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Preston Rideout

Preston Rideout is a Nightclub and Bar consultant with over 20 years of experience opening and operating  across the United States, Mexico and the Bahamas.

He is  Operating Partner for CHBO Management Group, Nightclub Hall of Fame Vice President, The Bar Experts  Vice President and  Co-Founder of Bar Manuals with his business partner and best selling author Ryan Dahlstrom  

Rideout provides consulting for Cayuga Hospitality, Restaurant Consultants Inc. Beyond Hospitality, the Hospitality Alliance., Alcohol Related Expert Witness Testimony for Juris Pro.

Prior to becoming a Nightclub and Bar Consultant, Preston Rideout was a Bar Back, Bartender, Bar Manager, General Manger and Regional Director of Operations. His previous employment includes Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, LAX  Nightclub at the Luxor Casino in Las Vegas, Eve Nightclub at City Center in Las Vegas, Audigier Nightclub at Treasure Island Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Pussy Cat Doll Lounge at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Tangerine at Treasure Island Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Rehab at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Noir Bar in the Luxor Hotel Casino  in Las Vegas, Coyote Ugly at New York New York Casino in Las Vegas, Coyote Ugly in Washington D.C., Round Robin at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington D.C., Electric Cowboy in Louisville Kentucky, Electric Cowboy in St. Louis Missouri, Luke's Ice House in Houston Texas, Luke's Ice House in Beaumont Texas , Luke's Ice House in Nederland Texas and The Gin in  Oxford, Mississippi.

As a consultant, his Nightclub and Bar Clients include  Red Rock Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Mercy Lounge Nashville, Tennessee, Cannery Ballroom Nashville, Tennessee, High Watt Nashville, Tennessee, Wonder Bar Casper, Wyoming, BB King’s New Orleans, Louisiana, Babalu Tapas & Taco Memphis, Tennessee, Babalu Tapas & Taco Jackson, Mississippi, Babalu Tapas & Taco Charlotte, North Carolina, Babalu Tapas & Taco East Charlotte, North Carolina, Babalu Tapas & Taco Raleigh, North Carolina, Babalu Tapas & Taco Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Babalu Tapas & Taco Birmingham, Alabama, Babalu Tapas & Taco Atlanta, Georgia, Babalu Tapas & Taco Lexington, Kentucky, Babalu Tapas & Taco Nashville, Tennessee, Crusens War Memorial Peoria, Illinois, Crusens Farmington Peoria Illinois, Longshots Sterling, Illinois, Corner Tap Sterling, Illinois, Cancun Billy’s Beach Bar Puerto Morelos Mexico, Cancun Billy’s Tavern Minneapolis, Minnesota, Ambhar Lounge Tropicana Casino Las Vegas, Nevada, Senor Frogs Treasure Island Casino Las Vegas, Nevada, Traveler’s Restaurant Nassau, Bahamas, Daiquiri Factory Nassau, Bahama, Island Smoke House Nassau, Bahamas, Park City Live Park City, Utah, Gatsby’s College Station Texas, Jon Taffer Bar Rescue Spike TV, Eastside Distilling Portland, Oregon, Carlos & Charlies Las Vegas, Nevada