The program is designed for people working in tourism and hospitality as well as individuals whose special occasion license requires them to have Serving It Right.
Serving It Right became mandatory in BC in 1989 and is a joint initiative of the BC Liquor Control and Licensing Branch and the tourism and hospitality industry. It is endorsed by the Alliance of Beverage Licensees of BC, the Canadian Restaurant and Food Services Association, the BC Hotel Association.
Serving It Right places an emphasis on:
- Signs of intoxication versus impairment
- Legal liability
- Duty of care on and off premises
- The need to create and communicate responsible beverage service policies; and
- How to handle situations requiring intervention