Cuvée & Thomas Keller Host Star Studded Event in Aspen This Fall

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Debuting this fall, Fête Aspen by Cuvée invites an intimate group of ticket holders to their most prestigious annual event yet. From September 30 to October 2, 2021, 100 guests will enter some of the most coveted private homes in Aspen and gain intimate access to the world’s best chefs. Put on by luxury villa and bespoke lifestyle brand Cuvée and hosted by Masterchef Thomas Keller, Fête Aspen features an elite assemblage of culinary talent and world-renowned vintners as well as Cuvée’s -curated outdoor adventures like hiking the Maroon Bells with Dean Fearing and cycling along the Roaring Fork. This is Aspen like you’ve never experienced.

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Top chefs from around the globe were assembled by Cuvée and Thomas Keller for an intimate weekend event format, including a welcome soirée under the stars, a gala dinner at the top of Aspen Mountain, and private dinners in each villa. Guests will stay in one of Cuvée’s ultra-luxury estates in Aspen and experience the highest level of hospitality throughout their stay. Guests can purchase individual event tickets here and learn more about Sponsor Estate Packages here.

“This partnership combines the very best of luxury travel, fine wine and world-class cuisine, all to benefit the foundation started by Chefs Daniel Boulud and Thomas Keller, Ment’or, whose mission is to enrich the education of aspiring young chefs,” said Larry Mueller, CEO & Founder of Cuvée. “We chose Thomas Keller to host the event as one of the elite cornerstones of culinary craftsmanship. From the Welcome Fête on Thursday to the Estate Dinners on Friday to the Chef-Style Aspen Exploration on Saturday all culminating with The Cuvée Gala, guests will relish in a truly new and unique, but most importantly, intimate event format.”

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The schedule of events include:

Thursday, September 30th – Welcome Fête 

Kick off the weekend with a soire´e under the stars, prepared by talented Cuvée chefs from around the globe with your favorite Cuvée food and wine from Los Cabos, St. Barts and Tuscany. 

Friday, October 1st – Cuvée Estate Dinners

Experience an intimate dinner from one of the Fe^te Aspen featured chefs in your Cuvée estate for the weekend, paired with some of California’s top-rated wines, as well as their vintners as your private guests. 

Saturday, October 2nd – Chef-Style Aspen Exploration 

Experience Aspen alongside some of the featured chefs, as they take you on a Cuvée-curated outdoor adventure. From hiking the Maroon Bells with Dean Fearing to cycling along the Roaring Fork, this is Aspen like you’ve never experienced. 

Saturday, October 2nd – The Cuvée Gala

Journey up the mountain on the Silver Queen Gondola to The Sundeck at The Little Nell, where you’ll relish in a six-course tasting menu by one of the world-renowned chefs and vintners, paired perfectly with an unrivaled live auction benefiting Ment’or. At an elevation of over 11,000 feet, you’ll be surrounded by 360-degree views of Aspen’s autumnal beauty.

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The current stars of the weekend include (click here to see the continually updated list): 

Featured Fête Chefs

– Culinary Host Chef Thomas Keller: Three-Michelin Star Chef + Proprietor of The French Laundry, Yountville, CA

– Matt Zubrod: The Little Nell, Aspen 

– Chef Dean Fearing: Fearing’s, Dallas

Award-Winning Vintners

– Joseph Phelps Insignia: St. Helena, California

– Promontory: St. Helena, California

– Immortal Estate: St. Helena, California

– Law Estates: Paso Robles, California

A cornerstone of the event is Cuvée’s passion for giving back and to date has raised over $15 million supporting national nonprofits and youth support organizations. To learn more, visit www.feteaspen.com or emailchrista@cuvee.com. 

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