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Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Celebrates National Margarita Day February 22, 2014

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SOURCE Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville

Margarita-Making Classes, The Great Margarita Toast at 5 O'Clock, Margarita Specials & Margaritaville Giveaways!

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year again where Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville restaurants plan to celebrate their namesake holiday, National Margarita Day on February 22nd. Margaritaville locations throughout the country will be toasting the special day with an array of margarita-related activities, specials, a new margarita flight, contests and giveaways guaranteed to be the perfect concoction of festivities.

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As part of the celebration on Saturday the 22nd, Margaritaville will host Margaritaville University, a complimentary margarita-making class from 3PM to 4PM.  At the university, Margaritaville bartenders will teach students how to make specialty Margaritaville margaritas. After mastering mixing, shaking, stirring and sipping, all graduates will receive a diploma.

In addition to the complimentary lessons, Margaritaville locations are inviting guests in for the second annual National Margarita Day Toast.  At 5 O'clock at all Margaritaville restaurants a Master of Ceremonies will lead those gathered in a toast to the official beverage of Margaritaville.

For the fifth year, Margaritaville restaurants are encouraging their Facebook fans to participate in the national margarita recipe contest by submitting their favorite recipes. To date over 800 recipe entries have been received.  The winning concoction will be served on February 22nd for National Margarita Day at all Margaritaville restaurant locations in the U.S.  To become a Facebook fan visit: www.facebook.com/Margaritaville.  

Can't join Margaritaville for National Margarita Day?   Follow the below recipe and enjoy a 'Perfect Margarita' at home:

The 'Perfect Margarita' Recipe:
Ingredients:
Margaritaville Gold Tequila
Cointreau Orange Liqueur
Citrus Sour 
Floater of Gran Gala

Add Margaritaville Gold Tequila, Citrus Sour and Cointreau Orange Liqueur to the tin with no ice. Shake and pour into an iced glass. Add a float of Gran Gala and garnish with a sugar rim and a lime wheel

ABOUT JIMMY BUFFETT'S MARGARITAVILLE®
Inspired by the lyrics and philosophy of Jimmy Buffett, the leading lifestyle brand iscomprised of restaurants, retail shops, consumer products, casinos, resorts, vacation ownership and a national radio station on SiriusXM.  Margaritaville delivers an experience where guests can enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of their favorite vacation destination, whatever their latitude. Margaritaville is more than a restaurant, it's a state of mind and guests can get there from most anywhere.

Margaritaville locations span the United States in destinations, such as Key West, New Orleans, Orlando, Las Vegas, Myrtle Beach, Panama City Beach, Nashville, Honolulu, Atlantic City and coming soon to Pigeon Forge, TN.

International locations include the Caribbean, Mexico, Republic of Panama, Canada and Australia. Margaritaville resorts are located in Pensacola Beach and Bossier City, with Hollywood Beach, Florida slated to open in 2015.

Visit www.margaritaville.com for more information.

Find Margaritaville on Facebook www.facebook.com/Margaritaville

CONTACT: Mike Stommel, 323-333-2901, mike@luckybreakpr.com

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