The St. Regis Signature Cocktail
The Red Snapper cocktail, more commonly known as the Bloody Mary, was born in 1934 at the famous and original King Cole Bar at The St. Regis New York when bartender Fernand Petiot spiced up a tomato juice and vodka libation with celery salt, pepper, cayenne, lemon and Worcestershire sauce.
This reinvention of the cocktail Petiot first created at Harry's Bar in Paris, was especially enjoyed by Serge Obolensky, a well-known man about town and then General Manager of The St. Regis New York, the first St. Regis hotel to exist.
In the 1930s, the name Bloody Mary was deemed inappropriate for The St. Regis New York’s elegant clientele so it was renamed the Red Snapper.
Irreverent no more, the original recipe is still served at The St. Regis New York and today the Bloody Mary remains the signature cocktail of the St. Regis brand, with each hotel crafting its own locally inspired interpretation.
Guests are invited to sample the collection of Bloody Mary cocktails whenever they stay at any St. Regis hotel. The Bloody Mary has been imitated and adapted, but the original recipe remains one of the most beloved cocktails ever created.
A Local Twist on The Original Bloody Mary
Honoring the regional influences of St. Regis destinations worldwide, the brand has created a special World Collection Bloody Mary menu that combines local flavors with Fernand Petiot's original recipe.
The St. Regis Bali Resort proudly presents the Bali Mary – the original Bloody Mary but with a totally tropical Balinese twist.
This interesting take on the classic cocktail uses jicama, a popular fruit found throughout Indonesia, and cucumber in its unique and refreshingly spicy recipe. Guests can enjoy the Bali Mary and feel the true essence of Bali at the resort’s King Cole Bar.
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The St. Regis is the most expensive hotel I have ever stayed at in Bali, but it is also the most worthwhile. Before I even fly to Bali I get attentive communication from the butler team through email, and during my stay from airport pick-up to airport drop-off the service was just perfect. Whenever I ask something from a St. Regis team member never did I get an answer containing the words "no," "can't" or the likes. They always offer a satisfactory answer or a suitable solution. I also love the breakfast selection, which had a lot of variety and luxury. I can't remember all of the staff's name, but I do remember Miss Ani, Miss Victoria, and Mr. Carlos. In any case thank you to all St. Regis team for making our stay very enjoyable. One thing that was a bit of a shame was that the HDMI and USB ports that looked like they connected to the TV did not work. Would have been perfect for my toddler to watch his movies from our iPad on the TV. Nevertheless I applaud the efforts of the butler and two technicians that tried to solve this issue for me at around 10 PM at night. Thank you!