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Kate McLean of Tony's Restaurant Houston
Kate McLean is the new chef de cuisine at Tony's Photo courtesy of Tony's
Grant Gordon, Tony's, December 2012
Grant Gordan will remain Tony's executive chef but will be focusing on launching new steakhouse Vallone's. Photo courtesy of Tony's
Tony's interior night with lights outside
Tony Vallone is confident that McLean can maintain his restaurant's high standards for food.  Photo by © Julie Soefer/Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
Vallone's Houston rendering WHITE BACKGROUND
Vallone's is expected to open next month in the Gateway Memorial City complex.  Rendering courtesy of Vallone's