Guinness World Records (GWR) on Tuesday confirmed Nigerian chef Hilda Bassey Effiong aka Hilda Baci as the new record holder for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.
The announcement was made through the official Twitter account after reviewing the evidence on June 13, 2023.
Hilda cooked more than 110 meals in 100 hours to beat the existing Guinness world record of 87 hours 45 minutes 00 seconds.
Guinness World Records wrote; “After a thorough review of all the evidence, Guinness World Records can now confirm that Hilda Effiong Bassey, aka Hilda Baci, has officially broken the record for the longest cooking marathon. (individual), with a time of 93 hours 11 minutes. “
The previous record holder, Indian chef Lata Tondon cooked the most hours in 2019, and in 2023, Hilda surpassed it after cooking for four days.
She cooked for 87 hours and set a new record for cooking for 100 hours by 8 p.m. Monday, May 15, 2023.
Chefs in Lagos kick off the competition on Thursday, May 11 at 4pm.
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