Restaurateur Scott Morrison Dies Unexpectedly

The man behind Main Line favorites Tango, Basil, Avero Craft Pizzeria and more passed away on Sunday.

Scott Morrison//Photo by Joe del Tufo.

Scott Morrison, 54, the man behind some of the Main Line’s most loved eateries, passed away unexpectedly on Feb.14.

Morrison operated many restaurants including Tango in Bryn Mawr, Basil in Paoli, Floret in Radnor and Maia in Villanova and the now-closed Avero Craft Pizzeria in Devon. He was also a partner in Berwyn’s Nectar.

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Other culinary endeavors of Morrison’s outside of the area included Wilmington, Del.’s Chelsea Tavern and Ernest & Scott Taproom. At the time of his death, Morrison was also working on opening 3 Doors Brewing Company, a microbrewery and restaurant planned to debut this spring in Wilmington.

JB Braun, Main Line Today’s publisher, shares, “Scott Morrison was a good friend of Delaware Today and Main Line Today magazines. We mourn the loss of Scott Morrison, offer our condolences to his daughters and family, and remind all that ‘life is too short.’ Live this life, today.”

Morrison leaves two teenaged daughters and many family and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Jennifer, who died in January 2012.

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