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Silver Service | Butler

Always work within specified areas to avoid disturbing the workflow of others.Plan your work to avoid unnecessary movement - if you are going to the kitchen, never go empty handed…
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Importance of a Butlers Tray

The Tray is always with you, without it you cannot serve! It is important to note that the tray is an important tool in any hospitality establishment. All trays must…
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Housekeeping: Bed Making

How to make the bed: A Mattress Protector covers the mattress. Make it completely smooth.The Fitted sheet is the 1st sheet. It is an elastic sheet that covers the corners…
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SABA Butler Roots

The Role of The Hotel Butler. Creating the right image. The traditions and history behind the role of the Hotel Butler. The modern-day Hotel Butler in the 21st century. How…
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You can now go to jail for faking a degree on your CV – or claiming a qualification you don’t have on LinkedIn or Twitter

SOURCE Business Insider SA The law around South Africa's National Qualifications Framework (NQF) has been updated, and now includes offences.One offence: claiming a qualification you don't actually have. And not…
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THE HISTORY OF TEA

Legend credits the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung with the discovery of tea, way back in the 28th century B.C. He was a fastidious man and always had his drinking water…
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AN INTRODUCTION TO ETIQUETTE

Rules of etiquette spread across most aspects of social interaction in any society, though the term itself is not commonly used. A rule of etiquette may reflect an underlying ethical…
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General Cooking Tips for Butlers & Household Managers

Prepare what you need before you start; this simplifies the process when you are scrambling to put it all together. When using a broiler to cook steaks, preheat the oven…
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A few things to remember for a good handshake:

Shaking hands is always done without glove;Enter the room with confidence;When you know the name of the person you meet, repeat his/her name a few time to yourself to make…
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