Nigerian Chef Hilda Baci has beaten Chef Lata Tondon to create a new Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon.
Newsone reports that Chef Lata Tondon of India was called the “Iron Lady” when she cooked for 87 hours and 45 minutes in 2019 surpassing the previous record by 20 hours.
However, Hilda Baci from Akwa Ibom State, who started cooking on Thursday, May 11, 2023, at 4 pm, in an attempt to break the record set by Chef Lata, has made headway.
Newsone Nigeria reports that the Nigerian chef broke the record on Monday morning, May 15, 2023.
Though Chef Hilda Baci has broken Chef Lara Tondon’s 87 hours, 45 minutes record, she has continued cooking as she intends to set a personal record of 96 hours. She will complete this at 4 pm Nigerian time (16:00 GMT).
The moment the 27 year old Hilda Baci from Akwa Ibom, Nigeria broke the Guinness world record after cooking for 87 hours 45 minutes and counting.
Proud moment for her, Nigeria and Africa. What an inspiration
Btw Enioluwa and Chef Sunny are great people. pic.twitter.com/dlU0MqTz4k
— That Delta Babe❤️❤️ (@AbigailMarho) May 15, 2023