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At TABC Pronto we aim to provide additional resources for alcohol seller/servers and food handlers.

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What Is A TABC Certification and Who Needs One?

If you’ve been browsing through hospitality job listings in Texas, you might have seen mention of employers requiring their employees to have TABC certification. If you’ve never worked in the hospitality industry before, you might not be familiar with what this certification is, whether you need it, and how hard it is to get it. […]
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What Is Considered A Private Club By The TABC?

A private club is an association for people who come together for a common purpose. The laws allow such clubs to serve alcohol to members, even in a ‘dry’ area, if they obtain a private club permit from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC). Many clubs receive their private club registration permit to operate in […]
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How to Get a TABC and Food Handlers Certification

When your employer has told you that you need to get your TABC and Food Handlers certification, It’s easy to feel overwhelmed. What on earth are they, and how are you supposed to get them? As complicated as it sounds, getting your TABC and Food Handlers certification is not challenging in the slightest – nor […]
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How Long Is Your TABC Certification Valid?

TABC certification is a form of proof for having completed an approved TABC certification program to sell and serve alcohol in the state of Texas. The TABC, also known as the Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission, actively encourages business owners to require their staff to have their TABC certification to reap the many rewards. However, many […]
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Meat Safety – What You Need To Know

You may assume you’ll be able to take your knowledge learned at home about meat into the food handling industry. However, who’s to say that your best practices are the best practices? Whether you’re about to enter hospitality or you’ve enrolled in a Texas food handlers permit, here is some helpful information relating to the […]
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Sell By vs. Use By Dates: What You Need To Know

One of the most confusing things in the foodservice and food handling world involves sell-by dates and best-by dates. Are they the same thing? Do they really matter? What are you supposed to do with that date information? Even if such information isn’t covered in a Texas food handlers card course, it can be worth […]
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Four Food Safety Steps You Shouldn’t Forget

When you enroll in a Texas food handlers course online, there can be a lot to earn. While it’s all included in an easy-to-follow format, it’s not always easy to remember everything off the top of your head. However, suppose we told you there were just four steps to food safety. In that case, you […]
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Shining the Spotlight on Server Personal Hygiene

All industries require a different level of personal care, depending on whether you’re working with people, food, or even in the great outdoors. However, one industry that requires attention to detail to keep others safe is the hospitality and foodservice industry. Whether you’re about to sit for your online Texas food handlers safety course or you’re […]
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Double Handwashing in the Food Service Industry

Most food service workers understand the importance of washing their hands between tasks. When moving from taking out the trash to handling food, you must wash your hands to reduce the risk of contamination and possible foodborne illnesses. However, not all food service workers are aware of the concept of double handwashing. What is it, […]
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