Maarten Bogaerts is a true service professional who went through all aspects to become an experienced butler and household manager. The places he has worked at gave him the experience and knowledge that he still applies when managing staff and taking on assignments.
The bases of his career were founded while working at “De Karmeliet”, one of Belgium’s three Michelin star-restaurants. Here, he worked a total of 5 years, learning the details of fine cuisine and afterwards the table service at the highest level. It was a great addition to his studies in Restaurant services and Cooking and his bachelor in Hotel Management.
From 2003 to 2008, Maarten was the head Butler of the Conrad Brussels Hotel, a service that he founded and managed during the 5 years he worked there. A great honour was given to Mr. Bogaerts career when he was asked to work for the Belgian Royal Family.
From April 2010 to October 2011, Maarten was the Residence Operations Coordinator at the US Ambassador to Belgium’s official residence. Maarten’s professionalism, strong interest in people, hospitality and guest relations have brought him to where he is today.
Since 2012, Maarten has been a GUEST approved Trainer and has been training as part of a team on-board the yachts and in residences all over the world.