Excellence in Anesthesia CME, Presented at Some of the World's Finest Resorts


Aspen Anesthesia Seminar

February 3 - 10, 2024 at the Viceroy Snowmass Resort

The following comments are from our experiences, from registrants at previous Aspen Anesthesia meetings, and from locals. Please understand that staff, service and menu items can change from year to year.  Due to Covid-19, hours and operations may change.  If that is the case, outdoor seating and takeout will still be available at most options.

Guidelines Represent Entree Prices
Less Expensive (under $15):    $
Moderate ($15 - $25):             $$
Expensive ($25 - $40):            $$$
Very Expensive ($40 - $60+):  $$$$


TORO KITCHEN AND LOUNGE - 970-923-8008   $$-$$$$
Pan-Latin inspired menu from acclaimed chef Richard Sandoval.  Options from grilled fish to steaks while using fresh, organic and sustainable products from Colorado. Extensive wine and cocktail list. 

NEST BAR & GRILL - 970-923-8053  $$
Ski-in, ski-out bar on Assay Hill offering slopeside and poolside al fresco dining for cocktails, lunch and apres ski.

CAFE V - $
Barista service featuring espresso and coffee drinks.  Variety of pastries made in house.  In the Lobby, open daily, 6:30 AM - 5:00 PM


THE ARTISAN at the STONEBRIDGE INN - 970-923-2427   $$$
Handcrafted, locally sourced cuisine featuring the finest ingredients of the season.  A much loved local favorite, sit in the bar and enjoy Doc Eason perform magic on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 10 PM.  Located in the Stonebridge Inn.  Breakfast 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM.  Bar opens at 3:00, Dinner service and carry out from 5:30

AURUM  - 970-429-4906   $$$$ 
At Base Village, an elevated, fine-dining experience with a classic take on seasonal New American cuisine combined with desserts and a wide selection of craft beer, signature cocktails, wines, and spirits.  Lunch & Dinner Th. - M (Closed Tu./W) 11:30 AM - "Close".

CREPE SHACK - 970-452-2137  $
At Base Village by the ice skating rink.  Open daily 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

BIG HOSS GRILL - 970-923-2597   $
Located at the mall level.

THE DALY DINER - 970-429-4037  $-$$
New American diner serving classics with full bar, offering breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.  Open 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM.

THE EDGE RESTAURANT & BAR - 970-923-4004  $$
Alpine cuisine featuring excellent cheese fondue, homemade sausages and traditional schnitzel.  One free dessert per entree ordered for Aspen Anesthesia attendees!

FUEL - 970-923-0091   $
A cozy cafe offering delicious breakfast and lunch.  Nice variety of bagels, burritos and and creative sandwiches.  Espresso, tea, and exceptional smoothies. Highly recommended; limited seating; takeout.  End of the Snowmass Mall by the RFTA (to Aspen) Bus Stop and across from parking lot 6. Open from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 

GRUB THAI - 970-923-9558  $
Casual spot offering traditional authentic Thai food including rice bowls, curries, soups & salads.  Open 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM.

IL POGGIO - 970-923-4292   $$
A favorite of both locals and attendees featuring handmade Italian pastas and wood fired pizzas.  Two seating areas, the ristorante & the more casual cafe and bar area.  On Elbert Lane, Snowmass Mall.  Dinner only. 

KENICHI SNOWMASS - 970-4298242   $$;
At Base Village, excellent Japanese fare and sushi in a happeing eatery and bar.  Dinner starting at 5:00 PM.

LIMELIGHT -  855-369-2460  $$ 
Proof of vaccination required for ages 12+.  Located in the Limelight Hotel at Base Village, featuring wood-fired pizzas and locally sourced appetizers, salads and entrees.  Open 4:00 - 9:30 PM.

MIX 6 - 970-429-8506  $
Located in Base Village, featuring fresh, healthy bowls - you choose your own from a variety of vegetables, bases and proteins.  Open 2:00 - 8:00 PM.  Ask for the 10% discount for Aspen Anesthesia attendees!

NEW BELGIUM RANGER STATION - 970-236-6277   $$
10 beers on tap from New Belgium Brewing.  Menu includes soups, sandwiches, nachos and pretzels.  On the Snowmass Mall.  Open 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM.

SAGE at the SNOWMASS CLUB - 970-923-0923   $$$
Open to Members and Snowmass Club Guests Only.  Local and sustainable ingredients served in a club setting.  Extensive wine list.  239 Snowmass Club Circle. Serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. 

