Dave "TheRealBarman" Allred Founder of Bar Patrol From: Martinez, CA

Hello, I'm Dave Allred, founder and CEO of Bar Patrol. I'm also a father, a husband, an author, blogger, YouTube creator, Duke basketball nut and reluctant cat owner.

Since I started Bar Patrol in 2012, I have personally taken more than 5,000 inventories, using Bar Patrol App to help dozens of bars throughout the San Francisco Bay Area save tens-of-thousands of dollars per year, all the way from the small dive bar to corporate giants like P.F. Chang's and Outback Steakhouse.

I'm proud to say that we are now in 47 states and 17 countries around the world helping owners and managers just like you do the same.


We are industry people, just like you.

We are real.

We put people ahead of profit.

And like you, we are drawn to provide an experience that matters to the people we serve.

An experience that makes a difference in people’s lives.

Like you, we believe that the customer isn’t there to serve us.

We serve FIRST.

It’s a simple win-win dynamic.

  1. Serve first
  2. Make a living as a result

We respect our competitors but we are different here at Bar Patrol.

Most of them have raised millions of dollars for the purpose of hiring dozens of sales people to maximize revenue and they are busy hustling to sell, sell, sell…grow, grow, grow.

That’s not us.

We don’t seek big. We seek better.

Better software. Better support. Better experience.

Borrowing from Steve Jobs’ philosophy, we seek to make a small dent in the bar/restaurant universe.

A dent motivated by inspiring and creating an impact for the few, instead of the masses.

We help the small guy and gal.

We help corporate giants.

But mostly, we help individuals who also want to make a dent.

To systemize their business.

To level the f*#@ up and kick more ass.

Sorry if that offends (I warned you we were real), butWAKE UP!!!

Make a change.

Make things happen.

Be different.

Spend less time drowning in menial tasks and more time with your guests.

Spend less time counting inventory and provide an unforgettable experience.

Systemize your business, and spend more time doing what you love.

If this resonates with you, stick around.

We’ll help you kick more ass.

We are industry people who serve other industry people just like you.

And we look forward to being a part of your success.


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Want to Talk to Dave Personally?

I'm not just a faceless company. I'm a real person (you can poke me if you want). Send me a message on the contact page and we will set up a time to talk. I love talking shop and helping in any way I can.

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