27-year-old Nigerian chef, Hilda Effiong Bassey, better known as Hilda Baci, has broken the record for the longest cooking time by an individual.
Hilda Baci, a renowned restaurateur and food blogger, has cooked continuously for an astounding 88 hours, surpassing the previous record of 87 hours and 45 minutes set by an Indian chef.
This incredible feat was accomplished on Monday morning, May 15, 2023, when Hilda reached the 88-hour mark, surpassing the achievement of Lata Tondon, the Indian chef who set the record in 2019.
Hilda Baci commenced her remarkable cooking marathon on Thursday at precisely 4 PM, as she turned on her cooker at Amore Gardens in Lekki, Lagos State.
Her achievement has garnered widespread attention and celebration across the country, with Nigerians applauding her dedication, culinary skills, and unwavering determination.