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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Dram Shop & Alcohol Services and Hotel & Restaurant

Specialty Focus:

Nightclub, Bar, Alcohol, Bartender Training, Mechanical Bull, Intoxication, Dram Shop, Liquor Liability, Security Use of Force


B.A., The University Of Mississippi

Years in Practice:


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Preston Rideout is a Nightclub and Bar Consultant with 25 years of experience specializing in Dram Shop, Alcohol Service, Bartender Training, Security Use of Force, Mechanical Bull, Nightclub and Bar operations expert witness testimony. While in Las Vegas, Preston Rideout operated High Volume Nightclubs in every major Casino and Hotel. His Vegas Nightclub operating experience includes; • Rehab Pool Party at the Hard Rock Hotel • EVE Nightclub at Aria Casino • LAX Nightclub at the Luxor Hotel Casino • Noir Bar at the Luxor Hotel Casino • Pure Nightclub at Ceasar's Palace • Venus Pool at Ceasar's Palace • Audigier Nightclub at Treasure Island Casino • Tangerine Nightclub at Treasure Island Casino • Coyote Ugly at the NY NY Hotel & Casino Preston Rideout's Nightclub and Bar clients include; Jon Taffer, Bar Rescue, Nightclub & Bar, (11) Babalu Tapas & Tacos, (3) B.B King Blues Bars, (3) Itta Bena Restaurants, (3) Lafayette's Live Music, Alluvian Hotel, Memphian Hotel, Crown Plaza Hotel, Collegiate Hotel, Millenium Hotel, Pink Shell Resorts, Mercy Lounge, Red Rock and Park City Live. Preston provides Nightclub and Bar Consulting for Cayuga Hospitality, The Hospitality Alliance, and Lopolito Hospitality. Over the past 4 years, his Bartender Training Manual has received over 100,000 downloads. He is CEO of Rideout Hospitality Consulting and owns Alysium Speak Easy.