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Craft Serving is committed to providing alcohol servers with the most up-to-date information and resources available to help them in their serving careers. The news articles below are designed to help you not only be a more responsible server, but also a more informed employee. Have a read and let us know if there is a topic that you would like to see us cover in one of our future news articles. 

New Alcohol Delivery Rules in Washington

New Alcohol Delivery Rules in Washington

TIMELINE OF ALCOHOL DELIVERY IN WASHINGTON In 2020, COVID pandemic shutdowns brought about major hardships for the food the beverage industry. In response, the Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board (WSLCB) temporarily loosened restrictions and allowed...

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Tips to Help Bartenders Execute Successful Pop-Ups

Tips to Help Bartenders Execute Successful Pop-Ups

Photo by Erin Schaeferle for Rémy Cointreau At the 2023 Bartender’s Circle Summit in Seattle, WA, Chris Elford had some great advice for bartenders interested in launching a pop-up. Here is a summary of some of the key takeaways. WHY SHOULD YOU USE POP-UPS TO MARKET...

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The Top 5 National Events for Bartenders

The Top 5 National Events for Bartenders

Photo Courtesy of Caitlyn Ridenour for Camp Runamok WHY SHOULD BARTENDERS CONSIDER ATTENDING EVENTS? If you love bartending as much as we do, then you are probably looking for ways to continue growing in your field. Events for bartenders are a great way to stay on top...

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Renew Your MAST Permit With Craft Serving

Renew Your MAST Permit With Craft Serving

HAS IT BEEN FIVE YEARS? Let’s cut to the chase and assume that you already used our MAST Permit Checker to lookup the status of your MAST Permit. Either you discovered that your MAST Permit is about to expire or that it has already expired (whoops 😬). You know what...

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Free Resources for Restaurant Workers

Free Resources for Restaurant Workers

THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY Prior to the pandemic, the foodservice and restaurant industry was the Nation’s second-largest private-sector employer, providing jobs for 10% of the total U.S. workforce. Restaurants struggled financially during the pandemic but innovated and...

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Finding the Best MAST Class for You

Finding the Best MAST Class for You

THREE TYPES OF MAST CLASS PROVIDERS For many of the online MAST class providers, it’s difficult, if not impossible to find out who owns the company or even, where the company is located. The good news is, we’ve done the research, so you don’t have to. From the...

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Help for Technical Issues

Help for Technical Issues

A Troubleshooting Guide We have done our best to make our website compatible with all devices and browsers, but sometimes user settings or other unknowns can cause issues. Our local team of customer service representatives are quick to respond to inquiries during...

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Do I Need a MAST Permit to Work an Event?

Do I Need a MAST Permit to Work an Event?

Did you volunteer to serve wine at an upcoming, local fundraiser? Or maybe you just got asked to pour drinks at your friend’s wedding. If you plan on serving alcohol at an event, you may be wondering if you need to get a MAST Permit. In Washington, whether you are...

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