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Ricardo’s and ROSANGEL Break Guinness Record for “World’s Largest Pink Margarita”

October 16, 2010 by  

Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (3rd from the left), owner of Ricardo's Mexican Restaurant, Bob Ansara, Rosangel Tequila Marketing Manager, Scott Schiller, Mayor Oscar B. Goodman, Sara Ansara, Guinness Official and The Rat Pack Is Back attend the Guinness World Record Ceremony for the World's Largest Margarita" at Ricardo's Mexican Restaurant on October 15, 2010.
Ricardo’s Mexican Restaurant
and ROSANGEL Tequila broke the Guinness World Records for World’s Largest Pink Margarita on October 15, 2010 (Photo courtesy of Denise Truscello)

Pictured above: Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (3rd from the left), owner of Ricardo’s Mexican Restaurant, Bob Ansara, Rosangel Tequila Marketing Manager, Scott Schiller, Mayor Oscar B. Goodman, Sara Ansara, Guinness Official and The Rat Pack Is Back attend the Guinness World Record Ceremony for the World’s Largest Margarita” at Ricardo’s Mexican Restaurant on October 15, 2010.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, ROSANGEL, the world’s premier hibiscus-infused tequila, gave the margarita a pink hue.  A portion of the event’s proceeds benefitted Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Southern Nevada.

Mayor Oscar B. Goodman and Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, pouring in the final ROSANGEL Tequila into the 14 foot tall, 10 foot wide tank to break the Guinness World Record at 7,627 gallons for the "World's Largest Margarita".

Mayor Oscar B. Goodman and Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, pouring in the final ROSANGEL Tequila into the 14 foot tall, 10 foot wide tank to break the Guinness World Record at 7,627 gallons for the "World's Largest Margarita".

Photo courtesy of Denise Truscello.

Ricardo’s and Rosangel new Guinness World Record for the “World’s Largest Pink Margarita” was certified at 7,627 gallons, surpassing the previous record of 7,039 gallons.  To break this record Ricardo’s used a 14 ft. tall 10 ft. wide tank, 4,600 liters of Rosangel Tequila (1,215 gallons), 5,000 gallons of spring water, 750 quarts of Kelly Y Gonzalez lime juice, 750 gallons of La Paz Sweet and Sour, 1,500 liters of triple sec (396 gallons), and 20 pounds of salt.   This record-breaking libation will make a total of 81,355 -12 oz. margaritas.

Mayor Oscar B. Goodman toasting with Bob Ansara, owner of Ricardos, to the announcement from Kimberly Partrick, Guinness Official, that Ricardo’s Mexican Restaurant and ROSANGEL Tequila officially broke the Guinness World Records® of 7,627 gallons for the "World's Largest Margarita."

Mayor Oscar B. Goodman toasting with Bob Ansara, owner of Ricardos, to the announcement from Kimberly Partrick, Guinness Official, that Ricardo’s Mexican Restaurant and ROSANGEL Tequila officially broke the Guinness World Records® of 7,627 gallons for the "World's Largest Margarita."

Photo courtesy of Denise Truscello.

“There is nothing more rewarding than being able to involve one’s profession with charity. We are truly grateful to have the ability to give back and have people really enjoy themselves. It’s a mega-feat for a mega-cause,” said Scott Schiller, brand manager for ROSANGEL.”

“Susan G. Komen Southern Nevada is so grateful for the generosity of Bob Ansara. Eighteen months ago, he had this grand vision and never once lost sight of the tremendous charitable aspect of this event. We are honored to have been chosen as the recipient of such benevolence and are truly touched by the friendships we’ve made,” said Stephanie Kirby, executive director of Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Southern Nevada.

“We are beyond excited to break the Guinness World Record for the ‘World’s Largest Pink Margarita’,” said Ricardo’s owner, Bob Ansara. “After over a year of planning this event it is exhilarating to make history and complete this project. We are so grateful to celebrate 30 years of business and could not think of a better way to celebrate with our community.”

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