SLICE OF ITALY - 970-923-2743   $$
Italian Bistro.  Located at Base Village.  Open 5:00 - 9:00 PM.

SLOW GROOVIN' BBQ - 970-429-4761   $$
Great steaks, ribs, barbeque, wings, nachos, sandwiches, and sides; multiple beers on tap.  Casual, lively atmosphere.  On the upper Snowmass Mall.  Open M-F 3:00 - 10:00 PM, Sat. & Sun. Noon - 10:00 PM. 

SNOWMASS LANES & LOUNGE - 970-429-8839  $$
Located at the Snowmass mall, lower level.  Enjoy wood fired pizzas, burgers and bar fare while you bowl - or just come to eat!  Reservations for bowling recommended.  Open 4:00 - "Close".

Inside the Viewline Resort (formerly Silvertree / Westin), contemporary American cuisine in a relaxed and cozy fireside atmosphere.  Fresh, seasonally focused and inventive, offering a fusion of tradional steakhouse classics, and eclectic blend of flavors, and locally sourced, high-quality ingredients.  Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM.

STEW POT - 970-923-2263   $
Homemade soups, stews, sandwiches and salads. Good, casual homestyle food.  On the Snowmass Mall.  Open M-Sat. 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM. and Sun. 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM. 

TASTER'S PIZZA - 970-923-5250   $
Pizza and casual Italian.  At the Snowmass Center.   Serving lunch and dinner; dine in or take-out/delivery.  Open 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM.

VENGA VENGA - 970-923-7777   $$
Located at the Snowmass Mall - Mexican cuisine and tequila bar that delivers delicious food in a slope side atmosphere. Enjoy extensive menu options by acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval while relaxing by their warming fire pits. Open 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM.

ZANE'S TAVERN - 970-923-3515   $
Classic bar menu, featuring hamburgers, wings, and great Mexican.  Pool table. A local favorite.  Located on the Mall upper level.   Open 11:00 AM to 2:00 AM. 

SNOWMASS RESTAURANTS - ON MOUNTAIN DINING - Proof of vaccination required for ages 12+ at all Aspen Ski Co. restauratns for indoor seating.

ALPIN ROOM AT HIGH ALPINE  -  970-923-8715   $$$
At the top of Alpine Springs Lift (formerly Gwyn's), serving breakfast & lunch.  Experience a fresh approach to Alps-inspired cuisine in a high alpine setting.  Offering French, Swiss, and Austrian fare infused with modern touches.  

ELK CAMP RESTAURANT - 970-923-0450   $$
Local organic selections featured at various stations including rotisserie, panini, salad bar, soul-warming soups, bakery and artisan hand-tossed pizzas from scratch.  Located at the top of Elk Camp Gondola.  Open 10:45 AM - 3:00 PM. 

HIGH ALPINE RESTAURANT - 970-923-0455   $-$$
Now operated by Aspen Skiing Co., High Alpine continues the tradition of market-style food and beverage options with various stations serving pizza, soups, salads, burgers and more with an emphasis on locally grown, minimally processed foods.  Located at the top of Alpine Springs Lift.  Open 10:45 AM - 3:00 PM.

LYNN BRITT CABIN - 970-923-8715    $$-$$$$
Excellenct food in a beautiful rustic cabin.  Serving lunch & apres ski.  On the Velvet Falls run, next to Spider Sabich cabin.  Open 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM.  

SAM'S RESTAURANT - 970-923-8715   $$
At the top of the Village Express lift - Amid stunning views, enjoy elegant, modern Italian cuisine.  Trade in your icy boots for a pair of warm slippers as you enjoy housemade pastas and thoughtfully sourced entrees.  Open 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM.

TWO CREEKS CAFE - 970-923-8636   $
Grab and go goodies at the base of the Two Creeks lift.  Open 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM. 

ULLRHOF - 970-923-0400   $
American cafeteria style burgers, hand cut fries and more.  At the bottom of the Big Burn lift.  Open 10:45 AM - 3:00 PM.

UP 4 PIZZA - 970-920-1220   $
Excellent pizza served fast at 11,800 feet; salads, some sandwiches. Don't miss the one of a kind fresh baked cookies!  At the top of the Big Burn lift.  Open 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

There is no way to adequately sample the many great restaurants in Aspen. However, we will mention a few that we, our registrants, or locals consistently enjoy.

AJAX TAVERN - 970-920-6334   $$$
Casual fine dining with a American-French style menu.  Great truffle fries and people watching.  At the base of Ajax Mountain, 675 Durant Avenue.  Open 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM.  Reservations taken only for dinner.

