The Team

Beau Black, Proprietor

Tapping into his sous and executive chef experiences, Beau has fulfilled his vision to bring back in style, a unique establishment for locals and visitors to socialize and exchange ideas. While showcasing local talent, the Bookcase and Barber provides an intimate atmosphere to enjoy quality drinks and superior service.





Bridgett Tesmer, Cocktail Creationist



After discovering a passion for spirits and cocktails while studying a degree in chemistry, Bridgett took her new found passion to the next level.  She has spent the last three years studying the craft of cocktails while reading, talking, thinking, and drinking her way into new creations. She specializes in Prohibition/ Pre-Prohibition style libations and emphasizes the importance of good liquor and good ice. Her favorite drink is a Rye Manhattan with a lemon twist.





Pedro Vigil, Licensed Barber



Young and passionate, Pedro has already mastered his craft, providing the Durango area with luxury barber services and an incredible finished product every time.  Pedro’s vast knowledge and energy has allowed him to offer instruction to student-barbers since 2013. When he is not slaying hair, he is spending time with his beautiful wife, Rose and daughter, Ember.




Pat Sundahl, Licensed Barber



As a master barber since 2008 and with knowledge of current hair trends and styles, Pat creates a superb experience that enhances his clients’ appearance.  Recently, he volunteered in Asia with the Village Aide Project, a humanitarian organization whose mission is to partner with needy communities in the developing world.