Hand crafted drinks at 8750'


Barista/Art Manager

Sara is back after a 9 month sabbatical to

New York. She still spends most of her

free time going to Phish concerts and

other great live music. Sara loves

integrating her design training in her fengshui and latte art.

In Summit County Since: 2011

Favorite Drink: Undertow espresso



Coming to us from over the pass in Vail. Emily is also former Air Force having lived all over the world! PS: she likes to paint and play hockey... though not at the same time

In Summit County Since: 2016

Favorite Drink: Earl Grey Cream London Fog w/ Steamed Soy Milk


Barista/Exec. Assistant

Mary is originally from Idaho, but

has been happy to Colorado home

for the past couple of years. She

loves to run and work out and is

currently training for an ultra-marathon! Mary has is also CERTIFIED with the Barista's Guild of America.

In Summit County Since: 2014

Favorite Drink: Cortado

Natalie W.

Senior Barista

A lover of snowboarding, bike riding,

and making her own music, Natalie tries

to always be outdoors.  While originally

from Kansas, Natalie has spent her time living all over the West. Natalie has also completed training by the Barista's Guild of America.

In Summit County Since: 2011

Favorite Drink: "it's different every day, but an iced soy chai or a white mocha with coconut"



Erin is heavily involved in the greater Summit County Community. While she says that the Red Buffalo is like another child, she has also served on the local Board of Education for the past 8 years. But don't forget to ask her about her cute little kiddo, Oliver, when you see her. Erin is also certified by the Barista's Guild of America and International Academy of Specialty Coffee. She has served on the Sustainability Council for the Specialty Coffee Association and is president of the Silverthorne Chapter of the Summit Chamber of Commerce. 

In Summit County Since: 1996

Favorite Drink: "toss up between a creamy latte with raw sugar on top or an Iced Tea Spritzer