Do I Need Illinois BASSET Training?

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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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Social Host Liability and Superbowl Parties

If you’re hosting a party at your home and planning to serve alcohol – take steps to limit your liability – and make sure you have the proper insurance.
Likewise, if your guests drink too much or seem too tired to drive home, call a cab or rideshare service.

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Social Host Liability for Football Watch Parties

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Hosting a football watch party and serving alcohol? Be a responsible host. If you’re hosting a party at your home and planning to serve alcohol – take steps to limit your liquor liability and make sure you have the proper insurance.

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Social Host Liability for Holiday Parties

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Happy Holidays! Before you celebrate – plan ahead. If you’re hosting a party at your home and planning to serve alcohol, be responsible, take steps to limit your liquor liability and make sure you have the proper insurance. Likewise, if you’re attending an office holiday party, keep in mind that it’s still a work event and avoid drinking too much.

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Holiday Drinking & Responsible Beverage Service

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Holidays can be stressful, difficult, and even dangerous, especially when it comes to alcohol use. For a safe and happy holiday, it’s important to be aware of the dangers, triggers, and strategies needed to keep anxiety, depression, stress, and addiction under control. Likewise, to ensure patron safety, an alcohol seller-server has certain responsibilities.

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Bartender Job Training and Outlook

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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.

#NationalBartenderDay occurs annually on the first Friday of December and recognizes the men and women working late nights serving alcohol to quench their patron’s thirst.

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College Students & Responsible Drinking

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College is a wonderful time of learning and self-discovery, but binge drinking and not drinking responsibility, can ruin this experience or even endanger a student’s life.

About 1 in 4 college students report academic consequences from drinking, including missing class,falling behind in class, doing poorly on exams or papers, and receiving lower grades overall.

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College Underage Drinking and Server Responsibilities

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Harmful and underage drinking remain significant problems on U.S. campuses, despite the collective efforts to address them. As a parent, there are things you can say and do to help. As an alcohol server, there are important rules to follow to prevent sales to minors and recognize signs of intoxication.

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Responsible Alcohol Service & Consumption Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is a great time to relax, unwind, and enjoy some adult time. But if the event involves drinking alcohol at an establishment, both the consumer and server of alcohol bear responsibility. Learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the alcohol server and consumer.

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