A butler manages domestic matters in a large household. They may also serve on cruise ships and in hotels. Responsibilities vary but usually include greeting guests at the door, answering the telephone, assisting in planning of events and dinner parties, overseeing the table at meals, caring for delicate household items (such as china, crystal, silver and paintings), managing the wine cellar, maintaining vehicles, overseeing the security systems, looking after the smart home gadgets and serving food and drink. Discover what it’s like to be a butler below!
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