Hawksworth Restaurant Group Welcomes New Investment Partner


VANCOUVER — Restaurateur and business leader Richard Jaffray has secured a financial interest in Hawksworth Restaurant Group, which was established in 2011 through a partnership between chef David Hawksworth and Singapore-based Georgia Properties Partnership (GPP).

After 11 years, GPP has sold its stake in the business. Jaffray brings more than three decades of experience to his new role as capital investor and advisor.

“I am eternally grateful to Chairman Tony Hii and the entire team at Georgia Properties Partnership for helping me realize my dream of opening my own restaurant. I wish them well in their future endeavors and thank them for being such supportive partners during our time together,” says Hawksworth. “I now look forward to drawing on Richard’s hospitality expertise.”

“I’ve had a lifelong passion for the restaurant industry, and I’ve always had tremendous respect for chef David Hawksworth and Hawksworth Restaurant Group’s many accomplishments,” says Jaffray. “I’m looking forward to adding value and contributing to the team’s continued success.”

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