Wedding 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

Poppin’ Off in Gondola Plaza

Spring is here, and we’re celebrating by poppin’ bottles all day in Aspen, this Saturday, March 8th. Start with brunch at element 47 and enjoy a bottomless bloody mary or mimosa for just $10.  Brunch is served from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, then be sure to pop over to the Oasis in Gondola Plaza…. Read more

Spring Menu at element 47

Here at element 47 when the weather warms, we find diners not wanting to have that long leisurely lunch. Instead our guests prefer to get in, get nourished and get back out onto the slopes to enjoy the rest of the beautiful March days. With this in mind, we have re-invented our lunch menu and… Read more

Perfect Spicy Winter Cocktail

We love winter, but honestly, we can get a little bored with the standard hot beverages of the season. We like to spice things up with our element 47 Powderhound cocktail, which uses a bit of restrained heat to warm you up on the coldest of powder days in Aspen/Snowmass. Here’s how to make this… Read more

Chair 9 Music Schedule

Chair 9 at the base of Ajax features live music from 4-7 p.m. daily. Free. 675 East Durant Ave. Feb 19th – DJ Dylan & Friends Feb 20th – Hannibal Brown Feb 21st – Mike Waters Feb 22nd – Jai Vatuk & Friends Feb 23rd – Hannibal Brown Feb 24th – DJ Dylan & Friends Feb 25th… Read more

Valentine’s Family Fun

VALENTINE’S FAMILY FUN We decided to mix things up a bit at today’s Kids’ Cooking Class. We invited parents to participate as well and created a fun menu with these great (and easy) sweet treats. As always, instructor (and cookbook author Helen DeFrance) had a festive flair for the fun afternoon! Here are a few… 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.

Super Bowl Specials

Chair 9, the new après ski bar at The Little Nell, is run by a bunch of boys from New England. They can’t let the Patriots’ loss to the Broncos go… they just can’t. So they are serving the following during the Super Bowl in somewhat of a culinary protest.   Join us Sunday, February 2,… Read more

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.

Aspen Snowmass Celebrates Local Olympians with Sochi Sendoff

Aspen Snowmass will hold a community celebration to honor four local athletes headed to the Olympics. The ceremony will be held Wednesday, January 29 at 4 p.m. in Gondola Plaza at the base of Aspen Mountain. The ceremony will kick off at 4 p.m. with a proclamation by Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron followed by the… Read more