ServSafe Alcohol

The ServSafe Alcohol® certification program was developed by the National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC.  It is a practical and comprehensive approach to responsible alcohol service training and certification.  ServSafe® uses real-world examples and was scientifically developed from the knowledge of experts in the foodservice, legal, regulatory, academic, medical, and insurance fields.  All program materials focus on teaching the entire front-of-the-house staff to work together to promote responsible alcohol service.

Key Topics

  • Alcohol laws and responsibilities
  • Evaluation of intoxication levels
  • Handling difficult alcohol-related situations
  • ID checking

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be prepared to take the ServSafe Alcohol® Certification Exam.  Successful completion of the exam will merit an alcohol safety certification awarded by the National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC valid for three years.


Proper alcohol service is a responsibility we all share, and risk management training is essential to providing a positive, proactive, and holistic approach to responsible alcohol service.  Protect your customers, your brand, your business, and your profits by increasing professional skills, competency, and compliance.  ServSafe Alcohol® training and certification is recognized by many federal, state, and local jurisdictions to meet or exceed requirements for regulatory compliance.

Desired Outcomes

Upon course completion, participants will be prepared to:

  • Understand the legal ramifications of serving alcohol, including the role of the state liquor regulatory authority, alcohol service laws, and regulations.
  • Differentiate between people enjoying themselves and those getting into trouble with alcohol.
  • Handle difficult situations and work with law enforcement.
  • Prevent alcohol-related problems and handle alcohol-related situations with greater confidence.
  • Establish responsible practices for serving alcohol and earn discounts on liquor liability insurance.

Materials Provided

  • ServSafe Alcohol®: Fundamentals of Responsible Alcohol Service Manual
  • ServSafe Alcohol® Certification Exam, Exam Answer Sheet

Who Should Attend

  • Owners, Directors, Managers, Supervisors
  • Front-of-House Team Members, Bartenders, Security, Valet

Recommended Schedule

8 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.


  • Individual enrollment is available for all courses.
  • Minimum capacity: 10 participants for all private classes
  • Maximum capacity: 35 participants


Contact Paster Training, Inc. for a training quote.