Archive for April, 2015

20 April 2015 Butler Course, Student Blog

Posted on: April 24th, 2015 by Butler Academy 61 Comments

The Butler Academy is in full swing with our wonderful team of 18 new Butler Students. We believe in real Butler training for you as our admirer to enjoy daily updates from our students on real experiences. The South African Butler Academy is in a league of its own, we want you to read and experience true moments our students experience on a daily basis.


Butler Seillans, France

Posted on: April 20th, 2015 by Butler Academy 1 Comment

Excellent Butler / Household Manager position!


Our Client is seeking a vibrant professional Butler who can take care of their property in Seillans in France. The property requires a strong manager who can take care of many guests who visit the property during the year.




Salary: Euro 3500 pm, Living in (all travel costs will be paid by client and visa arrangements)


Requirements: Butler Certificate,  Police Clearance Certificate, 2 References, Full Length Photograph and Updated CV to be sent to


Reference: MSEKNT

Butler / Household Manager Vienna, Austria

Posted on: April 20th, 2015 by Butler Academy 1 Comment

Exciting new position available in Vienna, Austria

Our client seeks a professional Butler with experience in Housekeeping, Silver Service and Household Management. It is required that the ideal candidate will raise the bar in Housekeeping and provide a proper Butler service.




The position is living out, the family will provide a furnished apartment in the City near to the property. All travel costs to Austria, Vienna will be paid, visa arrangements will be made (Candidates who posses an European Passport or have a permit to work in Austria will have precedence)

This is a wonderful position!


Salary: EU 5500 pm (includes accommodation off site)


Requirements: Butler Certificate / Diploma, Police Clearance,  2 Reference Letters and Updates CV to be sent to


Reference: AN SEPOZ

Butler Employment Cape Town

Posted on: April 20th, 2015 by Butler Academy 1 Comment

Exciting new employment awaits. Family in Cape Town seeks a trusted well skilled Butler.




The position is living in and a vehicle will be provided during working hours.


Salary: R18 000 per month and will increase after probation period.


Requirements: Minimum of 2 years similar experience,  Butler Certificate and Police Clearance required. Please send a full length photograph and updated CV to


Reference: MSE PRONEN

Hotel Butler Training: Maldives, Doha, Seychelles & USA

Posted on: April 20th, 2015 by Butler Academy 1 Comment


The South African Butler Academy is the first choice for many leading International Hotels / Resorts. The benifits of our signature seven star training program is rewarding in every way. Each student or employee receives a complete hospitality makeover and the perception of services changes.  (We do recommend that you view our videos to see our training in action)


Recently SABA trained several departments of the Grand Hyatt in Doha, Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives, Banyan Tree Seychelles, Royal Caribbean Fort Lauderdale USA , we achieved Excellence!


Each attendee was taught practically how to serve guests correctly:  how to prepare for Butler service, how to offer Butler service, how to become invisible when required, how product knowledge assist with recommending services, understanding culture diversity and international customs, internal cross selling and when possible to up sell products, interpersonal management skills, the true art of table service, wine service and product knowledge, food and wine pairing, how to deal with difficult guests, in room dining service, telephone etiquette, professional manners, how to achieve the best comments on “tripadvisor”, stay professional and you will never go wrong. This is only but a few components we offer, our videos will give you an in depth knowledge of who we are and what we offer.


Please feel free to contact the Academy at any time for a Hotel Training Brochure and a a tailored proposal to suite your establishments requirements. Our signature program will enhance the service level and customer satisfaction guaranteed.

Please send your request to


Butler & Hospitality Training at Grand Hyatt Doha | Qatar

Posted on: April 10th, 2015 by Adriaan Coetzer 15 Comments

The South African Butler Academy did it again, The Grand Hyatt in Doha, Qatar receives incredible Butler training.


Mr. Cross and Mr. Coetzer provided an intensive 6 day Butler training program for different departments ranging from Front of House, Food and Beverage, Housekeeping, Rooms divisions, Butler and Concierge.  The Grand Hyatt is an exceptional Hotel with a dedicated seven star service attitude. The Butler Academy perfected the mindset of a Butler with our unique signature training program.


Take a look at the South African Butler Academy Seven Star Hotel Training Program



Please read below references from each student who attended the Butler Academy International Hotel Butler Training Program

Butler Academy off to Doha, Grand Hyatt Butler Training

Posted on: April 1st, 2015 by Butler Academy 1 Comment

The South African Butler Academy is proudly the first choice when it comes to International Butler training and mastering the art of true Butler service. The Butler Academy will be heading up the Butler team at the Grand Hyatt in Doha. We look forward to an exciting program filled with technical skills, passion and lots of excitement. The Butler Academy seven star program is practical yet technical as each attendee will benefit enormously from our dedicated Butler training program which will enhance the overal personalised service to guests.

We will be running a daily blog with videos, please go to our Facebook page for up to the minute posts and tweets. Training commences on the 5th of April 2015.


Take a sneak peak into the Grand Hyatt Doha.


Next Butler Course: 10th of April 2017 – Apply Today!

Posted on: April 1st, 2015 by Butler Academy 51 Comments

The grand Butler training course awaits!


We are proud to introduce our next exclusive Butler course that will commence on the 10th of April 2017.  Having recently renovated and upgraded the Academy to the Luxurious Butler Mansion in Plattekloof, it is with great anticipation that we look forward to training at the prestigious Butler Academy in Cape Town. Students can look forward to state of the art equipment and an up to date compendium that is internationally recognised. The Butler Mansion is an enormous Home where students live and study all onsite. We pride ourselves in mastering the art of modern and practical Butler training.


For 4 days during the course, Student Butlers will be working on-site at a private estate under the tutelage of a professional Butler. Included, we offer a superior wine study module and students will visit exciting wine estates  in Cape Town. Various acclaimed wine-makers will be training our students on viticulture and vinification.


The program has been designed to provide students with a full and comprehensive range of skills required to succeed as Butlers or Household Managers. The course is packed with practical training in a magnificent location, overlooking Table Mountain.


Students attending the Academy include students that are new to service or seeking to upgrade their skills in the industry as well as employees of private families. Several exclusive Resorts and Hotels locally and internationally enrol their staff at the Academy for technical skill development.


Although the course is presented in English, our students come from diverse backgrounds representing different age groups, professional backgrounds, ethnic and various language groups from a multitude of countries. Our graduates have journeyed from; America, England, Turkey, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, South America, China, Netherlands, Poland, Norway, Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and many parts of Africa.


During the superior eight week program, students will receive world class practical skills training in the following:




This course is internationally recognized and can open doors to opportunities only dreamt of. It is a life changing investment as the course promises to improve and enhance social skills that are needed to further oneself in all walks of life.


“Please take a look at our Facebook page for a complete insight into the Academy, do your research”