The GOODS from Hawksworth
Vancouver, BC | This Valentine’s Day, indulge in an evening of romance at Hawksworth Restaurant and enjoy the intimate surrounds of Vancouver’s leading fine-dining restaurant. Chef de Cuisine, Quinton Bennett, and his team present a seven-course dining experience with optional wine pairings, showcasing bright luxurious flavour combinations and the best in contemporary Canadian cuisine.
“Being the most romantic day of the year, we’ve created a menu that truly measures up to the occasion, showing our passion for food and love of local ingredients,” says Chef de Cuisine, Quinton Bennett. “With the goal of creating a truly memorable experience, the menu presents an exquisite culinary journey perfectly paired with global wines that will enhance the nuances of the dishes.”
The evening’s featured cocktail, Pink Elephant, created by Head Bartender, Luke O’Toole is made with Absolut vodka, raspberry, rose and lemon; this romantic libation is the perfect floral and fruity aperitif.
As the evening of romance unfolds, guests are presented with a trio of amuse bouche featuring Deep Bay Kusshi oysters, free-range beef tartare, and a red onion marmalade and whipped goat cheese tart. Next, starter and main course offerings include steelhead salmon and tuna terrine with beet and sturgeon caviar; followed by an indulgent lobster parfait with a Thai salad and beignet; a poached saddle of rabbit with mushroom and celeriac purée; and a succulently-braised neck of lamb served with green olive, tomato jam and Moroccan spices.
For dessert, surrender to a sumptuous white chocolate, raspberry, lychee and rose creation presented by talented Pastry Chef, Wayne Kozinko. This deconstructed dish features a wonderful medley of flavours and textures including white chocolate ribbon, white chocolate Chantilly, lychee sorbet, crunchy raspberry meringue and a sprinkling of rose dust; followed by an intricate selection of petit four to conclude the evening.
With a sophisticated selection of wine pairings from around the globe, carefully chosen by Wine Director, Bryant Mao, to pair perfectly with each dish; Hawksworth Restaurant’s elegant yet relaxed setting is the ideal location for loved ones to indulge in each others company, while delighting in the award-winning cuisine of Vancouver’s six-time winner of Vancouver Magazine’s, Best Upscale Restaurant.
Priced at $160 per guest and $245 with wine pairings, Hawksworth Restaurant is one of the city’s hottest spots for elevated dining this Valentine’s Day. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact info [at] hawksworthrestaurant.com or call 604.673.7000 today, space is limited.
About Hawksworth Restaurant | Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Hawksworth Restaurant embraces contemporary Canadian cuisine with a goal of setting forth a culinary legacy rooted in regional produce that celebrates the cultural diversity of Vancouver. Six-time winner of Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Award’s Best Upscale Restaurant, Hawksworth Restaurant is grown up and glamorous, yet relaxed and welcoming, ready to deliver an array of memorable dining experiences. Approachable menus reflect seasonality and spontaneity, whilst demonstrating the highly skilled technique and relentless drive for perfection that has become Hawksworth’s trademark. Three distinctive rooms, including Hawksworth Cocktail Bar are complemented by two elegant private spaces, designed to reflect the vibrancy, creativity and quality of the cuisine. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, call 604.673.7000 for reservations or visit www.hawksworthrestaurant.com.