Did you miss TASTE 2016’s All in the (Nana’s) Family dinner at The Rickhouse? A few Nana’s alumni shared their favorite moments with their mentor, chef Scott Howell, in this video that premiered at the tribute dinner — which featured four courses prepared by many of Scott’s former chefs — on April 22, 2016.
For special scenes from the evening, click through our slideshow below.
Video by Meredith C. Browne, See It All Media.
Photography by Sarah Arneson.
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The chalk art was created by Marika Wendelken.
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Tea Cup Gin had the crowd dancing to music from Prince, Frank Sinatra and more.
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Scott and his wife, Aubrey Zinaich-Howell, laughed while watching his tribute video.
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Behind the scenes, chefs reunited to honor Scott with a three-course meal.
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The chefs served duck over a perfectly cooked risotto.
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Our event coordinator Grace Beason, Scott and wine purveyor Mattie Beason.
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Brian and Kristy Burrows.
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During the video, Scott choked up a bit.
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James Beard Award-winner Ashley Christensen of restaurants Poole’s Diner, Beasley’s Chicken + Honey, Chuck’s, Fox Liquor Bar, Death & Taxes, Joule Coffee & Table and Bridge Club, credited Scott with teaching her how to find joy in cooking.
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Even Scott’s mom, Joy Crook, came for the special event.
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Scott and his stepson, Redmond.
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It was a happy reunion for these chefs.
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Tom Ferguson of Rise Biscuits & Donuts honored Scott with a heartfelt speech.
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Angel Quay, Kimberly Edmiston and Erin Seay-Taylor.
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Scott is buried in the middle of this giant hug.
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Councilman George Cianciolo, Cresha Cianciolo, Lori Eichel and Jim Eichel.