ASPEN BREWING CO. - 970-710-2461   $
121 South Galena St - Enjoy Aspen's locally brewed beers at their tasting room, serving bites as well.  Open Noon - 10:00 PM

ASPEN PUBLIC HOUSE - 970-710-7026  $
328 East Hyman Ave. - Located in the corner of Aspen's historic Wheeler Opera House, this Victorian gastro pub is a lively gathering place serving Colorado-inspired comfort food.  Open 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM.

BETULA - 970-922-8103  $$$$
525 East Cooper Ave. #201 - Innovative French Pan-American cuisine in a Victorian-style setting with a beautiful view of Ajax Mountain.  Open 5:00 - 10:00 PM.

BOSQ - 970-710-7299   $$$
312 South Mill St. - Featuring New World cuisine from renowned chef Barclay Dodge.  Innovative cocktails and extensive wine list.  Open 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM.    

BRUNELLESCHI'S - 970-544-4644   $$
205 S. Mill St. - Serving gourmet handmade pizzas, salads and pastas.  Great for families - kids can make their own pizza.  Open 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM. 

CACHE CACHE - 970-925-3835   $$$
205 S. Mill St. #106 - Fantastic classic French food served in a modern atmosphere.  Extensive wine list.  Sit in the bar for a more casual experince.  Reservations recommended for the dining room.  Dinner Only, 5:30 - 10:00 PM. 

CHEF'S CLUB by FOOD & WINE - 970-429-9581  $$$$
St. Regis, 315 East Dean St. - Features a rotating menu by Food & Wine Magazine's Best New Chefs.  Named one of the 100 best restaurants in the country by Time Magazine.  Dinner Only, 5:00 - 11:00 PM. 

CLARK'S OYSTER BAR - 970-710-2546  $$-$$$$
515 E. Hopkins Ave. (Former Little Annie's space) - Serving a variety of East and West Coast oysters, crudo, ceviche, seafood towers, lobster rolls, crab cakes, mussels, clams and fresh catch of the day.  Highly recommended by locals.  Lunch from 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM; Dinner from 5:00 PM - "Late".

CP BURGER - 970-925-3056  $
433 E. Durant Ave. - Fast food featuring great burgers, hot dogs, salads, truffle parmesan fries, and spiked milkshakes.  Limited seating.  Next to Silver Circle Ice Skating Rink.  Open 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM. 

CREPERIE DU VILLAGE - 970-925-1566   $$
400 E. Hopkins Ave. - French Alpine Bistro serving sweet and savory crepes, raclette, cheese fondue, chocolate fondue, salads, charcuterie and cheese boards.  Cute atmosphere. Open Lunch & Dinner from 11:30 AM - "Close". 

ELEMENT 47 - 970-920-6330   $$$$
Located in the Little Nell Hotel, 675 E. Durant Ave. - Contemporary cooking infused with seasonal ingredients.  Food, wine and service is exceptional - considered one of Aspen's best restaurants and one of our favorites.  Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Proof of vaccine required for ages 12+.

ELLINA - 970-925-2976   $$$$
430 E. Hyman Ave. - Modern Italian cuisine bringing together old and new world style cooking with an emphasis on local ingredients.  Try the artichoke bruschetta appetizer!  Dinner only, 5:30 - 10:00 PM. 

HICKORY HOUSE - 970-925-2313   $-$$
730 West Main St. - Winner of 43 barbeque contests.  Very casual; good breakfast - start your day off with the ribs and eggs!  Open breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

HOPS CULTURE - 970-925-4677   $-$$
414 E. Hyman Ave. - Great American comfort food with over 200 beers.  Soups, sandwiches, burgers and more.  Beer flights available.  Open for lunch and dinner. 

HOTEL JEROME - 970-920-1000   $$$$
330 Main St. - Worth a visit just to see this beautiful historic hotel. Three options: Prospect Restaurant for a formal, American Bistro experience, or the famous J-Bar or Bad Harriet for casual food and drinks.   

KENICHI - 970-920-2212   $$
533 E. Hopkins Ave. - Excellent Japanese fare and sushi in a happening eatery and bar that's very poplular with locals.  Open 5:00 - 10:00 PM. 

MATSUHISA - 970-544-6628   $$$$
303 E. Main St. - New-style Japanese cuisine by Chef Nobu with influnces from both his classical training in Tokyo and his life around the world. Dine upstairs in the lounge for a more casual experince, or make reservations for the dining room downstairs. Highly recommend.  Open 5:30 - 9:00 PM. 

