In 2008 Bolthouse began co-hosting a weekly radio show “Feel My Heat” on Indie 103.1 with Danny Masterson. The show has been rated by Rolling Stone as number one in the Indie category. Bolthouse is also a DJ. Notable events that he has DJ'd include the Nylon Hot Hollywood Party, Sundance 2009, The Ray-Ban Awards, Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show After-Party  and Prada Store opening on Rodeo Drive. Also appeared in Jessica Simpson's video "A Public Affair" as DJ.
In 1987 Bolthouse moved to Los Angeles from Joshua Tree, California. He began working as a club promoter at Opus Lily in 1989, the same year Bolthouse Productions was founded. His early career included promoting the Roxbury, The Viper Room, and the House of Blues. He also opened the Los Angeles clubs Babylon, Opium Den Sunset Blvd.’s Coffee House and the venue Avalon of which he is still currently a partner. Bolthouse is also a partner and co-owner of the Body English night club at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas.
In 1991 Bolthouse partnered with Jenifer Rosero and in late 2005, Bolthouse Productions and Sam Nazarian’s SBE Entertainment Group announced a partnership to develop, promote and operate nightclubs, supper clubs, restaurants, lounges and bars. Together with SBE, Bolthouse collaborates on nightlife venues and fine dining establishments including the Hyde Lounge, the nightclub Area, Foxtail, Katsuya and Chef Michael MinaXIV Restaurant, as well as designer Philippe Starck.
In 2008 Bolthouse began work on the newly opened luxury hotel SLS Hotel Beverly Hills which features the four-star restaurant Bazaar by José Andrés. Upcoming projects include the in-development Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.