MIAMI/COCONUT GROVE – Bill Hansen, founder of Bill Hansen Catering which was named the CATERER OF THE YEAR for 2015 by the BIZ BASH, Reader Choice Awards is pleased to announce a special partnership with the Shore Family to market, sell and service the needs for their private destination event enclave.
This private enclave is owned by the Shore Family whose devotion to maintaining an eco-friendly balance and reverence to Mother Earth creates one of the truly outstanding venues in the country today. Largo was especially designed for those discerning hosts looking to have events in a unique and unencumbered setting. The location alone boasts the most colorful year round sunsets from one of the few actual piers in existence in the keys that can be used for functions or just lounging. Largo’s acreage is a sanctuary for wildlife and native tropical plants as well as to those persons visiting within its walled grounds. To ensure privacy admittance to Largo is by reservation or appointment only.
Largo is a 3 acre walled and gated private family vacation compound get away for the Shore Family. Since taking the property over three years ago has spend Millions of Dollars on renovations and upgrades making a true blend of old Keys ambience and with the conveniences and luxury of the 21st Century. Rental of the enclave for destination events includes exclusive use of the entire estate; private beach; infinity pool; 3 bedroom main lodge & six guest bungalows (comfortably sleeping up to 30 people); indoor and outdoor gathering and function space; daily housekeeping and grounds keeper. Personal Concierge service is available if needed to meet each guests needs.
“This resort is a perfect getaway location for an event. It accommodates formal or casual events as well as indoor or outdoor ceremonies and receptions,” according to Hansen.
Located just an hour’s drive from Miami International Airport, Largo Resort is easy to access. Its location also puts guests in the midst of one of the world’s finest resort areas, boasting snorkeling, fishing, fine restaurants, and national parks.
“At Bill Hansen Catering we pride ourselves on providing all types of ethnic and American cuisines,” said Hansen. “Our affiliation with one of the finest kosher caterers in South Florida has also resulted in many opportunities with Orthodox and Conservative Jewish clients.”
Based out of the historic Villa Woodbine historic mansion in Coconut Grove, Hansen and his team of executive chefs and planners consistently deliver on its promise of creating “one-of-a-kind” experiences that eliminate the stress during the preparation and the day of the event.
“We have become the ‘go-to’ caterers and event planners for people seeking non-traditional venues,” said Hansen. “Many people want something unique as opposed to a hotel or a country club. We pride ourselves on offering our clients the most diverse selection of venues in South Florida.
In addition to Villa Woodbine and Vizcaya, Hansen offers other venues including the Kampong, Samsara, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Park Place, Palm Court, The Alfred I DuPont Building, The Moore Building, The Cruz Building, The Charles Deering Estate, 1111 Lincoln Road, The Gallery of Amazing Things, The Versace Mansion, The Temple House The Rubell Family Collection, The Ice Palace, The Walton House, The Ancient Spanish Monastery, The Bonnet House, The Needham Estate, to name a few.
Bill Hansen started Bill Hansen Luxury Catering and Events Production in 1980, under the name Bills’ Catering. Working out of The Miami Club, downtown Miami’s premier city club, he took Miami by storm and became a major player in the upscale catering arena.
In 1983, he discovered the Villa Woodbine mansion in Coconut Grove and began holding weddings and events in this historical venue. Villa Woodbine is now one of Miami’s most sought-after weddings venues.