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Publications by International Butlers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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