Colorado Cocktails

With the opening of Element 47 next week, we’re finalizing all of our menus, training our servers, quizzing our bartenders and generally buzzing with excitement. One of the things we are most excited about at Element 47 is our Colorado Cocktail list. All of our cocktails will feature Colorado’s artisanal distilleries, such as Caprock Gin… Read more

More than skiing on Aspen Mountain

Skiing on Aspen Mountain is unbeatable, but with the addition of slope-side activities such as complimentary yoga, there’s plenty of reasons to take a break from the powder this winter. Guests and locals may partake in complimentary Yoga atop Aspen Mountain Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. inside the Sundeck. Yoga… Read more

Holiday Fun

Element 47 presents: A festive Christmas Dinner and celebratory New Years Eve! Dec. 24 and 25, from 5 to 10 p.m. Dec. 31 from 6 p.m. til 2013. Reservations Recommended: Please call 970-920-6330.  **Vegetarian and Children’s Menus are available.**

House Champagne at Element 47

Every restaurant needs its own house wine. With the upcoming opening of Element 47 at The Little Nell, we figured what would be better than bubbles? Our wine team (Master Sommeliers Jonathan Pullis and Sabato Sagaria, as well as Advanced Sommelier Carlton McCoy) took the task of selecting a house champagne very seriously. They wanted… Read more

Featured Wedding – Joey and Josh

Meet Joey and Josh – quite possibly the most adorable couple we have ever seen. Joey and Josh were wed atop Aspen Mountain on Sept. 15, 2012, with careful scheduling consideration given to important games. You see, Josh’s father is the athletic director at the University of Washington, and Joey’s dad heads the NCAA. With… Read more

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

Thanksgiving

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

Ultimate Ski Free Package

Only 58 days til the lifts start running, and we’re offering our best package EVER for skiers/boarders. The Little Nell’s Ultimate Ski Free package is our way to lavish skiing and snowboarding guests with $1,700 of added value this winter season, at no extra cost. The package is perfect for skiers and snowboarders of all… Read more