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Natalio Charles

Executive Chef

The man behind the flavors of fresh-Tex cuisine is our Executive Chef, Natalio Charles.

The man behind the guest-inspired flavors, our Executive Chef Natalio Charles.

Chef Charles crafts a unique culinary experience full of expressive flavors, colorful presentation, and inventive preparations of each and every dish and drink. Additionally, Chef Charles has created the menus at our two sister concepts; Hugo's Invitados, in Las Colinas and Uptown Dallas, and Honest Taco, also in Uptown Dallas.

Born in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, Natalio has worked with some of the best culinary minds in Dallas, including previous positions at Sambuca Chefs Peter Nolasco and Fritz Montgomery, Lombardi Mare with Chefs Ricardo Labor, Tom Fleming, and Tiny Night, Nosh with Chefs Avner Samuel, John Stevens, and Andrew Bell, Meso Maya as Chef du Cuisine with Chef Nico Sanchez, and at Josè, where Natalio served as Executive Chef.

When he's not hard at work at the kitchen, Natalio spends much of his time with his beautiful family, his wife Nancy and three children, Kevin, Nathan, and Kacy.

With a tireless work ethic and an uncompromising devotion to quality and taste, your satisfaction means everything to Natalio and the team, and we encourage you to explore more of the flavors and tastes of our Tulum-inspired fresh twists on Tex-Mex.