2015 Winter X Games

As the 2015 Winter X Games approach, preparations are in full swing and features are shaping up on Buttermilk – the Host Mountain for 13 years in a row. The four-day extravaganza kicks off Thursday, January 22, with daily competitions and musical acts including Chromeo, Skrillex, Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg. New this year, Aspen Snowmass… Read more

Every Friday’s a Powder Day with The Little Nell

As part of our new Skiing & Winter Adventures program, The Little Nell’s thrilled to present our private Snowcat Powder Tours on Fridays during the 2014-2015 season. For our debut outing on December 19, conditions couldn’t have been any more favorable with a foot of fresh snow blanketing the backcountry, flurries in the morning and… Read more

Vote for element 47 in the James Beard Awards

The countdown to the 2015 James Beard Foundation Awards is underway. Considered the Oscars of the American restaurant world, the Beard Awards are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America. They awards cover all aspects of the industry—from chefs and restaurateurs to cookbook authors and food journalists to restaurant designers… Read more

Winter Wine Dinners – Save The Date

Wine Dinners are one of the highlights of our program here at element 47. Here’s just a sneak peek into some of the upcoming winter wine dinners – be sure to save the date!   Sandhi + Domaine – November 23 – 8 p.m. at element 47 In a dinner hosted by Rajat Parr, leading… Read more

Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival – September 1

    The third Annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival and BBQ will take over the Ajax Tavern patio on Labor Day, Monday, September 1 from 5-9 p.m.  The party will feature unlimited oysters on the half shell, Oysters Casino and other creative oyster hors d’oeuvres including the famed Rocky Mountain oyster. The event is all… Read more

Après is for summer too!

Chair 9 in The Little Nell was the new hot après bar in Aspen this past winter. And The Little Nell has continued that vibe with live music as “Chair 9 Stage” has continued on the Ajax Tavern patio this summer! As fall creeps closer, don’t miss a few more weeks of outdoor live music… Read more

Cali Cab Wine Dinner – Highlight of The Summer

This summer’s Cali Cab dinner was most impressive with 10 wines being paired beautifully with some of our favorite dishes from element 47. The point of this dinner was to try Cabernet Sauvignon through its recent evolution – starting with wines from the 70’s ending with wine from the current day. Despite the name of… Read more

Wedding Photo Testimonials

We don’t mean to brag, but we can’t help but show off one of the most spectacular wedding venues around! With assistance from our partners and a little help from mother nature, we are not only able to create these elaborate events, but also capture those timeless moments. Thank you to all the wedding blogs featured below for compiling these beautiful… Read more

Winter Wedding Fun

We love a winter wedding. There’s just something about snow that adds romance to an already romantic event. This recent wedding was a small gathering in the element 47 private dining space and an adorable couple. Thanks to Jim Paussa Photography for the images.

Australia Day 2014

We had a TON of fun celebrating Australia Day this year. Tim Tams were eaten. Pavlovas were made. Vegemite was consumed in mass quantities. All-in-all, a great weekend. Here are a few of the highlights from Photographer Jeremy Swanson.