The Guinness World Records team has issued a statement after Nigerian Chef Hilda Baci broke the record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.
Netizens across the world have been calling upon the body to declare Hilda as the new holder of the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking time which is currently held by India’s chef Lata Tandon who cooked for 87hr 45min in September 2019.
Responding to queries by Netizens the Guinness World Records team acknowledged that they are aware of Hilda’s attempts to set a new record but they will have to review all the evidence before officially confirming a record.
“We're aware of this amazing record attempt, we need to review all the evidence first before officially confirming a record 💫,” read a statement from Guinness World Records.
27-year-old Nigerian chef Hilda Baci on Monday broke the Guinness World Record for the longest Cooking time held by an individual.
The Chef who runs a restaurant in Nigeria dubbed My Food by Hilda has broken the world record after cooking for over 97 hours non-stop.
The previous record was held by chef Lata Tandon from India who cooked for 87hr 45min in September 2019.
Hilda Baci has set a new Guinness World Record by cooking for over 96 hours straight which is 9hrs more than the current record.
She is not allowed to sit while cooking and she has been cooking for the past 4 days to set the new record.
During the Cooking Marathon, Helda has been accorded support by several Nigerian celebrities among them singer Tiwa Savage.
Nigerians have been camping at Amore Gardens, Lekki, Lagos State, in Support of Hilda and her mission.
She must stand to cook, and she is not permitted to sit while cooking. Hilda is also not allowed to take coffee, stimulants, or any energy drink to artificially boost her energy and bodily strength while cooking
She cooks round the clock, with no sleep (Morning, afternoon, evening, and night).
She has just 5 minutes rest per hour (meaning for every 1 hour, she is entitled to just 5 minutes rest or break, that's an hour break in every 12 hours).
Whatever she cooks is shared with the people at the venue for FREE. She is not selling the food.
The Guinness Book of world records was created to put together extraordinary achievements accomplished by people all over the world.