Most people cocktail flairing simultaneously: T.G.I. Friday's UK set world record (Video)
COVENT GARDEN, LONDON, UK -- T.G.I. Friday's kicked of the celebrations of 25 years in the UK
with 101 world-class professional bartenders from
their restaurants flairing in sync, without dropping a bottle, for over two minutes - setting the new world record for the most people cocktail flairing simultaneously and in synchrony.
The Guinness world record for the most cocktails made in one hour by a team is 1,541, achieved by 42BELOW (New Zealand) and the US Bartenders' Guild (USA) at the ACE Hotel in New York, USA.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for The most consecutive bottle bumps on the forearm (cocktail flairing) is 31 and was achieved by Simon Rogers (UK) in London.
UK champion Adi Astley, from Manchester, choreographed the special set. He said: "I was so proud of everyone and to have set this new World Records title cements our reputation as the best in the world!"
The section leaders were: Adam Friend, Adi Astley, Rod Stubbings, Dave Brolly, Alex Samson, Andy Duckworth (Hero) & Toby Messer.
The organisers: Steve Darwin (also flairing), Lucy Orme, Jos Ruddy & Rachel Lease.
T.G.I. Friday's popularised bar flair which is all about creating entertainment and excitement around cocktail making, and they are known for their world-class skills.
It was, in fact, T.G.I. Friday's bartenders who trained Tom Cruise how to shake his stuff with the amazing flare tricks that wowed everyone in the iconic film Cocktail.