Kelly Hightower to lead kitchen at Michael Cox’s new eatery, OSO Food & Wine
Michael Cox’s new restaurant, OSO Food & Wine, has named an executive chef. It’s Kelly Hightower, formerly of Aquaknox, The Mansion on Turtle Creek, Tei Tei Robata Bar, Ziziki’s, Hattie’s, Kavala, and – now twice – Wild Salsa in downtown Dallas.
Cox is a Dallas restaurant veteran, one of Stephan Pyles’ original founders of Star Canyon , AquaKnox (plus others), Coast Global Seafood (long closed) and Central Market Dallas. Cox and Hightower worked together at AquaKnox in the late-1990s
The restaurant, located at the northeast corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane, s scheduled to open next month.
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