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Keep up a study Schedule

By Butler Academy



At SABA, we understand how difficult it can be to work and keep up a good study schedule. There are so many things each of us needs to do in a day and it’s easy to forget and run out of time. By making use of lists, it becomes an easy ...


Nectarines

By Butler Academy



Did you know? Nectarines make a great healthy dessert when grilled with honey and thyme served with yogurt. Great Butlers tip!


Strategize Gift-Wrapping

By Butler Academy



Strategize Gift-Wrapping Start wrapping presents early, but add ribbons, bows, and tags later (label gifts with sticky notes so that you don't forget who gets what). Unadorned boxes are stackable and, as a result, will be easy to store and transport.  


The South African Butler Academy provides top Butler employment!

By Butler Academy



That the South African Butler Academy receives top Butler employment daily by Guild Recruitment International as they have relationships with Europe, Asia, USA, Africa and Indonesia. The Academy is focused on providing SABA Butlers to International and local Resorts / Hotels, Residents, Yachts & Lodges situated literally in every continent. ...


Honesty is the best policy

By Butler Academy



The best policy as a human being is to be honest! Sometimes it is best not say too much about something you truly want to be honest about. However, when your employer confronts you when things go 'south' remember the following words " Mr. Themba, I apologize for the inconvenience, ...


Hanging vs folding?

By Butler Academy



Hanging clothing vs. folding clothing? One of the first steps in bringing order to a clothes closet is determining what should be hung on rods and what should be folded and stayed in shelves. Items to hang: linen & all cotton, slippery silks, pressed shirts, velvet, chiffon, rayon and taffeta. ...


Buckwheat pillow?

By Butler Academy



Pillow fillings: one in particular called buckwheat pillow. This fill is used in many Japanese pillow and is a good for headaches and neck pain since it conforms perfectly to the contours of your neck!  


Sun International receives more Butler Training!

By Butler Academy



Sun International is a longstanding client of the South African Butler Academy since 2008. The South African Butler Academy is off for the 8th contract this year and will be covering 3 international butler training programs for 3 different hotels! Our first program starts in Johannesburg, 2nd in Durban and ...


How to clean Stainless steel?

By Butler Academy



Wipe with a soft cloth and a few drops of mild dishwashing liquid, or a dry microfibre cloth (without cleaner) Always remember stainless steel counter tops are heat-resistant, extremely durable! Easy to clean.


Basic guest communication, the butler way!

By Butler Academy



Speak clearly: form your words carefully. Adjust the volume of your voice depending on the situation. Use Guest names: depending on your establishment, you may use their surname or first name. Listen actively: lean forward slightly, focus on what they are saying, and write it down. Keep Guests informed: avoid lots of ...