Winter’s Back!

March 3, 2015 – A series of storm cycles in the Rockies has brought an abundance of new snowfall to Aspen Snowmass. With up to 10 inches in the past 24 hours, it’s another powder day! As you can see in the photos below, guests and staff at The Little Nell have been enjoying the… Read more

Every Friday’s a Powder Day

As part of our new Skiing & Winter Adventures program, The Little Nell’s thrilled to present our private Snowcat Powder Tours on Fridays during the 2014-2015 season. For our debut outing on December 19, conditions couldn’t have been any more favorable with a foot of fresh snow blanketing the backcountry, flurries in the morning and… 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

Tree Lighting Celebration 12/22

The Little Nell is proud to celebrate the holiday season in Aspen with its first annual Tree Lighting Celebration on Sunday, December 22, from 5-6 p.m. The event will take place in the hotel’s courtyard at the base of Ajax and is open to the community as well as hotel guests. Complimentary hot chocolate and… Read more

Holidays at The Little Nell

Christmas: Element 47 is doing a festive four course holiday meal on December 24 and 25. Cost is $125 / person and kids menu for $30 / person Additional details All reservations require a credit card. There is a 48 hour cancellation policy. New Years Eve: Element 47 is offering an exclusive four course menu for $395… Read more

Welcome Back Chef Bryan

The Little Nell is pleased to announce that Bryan Moscatello will return to the property as executive chef. Moscatello served in the position from 1992 to 2000 and has since worked at a variety of acclaimed restaurants around the country. Moscatello most recently has been the chef partner at Storefront Company in Chicago, where he… Read more

Fall/Winter Mashup

Thanks to local photographer Dan Bayer for snapping these beautiful images yesterday. The storm continues, bringing flurries to town.  The lifts start running Nov. 28 at Aspen/Snowmass!

New Menu

Fondue Night at Ajax Tavern

OK, we know it’s a few months away, but we’re already excited about this. We’re announcing Fondue Night at Ajax Tavern! Every Wednesday starting Wednesday January 8th – end of ski season. Menu: First Course Tavern Salad Butter lettuce, Dijon vinaigrette Or Grain Salad (selection TBD) Second Course  Cheese Fondue Sliced apple, broccoli, assorted pickles, bread,… Read more

Fall Fly Fishing

Little Nell Director of Fly Fishing Matt Burmaster loves this time of year, not just for the fall colors and the beauty of local rivers but for the fishing itself. “Late September/early October is when the brown trout are in spawn mode,” he said. “It’s when they get aggressive.” The fish aggressively strike at bait,… Read more