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 10,000 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 all 50 states and more than 40 countries around the world helping owners and managers just like you do the same.

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Who we are... (Our Manifesto)

We are industry people, just like you.

We are real.

We are sincere.

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.

That is our mission.

It’s a simple win-win dynamic.

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

This dynamic means you are absolutely aligned with the desires and needs of your customers — which is the ONLY way to do business.

We respect our competitors but we are different.

Most corporations are about being the biggest.

That’s not us.

We help the independent restaurant owner.

The mom and pop. 

The entrepreneur at heart.

The solopreneur.

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.

And we help corporate giants.

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

To systemize their business.

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

Sorry if that offends (I warned you we were real) 


To make a change.

To make things happen.

To be different.

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

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 are excited to be a big part of your success.


Dave Allred

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