Requirements and How To Obtain a Louisiana RV Bar Card

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are nearly 8,000 people employed as bartenders in Louisiana. Do you aspire to become one of them? If so, you need to get your Louisiana RV bar card first. The Louisiana Responsible Vendor (RV) server permit licenses you to handle liquor in the Bayou State. It is …

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New York ATAP (Alcohol Training and Awareness Program)

Alcohol. It is the beverage of choice for people looking to relax after a long day at work. It helps us let loose in an uncomfortable social environment, engage in more meaningful conversations with friends, or take the edge off a first date. Many people drink alcohol socially–not only in the USA but worldwide. And …

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Georgia Department of Revenue Alcohol Delivery License Requirement

Georgia Alcohol Delivery License

The recent COVID pandemic has caused huge changes in the home delivery business. People have been able to order things online before, but now grocery stores and fast food chains have gotten in on the profits. In particular, online alcohol sales more than quadrupled between 2019 and 2021. However, the availability of online alcohol orders brings up …

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MLCC Alcohol Delivery License Requirements

Bottoms up! Online alcoholic beverage sales spiked by 387% during April 2020. Millions of people tried out online orders for alcohol during the pandemic, and many people are still interested in ordering drinks online. Alcohol delivery can help your business earn thousands of dollars a year. Yet you can’t hit Michigan roads with alcohol just yet. The …

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How to Become a Bartender

There are nearly 500,000 bartenders in the United States, and more and more jobs are opening up. So, if you’re looking for a new career, it might just be the right choice for you. But how do you break into the bartending field? Keep reading to find out how to become a bartender.

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Get the Facts on California ABC Responsible Beverage Service Training Act that Takes Affect July 1, 2022

Facts on California Responsible Beverage Service

California bars and restaurants have had a rough two years. The COVID pandemic forced many establishments to close their doors. This created many problems for establishment owners and their employees.

While most people focused on the pandemic and its repercussions, many bar and restaurant owners overlooked a pending California law. 

The Responsible Beverage Service Training Act AB1221 requires many people in the service industry to undergo new alcohol service training. Unfortunately, many California servers, managers, and owners are unaware of these new rules for serving alcohol. 

Keep reading if you work in a California establishment that serves alcohol or have your bartender certification. We’ll tell you more about the new law and how you can become compliant before it’s too late. 

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7 Tips for Responsibly Serving Alcohol

7 Tips for Responsibly Serving Alcohol

Alcohol is one beverage that seems to fit every occasion. While you can enjoy alcohol at any time, it is critical to understand that responsible drinking is crucial for your and everyone’s safety. Drinks are the evergreen trend for alcohol-serving establishments as they are high-profit and quick to prepare. But irresponsibly serving alcohol can put them and their patrons in a risky spot.

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California Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Training FAQs

California Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Training FAQs

The responsible beverage service (RBS) training provides the required practice to responsibly serve alcoholic beverages to patrons. The training program was initiated after the passage of Assembly Bill 1221 in 2017 to reduce alcohol-related harm to local communities. According to the mandate released, the on-premises servers, waiters, and managers working in an alcohol-serving establishment must have a valid RBS certificate from an ABC-accredited RBS training provider. They should also pass the online RBS exam within sixty days from the first date of employment as of July 1st, 2022.

If you are a server, waiter, or manager in an alcohol-serving establishment, you may have some questions regarding responsible beverage service training. Here are some frequently asked questions about the same.

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A Guide to California Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Training

A Guide to California Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Training

Alcohol becomes the center of any celebration or grief. But if not consumed responsibly, it also has the potential to intoxicate you. The duty lies on the server, establishment, and the patron to responsibly consume alcoholic drinks in the recommended quantities. To establish a uniform rule, Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) created the Responsible Beverage Service Training Program (RBSTP) under the RBS Act of 2017 to provide necessary serving skills and mitigate alcohol-related tragedies in California.

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5 Tips for Dealing with an Over-Intoxicated Customer

5 Tips for Dealing with an Over-Intoxicated Customer

Many amateur drinkers are not aware of their alcohol tolerance limit and end up drinking more than their bodies can handle. The same situation arises with alcoholics who cannot control how much they consume. Such patrons can be a liability and risk to themselves and the people around them. Understanding how to carefully deal with over-intoxicated customers is crucial not only for servers that work at alcohol-serving places but for everyone that can come in contact with such patrons.

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5 Ways to Politely Refuse a Drink

5 Ways to Politely Refuse a Drink

You may be avoiding drinking too much, quitting entirely, or simply not be in the mood, but saying no to someone every time they offer you a drink can seem rude. And no one wants to appear impolite just for not accepting a drink. You may avoid places your friends mostly hang out, but it cannot go on your entire life, especially when you’re all living in the same city. However, whether or not you want to drink is your personal choice, and peer pressure should absolutely not affect you.

Let us see some ways to refuse a drink politely.

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