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West End Social

Juneteenth Celebration

June 16 | 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Join us for our third annual Juneteenth Celebration at Aspen Meadows Resort on Sunday, June 16th from 1:30 – 4:30 pm. Enjoy a brunch-inspired menu featuring acclaimed chefs, exquisite spirits, and live music. This gathering will take place on the last day of the Aspen Food and Wine Classic amid panoramic mountain views. Ticket purchase includes a donation to LIFT-UP.

Designed to celebrate culinary diversity, excellence and the national Juneteenth holiday, the brunch-inspired event is sponsored by the award-winning Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, which honors the world's first-known African American master distiller, Nearest Green. This event is also supported by Equiano Rum, Sorel Hibiscus Liqueur, LS Cream Liqueur and Hella Cocktail Co. – all of which are minority owned.  

The celebration will feature tunes spun by DJ Doughboy and the culinary talents of:

JJ Johnson

JJ Johnson

Chef and James Beard Foundation Book Award Winner, Founder of FIELDTRIP in New York, NY

Chef Shorne Benjamin

Chef Shorne Benjamin

Culinary Artist, Owner of Fat Fowl in Brooklyn, NY

Chef Mawa McQueen

Chef Mawa McQueen

Chef and Owner of McQueen Hospitality, Mawa's Kitchen, Mawita, The Crepe Shack, Mawa's GrainFreeNola

Chef Rachel Saxton

Chef Rachel Saxton

Chef de Cuisine, West End Social

Chef Sara Figueiredo

Chef Sara Figueiredo

Executive Pastry Chef, West End Social

DJ Doughboy

DJ Doughboy

DJ & Radio Personality

LIFT-UP is the leader in providing equitable food security for individuals and families; educating, building understanding and support to end hunger from Parachute to Aspen.

Sponsored by:
Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey