Dom Perignon Lounge – Debuting December 2015

This winter season at element 47 is shaping into its most elegant to date. We’re thrilled to unveil our new Dom Perignon Lounge at element 47, which will debut over the holidays and remain in place throughout ski season. Aspen’s most chic après-ski setting will be branded with Dom Perignon’s signature black and gold palette,… Read more

Family Getaway to Aspen

Keri Blair, owner of The Style Studio, recently visited Aspen to meet with clients and enjoy a weekend getaway with her family. As a personal stylist and image consultant, Keri knows a thing or two about style, and says The Little Nell did not disappoint. This fall, Keri stayed at The Nell with her husband and daughter,… Read more

Top 5 Winter Adventures in Aspen

Temperatures are cooling and leaves are falling. We all know what that means – winter is coming. The Little Nell’s Skiing and Winter Adventures offer a variety of activities for all types of guests. Want to be the first skier down the mountain? Learn to operate a snowcat? We’ve got all that and more. Start planning your winter… Read more

An element 47 pop-up at Boulder Burgundy Fest

Burgundy Boulder Fest has been a highlight every fall for The Little Nell who has participated since 2012, this time presenting an element 47 pop-up dinner in the Chapel Hall at The Academy on Friday, October 23, an extraordinary evening of wine, cuisine and service. The Nell’s Executive Chef Matt Zubrod, element 47 Chef de… Read more

Karen Brooks & Nathan Shike

Karen Anne Brooks and Nathan Nissim Shike of London were married in Aspen on March 15, 2015, a beautiful spring evening. Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman officiated the ceremony atop Aspen Mountain. The reception immediately followed at The Sundeck with dinner, drinks and dancing into the night. Look for the full story in a forthcoming issue of… Read more

Ride & Dine Dinner at Rock Bottom Ranch

Have you experienced a farm-to-table dinner this summer? Don’t miss your chance! Join us for the final event in our popular Ride & Dine Series Thursday, Aug. 27 from 4-9 p.m. at Rock Bottom Ranch in Basalt. The Little Nell is proud to team up with the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) to support its Sustainable Agriculture Education Program…. Read more

A Pet’s Perspective

At The Little Nell, it’s important to us that every guest has a memorable visit – including pooches! Through our petiquette program, pets are treated like family. We offer a special pet menu, jet lag kit, silver bowls, comfy beds and lots of attention. This summer, writer Abby Miller (a.k.a Denver Darling) visited The Little Nell with her… Read more

Takeover by Big George – 08.19 + 08.20

When the USA Pro Challenge rolls through town on Weds., Aug. 19 and Thurs., Aug. 20, be sure to tune in for a takeover. We’ve invited former cycling champion and Clip-in With Christian pro George Hincapie to take the helm on our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, offering his wry humor and insightful perspective from the… Read more

The Best Hot Chocolate Recipe Ever

Hot Chocolate – not just for winter anymore. Hailed by Travel + Leisure as “America’s Best Hot Chocolate,” by Buzzfeed as “Best Hot Chocolate Ever,” and tastemakers of all ages as their go to drink at The Nell, our cocoa has made waves for quite some time and in every season. Pastry Chef Curtis Cameron… Read more

Checking in with Matt Padilla, Chef de Cuisine at element 47

Photo: Daniel Krieger. Ever since he graduated from culinary school at Johnson & Wales in Denver, Matt Padilla has pursued a path towards using farm-fresh ingredients in all of his recipes. After school, his first post was at The Kitchen and Colterra in Boulder, Colo., where he learned to make simple but delicious food, and… Read more