Preston Rideout Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Dram Shop & Alcohol Services and Hotel & Restaurant

Specialty Focus:

Nightclub, Bar, Alcohol, Bartender Training, Mechanical Bull, Intoxication, Dram Shop, Liquor Liability,

Education:

B.A., The University Of Mississippi

Years in Practice:

25

Additional Information

Preston Rideout is the CEO of Rideout Hospitality. He is a Nightclub and Bar Consultant with 25 years of experience and 75 alcohol safety certifications. While in Las Vegas, Preston operated multiple world-class nightclubs with a combined income of between 50 and 100 million annually In 2010, Preston launched Rideout Hospitality Consulting. His client list exceeds over 100 Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants, Nightclubs, Bars, Architects, and Attorneys. Preston's areas of expertise include alcohol awareness, alcoholic beverages, alcohol service, alcohol training, alcohol policies, alcohol procedures, bar operations, bar management, bartender training, bartender policies, bartender policies, customer intoxication identification, customer intoxication intervention, customer intoxication policies, customer intoxication procedures, industry-standard operations, mechanical bull operations, management training, management policies, management procedures, management oversight, nightclub management, nightclub operations, nightclub training programs, nightclub policies, nightclub procedures, obvious intoxication, and visible intoxication. His Dram Shop / Liquor Liability litigation includes; • Nightclub Security Policy, Procedure, Training, and Use of Force related to assault (WA) • Industry Standard Bar Operations and Alcohol Service related to a car accident (SC) • Bartender Training, Policy, Procedure, and Alcohol Service related to a car accident (OH) • Mechanical Bull Industry Standard Operating Procedure related to a broken neck (NJ) • Casino Industry Standard Bar Operating Procedure related to assault (LA) • Industry Standard Bar Operations & Bartender Training related to drunk driving death (TN) • Bartender Intoxication Identification Training related to motorcycle death (FL) • Apartment complex pool operations and Alcohol Service related to a broken neck (FL) • Restaurant Industry Standard Security Procedure related to door operations (AL) • Alcohol Service Training related to Habitual Drunkard hit and run vehicle death (FL) • Alcohol Service Training related to drunk driving death (MI) • Strip Club Industry Standard Bar Operations related to drunk driving injury (AZ) • Hotel Parking Lot Security Operating Procedures related to assault (MS) • Nightclub Security Use of Force during knife with the customer (WY) • Restaurant Landlord Tennent dispute related to profit loss (NV) • Industry Standard Bar Operations related to drunk driving injury (CT) • Nightclub Slip and Fall-related to beer pong table placement customer injury (NV) • Casino Industry Standard Bar Operations related to drunk driving death (MS) • Restaurant Industry Standard Bar Operations related to a drunk driving accident (WS) • Nightclub Industry Standard CO2 Cannon placement related to injury (TX) • Nightclub Bottle Service Independent Contractor related to customer injury (FL) • Industry Standard Bar Operations related to parking lot assault (CT) • Industry Standard Bar Operations related to a drunk driving hut and run (NC) • Industry Standard Bartender Intoxication Identification related to drunk driving (NJ) • Drive Through Beer Barn Industry Operating Procedure related to drunk driving death (OH) • 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) • Restaurant Minor Consumption of Alcohol-related to assault (FL)