Stars of the Industry Awards

We’re very proud to announce that The Little Nell received three Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association Stars of the Industry Awards yesterday at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. Jose Machuca – our capeless superhero in banquets – was the winner of the Food & Beverage Supervisory Award, and Josh Jayne won Front of House… Read more


We’re already getting asked about our plans for Thanksgiving, so we wanted to let folks what we’re cooking up. Element 47, our new restaurant, will not be open until November 30, so our Thanksgiving meal will be at Ajax Tavern. Dinner will be served starting at 5 p.m. The price is three courses for $45…. Read more

Holiday Parties!

We know, it’s not even Halloween yet, so we’re even a little hesitant to talk about it… but the holidays are coming! While it’s too early to start decorating, it isn’t too early to start planning. “You should book holidays parties early for the best deals and dates,” said Shawna Rahm, events manager at The… Read more

New Mexico, Chiles and Calabacita

Ajax Tavern Chef Matt O’Neill recently journeyed to Santa Fe New Mexico to participate in the Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta. The event includes cooking demonstrations, wine seminars, guest chef meals and grand tastings… all focused around the mighty chile. If there’s one thing New Mexican kitchens are famous for, it’s chile peppers, so… Read more