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

Make Your Own Energy Bars for Fall

Fall is one of our favorite times of year in Aspen, and it’s a great time to hit the trail. We’ve been enjoying the changing aspen leaves up Castle Creek Road (perfect for a road ride or a hike up to Cathedral Lake), and at the Maroon Bells. Well, they’re just stunning, but there are… Read more

Reinventing the Rehearsal Dinner

We see a lot of weddings here at The Little Nell, and since most of our events staff are in their 20s/30s, we GO to a lot of weddings as well. That’s why when something unexpected/out of the ordinary comes along, we are thrilled to participate and share their ideas with all of you. Here’s… Read more

Fall Leaf Peeping

Fall in the Rocky Mountains is nothing short of spectacular. Here are a few of our favorite ways to experience golden aspen leaves in all their splendor. Scenic Airplane The Little Nell Adventures is excited to announce a brand new way to experience golden fall colors in Colorado: leaf peeping by private plane. The high-end… Read more