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Hawksworth Restaurant Restaurant Review: David Hawksworth’s namesake restaurant resides in the iconic Rosewood Hotel Georgia. It offers a fine balance of sophistication with four distinct dining areas overlooking the Vancouver Art Gallery: an intimate bar with vintage leather banquettes; the glamorous Art Deco 1940s Pearl Room with a dramatic chandelier; the casual and relaxed Art Room; and the York, a private space on the second level inspired by its 1920s heritage. Hawksworth and his brigade deliver imaginative farm-to-table cooking at breakfast, lunch and dinner, and they make sure everyone gets their money’s worth. Among the compelling dishes one may encounter are Dungeness crab salad with lemon meringue clouds, tomato gazpacho with lobster, bacon-wrapped elk loin, tandoori grilled sturgeon, and for sharing, a dry-aged rib-eye and Moroccan-spiced squab. Pastry chef Wayne Kozinko exceeds expectations with seasonal desserts, breads and pastries. General manager Chad Clark proves how effective a professional staff can be when it functions informatively and puts the focus on customers. Bryant Mao, previously a sommelier at London’s Chez Bruce, oversees a wine list that spans user-friendly local and international vintages.