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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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Aubrey Parkerson

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.


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.


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.


Beckie Thao

Beckie joined Emerson's team during the 2014 holiday season and has been smiling ever since! When she's not making awesome lattes, she's hanging out with friends, reading, or ...


Philip Johnson

Philip is our "go-to guy"; from auto mechanic to barista in less than 30 seconds!!  Always listening to customers to create just what their craving.


Sarah Smith

Sarah is an Asheville native with a deep love for her beautiful hometown and the mountains that surround it. She has been working for us since the spring of 2015. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, camping, yoga, drawing and reading. She currently attends school for entrepreneurship, as well as marketing and retail, in hopes to one day own her own business. She is a big believer in supporting local businesses and learning about ways they can thrive. 


Amber Cook

Amber rejoins Emersons, ready to serve a great iced latte or a cup of her personal favorite, Colombian Supremos coffee. When she removes her "Barista Hat", Amber is caring for her 3 boys and husband. And ducks.