The overall job title of Private Service encompasses the majority of domestic roles performed in private homes. Cooking, cleaning, and serving are all duties that have been taken place for most of our history. However, the general perception of this type of employment has evolved in recent years, moving way from the master / servant dynamic to a more professional relationship. Although boundaries are maintained, today’s private service is more respectfully based around the concept of mutual respect. Originally published in the monthly newsletters of the International Guild of Professional Butlers, here is a compilation of Q&A style advice from Cadbury the Butler. This collection comments on a variety of topics relevant to private service and provides industry insights, suggestions, and helpful hints!