Hilda Baci, a Lagos-based restauranteur, is currently trending as she attempts to break the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking by an individual The 27-year-old broke the record currently held by Indian chef Lata Tandon In this article,
Nigerians showed support for Nigerian chef, Hilda Baci, as she breaks the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking by an person.
The chef who owns a restaurant in Lagos has been the talk of many on social media as she breaks the record which was held by Indian chef, Lata Tandon.
Again a lot of Nigeria celebrities stormed Amore Garden to show support to Akwa Ibom State-lady Hilda Baci , celebs like Rapper Dremo ,Tv host IK Osakioduwa , social media influence Eni Adeoluwa ,Afrobeat queen Tiwa Savage , Singer Teni , Kaffy the dancer, Dancehall singer Skiibii , Actor Charles Okocha ,Pastor Bolaji Idowu, Singer Spyro ,gospel singer Darejustified , Actor Elozonam , Bb naija star and dancer Liquorose , Singer and Politician Banky W and comedian Sydney Talker and The Governor of Lagos State Governor Babjide Sanwo olu.
However With Nigerians on social media cheering her on, interesting facts about Baci and the cook-a-thon have surfaced. Check out ten things you need to know about Baci and the cooking challenge:
1 About Hilda Baci Her real name is Hilda Bassey Effiong. She is a young Nigerian chef from Nsit Ubium Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom State Nigeria, She owns a food brand in Lagos called My Food by Hilda. She is 27 years of age.
2 Cooking duration She cooked for 4 days non-stop. She cooks round the clock with no sleep. She must stand to cook, she is not permitted to sit while cooking. She started the cooking on Thursday, May 11, and complete the target time frame by evening of Monday May 15, 2023 evening.
3 What she can eat While she’s allowed to eat food, drink water or fruit juice, Baci is not allowed to take coffee, stimulants, or any energy drink to artificially boost her energy and bodily strength while cooking. She, however, can take glucose.
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 cooks different meals simultaneously. She is at liberty to cook any meal she likes. There are no restrictions as to what she can cook or not cook. The World Record title is about cooking within a time frame, not about what is cooked.
5 How many meals cooked so far Every meal cooked and every plate served is recorded. She cooked over 115 meals so far with over 3,000 portions served
6 Current record holder The former holder of the title was is an Indian chef Lata Tandon, who set a Guinness World Record for cooking for 87 hours and 45 minutes non-stop in 2019.
7 How many hours needed to break record To break the record, Hilda Baci cooked 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 a marathon.
8 Food stuff for the challenge Most of the food items, ingredients, utensils, etc she used for this project are 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 took place at Amore Gardens, Lekki, Lagos State, Nigeria.
10 About Hilda’s mum Hilda’s mum is also a chef. She owes a food brand called Calabar Pot.