Cool Operator

The Cool Operator cocktail was first created by the owner of the Oak Bar located in the Fairmont San Francisco hotel. On a foggy night in 1934, a passenger ship, The President Hoover, docked at pier 39 and three passengers disembarked to visit the Fairmont San Francisco Hotel. The bartender at that time was John, and he welcomed these three passengers and treated them with a custom-made drink to welcome them and keep them warm. After their drinks were served, one of these passengers exclaimed “John, I would like you to christen this drink for me with your own special name” and he named it Cool Operator. It is a liqueur that can be used in cocktails and mixed drinks. It has a fresh and fruity flavor and it is made by mixing 5 different ingredients: lime juice, white rum, grapefruit juice, orange juice, vodka..

Spirit Used


1 ounce Melon liqueur
½ ounce Vodka
½ ounce Light Rum
4 ounce Fresh grapefruit juice
2 ounce Fresh orange juice
½ ounce Fresh Lime Juice
Melon wedge, maraschino cherry


1. Process ingredients with 1 cup crushed ice in blender until smooth.
2. Pour into hurricane glass.
3. Garnish with melon and cherry.
4. Serve in a Hurricane Glass.

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