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Butler Academy & The Blue Train

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The Blue Train is unique - it is not merely a train but combines the luxury of the world's leading hotels with the charm of train travel. Think of it as an all inclusive luxury rail cruise with an opportunity to view South Africa's spectacular landscapes and visit interesting tourist attractions along the ...


Butler Training – Body Language and Behavior Skills

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  BUTLER TRAINING - BODY LANGUAGE   It seems almost incredible that, over the million or more years of man’s evolution, the non-verbal aspects of communication have been actively studied on any scale only since the 1960s and that the public has become aware of their existence only since Julius Fast published a ...


Housekeeping at the Butler Academy – Butler Master Class

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    Butler Training - Housekeeping master class   Today at the Butler Academy we covered  Guest Services and Housekeeping, it is important to note that Butlers have to perform many housekeeping duties. Above all it is of vital importance to have an "eye for detail" , anticipate guest needs and pay attention to ...


Butler Training Tips | What the Academy expects from you?

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Butler Training Tips | Code of Conduct   Personal and Professional Behavior:   Since it was founded, one of the cornerstones of The Guild’s success has been integrity in its dealings with people both inside and outside The Guild. The South African Guild of Professional Butlers is in a position of trust with respect ...


NEXT BUTLER COURSE – 15 APRIL 2013

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BUTLERS | EXCEPTIONAL BUTLER TRAINING COMMENCES ON THE 15th OF APRIL 2013    What to expect from Butler Training at the South African Butler Academy?   During the 8 week course we center our attention on the interpersonal skills and practical aptitude of each Butler to perform duties within a household or hotel.  We set off our course ...


Green Butling: The Butler Academy “Better Living” Class – by Hector

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Green Day and PowerPoint - Week 3, Day 2 Albert Einstein once said: "Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas." And with that idea in mind can I proudly say that PURE Butling is, in its way, the poetry of service, detail and perfection.   This morning  Mr. West ...


Today we experienced a Wow!

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Today we experienced a Wow!   Our daily program said "Housekeeping" and we knew we were going to put cleaning theory to practice, but little were we prepared for what awaited us.   Our practical lesson was to be at a mansion of pristine elegance and style, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with Robben Island in the ...


Butler & Hospitality Training Hout Bay – Riverside Estates

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HOUT BAY BUTLER TRAINING - RIVERSIDE ESTATESBUTLER TRAINING  BUTLER & HOSPITALITY TRAINING AT RIVERSIDE ESTATES - HOUT BAY: THE SOUTH AFRICAN BUTLER ACADEMY The South African Butler Academy offers a variety of training packages for all staff members within an establishment as Riverside estates. The Butler Academy offer a tailored package which ...


“Domestic Cooking School” Butlers who can cook!

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  Cooking Lessons at the Butler Academy   The South African Butler Academy will be hosting our official Cooking classes from the 12th of March 2013 for one week! The classes are aimed at anyone who would love to cook like a professional. We have seen an increasing demand in "Professional Domestics"   ...


Win an Ipad Mini on the next Butler Training Course – 15th April 2013

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  BUTLER TRAINING COURSE FOR APRIL 2013   The first available Butler Training Course commences on the 15th of April 2013. The Butler Academy will offer our high standards in excellent training which impose a restriction on the number of places available on each training program.  The Butler Academy will be hosting 4 courses ...