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State Lines Drive Contrasting Alcohol Training Requirements

Liquor Laws are never black and white. Often, they depend greatly upon the rules and regulations set in place by state and local governments. Beginning Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, all new hire employees involved in the sale or service of alcoholic beverages in Oklahoma will be required to complete a State Alcohol Beverages Law Enforcement (ABLE) division-approved server training curriculum to learn responsible beverage service techniques, as well as state laws and regulations as they... Read More

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Digital Conversion: Altering Proof of Conventional Identification

Smartphones continue to further engrain themselves into all corners of our daily lives. We can process payment for items and services with Apple Pay and Google Wallet, accumulate retail rewards and loyalty points, and even maintain proof of auto insurance in a digital format. So how about digital evidence of identification? At The BARS Program, we were recently asked our position on this compelling evolution of the conventional plastic ID card. And even as five... Read More

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United in Service and Support: Join the National Association of Licensing Compliance Professionals

By now, you ve seen The BARS Program s ideas and recommendations for establishing and maintaining proof-of-age carding policies, training procedures, and even a bit of our perspective on ‘trending now topics. Another important endorsement for any retail (off-premise) or restaurant (on-premise) institution selling alcohol is active participation in the business of liquor licenses. Join the National Association of Licensing Compliance Professionals (NALCP) and you ll become a part of the nation s first and... Read More

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Legalization of Marijuana Means Big Money for Canada

At The BARS Program, we re devoted to high-caliber, proactive compliance training for the lawful sale of age-sensitive products. And while our dedicated focus is on the alcohol and tobacco industries, happenings within the ever-growing world of marijuana do grab our attention. It s no surprise then the recent Wall Street Journal article, “Canada to Legalize Pot in Mid-October,” further beckoned our attention. Canada will soon become the largest national government to lift sanctions on... Read More

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"Happy Birthday" Takes on Contrasting Format

“Happy Birthday to you…” When the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984 was established in the U.S., it jumpstarted a sort of rite of passage, or coming of age ideology. The celebration of one s 21 birthday is now synonymous with the legal ability to purchase and/or publically consume alcohol. Before 1984, the legal drinking age was determined by local jurisdiction and varied from state to state. Today and in recent years, many states... Read More

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Double-Duty Brand Assurance with The BARS Program and TiPS

Acumen. Intellect. Judgement. Considering ways to strengthen your brand s armor against government-backed stings? Then employ double-duty protection by layering The BARS Program with TiPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS). In tandem, the two will accelerate your employees knowledge and confidence in the appropriate and lawful practices of selling and serving alcohol. On its own, TiPS provides an educational foundation through in-person and online teaching sessions to demonstrate to servers and bartenders the correct way of... Read More

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Tokens of Gratitude in Pursuit of Lawful Alcohol Sales

Tips vs. TiPS. One is a monetary token given as gratitude in exchange for a service; the other a skills-based training program designed to prevent alcohol misuse. Either way you look at it, both are an investment in a person. If you aren t familiar with Training for Intervention ProcedureS or TiPS, your brand likely has a compliance-training deficit. Here s why. TiPS is a 35-year-strong program giving bartenders and waiters the skills and confidence... Read More

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Use the Weight of Conversation to Help Safeguard Against Government-Backed Stings

At The BARS Program, we often find word-of-mouth to carry substantial weight, especially when it results in proactive approaches to compliance training. Not too long ago at a national restaurant chain s regional manager meeting, talk turned to compliance-training. The manager of the chain s Colorado locations recognized he needed to call in reinforcement to help properly train staff and safeguard the brand s reputation after two of his restaurants failed government-backed alcohol stings. After... Read More

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