The driving force behind The Crepe Sack, Aspen Chef Mawa McQueen is on the list of semifinalists for Best Chef in the 2022 James Beard Award Best Chef Nominees. The awards ceremony takes place…
Mawa McQueen wears many hats. As the proprietor and chef of two popular restaurants in tony Aspen, Colorado, Mawa’s Kitchen and The Crepe Shack, with another location of the creperie on the way, McQueen also owns Mawa’s GrainFreeNola where she produces her own variation of grain-free granola.
Chef and restaurateur Mawa McQueen braved many ups and downs on the way to building several successful businesses in the upscale resort town. Mawa McQueen grew up in an immigrant family in France and was educated at a leading culinary school in Paris, but was only offered dishwasher jobs once she graduated. She made her way to England to work as a nanny so she could learn English and realize her dream of coming to America—a country she saw portrayed on TV as a place where Black people could excel.
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Mawa McQueen’s journey extends far beyond her migration to the United States. Aspen, CO, was where she would settle and establish her Ivory Coast and French roots as a creator in the kitchen. McQueen opened Mawa’s Kitchen nearly 12 years ago…
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The Crepe Shack by Mawa’s Kitchen has reopened for the Winter 2021/2022 Season The Crepe Shack in Aspen, Colorado has reopened for the 2021/2022 Winter Season. We open on Thanksgiving Day from 8:00 AM -3:00 PM. • From 11/26/2021 – 12/19/2021, The Crepe Shack in Snowmass is open daily from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. […]
We welcome you back to the Crepe Shack this Wednesday, June 16, 2021! Join us for coffee, crepes and more at our Snowmass, Colorado location. We will be open Daily from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where to Eat – Start the day off at the Crêpe Shack, by Mawa’s Kitchen. (It re-opens for the summer season in mid-June). Mawa McQueen, who was born in Africa’s Ivory Coast and raised in Paris, puts her own spin on crêpes.
The Crepe Shack’s last day of the Winter Season is Sunday, April 25th. Thanks to everyone for a great Fall & Winter. We look forward to welcoming your back when we reopen on June 21, 2021. See you then!