Cook-A-Thon: Ghanaian Chef Extends Cooking Time To 1200 Hours, Appeals For Support In Video

Cook-A-Thon: Ghanaian Chef Extends Cooking Time To 1200 Hours, Appeals For Support In Video

  • A new update has been given regarding the ongoing cook-a-thon attempt by Chef Ebenezer Smith
  • The Ghanaian chef has now opted to cook for 1200 hours in his bid to break the current Guinness World Record Chef Alan Fisher
  • A member of Chef Ebenezer Smith's team opened up on plans made regarding the cook-a-thon

Ghanaian Chef, Ebenezer Smith, who is on a mission to break the current Guinness World Record for the longest cooking time, has provided an update on his record attempt.

Taking to TikTok, the young man who commenced his cooking marathon revealed he would no longer cook for 360 hours as initially envisaged.

Photo of Chef Smith
Ghanaian chef extends cooking time Photo credit: @chefsmithghana/TikTok
Source: UGC

Rather, he will cook for 50 days continuously, translating into 1200 hours.

Chef Smith urged people to come out and support him on his daring adventure to dethrone Irish Chef Alan Fisher, who holds the current record after having cooked for 119 hours and 57 minutes.

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The announcement video had raked in over 600 likes and 45 comments at the time of writing the report.

Watch the video video

Chef's Smith cook-a-thon is getting attention

Naa Adjeley Shuga, who is in charge of protocol on the grounds and social media publicity regarding the ongoing cook-a-thon in an interview with, said the number of people who thronged the venue to support the Ghanaian chef on day one was low.

She, however, said that more people came on the second day to offer support and was confident that numbers would improve as the cooking marathon attempt went on.

"Day one started on a low as expected, we had a good number yesterday and hope we do better today".

Ghanaians react to the video

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Netizens who thronged the comments section shared diverse opinions over the decision, with some wondering why Chef Smith opted to embark on the cook-a-thon, especially when the Guinness World Record had not made a determination on the earlier attempt by Chef Failatu Abdul Razak.

Reign indicated:

Tooooo early to challenge faila from de same country

ladyjulia85 commented:

what is this only in Ghana that you will see this


I had a dream a lot of people came to your end today, God is in control

BETTER HALF reacted:

so u people won't wait for people to even get the award first what is this

Chef Faila responds to cook-a-thon attempt in Nigeria

Earlier, reported that Chef Failatu Abdul Razak has said that she is not perturbed about the cook-a-thon attempt of Canadian-based Nigerian chef Beauty Obasuy

Chef Failatu, in a video, said that anybody attempting the same Guinness Work Record (GWR) to surpass her cooking hours could not intimidate her.

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She said that she would reapply for the record and break it again.

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