T.I.P.S.

Why take our TIPS class over another training facility? It’s all the same right?
Initiate Care TIPS instructors have over 10 years of restaurant and bar experience in New York City. We make TIPS training engaging and useful because our instructors speak the same language as your line staff.

What you may know about TIPS

Wherever alcohol is sold, served or consumed, TIPS is your best choice to:

  • Reduce human tragedy resulting from drunkenness and drunk driving
  • Avoid serving to minors
  • Minimize property damage caused by intoxicated patrons
  • Protect your bottom line by reducing penalties for alcohol violations.

What you may NOT know about TIPS

  • Legal Protection - In third-party liquor liability lawsuits, TIPS provides a "reasonable efforts defense."
  • Regulatory Compliance - TIPS training satisfies the requirements in most states that regulate server training.
  • Insurance Discounts - Many insurance companies provide discounts to establishments whose employees are TIPS-certified.
  • Staff Professionalism - TIPS training enhances the skills of your employees who in turn offer improved service to your customers.
  • Enhanced Community Standing - TIPS leads the way in framing the debate about responsible alcohol service and clarifying the distinction between drinking and drunkenness.

Training for Intervention Procedures - TIPS - 2hrs

TIPS for On Premise empowers your employees to take a proactive approach toward preventing alcohol misuse and maintaining control of the environment. By training your staff to recognize the signs of intoxication, you can reduce the chance that an alcohol-related incident will occur. TIPS-trained servers show your customers that you care about them and want to make their visits to your establishment as pleasant as possible.

TIPS for the University - 2hrs

Whether or not students choose to drink, TIPS for the University recognizes that at some point in their college careers, they will face situations where alcohol is being consumed. They may face scenarios involving alcohol abuse, underage drinking or drunk driving, and incidents that can lead to property damage, alcohol liability, and human tragedy. Young people need strategies for creating safe, responsible and socially enjoyable campus environments.