Ricardo’s Mexican Restaurant Announces Guinness World Record Attempt for “World’s Largest Margarita”

August 16, 2010 by  

Ricardo’s Mexican Restaurant commemorates 30 years in Las Vegas with a spectacular weekend party from Friday, October 15 to Saturday, October 16 that will include a Guinness World Record attempt of the “World’s Largest Margarita.” In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, ROSANGEL, the world’s premier hibiscus-infused tequila, will give the margarita a pink hue. A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Southern Nevada.

“We are grateful for the continued support from the Las Vegas community so creating an anniversary celebration of more than 30 years in Las Vegas into a fundraising event is a great way for us to say thank you,” stated Ricardo’s owner, Bob Ansara. “We look forward to seeing everyone there to support a good cause.”

During the weekend Ricardo’s restaurant and the surrounding parking lot will transform into the ultimate block party fiesta that will include food and drink specials, live outdoor entertainment, taco eating contests, special prize giveaways and more. For additional event details and instant announcements; you can easily connect and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

“All of us at Susan G. Komen Southern Nevada are grateful to Ricardo’s for their generosity and commitment to create a fun event that promotes breast cancer awareness and raises dollars to help in the fight to find a cure,” said Stephanie Kirby, executive director of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Ricardo’s Mexican Restaurant, a Las Vegas favorite, has played a key role in making memories for guests since the opening of the first restaurant in 1979. Bob Ansara has co-owned the Ricardo’s brand and operation since it’s inception three decades ago and is currently located at the Northwest corner of Flamingo and Decatur.

Currently, the Guinness World Record for the “World’s Largest Margarita” is 7,039 U.S. gallons. “This is a going to be a real challenge but with Ricardo’s great staff, associates and volunteers from the community, I am confident that we will succeed in breaking the record,” added Ansara.

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