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The word Butler comes from the french word “Bouteillier”

By Butler Academy



The word butler derives from the old French bouteillier, and identified the cup-bearer or the one in charge of the bottles in large households. Bottle and the French equivalent both come from the medieval Latin buticula, a diminutive of buttis, a cask, which is also the origin of the English word "butt", given to ...


What is Gluten Free?

By Butler Academy



A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes gluten, a protein composite found in wheat and related grains, including barley and rye. Gluten causes health problems in sufferers of celiac disease (CD) and some cases of wheat allergy. Try this, Gluten Free on the go... Make smoothies, hard boiled eggs, carrot ticks with humus dip, almonds with and apple and rice cakes with almond butter ...


Saffron potential wonder herb?

By Butler Academy



The golden herb saffron may hold the key to preventing the loss of sight in elderly. The chemistry of saffron is quite complex. It is well-known as anti oxidant, but saffron appears to affect genes which regulate the fatty acid content of the membrane, and this makes the vision cells ...


The next Butler course will commence on the 19th of October 2015

By Butler Academy



The Butler Academy is glad to announce our final course for 2015 is fully booked and 16 students from all over the world will be joining our unique family. New module "Au Pairing" is included in the syllabus - EXCITING!


The Maslow Hotel Johannesburg

By Butler Academy



Dear SABA, Hope you are well. Just to let you know that the Seminar department was voted the best performing department at the Maslow at our last Roadshow meeting, as a result of numerous constant good feedback from our guests. The guests cannot stop talking about the awesome service they are ...


Maldives – Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

By Butler Academy



It was indeed a great pleasure having you at the Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives. The team here is glad to have you as our trainers and we all are missing you already. Thank you so much for your training passion and commitment to the team. We cannot wait to receive you ...


#Butler Service at a Private Birthday Function

By Adriaan Coetzer



Adriaan. The service was excellent. Amazing in fact. They butlers were independent, self-sufficient, pleasant, and a joy to be around. Not once, during the entire 6-hour party, did any butler come to me with a question. Everything was managed behind the scenes so for the guests the experience was top ...


3 On Camps Bay Boutique Hotel Training @3oncampsbay

By Adriaan Coetzer



Dear Newton & Braam, Thank you  Braam  for an outstanding day of training!!!! You were Excellent!!! Maria (Boutique Boutique Hotel Owner)


Excellent Training at Fancourt George

By Butler Academy



To Mr. Cross & Mr. West I just want to thank you for the excellent training. I have learned a lot, on a education level and life. I have learn that even if I dont know something now, its not the end of road for me. I wil learn it, know it ...


Armand Smuts

By Adriaan Coetzer



Many thanks to SABA for the opportunities they have given me since being on the course. Going on this course has chanced my life and will yours. Just barley out of the course and I have a wonderful job waiting overseas. SABA has made my dreams come true. Thank you SABA.