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

Announcing Element 47 – Aspen’s Newest Restaurant

We’re excited to announce the name for our redesigned restaurant! Plans are underway to remodel The Little Nell’s famed Montagna Restaurant in the fall of 2012, with the award-winning restaurant re-emerging as Element 47 on Thanksgiving Day. Element 47 is silver on the periodic table, a precious metal firmly tied to Aspen’s past. Aspen was founded… Read more

College Cooking 101

Remember “cooking” in college? It likely consisted of heating up Ramen noodles, making a box of macaroni and cheese or defrosting a pizza. Wouldn’t life have been better back then  if you knew the basics in the kitchen? Little Nell Banquet Chef Nick Fine took a few college students under his wing recently to teach them some… Read more

Fall Specials at The Little Nell

The Little Nell is offering several cultural expeditions this fall, including a Fall Photography Workshop with renowned photographer Peter McBride as well as The Little Nell Fall Culinary Classic with Executive Chef Robert McCormick. The Little Nell Fall Culinary Classic will give guests a hands-on experience September 14-17 that includes intimate cooking classes, behind-the-scenes interactions with… Read more

Welcome to The Nell

Take a two minute look at The Little Nell and what it has to offer in all of Aspen’s glorious seasons. [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/47041662 w=500&h=281] For a complete listing of fall and winter specials, visit The Little Nell.

Baking at High Altitude

Have you ever spent hours preparing what you thought was going to be the best dessert ever? Only to have it be flat, crusty and sad? If you bake at altitude, the answer is probably yes. One of the many challenges of living this high on life is that baking is an absolute roll of… Read more

Inviting Kids to My Wedding?

Every year our Events Team puts on a series of fabulous weddings, particularly in the summer and early fall. We are at the middle of family dramas, planning dilemmas and any number of issues that are bound to come up while organizing such an important event. We receive TONS of questions from what food to serve to… Read more

Tequila Bar? Yes Please!

Ever thought of kicking things up with a tequila bar at your next event? Don’t be afraid… Sommelier Carlton McCoy (a tequila connoisseur) recently created one for an event at The Little Nell and has these tips for you.  What kind of party/event would you recommend have a tequila bar?   Weddings are probably the best… Read more

Stroll through The Little Nell Gardens

[slideshow] We love strolling through our gardens in the summer and enjoying the bright, colorful blooms. Take a look at what’s blooming this July! Photos courtesy of Dan Bayer. Garden tended by Busy Beavers Gardening.

The “+1” Dilemma

Every year our Events Team puts on a series of fabulous weddings, particularly in the summer and early fall. We are at the middle of family dramas, planning dilemmas and any number of issues that are bound to come up while organizing such an important event. We receive TONS of questions from what food to… Read more