Guinness World Records has issued an official statement acknowledging the remarkable achievement of Nigerian chef Hilda Baci.
Baci, hailing from Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria, has set a new record for the longest cooking time by an individual, with an incredible duration of 100 hours.
This surpasses the previous record set by Indian chef Lata Tondon, who completed the task in 87 hours, 45 minutes, and 00 seconds back in 2019.
Baci’s achievement demonstrates her exceptional dedication and culinary skills, earning her a well-deserved place in the annals of culinary history. Guinness World Records congratulates Chef Hilda Baci on this remarkable feat.
The statement, released on their official website read; “She’s hoping to snap up the record title for the longest cooking marathon (individual) which currently belongs to Lata Tondon (India) with a time of 87 hr 45 min.
“Hilda began cooking on Thursday and continued through to Monday, reportedly whipping up 55 recipes and more than 100 meals in a whopping 100-hour stint.
“Officials on our records team look forward to reviewing the evidence and hope to be able to verify Hilda’s efforts as a new record very soon.”
According to the British reference body, one of its spokespersons said they “are looking forward to receiving the evidence for its Records Management Team to review before we can confirm the record is official.”