Clive and Coffee School presents One-on-One Coaching. Meet with our professional barista instructors online for specialized training and education that focuses on your specific needs. These thirty-minute trainings are catered to you and can focus on espresso technique, milk steaming, latte art, coffee brewing, or any other coffee topics of your choice. Spending time with our coffee trainers on Zoom will undoubtedly expedite your success for great coffee at home or in the café.
Meet your instructor
Sam has been a part of the Clive family since Sept of 2018. She came to us from Florida where her love of coffee was discovered by working as a barista. In 2015, Sam landed in Portland to work with Portland Coffee Roasters as their primary wholesale account manager and coffee trainer. During this time, she also did work for Pacific Foods Barista Series alternative milk in their lab and at SCAA. Sam has taught classes at the American Barista & Coffee Workshops in Portland, as well as leading home barista classes at Clive. Now spearheading the entire education department at Clive, her focus is on our learn espresso journal articles, live classes in Portland, and now online-only classes. Sam’s approach to teaching is thorough, careful, and most importantly, light-hearted and fun.