Chefs and Restaurants

Donald Hawk’s Arizona Point of View at Valentine in Phoenix

Caroline Hatchett

Donald Hawk didn’t grow up with a deep understanding of Southwestern history or cuisine. Born in Korea, he was adopted as a baby and raised by Midwestern parents in Phoenix. Early on in his cooking career, Hawk gravitated toward Italian food, working with Jenn Louis at Lincoln in Portland, Ore., and Claudio Urciuoli and Chris Bianco back home. At The Gladly...