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From Theatre Aspen's Jed Bernstein to Snowmass's Britta Gustafson, Our Fantasy Guest List

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this season's most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

By Cindy Hirschfeld November 29, 2017 Published in the Holiday 2017 issue of Aspen Sojourner

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Jed Bernstein
The Tony Award–winning producer and former president and CEO of Lincoln Center ushers Theatre Aspen into its next phase as the beloved nonprofit’s newly named producing director.

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Alex Burchetta
The director of operations for the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office was honored by The Police Chief this fall with a spot on the magazine’s prestigious 40 Under 40 list.

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Carl Sfat
Mezzaluna’s former executive chef, a 30-year culinary vet, took a post this fall in an unexpected venue—Basalt Middle School—elevating the school’s food to a welcome new level.

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Susan Wrubel
After a tumultuous couple of years, Aspen Film has a bright future ahead as this film industry vet comes aboard as executive director.

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Will Nolan
We bid a bittersweet farewell to the Viceroy Snowmass’s executive chef, who enriched our palates with his New Orleans–style dishes at Eight K and unflagging support of local farmers, as he moves to Telluride’s Madeline Hotel.

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Britta Gustafson 
This Snowmass Village native and columnist for the Snowmass Sun has played a vital role in collecting and curating her town’s history through her writing, by spearheading a book project, and most recently, by helping to coordinate events for the resort’s 50th anniversary.

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