The buzz at the Rosewood Georgia Hotel is mainly all about Hawksworth, and rightly so. But now newly unveiled “little sister” Bel Café, named after chef David Hawksworth’s wife Annabel, and which wraps around the corner of Georgia and Howe, is also causing a stir.
We found time for a bite the other day. Verdict: Pretty nifty joint. Classy. Polished. Flavour packed, delicious bites. And quick at that. But then that’s exactly what we’d expect from David Hawksworth, right?
(Only slightly) Longer review here
Bel Café, corner of Georgia and Howe Streets, 604-682-5566
Open weekdays 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat, Sun 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Updated: March 14, 2012
From the press release…
David Hawksworth’s epicurean café shines with a thoughtful take away option
Pre-order from items on the Bel Café menu and have them prepared and packaged ready for pick up at their central Howe & Georgia street location. From fresh-baked pastries and crumbling croissants to gourmet sandwiches, nourishing soups and satisfying salads, Bel Café’s efficient and friendly team will help craft an uplifting feast for catered boardroom meetings and corporate events.
Sweeter items, from Pastry Chef Wayne Kozinko include beautiful individual tarts and desserts as well as full-sized cakes (6” and 8”) for larger groups, complemented beautifully by Bel Café’s collection of exquisite confetti-like macarons, including their latest flavour Cookies & Cream.
Creative and fresh cuisine reigns at Bel Café, with recipes from the inspired kitchen of Hawksworth Restaurant, which continues to add to their fruitful list of accolades including ‘best new restaurant in Canada’ by Macleans magazine.
For more information, visit www.belcafe.com. To order, call 604.605.3325 (catering) or 604.673.7000 (for pick-up).