On July 10, 2014, The International Butler Academy China opened in the beautiful city of Chengdu, Sichuan Province. The International Butler Academy China is located in a multi-million-dollar private villa, in an exclusive part of Chengdu. The villa has several large training rooms, many bedrooms, a bar, a modern kitchen for Western and Chinese cooking, a large swimming pool, 2 saunas, and much more. Our training program in China is specifically designed for butlers and service staff working in Asia. It is customized 6-week butler hospitality program, accessible for Chinese Nationals only. The training is in the English and in the Chinese language.
Due to the vast number of guests and media representatives attending on July 10, 2014, the opening ceremony and formal dinner were held at the InterContinental Hotel. This hotel is located at the Chengdu Global Center, the largest building in the world. Following a press conference, some 250 guests attended the gala dinner. Guests included various Ambassadors (Australia, Switzerland, England, Netherlands), CEO’s, Hotel GM´s, local celebrities and prominent officials. Chairman of the Board, Mr. Robert Wennekes, wishes to thank the many people who contributed to the great success of this extraordinary event. Consul General of The Netherlands, the Honorable Mr. Tieleman, performed the actual ribbon cutting. Please enjoy some photographs of the opening event below.