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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.

As CEO of Rideout Hospitality, Preston provides consulting to casinos, hotels, resorts, restaurants, nightclubs, bars, and hospitality management groups across the United States, Mexico, and the Bahamas. Clients retain Preston to optimize bar operations, create alcohol service policies, implement operating procedures, and conduct bartender training. Together. Preston and his team of consultants have provided consulting to over 250 clients

As Founder of The Dram Shop Experts, Preston provides plaintiff and defense attorneys with Liquor Liability, Premise Liability, Personal Injury, Catastrophic Injury, and Wrongful Death expert witness testimony. Attorneys retain Preston to provide insight into alcohol-related industry-standard operating procedures, intoxication identification, training adequacy, management oversight, alcohol service policies, procedures, bottle service, mechanical bull operations, pool parties, underage alcohol prevention, security, use of force and deadly force

Preston Rideout has been retrained 73 times to provide Dram Shop Expert Witness Testimony. He’s been retained by Defendant’s 23 times and Plaintiff’s 50 times. Previous Dram Shop engagements include;

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.

Bartender Training and Responsible Alcohol Service

Bartender Training and Responsible Alcohol Service work in tandem to identify intoxication. Together, they form the foundation for your litigation success. Prescott Rideout has over 25 years of bartender training experience and 75 responsible alcohol service certifications. His comprehensive insight into all aspects of bartender training and responsible alcohol service creates powerful insight into customer intoxication. Are you prosecuting a bar for overservice or defending a dram shop claim against a restaurant? We can help. Contact The Dram Shop Experts and retain Preston Rideout to solidify your success in court. As CEO of Rideout Hospitality and Founder of The Dram Shop Experts, Presotn is widely considered the bartender training and responsible alcohol service expert in the United States.

Alcohol Policy and Industry Standard Operating Procedures,

Alcohol Policy and Industry Standard Operating Procedures identify, mitigate, and prevent customer intoxication. Your client’s alcohol policy and procedures will assist in their defense or aid in their prosecution. Does your client have alcohol service policies and do they comply with industry-standard operating procedures? Are they in writing? Who is responsible for their implementation and execution? Are you a Dram Shop attorney facing these questions? Contact The Dram Shop Experts and Preston Rideout will answer these questions by deconstructing the complexity of Dram Shop litigation. As CEO of Rideout Hospitality, clients retain Preston to provide alcohol service policies, create industry standard procedures, implement best practices, and conduct bartender training.

Are You Looking For an Expert Witness For Your Dram Shop Case?

Are you searching for a Dram Shop Expert Witness with powerful insight into all aspects of bar operations? Congratulations, your search is over. You’re one phone call away (662) 466-6045 from retaining Preston Rideout.

Dram Shop Experts Deliver Results Where Other Fail because we are the most qualified Dram Shop Experts in the legal industry.


Hiring Preston Rideout, as a Nightclub and Bar consultant, was the best decisions we ever made. His methodology and meticulous attention to detail are mind blowing but I was most impressed with his transparency.

Ryan Giunta Chief Marketing Officer and Bomber Ski

No one combines passion for nightlife and knowledge of bar operations better than Preston Rideout. He turns ordinary bars into extra ordinary profit centers.

Howie Morgan President Election Impact Group

It's my pleasure to recommend Preston Rideout to anyone seeking a nightclub and bar expert. His Bartender Training Manuals are the definitive guide for owners who want to streamline operations and maximize profitability. You would do well to have him on your...

Thomas Elfert Complex Risk Management Adviser

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