California On-Premises Responsible Serving® of Alcohol
California On-Premises Responsible Serving® of Alcohol Information
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California On-Premises Responsible Serving® of Alcohol Course Approval
This course is taken completely online and will teach you everything you need to know to responsibly serve alcohol in California. This course has been reviewed and approved by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
How do I get an RBS certificate for California?
Rserving® is approved by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to provide RBS training.This online training meets the requirements of the Responsible Beverage Server Training Act
What is California responsible beverage service training?The purpose of the California Responsible Serving® of Alcohol Course is to ensure servers of alcoholic beverages and their managers are educated on the dangers of serving alcohol to minors and over-serving alcohol to patrons with the intention of reducing alcohol-related harm to local communities.
Is RBS required in California & Who has to be RBS certified?Beginning July 1, 2022, any alcohol server and their manager must have a valid RBS certification from an ABC accredited RBS training provider and pass an online ABC administered RBS exam within 60 calendar days from the first date of employment.
How long is California RBS certification good for?Upon completing our course and passing the RBS exam through the California RBS portal, your alcohol server certification will be valid for three years.
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California On-Premises Responsible Serving® of Alcohol is also available through the following offer:
Is the RBS (bartender license) required in California?Yes, the Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) training is mandatory for any alcohol server and their manager in any premises licensed for on-premises consumption of alcohol, effective July 1, 2022. This includes any person who checks ID, takes drink orders for alcoholic beverages, or delivers drinks to patrons (or a person who manages or supervises that person).
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What is the minimum age to sell/serve alcohol in California?
The minimum age to sell alcohol in California is 18 or supervised by a person at least 21
The minimum age to serve alcohol in California is 21 or 18 (bona fide public eating place)
- CA Dram Shop Laws: Yes
- CA Happy Hour Laws: The State of California does not have state-wide Happy Hour Prohibitions. Such laws may exist in your city or county. Check with your local jurisdiction for any restrictions.
Can bartenders in CA work as a bartender with a felony conviction? yes
Yes. The state only regulates businesses as a whole and not bartenders or employees of businesses.