Chris Stewart

CHEF DE CUISINE, HAWKSWORTH RESTAURANT

After graduating from the esteemed Prince Edward Island’s Holland College in 2001, Stewart went on to hone his skills through stages at the Auberge du Pommier in Toronto, as well as Thomas Keller’s French Laundry and Bouchon Bistro in California. He returned home to Canada as the chef de cuisine at Rimrock Resort Hotel’s Five Diamond Eden Restaurant in Banff. In 2009, he relocated to the UK to begin his tenure with Heston Blumenthal at the renowned three Michelin starred Fat Duck in Bray. Stewart was also a member of the culinary team that cooked for Queen Elizabeth II at her private birthday dinner at Windsor Castle. The call of the ocean brought him out to Vancouver in 2016 to join the Hawksworth Restaurant team as chef de cuisine, coming from his previous post in the Okanagan, where he was executive chef at Mission Hill Family Estate for five years.