A Butler's Life: Scenes from the Other Side of the Silver Salver

A Butler s Life Scenes from the Other Side of the Silver Salver Part memoir part how to A Butler s Life the account of Christopher Allens real life duties Behind The Silver Salver offers a contemporary peek into this fascinating yet demanding profession Those f

  • Title: A Butler's Life: Scenes from the Other Side of the Silver Salver
  • Author: Christopher Allen Kimberly Burton Allen
  • ISBN: 9780595165193
  • Page: 282
  • Format: Paperback
  • Part memoir, part how to, A Butler s Life the account of Christopher Allens real life duties Behind The Silver Salver offers a contemporary peek into this fascinating, yet demanding profession.Those for whom the mental picture of a British butler is the impeccable Jeeves or Remains of the Days prim Mr Stevens will find Christopher Allen a surprise and a delight ThePart memoir, part how to, A Butler s Life the account of Christopher Allens real life duties Behind The Silver Salver offers a contemporary peek into this fascinating, yet demanding profession.Those for whom the mental picture of a British butler is the impeccable Jeeves or Remains of the Days prim Mr Stevens will find Christopher Allen a surprise and a delight The engaging Englishman, while no less a paragon of service than his literary peers, is charmingly human in his ongoing endeavor to master a profession whose most perfect representative is invisible And, for those whose homes might not be staffed with live in servants but who would enjoy benefiting from their expertise, nearly two dozen sidebars reveal tips of the trade everything from hints for seamless entertaining to advice on household management.Far from a relic of a past era, Christopher Allen demonstrates that being a butler in villas on the Cote dAzur and in California, on luxury yachts in England and estates in the Hamptons is still a very viable, rewarding way to make a living in the twenty first century.

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    • In another world, one in which I was better at cooking, I could totally see myself having this job. [grin] This is a collection of no-shit-there-I-was stories, told with dry understatement and considerable humor. I enjoyed watching Christopher go from stumbling into a beginning service job to remaking himself into an estate managing executive with style and efficiency and humor. People who didn't intend to make their life in the career they ended up with (I suspect this is most of us!) may parti [...]


    • Interesting insights to a largely mysterious/misunderstood occupation. Complete with an index of various common duties (how to seat guests and serve at a formal dinner, how to clean crystal, clean a luxury car etc.)




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