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The Modern Butlers’ Journal, August 2021, Butlers In the Media

Steven FerryButlers in the Media

by Steven Ferry



A well-written and interesting article by a butlerphile on the case of the disappearing butler in books, films, and TV series—with a few ideas offered to explain this observation.

One intriguing piece of equipment: a “butler pan used to collect crumbs and ashes from the table.” This one made in Japan of porcelain.


The Institute is dedicated to raising service standards by broadly disseminating the mindset and superior service expertise of that time-honored, quintessential service provider, the British Butler, updated with modern people skills, and adapted to the needs of modern employers and guests in staffed homes, luxury hotels, resorts, spas, retirement communities, jets, yachts & cruise ships around the world.