THE 7908 STORY
7908 is Aspen’s finest supper club. Situated in the heart of the world’s most adored and irreverent mountaintop resort, our space allows for an authentic, extraordinary Aspen experience. A place to dine in the early evening and dance late into the night. It’s sophisticated and fun, it’s raucous and regal, inclusiveness and exclusive, it’s Aspen.
Taking its name and cultural direction from the exact elevation of a once small mining town perched 7,908 feet high in the Rocky Mountains. 7908 will bring together under one roof, the eclectic, talented and empowered many, who long ago determined Aspen to be their most cherished place to visit.
Hours of Service
7908 is open for the Winter Season December 10th:
Our lounge will not be open for late night service until the the state and county lift restrictions.
Chef Byron Gomez has spent the last 13 years honing his skills at some of the most pristine restaurants in New York City and the world. He has trained and worked under some of the best chefs and mentors in the industry, such as Daniel Boulud, Ronny Emborg, Gavin Kaysen and Daniel Humm. Despite not having any formal culinary education, Byron worked hard to be self taught and work among very talented individuals. Working his way up through Michelin ranked restaurants in New York starting at Café Boulud, the esteemed classical French One Star Michelin restaurant, which gave Byron his first glimpse into the art of fine dining. Hard work and passion motivated Byron to then move on to the Two Star Michelin restaurant Atera, featuring a modern Nordic cuisine tasting menu.
Byron then became intrigued with the idea of developing his skills with a Three Star Michelin restaurant, the biggest award any chef world wide can achieve. He set his sights on Eleven Madison Park, and he quickly advanced through the ranks in the kitchen through hard work and impeccable leadership skills, eventually becoming Sous Chef at the esteemed restaurant. In 2017/2018, Eleven Madison Park won Top Restaurant in the World by San Pellagrino in their list of World’s 50 Best Restaurants. After receiving this incredible honor, Byron decided to spend the next 1 1/2 years traveling with the mobile EMP team leading popup restaurants in the prestigious culinary destinations of Hamptons, NY and Aspen, CO. After spending the winter in Aspen, Byron decided to leave his home of New York City and put down roots in the Rocky Mountain resort town, becoming the Executive Chef at 7908 in the Spring of 2019.
Manager / Master Sommelier
Manager / Master Sommelier
Jonathan Pullis graduated from UVM in 1993. After spending 2 years on St John, he returned to Vermont where he helped open The Pitcher Inn, a Relais & Chateau in Warren. After a short stint in New Mexico, he moved to Aspen to work at The Little Nell. While there he progressed from 6 am “toaster boy” to front server, sommelier and eventually the Wine Director. While serving as the Wine Director of a Grand Award List, he passed the prestigious Master Sommelier exam in 2009, becoming the 98th Master Sommelier in North America.
In 2014 he accepted the position of CEO with Chefs Club where he oversaw all aspects of the business and opened the 2nd Chefs Club in SOHO. Jonathan is thrilled to be the Wine Director at 7908, Aspen’s first and foremost Supper Club! When Jonathan isn’t sharing food & wine at 7908, he is enjoying the myriad of outdoor activities Aspen has to offer with his wife Rebekah and sons Charlie and Oliver.
Director of Spirits
Director of Spirits
Matt has excelled within the food and beverage industry, managing a Forbes 5-Star cocktail and lounge program, managing and training bartenders that have gone on to win national competitions and become leaders in their own bar programs. He’s consulted in the opening of three successful restaurants and has written cocktail, beer, and wine programs that have continued to perform in today’s ever changing market. Before joining the team at 7908 Aspen, Matt managed various innovative bar programs.
At the age of 17, Bryan launched his first event production LLC and had already built a solid reputation as a DJ in New Orleans. A few years later, Hurrican Katrina devestated his hometown and while working as a merchant mariner, saved every penny he made to invest in his music career. In 2010, Bryan took an offshoot in his career path as creative director for Sneaker Politics and their flagship store. While secretly writing and producing beats under the name “Kid Kamillion”, he gained the attention and work relationship with artists Childish Gambino, G-Eazy and A-Trak. After remixing one of A-Trak’s songs “Heads Will Roll”, his work became a viral success overnight. The remix was played at every major festival for the next 5 years and hit #1 on the Hype Machine charts. After finishing his Japan tour in 2016 with fashion label Stussy, Bryan moved back to New Orleans and reconnected with longtime friend Chef Craig Walker and recorded music at his home for the next 2 years. One day while DJing in Craig Walker’s kitchen, Bryan met actor & entrepreneur Roger Wilson and was asked to produce the lounge and music programing for 7908 in Aspen, CO.