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NEW BOOK RELEASE !

 

THE ART OF BUTLING

a practical guide for Butlers and Personal Service Providers

by Hugo R. Mechelse 

2015, isbn 978 90 9029223 6

€ 35,00 (excluding delivery cost)

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Articles

Publications by International

Butlers

Does the hospitality dare to take the next step in 2014?

Friday, 10th January 2014 (4Hoteliers.com)

The Challeges of Butler Service in China

Thursday, 21 November 2013 (ehotelier.com)

Do my guests appreciate my service efforts? Part 2

Thursday, 19 September 2013 (ehotelier.com)

Do my guests appreciate my service efforts? Part 1

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 (ehotelier.com)

Is your creative Turn Down Serivce appreciated?

Friday, 31 May 2013 (eHotelier.com)

Butler Service: what do you expect?

Monday, 25 March 2013 (eHotelier.com)

Amsterdam has got it - Part 1

Friday, 22 February 2013 (4Hoteliers.com)

My Quest for Good and Genuine Butler-Service.
Sunday, 9th October 2011 (4Hoteliers.com)

Butler Service Is Not Just Window-Dressing.
Saturday, 20th February 2010 (4Hoteliers.com)

Butler Service During the Recession is to Stay.
Friday, 17th April 2009 (4Hoteliers.com)

To Live and Recognise the Entrée to Your Hotel.
Sunday, 8th February 2009 (4Hoteliers.com)

The Telephone: The Invisible Front Door of the Hotel.
Saturday, 30th June 2007 (4Hoteliers.com)

Table manners on fish and shellfish
DVD by International Butlers (2006)

Other recent interesting articles

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Books

Butling

  • The Butler 's Guide to clothes care, manage the table, running the home, and other graces, Stanley Ager, 1982
  • A Butler 's Life , Christopher Allen, 1997
  • The Duties of Servants, Jan Barnes, 1993
  • The Rise and Fall of the British Nanny, Jonathan Gathome-Hardy, 1972, ISBN 0-09-9091402
  • Not in front of the Servants, Frank Dawes, 1973, ISBN 85340-287-6
  • Upstairs and Downstairs, Edward Hayward, 1998, ISBN 0-85372-871-2
  • Crane's Blue Book of Stationery, Steven L Feinberg, 1989
  • The 85 Ways to Tie a Tie, Thomas Fink, 2001
  • A Gentleman's Guide to Appearance, Clinton T.,Greenleaf, 2000
  • Achieving Excellence in Guest Service, Josephine Ive, 2002, ISBN 1-86250-484-9
  • Butlers and Household Managers, Steven Ferry, 2001, ISBN 1-59109-603-6
  • The Gentleman, Bernard Roetzel, 1999, ISBN 3-8290-2031-7
  • Ties , Avril Wolfman, 1998
  • Director's and Officer's Complete Letter Book, J.A. Twinn, 1983
  • How to be a Gentleman, John Bridges, 1998
  • The Handcrafted Letter, Diane Martin, 2001
  • Speeches and Toasts, Ivor Spencer, 1980
  • Be the Ultimate Assistant, Bonnie Low-Krame

Household Managment

  • Speed cleaning, Jeff Campbell, 1991, ISBN 0-440-50374-4
  • Emily Post on Entertaining, Elizabeth L. Post, 1987
  • All about entertaining, Corinth and Mary Sargent
  • Tea & Etiquette, taking tea for business and Pleasure, Dorothea Johnson, 2002, ISBN 1-931868-00-X
  • Clean & green, Annie Berthold-Bond, 1994, ISBN 1-886101-01-9
  • Executive Housekeeping-the business of managing your home, Auren Uris,
  • Linen and Lace, Tricia Foley
  • Setting Household Standards, Mrs, Starkey, 2000
  • Mrs Beetons's Book of Cookery & Household Management
  • Home Comforts, Cheryl Mendelson,
  • Behind the Domestic Arrangements in Historic Homes, Christina Hardymeant, 1997, ISBN 0-7078 0282-2
  • Executive Housekeeping, Auren Uris
  • The Domestic Circle , Rev. John Thomas, 1878
  • Caring for your Family Treasures, Jane S. Long and Richard W.
  • Long A Gracious Welcome, Etiquette and Ideas for Entertaining Houseguests, Amy M. Nebens, 2004, ISBN 0-8118-4083-2

Protocol and Etiquette

  • Debrett's new guide to etiquette and modern manners, John Morgan, 1996, ISBN 0-7472 -771
  • Debrett's correct form, 1999, ISBN 0-7472-6251-9
  • Everyday Etiquette, Peggy Post Emily Post's Etiquette, Peggy Post, 1997, ISBN 0-06-270078-2
  • Emily Post's Teen Etiquette, Elizabeth L Pettigrew, 1995
  • Tiffany's Table Manners for Teens, Walter Hart, 1989
  • Charm School , M., Swartz, 1991
  • Protocol, Mary Jane Maurer-Mathison, Pauline Innes
  • Twenty-first century etiquette, Charlotte Ford, 2001
  • Vogue's Book of Etiquette, Milicent Fenwick, 1948
  • Protocol, Mary Jane Maurer-Mathison, 1997
  • Common Courtesy, Judith Martin, 1985
  • Dear Ms. Demeanor - Young person's Etiquette Guide, Mary Milne, 1994
  • Complete Guide to Executive Manners, Letitia Baldridge, 1985
  • Corporate Event Project Management, William O'Tool, 2002, ISBN 0-471-40240-0
  • Business Protocol, David Robinson
  • The Global Etiquette Guide to Asia , Dean Foster, 2002, ISBN 0-471-36949-7

Communication and (self)management

  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey, ISBN 0-671-70863-5
  • Communication, Judith MacFarlane, 1997
  • Boundary Power, Mike S. O'Neil and Charles E. Newbold
  • When Cultures Collide, Richard D. Lewis, ISBN 1-85788-087-0
  • Multicultural Communication, New rules of Etiquette for a changing Society, 1996, ISBN 0-471-11819-2

Food and Wine

  • The Art & Science of Wine, James Halliday & Hugh Johnson, 2000, ISBN 1 85732 4226
  • Smaak, Peter Klosse, 1998, ISBN 90-5121-662-9
  • The art of Dining, Sara Paston-Williams

Table- and event management

  • Let's set the table, Elizabeth Lounsbery
  • The art of the table, Suzanne von Drachenfels
  • Entertaining with elegance, Genevieve Antoine Dariaux

General Interest

  • The Natural History of The Rich, Richard Conniff, 2003, ISBN 0-434-00955-5

Literature

  • Portrait in Sepia, Isabel Alliende, 2000
  • The Hotel, Jeffery Robinson
  • The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Humphry, 1989

 

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