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

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Best Skills for Food Handlers to Have in the Hospitality Industry

Food handlers and restaurant workers have a very important job to do. They must prepare and serve food to paying customers while ensuring the food and the environment in which they’re eating are safe and hygienic. As a result, most bar and restaurant owners take great care in hiring workers they believe have the necessary […]
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Vital Skills You’ll Learn During An Online Texas Food Handlers Card Course

When the Texas Department of State Health Services approved a regulation to make food handler certification a part of Texas Food Establishment Rules in 2015, many hospitality industry workers became nervous. Having to study to receive a certification of any kind can be daunting, especially if it has been a long time since you joined […]
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How TABC Certification Can Help You Serve Alcohol Safely

TABC certification is not a legal requirement for people serving alcohol in Texas bars, restaurants, and liquor stores. Knowing that certification takes time and money, you might not be eager to get it. Alongside TABC certification being affordable, fast, and 100% online, it can also help you serve alcohol safely for your and your business […]
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How to Spot Intoxication in Bar Patrons

When you’re a busy bar worker doing your best to provide high-quality service, you might not always pick up on the signs of intoxication. This can be especially true if you haven’t undertaken the TABC permit course that provides helpful information on how to identify intoxication in bar patrons. Spotting intoxication can be crucial for […]
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How to Land a Job in the Restaurant Industry in Texas

If you’ve applied for countless jobs in the hospitality and food service industry without much luck, you might be curious about what’s stopping you from appealing to business owners. Could it be a lack of experience? No qualifications? Or, maybe, your resume isn’t as detailed as some of the other applicants. Rather than wait for […]
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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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