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Alcohol Service

Bartender Certification: Do You Need A License to Serve?

Do you need a license to be a bartender? Find out what's required in your state and more.

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Great News for Bars & Restaurants in California!

Certain ABC licensees are eligible for renewal fee waivers in California. Check if your license is eligible and save money on your renewal fee!

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3 Cleaning Methods to Master

Use these three common cleaning methods used in a commercial kitchen and help protect your customers and business from a foodborne illness outbreak.

Alcohol Service

Step-by-Step Guide to Getting RBS Certified

Learn the steps to get certified and be prepared for California’s RBS certification requirements for all alcohol servers and their managers.

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How Dram Shop Liability Affects Alcohol Servers

Servers, managers and business owners can be sued for irresponsible service of alcohol. Learn more about how dram shop laws affect alcohol servers.

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What Licenses do I Need to Open a Bar in California?

From ABC liquor license types to health permits, here’s a breakdown of the licenses and permits you need to open a bar in California.

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Top 9 Alcohol Service Myths

Learn about common myths related to alcohol service, and the legal responsibilities alcohol servers should know and implement.

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What Are California’s New Alcoholic Beverage Laws?

A breakdown of the new laws effective this year related to ABC liquor licenses in California, and how they can affect your business.

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Guide to Alcohol Service During New Year’s Eve

Be prepared for one of your business’s busiest nights and ensure your customers are drinking responsibly with our guide to alcohol service during NYE!

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9 Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Liquor License

Protect your business from these 9 common mistakes, like failing to check ID or overserving, that could cost your business its liquor license.

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Alcohol Service Tips for the Holiday Season

Make alcohol safety top of mind this busy holiday season. Learn our top tips to help alcohol service go smoothly over the holidays.

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What Staff Do You Need For a Licensed Business?

Learn about the staffing roles, responsibilities, training and certificates needed to set your licensed business up for success.

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Business Penalties for Breaking Alcohol Service Laws

Learn about the fines, criminal charges and other legal consequences a licensed business owner can face for not following alcohol service laws.