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David Baarschers

Executive Chef

A Vancouver native, Chef David Baarschers brings over 20 years of culinary experience to the kitchens at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Now in his second year at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Executive Chef Baarschers oversees all culinary operations throughout the hotel, including leadership of the Notch8 Restaurant team, banquets and in-room dining. Prior to joining Fairmont, Baarschers held progressive culinary positions internationally, in such kitchens as the Four Seasons Whistler, Four Seasons London at Park Lane, and Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica and Gordon Ramsay’s Michelin 3 Star restaurant. 

A graduate of the Culinary Arts program at Vancouver Community College, Baarschers’ finds much of his influence from the fresh and local ingredients of the Pacific Northwest, with creative flares and techniques he has gained from his international culinary experience.