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The Black Sheep Partner Plans a New Restaurant Near Mountain’s Edge in 2019

Andy Hooper takes on a new independent project

Andy Hooper
Andy Hooper
Amelinda B Lee

Andy Hooper, a partner in The Black Sheep, has big plans for 2019. He plans to open a new independent project called Locale Italian Kitchen in Mountain’s Edge Marketplace on Blue Diamond Road and Buffalo Drive in spring 2019

Locale will serve lunch and dinner daily with a weekend brunch. Italian cuisine in both la cucina povera, peasant cooking, and updated American-Italian styles. So far, Hooper hasn’t announced a chef for the new project.

The 3,000-square-foot restaurant will seat 72, along with patio seating.

Before opening The Black Sheep, Hooper was director of operations for chef Daniel Boulud’s Dinex Group and a general manager with the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group and at DB Brasserie inside the Venetian.

The Black Sheep opened in May 2017 near Rhodes Ranch serving Vietnamese-American comfort food made with locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant won the Eater Award for Restaurant of the Year and Chef of the Year, for chef Jamie Tran.

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The Black Sheep

8680 West Warm Springs Road, , NV 89148 (702) 954-3998 Visit Website

DB Brasserie

3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-430-1235 Visit Website

Locale Italian Kitchen

7995 Blue Diamond Road, , NV 89178 (702) 330-0404 Visit Website