7 hours and counting – Liberian chef begins cooking marathon to beat Hilda Baci’s record
A Liberian chef, Wonyean Aloycious Gaye, has embarked on a mission to beat Nigerian Chef, Hilda Baci’s record of cooking for 100 hours.
According to Liberian Music Industry, he has already cooked for 7 hours and does not intend to stop until his goal is achieved.
On Monday, Baci broke the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking time, which was previously completed by Indian chef, Lata Tondon in 2019.
The native of Akwa Ibom State commenced a four-day ‘cook-a-thon’ on Thursday, May 11 at Amore Gardens, Lekki, Lagos State and surpassed the world record of 87 hours, 45 minutes, for the world’s longest cooking marathon.
But Wonyean commenced his own cooking marathon hours after the Nigerian culinary expert completed hers.
The post read; “Famous Liberian chef Wonyean Aloycious Gaye says he’s ready to challenge the Nigerian lady, Hilda Baci. He has already gone 7 hours to catch up with Hilda. We can break her record”.
Meanwhile, the Guinness World Records, on Monday, revealed that it will review all the evidence first before officially confirming the record.
A Twitter user AlexanderDGreat wondered why the Guinness World Record to remained silent about Hilda’s new record.
“Why is Guinness World Record not showing or talking about Hilda‘s cook-a-ton? Can’t see anything on their pages (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube),” he tweeted.
In response, GWR said; “We are aware of this amazing record attempt, we need to review all the evidence first before officially confirming a record”.