Barbara Marcos

The Little Nell Pastry Chef, Barbara Marcos, in her chef coat in front of a flower wall.

Pastry Chef Barbara Marcos discovered her love for the culinary world while in college started making custom cakes. She moved to Aspen in 2013 on a J1 Visa where she initially worked in the front of the house at The St. Regis Aspen Resort though found herself drawn to the pastry department. She then joined 7908 restaurant's pastry department, working with Celebrity Chef Byron Gomez. To further enhance her pastry skills, she participated in an intensive workshop with Jesus Escalera who has been recognized as Latin America’s Best Pastry Chef. She joined The Nell's pastry team in June of 2022 and has been working her way up the ladder ever since. For Barbara, the chance to meet and work alongside acclaimed chefs regularly keeps her professional journey dynamic and constantly intriguing.


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Dual treatment room in the Dior Spa at The Little Nell
Dior Relaxation Escape
In celebration of The Little Nell’s 35th anniversary, Dior has created an unprecedented experience at the base of the famed Aspen Mountain. Dressed in the same Toile de Jouy Soleil as the Fall 2024 Dioriviera collection, Dioriviera at The Little Nell includes a Dior Spa residency, the hotel’s pool, hot tub cabana, and a bespoke floral installation inspired by Christian Dior’s love of flowers, encompassing The Little Nell’s living wall and garden.
Birds eye view of the town of Aspen with mountains covered in greenery in the background.
Events Calendar
Explore events happening at The Little Nell and around Aspen, from wine dinners and parties to on-mountain activities and community gatherings.
Woman and child catching fish with fly fishing guide
Summer Adventures
Sunny skies and blooming wildflowers set the ideal atmosphere for a Summer Adventure in Aspen. Cast your line into any of the Valley's Gold Medal Waters on a fly fishing excursion, or elevate your perspective with an off-road tour to the top of Aspen Mountain.

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