjoy the home spun ambiance of Sweetie Pies! 2010  •  BREAKFAST  •  BRUNCH  • SALAD  •  BAKERY  • BAGEL/PASTRIES  •  OUTDOOR DINING   2009  • BREAKFAST  •  BRUNCH  • BAGEL/PASTRIES   2008  •  BREAKFAST  •  BRUNCH  • BAGEL/PASTRIES   2007 •  BREAKFAST  •  BRUNCH  • BAGEL/PASTRIESDarla Colson, CPA, MSTGilbert Associates, Inc.101 Parkshore Drive, Ste. 100  |  Folsom2880 Gateway Oaks Drive, Ste. 100  |  Sacramento916-646-6464 x117  |  www.gilbertcpa.comDarla Colson, CPA, MST, is one of eight partners with Gilbert Associates, Inc. The firm emphasizes personalized client service and has the feel of a small firm with larger firm resources. She is a long-time resident of Folsom and has been with Gilbert Associates, Inc., for 23 of its 26 years. Darla is the shareholder that manages the firm’s tax department and branch office in Folsom that opened in 2004 to better serve clients that are in the Folsom and Foothill communities. Her areas of specialty include: tax planning, consultation and preparation for corporations, partnerships, LLCs and individuals. With a staff of over 60 the firm is able to meet all accounting and tax needs. Thank you Style readers for voting me as a favorite accountant. She can be reached at 916-646-6464 x117.Style Folsom El Dorado Hills Awards2010  •  ACCOUNTANT2009  •  ACCOUNTANTMax Muscle Placerville4615 Missouri Flat Road, Ste. 4Placerville530-626-0239Hours: M-F: 10-7, Sat: 10-4, Closed SundayWe would like to thank all of our customers for voting us the #1 Tanning Salon and the #2 Health Food Store in El Dorado County.  We truly appreciate all of your loyalty and support that you have given to us over the last seven years.  We promise to continue to provide high quality products and outstanding customer service for years to come.  Thanks again to all of our wonderful customers who voted for us.— Jon and Desirae Meyer2010  •  TANNING SALON  •  HEALTH FOOD STORE   2009  HEALTH FOOD STORELees’ Feed and Western Store4110 Datsun Court  |  Shingle Springs4110 Mother Lode Drive  |  Shingle Springs 530-622-FEED  |  530-677-4891  |  www.leesfeed.netWow! Thanks Foothill readers for voting us Favorite Pet Shop! Our pet department stocks tropical fish, reptiles and other small animals plus supplies for their good health. We offer the largest selection of pet foods including organic and specialty brands. Lees’ Feed is a family owned and operated business since 1980 and our staff is helpful and experienced.    Our ranch department includes feed, hay, fencing, plus boots, hats and clothing.    From hamsters to horses and all pets in between, Lees’ Feed and Western Store supplies all you need. Our customers are number one to us so thanks for voting us #1!2010  •  PET STORE   2009  •  PET STORE Waterfall Salon and Day Spa2716 Coloma Road  |  Placerville530-626-1571  |  www.waterfallsalon.comTHANK YOU to our community for voting us Style Readers’ Choice Award Winner for the past four years! We will continue striving to bring quality service to our valued quests through excellent products and services, relaxing and renewing atmosphere and philosophy of innovation and environmental leadership. We are honored to share our mission with you; creating beauty and wellness by bringing balance to how you look, feel and live in the world.2010  •  SALON  •  DAY SPA  •  FACIAL  •  FACIALIST  •  STYLIST  •  MASSAGE2009 •  SALON  •  DAY SPA  •  FACIAL  •  FACIALIST  • MASSAGE2008 •  SALON  • MASSAGEDick’s Carpet One Floor & Home6516 Commerce Way  |  Diamond Springs530-642-4200  |  www.dickscarpetone.comDick’s Carpet One would like to thank our loyal customers for voting us the #1 floor covering store serving El Dorado County and amongst the best for window coverings. Customer satisfaction is our highest priority and has been since 1964. Whether you are shopping for carpet, hardwood, laminate, tile, vinyl, window coverings, or even area rugs you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in our