Chad Clark, the cosmopolitan Operations Director of Hawksworth Restaurant has managed and consulted with leading restaurants across Canada and in Europe. Hired as part of the integral opening team of Tom’s Kitchen in London, UK, Chad cites his time working alongside the reputable two star Michelin chef as one of his most inspiring tenures.
Other career highlights include managing Feenie’s and Lumière in Vancouver in addition to consulting for Chambar, Café Medina and Boneta. In 2007, Chad relocated to Montreal to become general manager of Koko Restaurant and Bar at the Opus Hotel and in 2009 he returned to Vancouver to open Oru at Fairmont’s new Pacific Rim hotel, just before the 2010 Winter Olympic Games was held in the city.
With a background that includes classical music and opera training from the University of Toronto, as well as a foray into the fashion world before he set his heart on a hospitality career, Chad brings a wealth of diverse talent, personality and professionalism to Hawksworth Restaurant. His goal is to continually enhance the Vancouver dining scene by delivering value alongside culinary excellence within an elegant, yet comfortable and relaxed environment.