About us

Our Style

The food Gina creates is from the heart and her philosophy is simple; Tasmanian produce, ethically sourced, simply cooked and beautifully presented. Gina's cooking shows her love of different culinary styles and cuisines. Menus are beautifully balanced and reflect inspiration from Cuba, South America, Mexico, Spain, France, Italy and Asia. Meat dishes are  slow cooked utilizing a variety of cooking styles.

Silver Bean Events Tasmania

Silver Bean Events Tasmania is owned and operated by Gina and Ken Harry. As both partners in life and in business they share a passion for the delivery of quality outcomes in everything they do. Gina has over 25 years' experience as a chef having worked across Australia. In addition to working together over the years Ken's 20+ year background in financial management brings a high level of attention to detail and planning that ensures your wedding or event runs smoothly. 

Our Food

We aim to source organic and ethically treated produce. Our providers are local and showcase the best that Tasmania has to offer. We are building relationships with smaller growers working with them when designing our seasonal menus. We offer simply cooked country style share plates on buffet and grazing tables, slow cooked meats, bursting with flavor, Paella’s, vibrant salads and vegetables with zesty dressings and salsas. We specialize in vegan and vegetarian choices.

Testimonials

 

"Silver Bean far exceeded our expectations catering for our 

wedding  at the Palais Theatre in Franklin. From the very beginning Ken and Gina  were warm and professional and strove to accommodate our vision for the  wedding. Their careful preparation meant that on the night everything  went off without a hitch. Our wedding had 85  guests with a mix of dietary requirements, and the range of dishes  ensured everyone was more than satisfied. We lost count at the number of  times our friends and family raved about the food. It was absolutely sensational. They showcased the local produce of the Huon Valley across a  variety of dishes including delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes and a  “Cuban style” whole pig smoked in a La Caja China Box. We also asked Silver Bean to provide a grazing table following the ceremony and a  dessert table, both of which were exceptional.

The  beautiful “Silver Bean” caravan was also a showstopper and really added  style to our wedding. It has two beer taps, which we made full use of:  thanks to Silver Bean knowing the local craft brewers we had a few kegs rolling all night. We would have absolutely no hesitation recommending Silver Bean for any future event."

- Emma and Mike, West Moonah


 

"Recently I organized an event and needed, hot and cold, wow how lucky was I to use Silver Bean Events, professional, on time, and the most outstanding food I have had. With needing hot food with no kitchen, they had their own ability to bring hot amazing food, presented beautifully the food certainly made the night. Couldn’t recommend these guys high enough. You won’t be disappointed."

- Belinda Collis. Hobart



Valleyfield Estate

Nestled on the banks of the Derwent River in New Norfolk sits Valleyfield Estate in all her beauty.
 

Valleyfield is a privately owned, national trust listed property the history of which can be traced back to 1813.

Situated just 35 km from Hobart, the property consists of a private family residence, several heritage sandstone brick out-buildings and a beautiful private garden running to the river banks. 

The Valleyfield coach house together with access to the gardens and riverbank is available for hire to host your wedding or event. 

Limited to 15 events per year and a  capacity to seat up to 100 guests Valleyfield is a truly bespoke location.

The unique nature of the property offers a beautiful and private location for your special day. 


Please direct enquiries for Valleyfield availability to Ken Harry on 0407 279951. 


Menu Ideas







Please note: these are sample menus

Contact Us

Silver Bean Events Tasmania

8 Murchison Street, Lenah Valley, Hobart Tasmania 7008, Australia

0407279951

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