GOODS: After “Best New” Nod At EnRoute, Hawksworth Gets Wintry With New Dishes

November 30, 2011 

Hawksworth is located in Rosewood Hotel Georgia at 801 West Georgia St. | www.hawksworthrestaurant.com

The GOODS from Hawksworth

Vancouver, BC | Recently recognized by enRoute Magazine as one of Canada’s top three best new restaurants, Hawksworth continues impress both guests and critics with the very best in contemporary Canadian cuisine. Highlights from the current menu include: Okanagan Bartlett pears, cooked sous vide for an hour in spiced syrup, paired with speck from Oyama Sausage Co., creamy burrata from Italy and a house-made roasted shallot dressing; a charred octopus salad features slow-cooked octopus finished on the grill with smoked confit Langley fingerling potatoes, grilled frisee and confit fennel infused with lemon; grilled sturgeon returns, lightly grilled following a 24hr marinade and served with a sunchoke fricassee, butternut squash flan, manila clams freshly shucked from the shell, finished with a clam nectar broth.

Seasonality is also reflected in the latest tasting menu from Chef Hawksworth’s team, which includes yellowfin tuna carpaccio with spiced cucumber, pickled beetroot paired with lamb tongue, slow-cooked veal breast with red cabbage and walla walla onion and a decadent chocolate fondant with orange and hazelnut.

Holiday menus are similarly influenced with a range of options and price points. A seasonal favourite, apple beet salad features on the Holiday Party lunch menu ($52 / $60 for three courses), alongside confit pork shoulder or roasted chestnut orecchiette and topped off with steamed Christmas pudding with sundried cherry port sauce. Holiday party dinner menu ($72 / $82 for 3 courses) features yellowfin tuna carpaccio, slow cooked lamb shank or Lois Lake Steelhead finished with valrhona chocolate fondant, hazelnut and orange.

Hawksworth Restaurant is available for lunch and dinner holiday party bookings in its elegant York Room, throughout the festive season. Holiday menus will be available in the main restaurant on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day and lunch will be served on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day. Breakfast is unavailable from December 23rd to January 3rd and brunch is available every weekend, including New Year’s Day (except Christmas Day).

For bookings, visit www.hawksworthrestaurant.com or call 604.673.7000

Details

Rosewood Hotel Georgia on the corner of Georgia and Howe Street
801 West Georgia St. | Vancouver BC | V6C 1P7
Reservations: 604-673-7000 | Email: info@hawksworth.ca
Web: www.hawksworthrestaurant.com | Twitter | Facebook
Parking: Street parking and nearby commercial parking lots, valet service nightly.
110 seats | 30 seat Bar & Lounge | 40 seat Pearl Room | 40 seat Art Room.
(The York Room on the 1st floor can accommodate 60 for dinner and 110 for a standing reception).

Hours

Dinner: 5:00pm – 11:00pm, 7 nights a week
Lunch: 11:30am – 2:00pm, Monday to Friday
Breakfast: 6:30am – 10:00am, Monday to Friday, from 7am on weekends
Weekend: 10.30am-2.30pm, Saturday & Sunday
Bar & Lounge: Late night bar menu til midnight

Gallery

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The Restaurant Team

Executive Chef/Owner: David Hawksworth
Chef de Cuisine: Kristian Eligh
Pastry Chef: Wayne Kozinko
General Manager: Chad Clark
Wine Director: Terry Threlfall
Bar & Lounge Manager: Brad Stanton

About Hawksworth Restaurant

The personal dream of one of Canada’s foremost masters of cuisine, Hawksworth Restaurant, located at the legendary Rosewood Hotel Georgia, in the heart of downtown Vancouver fuses together a illustrious past with a radiant future. Embracing contemporary Canadian cuisine, the goal is to set forth a culinary legacy rooted in regional produce while celebrating the cultural diversity of Vancouver

Approachable menus reflect seasonality and spontaneity while demonstrating the highly skilled technique and relentless drive for perfection that has become Hawksworth’s trademark. Four distinctive dining rooms include an intimate bar area and an elegant private room, all designed to reflect the vibrancy and quality of the cuisine. Grown up and glamorous, yet relaxed and welcoming, Hawksworth Restaurant is poised to deliver an array of memorable dining experiences.

The York Room, Hawksworth Restaurant’s private dining room overlooking the Vancouver Art Gallery’s fountains, is one the city’s most historic and exceptional private dining and event environments. Taking its design inspiration from the 1920’s, the dramatic chandeliers and ornate heritage features create an elegant private dining room- perfect for intimate gatherings or the important executive dinner, lunch or breakfast meeting. The York Room can accommodate a booking capacity of 60 for a seated dinner, and 110 for a standing reception.

The Bar

Behind the bar, our passionate bartenders shake and stir expertly crafted classic cocktails that honour the mastery of pre-prohibition tipples. Made with fresh juices and herbs, house-made bitters and aromatic sprays, some are barrel-aged and designed with food friendly flavours in mind. Our rotation of carefully sourced wines and interesting craft beers, offer an array of accents to accompany the bar dining menu in a lively and laid back setting.

Art & Design

Created by Alessandro Munge, from the multi award winning Canadian interior design firm Munge & Leung, Hawksworth’s four distinct dining rooms include the leather-paneled Bar & Lounge, clubby and intimate; the glamorous Pearl Room, elegant and iridescent with pearl banquettes and a magnificent chandelier; the compelling and vibrant Art Room featuring a custom installation by internationally acclaimed local artist Rodney Graham, and the first floor York Room inspired by its 1920’s heritage where original features meet modern technology and huge arc windows overlook the Vancouver Art Gallery. This veritable chameleon of a restaurant delivers a range dining experiences suited to a variety of moods or occasions.

“Each design element, in addition to being functional, adds beauty, depth and appeals the senses, we really want people to experience the space on more then just a visual level, to appreciate its touch and feel and to really connect with it”Alessndro Munge