MEAT & CHEESE - 970-710-7120   $$
319 E. Hopkins Ave. - European-style restaurant featuring world farmhouse cuisine by the local award-winning Avalanche Cheese makers.  Meats, seafood, cheeses, cured meats, artisian bread, craft beers, and electic wine list.  Don't miss the daily taco specials!  Open Lunch and Dinner. 

THE MONARCH - 970-925-2838   $$$$
411 S. Monarch St. - Sophisticated steaks, seafood, pastas, and table side Caesar salads served in a classic and cozy atmosphere.  Extensive wine list.  Open for dinner at 5:00 - 10:00 PM. 

STEAKHOUSE No. 316 - 970-920-1893   $$$$
620 E. Hyman Ave. - Modern steakhouse with a la carte steaks, seafood and sides.  Good food and a popular place.  Open 5:00 - 10:30 PM. 

VELVET BUCK - 970-920-3300  $$$-$$$$
St. Regis, 315 East Dean St. - Modern mountain cuisine focusing on local ingredients and primal cooking techniques in a rustically elegant atmosphere.  Open for Breakfast from 7:00 - 10:45 AM; Dinner from 5:30 - 10:00 PM.

VICTORIA'S + CO - 970-920-3001  $
510 E. Durant Ave. - "Aussie" style cafe serving outstanding coffee for connoisseurs.  Limited but good menu including breakfast items and baked goods; soups, salads, and sandwiches for lunch and dinner.  Open 7:00 AM - "Close".

WHITE HOUSE TAVERN - 970-925-1007   $$$
302 E. Hopkins Ave. - Premium sandwiches and salads, and new pizzas along with top notch wines, beers, and cocktails.  Small menu and cozy atmosphere done right.  Try the fish sandwich!  Open for lunch and dinner, 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM. 

These places are a little out of the way but worth it!

CLOUD NINE - 970-923-8715   $$$
This on-mountain restaurant on Aspen Highlands features wonderful Swiss cuisine in a European style cabin with unbelievable views of the Maroon Bells.  Serving lunch from 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM; snowcat dinners available.  Top of Cloud Nine lift. 

HOME TEAM BBQ - 970-236-2040   $$
38750 Hwy 82, Aspen - Great Carolina style BBQ made from scratch.  Good beer and wine list.  Casual atmosphere at the Inn at Aspen at Buttermilk.  Wonderful Sunday Brunch - try the nachos!  Open Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 

PINE CREEK COOKHOUSE - 970-925-1044  $$$$
11399 Castle Creek Rd., Aspen - Have lunch or dinner in a cabin you get to by riding a horse drawn sleigh (20 min), cross country skiing (20-30 min), or walking (30-40 min)!  This unique dining experince features Colorado cuisine in a beautiful cabin with gorgeous wilderness views.  Parking is 12 miles from the Hwy. 82 roundabout at the end of Castle Creek Road, across from Ashcroft Ghost Town; restaurant is located beyond the road that is closed in winter.  Reservations required. 

WOODY CREEK TAVERN - 970-923-4585   $$
2858 Upper River Rd., Woody Creek - Eclectic and funky atmosphere in this long standing local favorite.  Great variety on the menu - Mexican dishes and good daily specials.  Cash only, reservations not accepted, so you might wait.  Open for lunch and dinner, 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM. 


EL KORITA - 970-277-4500    $
251 Harris St., Basalt - At Willits Town Center (close to Whole Foods), this traditional and casual Mexican restaurant is popular with locals and has great food.  Try the molcajete!  Open 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM. 

FRIDA - 970-230-9492   $-$$
1814 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs - This very casual restaurant may not look like much, but it serves great authentic Mexican food at a good value.  The blue corn tortilla enchiladas and bean dip are a must if you miss La Cocina - they are similar here!.  Great for take-out, too.  Open 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM. 

THE PULLMAN - 970-230-9234   $$
330 7th St., Glenwood Springs - Popular casual bistro brings elevated food to Glenwood Springs.  Great food and innovative menu.  Open Tues. - Sun. 4:30 - 9:00 PM.

SWEET COLORADOUGH - 970-230-9056  $
2430 S. Glen Ave., Glenwood Springs - A wonderful doughnut shop in Glenwood Springs with a great variety.  Don't miss their cronuts - a doughnut made with croissant dough!  Open 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM / Closed Tuesdays.