You Should Know: Peter Smith

by guestofaguest · October 21, 2015

Peter Smith Peter Smith may just have one of the most enviable jobs out there. As Director of Wholesale Operations and Sales of Sightglass Coffee, not only is he surrounded by coffee, sweet, caffeinated nectar of the Gods, he's also the liaison for all of their product partnerships, working with the coolest names in the SF food industry like Tosca, The Breslin, and more!


Director of Wholesale Operations and Sales (Sight Glass Coffee)

Place of birth:

Portland, OR



Peter Smith

Peter Smith

What do you actually do all day?

Provide people with delicious and often needed caffeine fix

Favorite song growing up?

Stevie Ray Vaughan-Texas Flood

My biggest secret is…

Staying with me

Where do you live in San Francisco?

Beauty, opportunity, proximity

Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike?


My motto is…

onward and upward

My alter ego is…

Paul Newman and Steve McQueen

The last drink I had was…

Owl's Howl Espresso

My secret crush is…

I'm dating her

What was your first job?

Making "two brothers chocolate sauce" with my brother and selling it door to door

If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?

List is too long but would include: surf at OB, breakfast at Plow, motorcycle ride down HWY 1, burger and cocktail at Nopa, post-dinner drink at Tosca

Coming from? Going to?

going to

What is your favorite work of art?

Ansel Adams- the tetons and the snake river

Who should we know?

Jay Nelson, woodworker and builder