Hornets Nest reopened under new ownership

The crew at the Hornets Nest (L-R) Matt Sharpe, Alex Carranza, Scott Baugher and America Perez. Photo by Gary DeVon

The crew at the Hornets Nest (L-R) Matt Sharpe, Alex Carranza, Scott Baugher and America Perez. Photo by Gary DeVon

OROVILLE – America and Luis Perez have reopened the Hornet’s Nest Restaurant on Main Street in Oroville.

The restaurant plans to offer hamburgers, milkshakes, tacos, kids meals, fries, fingerfood and more, all at reasonable prices.

They say in the future they see themselves serving breakfasts, as well as adding Mexican food to the menu.

Located close to the high school and having school-age kids of their own, the couple who have lived in Oroville for the past 14 years, felt that they’d like to have a good place for kids to come and eat.

“We feel we can offer friendly service,” said America Perez. “We’re just excited to serve our community.”

In addition to the restaurant, the Perez have operated Community Auto for about four years. They have two children – Fernanda who is 15-years-old and Andrea who is 13-years-old.

“We are grateful to community for their help… for the businesses and crew who helped us get everything done like Mike Smith and Jim Barker,” they said.

About Gary DeVon

Gary DeVon is the managing editor of the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune and celebrated his 25th year at the newspaper in August 2012. He graduated from Gonzaga University with a degree in Communications - Print Journalism, with an emphasis in photojournalism. He is a proud alumnus of Oroville High School. His family first settled in Okanogan County in the late 1800s. His parents are Judy DeVon and the late Larry DeVon and he has two younger brothers - Dante and Michael. Many family members still call Oroville home. He is single with a grown daughter, Segornae Douglas and a young granddaughter, Erin.

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