Many a fine cars can be seen on the Côte d’Azur. Are you familiar with the French Riviera? by Richard Sagala Butler/ Rolls-Royce Certified Chauffeur While the Cannes Movie festival is still on, here is a little quizz: Have a look at this short and superbly shot promotional film for the Rolls-Royce Dawn. Would you
In Focus, By Richard Sagala This bottle of Löwengang Chardonnay is of a light gold colour with green highlights. On the nose, aromas of Golden Delicious apples are supported by caramelized apples, vanilla and poached pears. On the palate one feels that this is a dry wine endowed with refreshing acidity, generous alcohol and
In Focus, by Richard Sagala Today, Monday the 22nd of May is an official holiday in Canada.The occasion is to celebrate Queen Victoria the great Grandmother of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second our Canadian head of State. Moët & Chandon Champagne House (producers of Dom Pérignon), holds a royal warrant as supplier of champagne to Queen Elizabeth
Simple, yet Elegant! Do not expect too fancy linen towel like birds of paradise and circumvoluted napkin design on an elegant table setting. Banquet people do that. Butlers deal with the finest linen and extreme quality china and silverware that speak softly with a hush tone of elegance. Precision and simplicity trumps it all.
On Tuesday April the 18th, a philantropic auction + concert was held in Montreal for the SAMS (Société Artistique en Milieu de Santé). International Montreal Butler Academy (IMBA) contributed two lots comprising of 2 wine tasting conferences (Friuli &Bordeaux ). Each fetched a price of CDN$ 1000. SAMS netted two thousand dollars from them. This is
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At the IMBA, the International Montreal Butler Academy, Rolls-Royce is a constant source of inspiration. Recently, the Robb Report voted it 2017 Car of the Year saying about the Dawn ride: “Smooth and quiet, like you’re floating on air” In 2001, the owner of the IMBA school, Richard Sagala, got his Bentley/Rolls-Royce certification in Crewe and
by Richard Sagala, Butler / Bentley/ Rolls-Royce Chauffeur Maybe it was the right-hand side steering wheel, but I remember to this day how fiendishly difficult parking maneuvers were in Crewe at the Bentley/ Roll-Royce Chauffeur School of Instruction in 2001. As soon as we would maneuver and park the Rolls in a tight spot,
by Richard Sagala, Butler / Bentley/ Rolls-Royce Chauffeur Fall of 2001, while getting Bentley/ Rolls-Royce Chauffeur training in Crewe, we had to past a test of driving faster and faster a Bentley Turbo especially equipped with a pneumatic system designed to trigger a lost of control of the car that was remotely controlled by
Saturday, 25 March 2017 by Webmaster
IMBA FIRST THREE FUNCTIONS IN BC APRIL 23-26 The International Montreal Butler Academy, IMBA, just got its first contract in Okanagan British Columbia consisting of three functions, three wine and food paired dinners and three curated tastings for BC vineyards owners attending the 2017 Wine Leaders Forum.
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 by Webmaster
In the 2017 March 25th Saturday online edition of Business Insider, an article caught the attention of the International Montreal Butler Academy: New Jersey’s most expensive home is back on the market for $48.8 million — take a look inside. The article starts with: “The Stone Mansion, a 30,000-square-foot property located on the former Frick Estate
Keeping your Rolls-Royce spotless, Tip no. 3 by Richard Sagala Butler/ Rolls-Royce Certified Chauffeur Only the finest hides find their way in a RR interior. The leather upholstery should be wiped over occasionally with a cloth damped in warm water. For more obstinate marks, the application of Connolly’s leather cleaner will usually suffice. An occasional
Keeping your Rolls-Royce spotless, Tip no. 2: by Richard Sagala Butler/ Rolls-Royce Certified Chauffeur No chrome polish on the car! The shining metal on a Rolls-Royce is polished steel and should be cleaned with a stainless steel compound. No chrome polish on a Rolls-Royce. While cleaning, adopt Sir Henry Royce quotation as your mantra: “Strive
Keeping your Rolls-Royce spotless, Tip no. 1: by Richard Sagala Butler/ Rolls-Royce Certified Chauffeur A Roller has a distinct (and famous) radiator grille. Once the car is cleaned up, the chauffer will apply Johnson’s Baby Oil to the grille with a small paint brush in order to avoid insects sticking to it. Or, as Sir