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Thomas Kaufmann - Profile

Thomas Kaufmann is a trained private butler with over ten years of experience in private service and many years of experience in training butlers and hospitality service staff. In the last eight years, Mr. Kaufmann has been training hotels, real estate companies, and restaurants in China and throughout South East Asia. After establishing The International Butler Academy in China, in 2014, Mr. Kaufmann accepted the position as CEO at The International Butler Academy in the Netherlands per August 1st, 2020.

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Royal Butler service for the world

At The International Butler Academy, we do not only provide Butler Service as practiced for centuries at the Royal Palace in England. As all our staff and instructors hold the tradition and spirit of the Butler trade in highest regards, our aim is always to deliver the highest possible quality of service to our clients.

All our instructors possess outstanding curriculums of their own. Be it a long time Butler at the royal palace in England; as private butlers of influential business leaders all over the world. They also possess extensive experience in training and mentoring, Butlers, Hotels, and Real Estate Companies.

With our experience, we are in a unique situation to provide tailor-made training specialized for the high-end market that will elevate our students and clients to the top of the service industry!

No matter if your clients want to celebrate a traditional British Afternoon Tea or a traditional Chinese Tea party. Our training will make sure that your Butler knows what he has to organize and do, to prepare and serve your guests and yourself an impeccable experience.

Besides all the traditional knowledge, our training contains state of the art knowledge a butler will need to fulfill his duty in our modern world. This includes the use of electronic devices and makes full use of online information to serve his guests to perfection.

By choosing The International Butler Academy, you are not only selecting the best available training for your staff, but you are choosing a bright future for your company, your clients, and your team.

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