Meet the Bloggers
We are here to share everything new and exciting from the five star, five diamond The Little Nell in Aspen, Colorado. We hope to become your “go to” experts for inspiring your mind, body and spirit.
Our team at The Little Nell hotel can help you plan your Aspen getaway, experience the great outdoors, select the perfect wine, prepare a delectable dish or throw a buzzworthy soirée.
Who’s Who at The Little Nell:
Robert McCormick, Executive Chef – In April of 2011, Chef Robert McCormick took the helm of The Little Nell’s culinary operations, including Element 47. McCormick has worked at some of the top restaurants in the country, most notably five years with Daniel Boulud as corporate sous chef.
He describes his cuisine as a “passionate, local spin on European classics” and enjoys spending his free time on his motorcycle, hiking or taking photographs of Colorado’s scenery, although most of the time you can find him in the kitchen.
Sabato Sagaria, Food & Beverage Director – During the past 15 or so years Sabato has worn several hats as cook, restaurant manager, consultant, professor, author, food and beverage director and most recently, Master Sommelier.
He has contributed to the success of some of the country’s top hotels, restaurants and resorts including The Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach, The Greenbrier Hotel, The Inn at Little Washington and The Little Nell, where he currently presides over the property’s food & beverage operations. You can also find him snowboarding and enjoying Aspen’s many outdoor adventures in his limited free time.
Melina Glavas, Director of Events – Melina has seamlessly orchestrated countless occasions for The Little Nell, ranging from intimate anniversary celebrations for two to large-scale weddings and corporate productions for 600.
Melina has a natural gift for making her clients feel comfortable and turning their dreams/visions into a reality. She has an innate understanding of the luxury industry as well as a sense of fine taste that adds to every part of an event.