The Seasonal Garden Café’s Silvia Hart, whose common Hahndorf eatery closed in September possessing almost $2 million, has branched out into skincare.

She has introduced a Honey Herb Spice business, which according to its social media accounts, helps make products utilizing “organic raw honey … put together with natural all-natural herbs and spices”.

Ms Hart has started out the business as a sole trader, which a bankrupt man or woman is permitted to do.

She registered the company on November thirty, a month following liquidators unveiled the

scale of her café’s $1.87 million collapse – which incorporated almost $500,000 in unpaid


Workers were also owed almost $twelve,000 in wages and the ATO $900,000 in taxes.

In September The Advertiser unveiled that couples had misplaced 1000’s of dollars in marriage ceremony deposits.

Some couples only discovered out the location was to near following reading through the paper.

Three of the brides advised the paper on Tuesday that they are still to get any money from Ms Hart.

A month in advance of the unexpected closure Ms Hart had despatched a personal message to personnel telling them the cafe had been offered and that their employment were safe.

Ms Hart advised Now Tonight in an episode aired on September eleven that she would repay the marriage ceremony deposits “even if I have to pay it out of my own money”.

The Advertiser sought remark from Ms Hart about her new business.

Liquidator Timothy Mableson advised lenders in October that it was not likely they would get any return.

He claimed in a report that Ms Hart’s business keeping company Maerhuev Pty Ltd may perhaps have been buying and selling insolvent as far back as August 2017 and that proceeds from the sale of her Norwood branch were not paid out into company accounts.

He claimed Ms Hart had blamed company’s failure on her sickness, theft at her cafes and other folks not creating her conscious of the company’s fiscal point out.

In 2016 Ms Hart opened her more substantial, flagship Seasonal Garden retail store on Hahndorf’s Primary Road and expanded to a 2nd Hahndorf store and branches at Norwood and Stirling.

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