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Butler Training

The modern Butler is an all-encompassing role that demands perfection. We believe a perfect Butler must give his or her principal the very best service they can: Etiquette, discretion, elegance, a desire to go the extra mile, and attention to detail. Our butler training focuses on specific areas and skill sets to bring your butler to perfection with an emphasis on the fundamental characteristics that separate outstanding Butlers from good butlers.

As a London based company, we are proud to embody the British culture of excellence in service and our trainers travel around the world to bring this excellence to you, wherever you may be.

Principals & Managers

If you have a Butler in your employ that is not quite hitting the mark, a professional training session is often faster, less expensive, and more effective than firing and rehiring. Our Butler trainer will come to you, assess the needs of your staff, and provide a custom in-situ training.

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Professional Butlers

In a competitive market every Butler needs to make sure their CV and physical skills are of the very highest level. As recruiters we have thousands of candidates on our books and for competitive placements it can be difficult to stand out from the rest.

Continuing education is a vital progression in every Butler’s career. By keeping up to date with new techniques and revisiting the traditional approaches, your chances of attaining high level positions increases considerably. Whether your specialty is in formal, informal, security, or tech, we can help you gain the skills necessary to be competitive and advance your career.

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Butler Training Modules

These are some examples of the core training models we offer. After speaking with you, our trainers will put together a custom course designed to give you the skills you need.

  • Silver Service
  • Table Management
  • Housekeeper
  • House Management
  • Concierge
  • Front of House
  • Staff Management
  • The History of the Butler
  • The Makeup of a Butler – traits, skills, personal and professional attributes
  • Modern Types of Butlers
  • Gentlemans Gentleman
  • Personal Presentation and Dress Code
  • Formal Wear
  • Shopping for the principal
  • Preparing for Travel
  • Communication Skills
  • Cultural Etiquette
  • Names and Address
  • The art of conversation
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Social Confidence and communication
  • Business Confidence and communication
  • Common Sense
  • Manners
  • Considering Others
  • Cooking / Chef’s night off
  • Quality Control
  • Travelling
  • Relocating Households
  • Chauffeur Duties
  • Security
  • Character Building
  • Progression up the career ladder
  • The Female Butler

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are your trainers?  A: Meet our trainers: Michal Fudali & Steven Ford

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