Greenalicious

We’re excited to be hosting an amazing event here at The Little Nell on July 19, featuring our very own Executive Chef Robert McCormick. Will you be attending this culinary extravaganza benefitting school nutrition?

The Children’s Health Foundation, an Aspen-based non-profit dedicated to improving nutrition in schools, is presenting the 5th annual Greenalicious Culinary Extravaganza and Benefit Concert, taking place at Montagna at The Little Nell on July 19.

Hosted at the height of Aspen’s summer season, Greenalicious is an exclusive evening featuring exquisite food, tantalizing wine pairings, a luxury live auction and original entertainment, with proceeds benefiting the Children’s Health Foundation Lunch for Life Program. Direct from the heart of New Orleans, this year Greenalicious welcomes The David Torkanowsky Trio in a private concert. Tickets are now available online at the event website, www.GreenaliciousAspen.com, or through the Children’s Health Foundation office at 888.920.4750 ext. 3 and via email at janet@childrenshealthfoundation.net. Cost for Main Room tickets and Patio tickets are $1,000 and $500, respectively. Private tables are also available.

Acclaimed local and nationally renowned chefs will prepare a sumptuous 5-course dinner. Participating chefs, who will donate their time and talents to Greenalicious, include:

Tyler Anderson of Copper Beach Inn, Ivoryton, CT
Frank Bonanno* of Mizuna, Denver, CO
Charles Dale** of Encantado Resort, Santa Fe, NM
Robert McCormick of Montagna at The Little Nell, Aspen, CO
Bryan Moscatello of Tenzing Lab, Chicago, IL
Chris Keating, of Pine Creek Cookhouse, Aspen, CO
Josh Thomsen,*** of Meritage at The Claremont, Berkeley, CA
*James Beard Award nominee for Outstanding Restaurateur
**James Beard Award nominee for Best Chef Southwest
***2010 StarChefs “Rising Star Chef”

The Little Nell’s Master Sommelier, Jonathan Pullis, will also be on hand to present the wine pairings throughout the evening.

Special behind-the-scenes details, including links to the Greenalicious chefs, images of The Green Carpet and a sneak peek at luxury live auction items are featured on the Greenalicious Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/CHFaspen and via Twitter @CHFaspen.

About David Torkanowsky
Dynamic New Orleans pianist and composer David Torkanowsky was born in the fertile cauldron of the Crescent City’s rich musical gumbo. A prolific composer and producer, Torkanowsky has performed with and produced such luminaries as Dianne Reeves, Boney James, Boz Scaggs and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Torkanowsky and his 3-piece jazz band, The David Torkanowsky Trio, will perform for guests of Greenalicious in The Little Nell’s Terrace Bar following dinner.

About Children’s Health Foundation and the Lunch for Life Program
In just a short number of years, Children’s Health Foundation has raised over $3 million for its Lunch for Life and student-related programs in schools, impacting more than 75,000 students in the state of Colorado. Children’s Health Foundation has established itself as a leader, innovator and champion of health initiatives that seek to eliminate childhood obesity through healthy school lunches. The Lunch for Life Program has been recognized by the Colorado Legacy Foundation as part of an award given to the Garfield RE-2 School District, presented by Governor Bill Ritter in 2009.

More information about Greenalicious can be found at www.GreenaliciousAspen.com; more information about Children’s Health Foundation can be found at www.childrenshealthfoundation.net.

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