Nigerian chef Hilda Effiong Bassey, popularly known as Hilda Baci, has officially broken the Guinness World Record for the “longest cooking marathon by an individual.”
The chef’s incredible journey began on Thursday at precisely 4 p.m. when she ignited her cooker, and on Monday morning, she surpassed the previous record of 87 hours and 45 minutes set by Lata Tondon, the former title holder.
Not one to rest on her laurels, Hilda Baci continues to forge ahead despite already surpassing the existing record.
Her ambition now drives her to cook for a total of 96 hours, aiming to set a new world record as the first person on Earth to spend such an extraordinary amount of time engaged in the art of cooking.
Throughout her remarkable feat, Hilda Baci has received an outpouring of support from government officials, celebrities, religious leaders, and fellow Nigerians who have been cheering her on every step of the way.
Their unwavering encouragement has served as a testament to the unity and camaraderie that exists within the Nigerian community.
Even a heavy downpour during the early hours of Monday failed to dampen the spirits of Hilda Baci and her loyal supporters.
The determination and resilience exhibited by both the chef and those standing by her side serve as an inspiration to all.
Breaking a Guinness World Record is no small feat, and Hilda Baci’s accomplishment reflects her unwavering dedication to her craft.
Her relentless pursuit of excellence in the culinary arts has propelled her into the annals of history, solidifying her status as a true trailblazer.
As Hilda Baci continues her extraordinary culinary journey, she not only sets a new benchmark for cooking endurance but also becomes a beacon of inspiration for aspiring chefs worldwide.
Her incredible achievement serves as a reminder that with passion, perseverance, and an unwavering commitment to one’s craft, even the loftiest goals can be attained.