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From the etiquette for serving breakfast in bed to proper garment care, butler Charles MacPherson shares tips and tricks of his trade. With over 20 years of professional experience, Charles the Butler is recognized as an international authority in the fields of Household Management and will show you exactly how to turn your home into something special.

Do you have etiquette questions for Charles the Butler? Ask away! Send your questions to thebutler@marilyn.ca!

Job Interview Etiquette

Charles the Butler shares crucial tips for acing your next interview

Restaurant Etiquette

Charles the Butler helps us navigate sticky situations while dining out

How to Eat Seafood

Charles the Butler shares tips for enjoying your favourite delicacies from the ocean

Restaurant Etiquette

Alvin Leung from CTV’s ‘MasterChef Canada’ divulges the kitchen’s perspective depending on your requests, from sending food back to substitutions and more

The Order of Cleaning

Charles the Butler breaks down his ideal cleaning routine in order from first to last

Cleaning with Kitchen Staples

Charles the Butler shares several kitchen must-haves that go beyond the call of duty

Help me Clean!

Charles the Butler helps one family put together a cleaning schedule to help keep their house spotless

Serving the Rich and Famous

Charles the Butler shares a peek into celebrities’ enviable lifestyles

Got Hard to Clean Dishes?

Charles the Butler shares tips for getting sparkling clean dishes every time

Get What you Want!

Charles the Butler role plays everyday situations to show you how to make the most of them

Different Uses for Dish Soap

Charles the Butler shares a handful of the detergent’s many uses

Sticky Situation Etiquette

Charles the Butler, and a special guest, break down the steps to politely respond to any awkward experience life throws at you

Butler Trivia

Charles the Butler showcases some of the less common tools in a well-rounded butler’s arsenal

Writing Thank Yous

Charles the Butler breaks down the basics to creating the perfect card