I Remain Guinness Record Holder in Spirit and History –Nigeria's Hilda Baci Reacts to Alan Fisher's Feat | #NwokeukwuMascot
|Chef Hilda Bassey
Nigerian chef, Hilda Chef says she remains a record holder after the body announced that Irish chef, Alan Fisher is now the holder of the longest cooking marathon record.
We had on Tuesday reported that Fisher, who owns a restaurant in Japan, dethroned Baci, as he broke two cooking-related Guinness World Records (GWR) titles.
The Records which on Tuesday announced Fisher’s emergence as the new world longest cooking title holder said that Fisher “claimed the longest cooking marathon (individual) after clocking in a time of 119 hours 57 minutes. That is more than 24 hours longer than the previous record held by Nigerian chef, Hilda Baci.”
According to the GWR, Alan also claimed the longest baking marathon (individual), with a time of 47 hours 21 minutes to dethrone the previous record holder, Wendy Sandner from USA who held the title after baking for 31 hours 16 minutes.
“What's even more impressive is that Alan took on both attempts back to back, meaning he was at work in the kitchen for over 160 hours with just over a day of rest in between!” the Records said.
The Guinness World Records stated that in the year of Fisher’s graduation from Dublin City University in 2008, he was looking for a challenge.
Meanwhile in a post on X platform, Baci stated that she adjusted her bio, just like her predecessor, Chef Lata from India, did when she broke the record earlier in the year.
“Just as Chef Lata respectfully acknowledged the new record holder by updating her bio and later fine-tuning the wording, I’ve adjusted mine too.
“Achieving such a record is no small feat, and I know this firsthand. I have only the greatest admiration for the hard work it took for Alan to reach such heights.
“Sportsmanship is about recognising progress, whether the accolade is in my bio or not. I remain a record holder in spirit and in history. Let’s celebrate achievement and the spirit of competition.”