La Playa Hotel
Carmel by the Sea, CA

La Playa Hotel

Camino Real at Eighth Avenue

Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921

Compensation: $31.00 per hour

As a Bar Supervisor at Bud's Bar, located within the luxurious La Playa Hotel, Carmel, you will play a key role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the bar. This position requires a passion for mixology, strong leadership skills, and a commitment to delivering exceptional guest experiences.


(90% Floor Driven Position 10% Administrative Position)

1. Beverage Preparation: Prepare and serve a wide range of cocktails, drinks, and beverages with precision and creativity.

2. Management: Oversee bar inventory, including ordering, batching rotation, and minimizing waste to maintain optimal stock levels.

3. Team Leadership: Supervise and motivate bar staff, providing guidance, training, and support to maintain high service standards.

4. Guest Interaction: Interact with guests, taking orders, offering recommendations, and ensuring a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

5. Quality Assurance: Ensure the quality and consistency of beverages by adhering to established recipes and standards.

6. Compliance: Maintain a thorough understanding of all applicable laws, policies, and regulations related to the service of alcoholic beverages.

7. Cleanliness and Maintenance: Ensure that the bar area is kept clean, organized, and well-maintained to provide a safe and attractive environment.

8. Financial Responsibility: Monitor bar revenue, handle cash, and assist in budgeting and financial reporting.

9. Customer Satisfaction: Strive to exceed guest expectations and resolve any issues or concerns promptly and professionally.


- Proven experience as a bartender or bar supervisor in a high-end bar or restaurant.

- Strong knowledge of mixology and a passion for crafting innovative cocktails.

- Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage a team.

- Understanding of and compliance with all applicable alcohol-related laws and regulations.

- Exceptional customer service and problem-solving skills.

- Certification in responsible alcohol service (e.g., TIPS or equivalent) is a plus.

- Must be of legal drinking age.

Join our Team:

At Bud's Bar within La Playa Hotel, we are committed to delivering a top-tier bar experience to our guests. If you are a dedicated and passionate individual with a strong background in bartending and leadership, we invite you to join our team and be part of an upscale and elegant setting where excellence is celebrated.

La Playa Hotel

75 Room Hotel

Once a luxurious mansion built in 1905 by an artist as a gift to his wife, a member of the Ghirardelli family, for over 100 years La Playa Hotel has been known as the “Grande Dame of Carmel.” This landmark boutique hotel is tucked minutes away from Carmel's famed white sand beach and features turn-of-the-century charm with premier Pacific views. The hotel's 75-guest rooms reflect a sophisticated beach cottage style and are comfortably appointed. The cornerstone of one of California’s most prestigious neighborhoods, La Playa Hotel places art galleries, shops, fine restaurants, tasting rooms and scenic beauty just outside its doorstep. From the morning's Champagne Breakfast to the sunset wine reception and late-night cookies and milk, guests will relish the hotel's luxury amenities and be treated to an extraordinary Carmel experience.

About the Company

Family-owned and family-built, Marc & Rose is an eclectic collection of iconic resorts and hidden gems — each a tribute to place-based sensuality and playful improvisation. Born of an irreverent spirit and a passion for hard work, our collection makes its home across the American West. It embodies the sounds, smells, and colors of iconic landscapes – and it doesn’t come to life without the human heart.

Our passionate team breathes new life into familiar places, imagines original spaces into being, and practices the art of welcome. We consider hospitality an essential part of being human. But it is also a calling — a creative and professional pursuit that requires curiosity, care, and grit. Because the heartbeat of genuine hospitality is always, first and foremost, you.

La Playa Hotel provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, La Playa Hotel complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.