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Celebrity Butler | Newton Cross


Newton Cross, from SABA International Butler Academy joins us in the studio to give us an inside look into the world of the rich and famous. The former Butler of celebrities such as Uma Thurman and Shania Twain he will chat to us about his experiences. He will also teach us the correct etiquette when it comes to  handshakes, good manners and serving your boss appropriately.

SABA International Butler Academy is a unique Butler training institute that offers Butler training to individuals who would like to start a new career as Professional Butlers / Household Managers and Personal Assistants. SABA is world-renowned for our modern approach to Butler service in private households, resorts, exclusive yachts and passenger liners.

At SABA you will undergo an eight-week intensive training program which is not only focused on technical skills, but also on interpersonal management skills within the sophisticated environment of Butlers.

We do require all applicants to be aware that the SABA Butler training program is based on both solid theoretical and practical Butler skills. At SABA our trainers deliver experiential training.

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Students who have attended the SABA Butler training program have consistently given positive feedback on the successful outcome in their new work environments.

On campus, we have a unique recruitment service, Guild Recruitment International, dedicated solely to the procurement of Butlers in South Africa and Internationally.

Once you have obtained the SABA certificate, it will ensure not only yourself, but also your prospective client, of the highest standards of Butler service.

From Camps Bay to the vibrant V&A Waterfront, Cape Town City centre and the award-winning wine farms of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek – time spent in Cape Town will not be forgotten. Not least, your time at SABA will most certainly be remembered for eternity!