In order to work as a bartender or one who serves alcohol in a restaurant, bar, club, or tavern in the state of Utah, you MUST receive training from a state-approved provider. bartender license utah

It is important to note, that in the state of Utah, there are different requirements for being a server/bartender and for being a cashier or sales clerk (known as EASY training).

There are multiple options for you to receive either bartender training or EASY training, both online and offline as covered below.

Once you have been trained, you will receive a certificate from your trainer. Your trainer will then add your name and information to a state-run online database so your training can be confirmed by an employer, law enforcement, etc. To check on your information or check on the verification of a clerk, click here.

On Premise Beverage Server Training

If you plan on being a server of alcohol either as a waiter or bartender, you must recieve a bartending license. This license is required within 30 days of employment and needs to be renewed every 3 years.

To find the list of Utah State Approved Alcohol Server Training Programs contact (801) 977-6800.

Note: Providers charge each student a fee for the program. Fees vary, and are determined by the provider.

EASY/Off Premise Alcohol Sales Training

Easy (Eliminate Alcohol Sales to Youth) training is required for any store employee that sells beer or directly supervises the sale of beer. This license is required within 30 days of employment and needs to be renewed every 5  years.

Note: Providers charge each student a fee for the program. Fees vary, and are determined by the provider.

What You Will Learn During Your Bartending Class

  • Alcohol as a drug and its effects on the body and behavior.
  • Recognition of the problem drinker.
  • An overview of Utah alcohol laws.
  • Dealing with problem customers.
  • Discussing alternative means of transportation for customers who need help safely arriving at home.

Minimum Age To Serve Alcoholic Beverages In Missouri:

  • 21

Other Requirements That May Be Helpful:

  • Driver’s License or Passport
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Be able to stand long periods of time
  • Knowledge of basic drink recipes

For more information, please contact your local City Clerk’s office.

Cheers!

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