Can someone work in restaurant where alcohol is served?

Q: One of my sister-inlaws family member has recently  started working in a  restaurant as a chef or waiter where alcohol is also served. Would his income halal and is my sister inlaw ok to go over and stay with them and eat with them?

                                                  الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومنه الصدق والصواب

A: It is not permitted to work as a waiter serving alcohol or haram food and any income earned for doing so is haram.  If this is the case your sister-in-law should avoid eating at the house of this family member.  However, if the family member does not serve alcohol or haram food the job as a waiter will be permitted and any income earned for doing so will be halal.

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