Hilda Baci attracts Guinness World Record’s attention after cooking for 100 hours
Nigerian chef Hilda Bassey Effiong, known as Hilda Baci, has attracted the attention of Guinness World Record after cooking for 100 hours. Hilda becomes the first chef to hit the world record in the history of cooking which makes it the longest cooking hours globally.
This history historic feat was made on Monday, May 15, 2023, after she broke the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking time by an individual.
Announcing her marathon cooking challenge extension from 96 to 100 hrs in an Instagram post on Monday afternoon, Baci’s best friend @ama_reginald wrote: ”’Let’s go. I asked my baby to make it a round figure, so we are doing 100hrs.”
As of 4:00 pm on Monday, Hilda Baci had cooked for 96 hours to surpass the previous record set by Lata Tondon, an Indian chef, in 2019.
Lata Tondon cooked for 87 hours, 45 minutes, and 00 seconds to break the previous title.
Baci started her cooking marathon challenge four days ago at Amore Gardens.
She will keep cooking to extend the record until the 100th hour.
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