beautiful 10,000 square foot showroom. Don’t forget to ask about our Beautiful Guarantee ™.2010 •  FLOOR COVERINGS STORE  •  WINDOW COVERINGS STOREChicago Pizza & Burgers and Indian Food6246 Pleasant Valley Road  |  El Dorado  |  530-621-3900Thank you Style readers for voting us number one Favorite Indian Restaurant and Favorite Pizza Restaurant! Come visit us soon and taste what makes Chicago Pizza, Burgers and Indian Food a winner!2010  •  INDIAN RESTAURANT  •  PIZZAViolets Are Blue450 Main StreetPlacerville530-626-8362Thank you for voting Violets Are Blue favorite consignment boutique. Violets wouldn’t be what it is without you, my loyal customers. A special thank you to my Violet Girls, Becky, Catherine, Sarah, Maddie, and Courtney.      2010 •  CONSIGNMENT STORE  2009  •  CONSIGNMENT STORE    2008  •  CONSIGNMENT STORE  •  BOUTIQUE Jason Anderson, OwnerCascada384 Main Street  |  Placerville  |  530-344-7757Cascada would like to thank the people of El Dorado County for their preference and support.2010  • COCKTAILS  •  MEXICAN RESTAURANT  •  OVERALL RESTAURANTA Touch of Elegance Salon & Spa7665 Sly Park Road  |  Placerville  |  530-647-8691A big Thank You to all who voted for me.  I feel very blessed for all of my clients.  You can visit me at: 2010 •  HAIR STYLIST  2009 •  FACIALISTS (AMANDA SWAIN) First Impressions Landscapingo 530-647-0400  |  c 530-417-1717www.firstimpressionslandscaping.usWe design and build landscapes that are a composition of color and texture, combining beauty with function. Our highest goal is to please our clients.2010  •  LANDSCAPERDr. Gerald Roberts, D.D.S.4058 Flying C Road, Ste. 9Cameron Park530-677-0272www.robertsdental.comDr. Roberts and his staff can help you get the smile you have always wanted, from General Dentistry and Hygiene to Cosmetic Dentistry and Invisalign.    Thank you for voting us Style Reader’s Choice Award Winner!2010  •  DENTIST   2009 •  DENTISTOff Broadway-Contemporary Fashions1245 Broadway  |  Placerville  |  530-622-9767The Off Broadway fashion family would like to thank you for voting us one of your favorite stores. Thanks to all our special customers, we are celebrating 36 years. Exciting new fall fashions arriving daily.2010 •  BOUTIQUE  •  STORE IN WHICH TO SHOPThe Wine Smith346 Main Street  |  Placerville  |  530-622-0516Your regional Sierra Foothills wine specialist with 8 microbrews on tap, and large selection of wine, beer and gifts.      2010 •  HAPPY HOUR  •  GLASS OF WINE  •  BARTENDER (KELSEY WINZELER)  2009 •  GLASS OF WINE  2008  •  GLASS OF WINEGold Country Artists Gallery379 Main Street Placerville  |  530-642-2944www.goldcountryartistsgallery.comAward-winning art, staffed by member-artists, wonderful 1850’s building...Come by and experience Gold Country Artists Gallery!  Thank you for your vote!2010  •  ART GALLERY  2009  •  ART GALLERY  2008  •  ART GALLERY  2007  •  ART GALLERYAnnieberries320 Main StreetPlacerville530-626-1444www.annieberries.comThank you Style Magazine readers for making Annieberries your #1 favorite choice in children’s stores. We are turning five years old this year and we appreciate your help to make that happen.2010  •  CHILDREN'S STORE  •  TOY STORE   2009  •  CHILDREN'S STORE    2008   •  CHILDREN'S STORECertaPro Paintersof El Dorado & Amador Counties800-462-3782  |’s an honor to be voted as Favorite Business Person two years in a row. My thanks to the voters, who are our “customers for life!”2010  BUSINESSPERSON  •  BEST KEPT SECRET  •  2009  BUSINESSPERSONConforti Plumbing 530-622-0202  |  916-933-3141Thank you for voting us #1 again.  We promise to continue to provide you with exceptional service for all your plumbing needs.2010  •  PLUMBER   2009  •  PLUMBERSPECIAL PROMOTIONAL SECTIONIf you would like to be included in one of Style's Special Promotional Sections, please contact Debra Linn at 916-988-9888 x114 or [email protected]

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