MONTEREY, CALIF. (June 30, 2022) – Woodside Hotel Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Conrad Reddick as the new director of operations at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, an iconic oceanfront hotel perched directly on Cannery Row overlooking Monterey Bay. In this role, Reddick oversees the hotel’s operations, ensuring revenue, profit and guest satisfaction goals are achieved across all departments.

“Conrad has played a pivotal role in the success of the hotel and its restaurants in the past two years, and we are thrilled to see all that he’ll accomplish in this new position, enhancing the hotel’s overall strategy and success,” said Christopher Sommers, managing director at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa.

Reddick has been the hotel’s director of food and beverage since 2020, overseeing operations of the property’s restaurants, Schooners Monterey, Tidal Coffee, the Lobby Lounge and the hotel’s newest dining experience, Coastal Kitchen, where he also serves as sommelier, working alongside executive chef Michael Rotondo on the carefully crafted tasting menu.

With over 20 years of culinary and leadership experience prior, Reddick managed Michelin starred restaurants and oversaw operations of top luxury hotels and dining concepts. Prior to joining Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, Reddick was the assistant director of food and beverage at The Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. and the director of restaurants at Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills. In 2010, he served as the director of beverage and service and general manager at Alinea, Chicago’s only 3 Michelin-starred restaurant.

“I am honored to continue my journey in this new role and alongside the incredibly talented team at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa,” said Reddick. “I look forward to adding to the overall success of the hotel and providing guests an unforgettable experience in the unparalleled destination of Monterey.”

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa provides guests with classic, coastal hospitality refreshed by a spirit of conviviality. Amenities include the rooftop sundeck with breathtaking panoramic views, two whirlpool spa tubs and a fireplace, a penthouse-level state-of-the-art fitness center, and 30,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor event spaces, including waterfront terraces and open-air venues for meetings, receptions and gatherings of all sizes. In partnership with local businesses including Poppy Hills Golf Course, Mad Dogs and Englishmen e-bikes and Adventures by the Sea kayaks, Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa offers a variety of packages and offerings for guests to explore the Peninsula and nearby attractions.

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