Press Release: Alcohol training company eases burden of temporarily unemployed hospitality workers during coronavirus pandemic


Edward McLean


Alcohol training company eases burden of temporarily unemployed hospitality workers during coronavirus pandemic

LIQUORexam extends 50 percent discount on TABC alcohol server training, certification during COVID-19 closures

Austin, Texas — March 19, 2020 — A service that provides state-approved TABC alcohol server/seller certification and server permits is responding to the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on restaurants and bars nationwide by offering a deep discount on training toward certification.

As hospitality industry establishments around the country have temporarily shuttered in the effort to promote social distancing and stop the spread of coronavirus, is introducing a half-price discount on their trusted training programs. Their goal is to show support of servers, bartenders, and other hospitality business employees unable to work during the global pandemic.

The company’s founder, Edward McLean, has a long history working in the hospitality industry himself and felt compelled to play a part in helping his industry colleagues.

“I feel it is our responsibility to do what we can to help those employed in the bars, restaurants and other hospitality businesses across the country,” he said. “By offering discounted pricing on state-mandated alcohol server training, we hope to ease the financial burden, at least in some measure, for those unable to return to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic.” is an alcohol service safety training program designed for those who own, manage and work in establishments that serve and/or sell alcohol. The program covers the fundamentals of responsibly serving and selling alcohol as well as specific state alcohol laws. Each course contains five units of instruction followed by a final exam. Most LIQUORexam training courses come with full audio narration and free printable wallet cards.

With LIQUORexam’s online training program, hospitality workers in any state can easily complete an online course and exam to acquire the certification or permit they need to remain in compliance with state laws governing restaurants and bars. All state-based training courses are self-guided and track progress, allowing a student to work at his or her preferred pace and log in and out as needed. Training can be completed from a desktop computer or mobile device, from any location and at any time.

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McLean hopes that reducing training program prices by 50 percent will help unemployed hospitality workers keep busy and get training out of the way during the COVID-19 restaurant and bar closures.

“We know this is a very tough situation for tens of thousands of hospitality employees around the U.S.,” McLean said. “Our aim is to offer a little silver lining on this dark cloud over our industry. We remain optimistic that we can beat this virus and return to happier times.”

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