A Residential Butler oversees the household staff usually of one residence. Understands such concepts as being anticipatory, friendly not familiar, privacy and confidentiality, maximum service with minimum intrusion.
He or she organizes the duties and schedule of domestic staff, is charged with keeping the household budgets and inventory supplies, schedules and oversees vendors of contracted services and family security measures.
Understands social etiquette and formal service. Assists with planning and organizing parties and events in the home. Knowledgeable about wines and spirits, oversees the wine cellar and liqueur inventory.
May also serve as personal valet to the household and/or gentleman of the house.