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18 April 2016 Butler Course – Fully booked! Apply for 18 July 2016?

By Butler Academy



Get ready for the next 8 - week Butler course   (July to September 2016) . There is no match. "job shadow, culinary extravaganza & aviation"  The South African Butler Academy will be offering our Signature International Butler course from the 18th of July 2016. The course is packed with skills, practicals, ...


Luxury private island seeks top residential butlers!

By Butler Academy



Fantastic new opportunity just in! Luxury private resort / residence in the Indian Ocean seeks well experienced butlers to form part of a new butler department serving celebrities and diplomats. The Island is privately owned and our client commutes from Europe to the island every week. Also many of their ...


Butler Sardinia, excellent salary package $5500pm

By Butler Academy



Our clients are seeking a full-time Butler Manager for their residence in Sardinia. This is a living-in position.   Duties include: cooking, driving, management of the property, child care required for 2 boys ages 12 and 8, event management, making travel arrangements, manage 4 housekeeping staff, shopping and great attention to detail. ...


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Butler Graduation Ceremony, class of Jan – March 2015

By Butler Academy



The spectacular 10 week Butler Course Graduation Ceremony took place at Quoin Rock wine estate.  Special awards where given to outstanding performances during the course. All students passed with excellent results in the high 90`s the class  average was 84% which is our highest thus far in 6 years!! At the ...


Butler Tips: How to treat difficult stains!

By Butler Academy



  Butlers Tips: How to treat tough stains   A stain is a discoloration that can be clearly distinguished from the surface, material, or medium it is found upon. They are caused by the chemical or physical interaction of two dissimilar materials.   The Stain Bible is one of the essential tools for Butlers in a household ...


#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 ...


Housekeeping at The Butler School

By Butler Academy



The Butler Academy offers onsite training, luxury resort programs in the heart of Camps Bay in Cape Town. Enjoy the movie....


Boutique Hotel & Game Lodge Training – Provided by the Butler Academy

By Butler Academy



Boutique Hotel & Game Lodge Training  - The Butlers do it best!   The Butler Academy is remarkably unique as we are service orientated we live service with our passion! Our trainers have over 12 years of experience in the optimum Boutique Hotels and Lodges across the world.  Recently Trained “Regent Resort ...


Excellent Service – Hout Bay Manor

By Adriaan Coetzer



Dear Braam and Adriaan   We are so proud and thankful to be associated with you.   Kind regards Lucia Davadoss General Manager Hout Bay Manor


Thank you!

By Adriaan Coetzer



Dear Newton, Braam, Adriaan and Butlers   This is just a short note to say a BIG thank you to you and your butlers for their efficient, seamless and professional manner in which they assisted us at Atholl Road this morning.   Please pass on my personal thanks to your butlers and I wish ...