Hilda Baci the world guinness record holder for the longest cooking time ever has been broken by An Irish chef based in Japan whose name is Alan Fisher.
Hilda Baci the Nigerian cooking Queen who broke the record by the former holder held by Indian chef, Lata Tondon on Monday morning at 7:45 am. Tondon had made meals for 87 hours, 45 minutes and 00 seconds, Hilda went on to break the record by cooking on Thursday 11 May with a time of 93 hours 11 minutes.
On Tuesday 7th of November 2023, Guinness World Record announced that the record which was being held by bachi has been broken by an Irish chef Alan Fisher who is based in Japan. Fisher cooked continuously for 119 hours 57 minutes, surpassing the previous record of 93 hours 11 minutes set by Nigerian chef Hilda Baci earlier this year.
In a post shared by Guiness World Record on their X(Twitter) handle, It read; “Alan Fisher from Ireland cooked for an incredible 119 hours and 57 minutes at his restaurant in Japan”.
In an interview with Alan Fisher on breaking the record, he said “When Omicron spread, a sudden dining out advisory from the local Government meant I lost all my reservations for the month of July 2022 and needed to take out a pandemic support loan just to pay bills,” he said.
“I was broke and heartbroken. To have worked so hard for so long, to give up your own savings, your own salary and then still need a loan simply to stay in business with no guarantee things will recover. That was a tough pill to swallow.”
Despite the recent easing of restrictions, Alan continued to carry this negative energy as he continued with his work. “Lata and Hilda’s achievements served as an inspiration,” he said.