course for the responsible service of alcohol

Students from hospitality service have received a course for the responsible service of alcoholic beverages by the FEBE (Spanish Spirits Beverages Federation). Related to this topic we leave this article by Prof. Xavier Martínez where you can find the 10 commandments of responsible service.

The Ten Commandments of a responsible service are:

  1. Recommended to drink the beverage tasting, drinking slowly, little by little and posing the glass between drinks.
  2. Provides food along with the drink.
  3. Be available and offers enough variety of soft drinks to alternate with alcohol.
  4. Offer to call a taxi or provide information about other transportation options. Please note in your promotions  the alternative drivers.
  5. Do not serve alcohol to intoxicated people (drunk), under the influence of drugs or medications.
  6. Do not serve alcohol under pressure and without being requested by the client.
  7. Do not consume alcohol during your working hours.
  8. In case of doubt about the client’s age, ask for documentation. And remember, never serve alcohol to a minor.
  9. Do not organize promotions or competitions in which to discourage alcohol abuse.
  10. Spread the concepts of UBE (Standard Beverage Unit) and recommends guidelines for responsible drinking.

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