- Hilda Baci, a Lagos-based restaurateur, is currently trending as she attempts to break the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking by an individual
- The 27-year-old, who is currently on day 3, has 24 more hours to go to break the record now held by Indian chef Lata Tandon
- In this article, YEN.com.gh has highlighted ten important things to know about Baci and the cook-a-thon
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Nigerians continue to drum up support for Nigerian chef Hilda Baci as she continues on her attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking by a person.
The chef, who owns a restaurant in Lagos, has been the talk of many on social media as she continues on the daring attempt to break the record which Indian chef Lata Tandon currently holds.
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Check out these ten things you need to know about Baci and the cooking challenge.
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1. About Hilda Baci
Her real name is Hilda Bassey Effiong. She is a young Nigerian chef from Nsit Ubium LGA in Akwa Ibom State. She owns a food brand in Lagos called My Food by Hilda. She is 27 years of age.
2. Cooking duration and rules
Baci will be cooking for 4 days non-stop. She will cook around the clock with no sleep. She must stand to cook throughout.
She started the cooking on Thursday, May 11, and is expected to complete the target time frame by the evening of Monday, May 15, 2023.
3. What she can eat
While she can eat food and drink water or fruit juice, Baci cannot take coffee, stimulants or any energy drink to artificially boost her energy and bodily strength while cooking. She, however, can take glucose.
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4. What she cooks and who can eat
Whatever she cooks is distributed to the people at the venue for free. She is not selling the food. She is to cook different meals simultaneously. She is at liberty to cook any meal she likes.
There are no restrictions on what she can or cannot cook. The World Record title concerns cooking within a time frame, not about what is cooked.
5. Number of meals cooked so far
Every meal cooked and every plate served is recorded. She has cooked over 115 meals with over 3,000 portions served.
6. Current record holder
The current holder of the title Hilda seeks to break is an Indian chef Lata Tandon, who set the Guinness World Record for longest cooking by an individual at 87 hours and 45 minutes in 2019.
7. Number of hours needed to break the record
To break the record, Hilda Baci is attempting to cook for 96 hours, using extra 9 hours to break the world record as the first human on earth to spend such an amount of time cooking in a marathon.
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8. Foodstuff and items for the challenge
Most of the food items, ingredients and utensils she used for this project were provided by her sponsors. So, the money expended on this project is not 100% from Hilda or her food brand.
9. Location of event
The cooking is taking place at Amore Gardens, Lekki, Lagos State, Nigeria.
10. About Hilda's mum
Hilda's mum is also a chef. She owns a food brand called Calabar Pot.
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Every time the new holder of the Guinness World Record steps out, she never fails to impress with her gorgeous appearance.
The fashionista, who sports designer handbags and shoes, is a female celebrity who invests in her appearance.
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