Dram Shop Expert Preston Rideout
Preston Rideout is a highly sought-after Dram Shop Expert with 25 years of experience and 75 alcohol safety certifications. He is the CEO of Rideout Hospitality and Founder of The Dram Shop Experts. Preston is widely considered the legal industry’s leading nightclub management and bar operations expert. Attorneys across the nation rely upon his comprehensive knowledge of nightlife to provide powerful insight into all aspects of responsible alcohol service, bartender training, bottle service, intoxication identification, industry-standard operations, and nightclub negligence.
Upon graduating from the University of Mississippi, Preston Rideout relocated to Las Vegas to operate Coyote Ugly, Tangerine Nightclub, Pure Nightclub, PCD l Louge, Audigier Nightclub, LAX Nightclub, Noir Bar, EVE Nightclub, Venus, and Rehab Pool Party, located inside New York Casino, Treasure Island Casino, Ceasar’s Palace, The Luxor, Aria Casino, and The Hard Rock Hotel. After Vegas, Preston launched Rideout Hospitality and began consulting for Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants, Nightclubs, and Bars across the United States. I
n 2018, Preston recruited Kim Schioldan and Silver Tree Gordon to create the Dram Shop Experts. They have 75 years of experience as a team and have operated over 250 Restaurants, Nightclubs, Bars, Pool Parties, and Music Festivals across 11 countries. P
Preston has 75 Alcohol Safety Certifications, including Techniques for Alcohol Management (TAM), Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS), Responsible Beverage Service (RBS), Responsible Alcohol Server Program (RASP), Alcohol Seller Server Training (ABLE), Alcohol Beverage Commission (ABC) in all 50 states.
His Dram Shop expertise includes Responsib;e Alcohol Service, Industry Standard Bar Operations, Casino Bar Operations, Nightclub Bar Operations, Restaurant Bar Operations, Mechanical Bull Operations, Pool Party Operations, Nightclub Management, Bar Management, Restaurant Management, Nightclub Training Programs, Bar Training Programs, Restaurant Training Programs, Alcohol Training Programs, Policy Procedures, Liquor Liability, and Premise Liability.
Preston Rideout Expert Witness Engagements
• Apartment complex pool operations and Alcohol Service related to a broken neck (FL)
• Alcohol Service Training related to Habitual Drunkard hit-and-run vehicle death (FL)
• Alcohol Service Training related to drunk driving death (MI)
• Bartender Training, Policy, Procedure, and Alcohol Service related to a car accident (OH)
• Bartender Intoxication Identification Training related to motorcycle death (FL)
• Casino Industry Standard Bar Operations related to drunk driving death (MS)
• Casino Industry Standard Bar Operating Procedure related to assault (LA)
• Drive Through Beer Barn Operating Procedure related to drunk driving death (OH)
• Hotel Parking Lot Security Operating Procedures related to assault (MS)
• Industry Standard Bar Operations related to parking lot assault (CT)
• Industry Standard Bar Operations related to a drunk driving hit and run (NC)
• Industry Standard Bartender Intoxication Identification related to drunk driving (NJ)
• Industry Standard Bar Operations related to drunk driving death (SC)
• Industry Standard Alcohol Training related to drunk driving hit and run death (CA)
• Industry Standard Bar Operations related to employee drunk driving hit and run (TX)
• Industry Standard Bar Operations and Security Training related to assault (MA)
• Industry Standard Bar Operations related to drunk driving injury (CT)
• Industry Standard Bar Operations & Bartender Training related to drunk driving death (TN)
• Industry Standard Bar Operations and Alcohol Service related to a car accident (SC)
• Mechanical Bull Industry Standard Operating Procedure related to a broken neck (NJ)
• Nightclub Security Use of Force in a knife fight (WY)
• Nightclub Slip and Fall-related to beer pong table placement customer injury (NV)
• Nightclub Industry Standard CO2 Cannon placement related to injury (TX)
• Nightclub Bottle Service Independent Contractor related to customer injury (FL)
• Nightclub Security Policy, Procedure, Training, and Use of Force related to assault (WA)
• Restaurant Industry Standard Security Procedure related to door operations (AL)
• Restaurant Landlord Tennent dispute related to profit loss (NV)
• Restaurant Industry Standard Bar Operations related to a drunk driving accident (WS)
• Restaurant Minor Consumption of Alcohol-related to assault (FL)
• Strip Club Industry Standard Bar Operations related to drunk driving injury (AZ)
Bartender Training, Responsible Alcohol Service, and Intoxication
Bartender Training and Responsible Alcohol Service determine the outcome of every Dram Shop, Liquor Liability, or alcohol-related personal injury case in the United States. Retaining the Dram Shop Experts will solidify your success if you’re defending or prosecuting these cases. Preston Rideout is the leading Nightclub and Bar expert in the legal industry. He has over 30 years of experience, 75 Alcohol Safety Certifications, and received over 100,000 downloads upon publishing his bartender Training Manual.
Alcohol Policy, Operating Procedures, and Alcohol Service
Alcohol Policy and Operating Procedures exist to mitigate intoxication and promote responsible alcohol service. Defending alcohol policies and operating procedures requires demonstrating complaints. As Restaurant, Nightclub, and Bar consultants, The Dram Shop Experts’ reputation for promoting responsible alcohol is well known throughout the hospitality industry. Retain us to determine the adequacy of alcohol policies and evaluate the existence of operating procedures.
Are You Looking For an Expert Witness For Your Dram Shop Case?
Are you searching for a Dram Shop Expert with comprehensive knowledge of nightlife, powerful insight into bar operations with extensive experience in alcohol service? Congratulations, your search is over. You’re one phone call away from retaining Preston Rideout. With over 25 years of experience, 75 Alcohol Safety Certifications, and 60 expert witness engagements, I am the leading nightclub, bar, and alcohol service expert in the legal industry. Contact the Dram Shop Experts or call (662) 466-6045 to speak with Preston Rideout.
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