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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 ...


Ayada Maldives reference

By Butler Academy



Dear Mr Newton, It's a pleasure of having you here and share with us your un-relentless passion to train us. Will be forwarding to you soonest what you've requested. Have a safe journey and looking forward for your next visit. Lynn HR


The Cosmopolitan?

By Butler Academy



The Cosmopolitan is a very simple concoction with disputed origins. There is a written record of this mix dating back to the 1930’s, although it used gin instead of vodka and raspberry juice instead of cranberries. The "Cosmo" is served as an aperitif drink also known as a pre dinner drink. Contains, ...


Mindfulness! Butler uses their senses!

By Butler Academy



During our signature Hotel Butler training program we cover the art of mindfulness. Mindfulness is the intentional, accepting and non-judgmental focus of one's attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment, which can be trained by meditational practices that are described in detail in the Buddhist tradition. Mindfulness ...


South African Butler Academy is a member of?

By Butler Academy



The South African Butler Academy is a proud member of The International Butlers Guild & Recruitment Devision, also a member of the European Butler Association.The Federated Hospitality Association and The International Advisory Board is a global network of experts with integrity, value and taste who have agreed to give the ...


It is important to be health & safety aware?

By Butler Academy



Are you familiar with the health and safety standard at your residence / establishment of employment? Take a glance at this quick test below to get a fair idea? 1 -Hazards’ can be defined as anything that can lead to illness, injury or damage to your property. 2 - Ergonomics is the study ...


Butler Academy manual is handy?

By Butler Academy



Your Butler manuals are a handy guide containing images from the modern content, with summaries from what was taught in the lesson, making them a great learning tool to use in conjunction with your course videos. The Butler Course website is a must for every Butler!