Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival

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 you can… 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

The Courage Classic: Giving Back through Cycling

Written by Simon Chen, Managing Director, The Little Nell  The Little Nell prides itself on giving back to the community! And I am proud to say that this summer I competed, along with The Little Nell sponsored bike team in The Courage Classic at Copper Mountain, July 19-21. This year was the 25th anniversary of… Read more

Cali Cab Wine Dinner

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

New Suite Remodel Complete

The Little Nell recently completed renovating all six suites with the vision of interior designer, Holly Hunt. The suites now offer elegant and sophisticated “Aspen modern” ambience in addition to their well-known breathtaking views of Aspen Mountain. Whites, grays, blues and natural colors are reflected in custom designed leathers, woods and fabrics. Guests will enjoy… Read more

It’s All About the Bubbles

It’s all about the bubbles – Just released this summer is the new element 47 champagne, a crisp blanc-de-blanc produced by Pierre Gimonnet in Cuis, France. “Our element 47 champagne is the ideal summer sparkling wine, something that is perfect for pairing with food or to sip on and enjoy for a special moment,” says Carlton… Read more

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