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Emerson's Coffee is a locally owned coffee shop that has been operating for 23 years. We now have two locations in North Carolina. If the automatically selected location isn't right for you, please Click here to select another location.

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Meet our Baristas

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Rachel Aldrich

Having only recently become a barista, her love for delectable coffee drinks started long before her arrival at Emerson's. Coming from Maryland, Rachel recently graduated from Lenoir Rhyne University and has became folded into the arms of the Emerson's Coffee family. Until her future is unveiled she plans to stay and continue to create drinks for the public of Hickory, NC.

Aubrey Gray

Born and raised in the mountains, Aubrey is a native of Asheville, continuing to reside here with her husband and four wonderful children. She loves all things coffee and is constantly on the lookout for new information about anything having to do with the farm to cup process. In her free time she is a cake decorator, pastry artist, and an avid book lover. Her favorite drink at Emerson's is the London Fog or just a cup of regular coffee.

Tiffany Harmon

Born and raised in Caldwell County, Tiffany moved to Hickory after studying at NC State University for 2 years, where she first fell in love with creating and drinking delicious coffee. When she's not behind the counter serving up drinks, you will find her spending time with friends and family and enjoying the outdoors. Her favorite drink at Emerson's is the dirty hippie.

Justin Cleveland

Justin just moved to Asheville and began working for us in early September, 2014. He likes mountains, dogs and coffee and his favorite team is Liverpool. He likes to watch historical documentaries and nature shows. When he's not serving great lattes, he spends most of his time chopping wood and wildcrafting.

Nirvana Hintgen

The lovely Pirate, Nirvana is one of our perkiest baristas by far. She is sure to put a smile on your face wth every drink she makes. In her free time, Nirvana enjoys crafting, crystals, and watching Dr. Who. She would be happiest in a world with endless cups of coffee, where it was Halloween every day.

Amanda Stewart

Amanda grew up in Hickory and after living in Atlanta for 8 years, has moved back to her hometown. She didn’t drink coffee until she started working at Emerson’s but now she is an avid coffee drinker. In addition to working at Emerson’s she is also on staff at Christ Church where she works in children’s ministry.