Bartender Job Training and Outlook

Bartenders must know a wide range of drink recipes and be able to mix drinks accurately and quickly. Bartenders should also receive training to be familiar with state and local laws concerning the sale of alcoholic beverages. Employment of bartenders is projected to steadily grow 2 percent from 2016 to 2026.

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Responsible Alcohol Consumption & Service on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is also a great time to relax, unwind and enjoy some adult time. But if the event involves drinking alcohol, everyone should enjoy that occasion by drinking alcohol in moderation. Drinking alcohol is serious business that can lead to potentially dangerous consequences – for everyone.

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Dram Shop Laws: Bar Owner & Alcohol Server Liability

Dram shop laws establish the liability of establishments arising out of the sale of alcohol to visibly intoxicated persons or minors who subsequently cause death or injury to third parties. Dram shop laws vary from state to state, but 43 states enacted dram shop laws in some form.

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Do I Need Illinois BASSET Training?

Illinois Public Act 99-0046 (PDF) requires alcohol servers (and those checking ID’s for alcohol service) in Illinois on-premise establishments to successfully complete a BASSET class and to complete a re-certification every 3 years.

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College Underage Drinking

Harmful and underage college drinking are significant public health problems, and they exact an enormous toll on the intellectual and social lives of students on campuses across the U.S.

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