David HawksworthOwner at Hawksworth Restaurant Group
David Hawksworth is a celebrated Canadian chef and restaurant operator. After spending more than decade in Europe honing his talents, Hawksworth returned to his native Vancouver to open Hawksworth Restaurant recently named to the “World’s Best Restaurants” by Forbes. He also owns and operates popular concepts Nightingale named “Canada’s Best Farm to Table Restaurant” and two Bel Café locations. All demonstrate Hawksworth’s culinary expertise, drive for perfection and insistence on only the very best ingredients. As the culinary partner to Air Canada since 2015, Chef Hawksworth designs signature dishes for International Business Class and Signature Lounges, winning recent recognition for the “World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining.” Hawksworth released his first cookbook, Hawksworth, The Cookbook, in December of 2020 which was shortlisted for a Gourmand Award.