Bill started Bill Hansen Luxury Catering and Events in 1980, under the name, Bills’ Catering, along with his late partner Bill Hendrich.  Working out of The Miami Club, downtown Miami’s premier city club, the two Bills took Miami by storm and became major players in the upscale catering arena.

In 1983, Bill discovered the Villa Woodbine mansion in Coconut Grove, moved in with his family and began holding weddings and events in this historical venue.  31 years later Bill no longer lives at Villa Woodbine, but has turned it into one of Miami’s most sought-after weddings venues.

In the past 34 years Bill and his catering staff have catered for over 100 Fortune 500 firms, thousands of brides and at thousands of venues all over South Florida.  And Bill has even catered at the Masters in Augusta, Georgia.  He does travel for the right opportunities.

Bill has a deep commitment to exceeding customer expectations…to WOW his clients.  And over the years he continues to raise the bar to provide the best of the best.

The Bill Hansen culinary team is led by Dana Brizee, who oversees the work of his loyal team members, who have worked for Bill for as long as 25 years.  Bill treats his staff well and creates a very positive work environment.  He looks at his staff as his internal customers.

Led by Chief Operating Officer Adam Bershad, Director of Sales Shaneil Sibblies and Director of Operations, Jerry Cortese, Bill’s management team focuses on fulfilling the company’s core values which are:

  1. Customer Satisfaction, above all else. By focusing on exceeding client expectations, while charging a fair price, our success and our clients’ satisfaction is guaranteed.
  2. Never Compromise our high quality food and services for a lower price.
  3. Operate our business with the highest Ethical Standards. Our brand in South Florida will never be tarnished.
  4. Make our decisions to protect and grow our business in an Entrepreneurial fashion.
  5. Bill Hansen Catering is a Safe and Drug Free Workplace.
  6. Key Staff Members are Extremely Faithful, Loyal Team Players who respect one another and our clients. Bill Hansen Catering is a great place to work.

Bill is looking forward to many more years serving south Florida.  As he says, “I’m not retired, I’m re-fired!”

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