AM Restaurant Manager, John Clay

element 47 restaurant manager

John Clay was born in Colombia, South America, and raised in Greenville, North Carolina. In 2012, he graduated from East Carolina University with a Hospitality Degree in Food & Beverage and a Minor in Business. He moved to Aspen in the summer of 2016 to join element 47 as AM Restaurant Manager, drawn to The Little Nell for its “outstanding reputation in the hospitality industry.” When he’s not rising before dawn to open the restaurant and welcome Little Nell guests for breakfast and lunch, John enjoys hiking, snowboarding and playing golf in his free time. He also plays and follows soccer, proudly claiming to be a die-hard Manchester United fan.


ASPEN, CO 81611




BREAKFAST: 7 AM - 10:30 AM
BAR: 11:30 AM - 9 PM
Please note: element 47 is closed for lunch and dinner service through the end of October. Please join us at breakfast and in the bar.

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