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Class of January – March 2015 Photo Shoot

By Butler Academy

During every course we celebrate our achievements by ending with a memorable photo shoot. Step into the shoes of our butlers and we welcome you to our photo shoot day.       Thank you to Adriaan Coetzer for the beautiful photographs taken and our onsite video editing team. 

Congratulations – The Maslow butler reaches new heights

By Butler Academy

SANDTON – Butler, Thebogo Rikhotso (24) who works at Sun International’s The Maslow in Sandton is making his mark in the hotel industry.   He comes from humble beginnings in a small village at Giyani in Limpopo and he is now going to places he never imagined.   Rikhotso’s passion and commitment to his ...

We did it again! Banyan Tree, Seychelles receives Hotel Butler Training

By Adriaan Coetzer

South African Butler Academy recently conducted Butler & Hospitality Training at the Banyan Tree Resort in the Seychelles.  The Butler Academy conducted an 8 day program for Butlers /Front of House / Food & Beverage / Guest Relations.  The program focused on attention to details, body language, product knowledge, Leading ...

Valet Skills – understanding garment care

By Butler Academy

Students at the Butler Academy are taught the role and function, both historical, of the valet. Traditionally the Valet is responsible for the male principle`s clothing and shoes.  Today the Butler is responsible to understand these fundamental duties. Valet skills are taught to students such as shoe polishing, packing and ...

Butlers Employed, Congratulations!

By Butler Academy

The Academy would like to share incredible news with the world , 2 of our Butler students on the current 8 week Butler course in Cape Town received top employment this week. Our Butler students are currently busy with week 4 of the 8 week course. The demand for professionally ...

Newton Cross talks about Valet Service on “Nataniel Tafel”

By Butler Academy

It is an incredible honour to have been welcomed back for a 3rd time on the "Nathaniel Tafel" show which is showcased every Tuesday evening at 20:00 on channel 144 DSTV.  On the latest show, our Principal Mr. Cross shared ideas on how to:  wash dishes; set the most beautiful tea tray;  pack the perfect suitcase for long or short journeys whilst using luxury products such as ...

Congratulations to Bona Bona Game Lodge – Hotel Butler Training

By Butler Academy

Congratulations to Bona Bona Game Lodge who received incredible Butler Training from the Academy. Bona Bona, meaning to "Look" or to "See" in Tswana is a true sanctuary for both body, mind and spirit. A piece of Africa, where nature and sophistication meet. We wish the team at Bona Bona all the ...

Table Service & Silver Service

By Butler Academy

At the Butler Academy we practise what we preach... It is part of our curriculum to host  formal dinners and practise our  technical skills. In this video we have fun in practising our new skills. These skills will be repeated many times before we the final ceremony. The Butler Academy ...

Butler Academy Brochure – Download your copy

By Butler Academy

The South African Butler Academy is unique in every single way! We provide professional Butlers to Private Residences and Luxury Hotels across the world. We are a Household & Resort / Hotel, Butler School.  The Butler Academy is innovative and express  passionate training through real Butler service. We provide world class ...

Butler Academy provides exclusive training

By Butler Academy

Recently the Butler Academy received the privilege in understand the process of producing Olive Oil as well as  Tasting different Olive Culitvars. We would like to thank Morgenster for the excellent spoiling and the gifts we received!   The South African Butler Academy recently upgraded our exclusive training lab with the state ...