GOODS: Michelin Star Chef Philip Howard At “Hawksworth” For Two Special Dinners

February 7, 2013 

Hawksworth Restaurant is located in Rosewood Hotel Georgia at 801 West Georgia St. |

The GOODS from Hawksworth

Vancouver, BC | The Hawksworth Restaurant team will welcome Michelin-Star Chef Philip Howard to their kitchen for a two-night guest chef appearance on February 28 & March 1, 2013.

Chef Howard is the driving force behind The Square in London’s Mayfair, a two-Michelin-starred restaurant with a distinctive modern rench flair, which has enjoyed great ritical and consumer success for over 21 years. Numerous personal accolades have followed for Chef Howard, including Chef’s Chef of the Year 2012 at the National Restaurant Awards, Chef of the Year for The Catey Awards, the AA Restaurant Guide Awards and The Craft Guild, anchoring The Square as one of the leading restaurants in Europe.

Chef Hawksworth and Chef Howard will together create an exquisite six-course tasting menu, available exclusively for two evenings at Hawksworth Restaurant. Costing $175 per person, dinner includes a personalised copy of The Square, The Cookbook, Volume 1: Savoury by Phil Howard ($50 value).

This won’t be the first time the duo have cooked together; Chef David Hawksworth spent a year working with Chef Howard during his ten-year tenure in London. “I admire his poise and command of the kitchen and honest approach to work ethic,” praises Chef Hawksworth. “Chef Howard has a contemporary plating style, which feels in keeping with the elegant plates at Hawksworth Restaurant. I am very proud to share with him BC’s bounty of produce, as well as the talents and technical skills which are present in professional kitchen across the city.”

Chef Philip Howard’s will be the first Guest Chef appearance at Hawksworth, but international connections are nothing new: the Hawksworth team spent two weeks at SEVVA in Hong Kong in February 2012; Chef Hawksworth travelled to the Napa Valley’s Cakebread Cellars in September 2012, for their American Harvest Workshop; and September 2013 will see Hawksworth Restaurant showcased at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City. Details after the jump…

To make a reservations please contact the restaurant directly on 604.673.7000 / For more information, visit


Rosewood Hotel Georgia on the corner of Georgia and Howe Street
801 West Georgia St. | Vancouver BC | V6C 1P7
Reservations: 604-673-7000 | Email:
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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).


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



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”Alessandro Munge