RHOSLC Stars Mourn Loss of Utah Icon Valter Nassi

The stars of “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” are mourning the lack of a longtime good friend and iconic season 1 visitor star.

Valter Nassi, an award-winning Salt Lake City restaurateur, handed away on September 20, 2022 at age 76, the Salt Lake City Tribune reported.

According to KSL, Nassi was born in Italy however he skilled as a chef everywhere in the world. He moved to Utah in 1998 and fell in love with town, ultimately discovering nice success with the high-end Italian restaurant, Valter’s Osteria.

On September 21, the Valter’s Osteria Facebook web page shared a submit asserting Nassi’s dying, based on KUTV. The since-deleted submit said that Nassi died of most cancers and that his “spirit will dwell on at Valter’s Osteria” by way of his meals and workers “household.”

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert mourned Nassi’s passing, tweeting, “We are saddened by the passing of a Utah icon Valter Nassi. Given the Governors Award for Culinary Arts, Valter’s Osteria is the place we go for a fantastic meal and Valter’s larger-than-life character.”

Several RHOSLC Stars Reacted to Valter Nassi’s Death

On social media, RHOSLC star Heather Gay posted a tweet about Nassi. “RIP Walter,” she captioned a photograph of him together with a broken-heart emoji.

On Instagram, she shared a photograph of Nassi with the caption, “Rest In Peace Valter! Icon of Utah and #RHOSLC. You shall be missed. Sending love and condolences to your complete famiglia.”

RHOSLC star Whitney Rose additionally reposted a gaggle photograph of the RHOSLC season 1 cast posing with Nassi to her Instagram story with the caption, “We will miss you Valter.”

Valter Nassi Appeared in an Iconic RHOSLC Scene

Nassi appeared in two RHOSLC episodes in 2020, titled “Roaring Emotions” and “Ladies Who Lunch,” per IMDb. The latter episode documented a elaborate Met Gala luncheon held at Nassi’s restaurant throughout which co-stars Jen Shah and Mary Cosby bought right into a shouting match because the restaurant proprietor and his workers stood silent and stone-faced.

“I do not need this round Valter. He’s very upset proper now,” Cosby mentioned, because the digicam panned to the restaurant proprietor and his surprised group of staffers.

“Sorry Valter,” co-star Lisa Barlow mentioned.

“I’m buddies with Valter too. And Arturo,” Shah added. “You’re not the one one which is aware of them.”

The awkward scene made Nassi a RHOSLC icon, and Cosby’s “Valter is upset” line turned a meme and is even accessible on a sweatshirt, per Bravo and Blaze.

At the time the episode aired, Gay steered that Nassi must be a full-time “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” cast member. “He was a scene stealer tonight! Give Valter a snowflake! #RHOSLC,” she tweeted.

According to BravoTV.com, Shah later gave followers an replace on her relationship with the restaurant proprietor and his normal supervisor after working into them after the luncheon shouting match. During an look on “Watch What Happens Live” in December 2020, Shah was requested if she has seen Nassi since making a scene at Cosby’s luncheon.

“Yes, I’ve seen Valter and Arturo,”Shah revealed on WWHL. “They’re so good. They’re completely good.”

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