Irish Chef Alan Fisher Breaks Hilda Baci’s Longest Cooking Guinness World Record
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By Amaechi Agbo
Alan Fisher, an Irish chef based in Japan, has broken two Guinness World Records related to cooking.
This was made known in a post shared by the Guinness World Records on their X account on Tuesday.
Sharing the news, GWR said, “Nigerian cooking queen Hilda Baci has been dethroned 😳
“Alan Fisher from Ireland cooked for an incredible 119 hours and 57 minutes at his restaurant in Japan 🥄”
Alan secured the title for the longest cooking marathon (individual), setting a new record with an astonishing time of 119 hours and 57 minutes.
This achievement surpassed the previous record held by Nigerian chef Hilda Baci by over 24 hours.
In addition to this, Alan also claimed the title for the longest baking marathon (individual), clocking in at 47 hours and 21 minutes, surpassing the previous record held by Wendy Sandner from the USA, who had a time of 31 hours and 16 minutes.
Alan took on both challenges consecutively, spending over 160 hours in the kitchen with just a little over a day of rest in between the two record-breaking attempts.
“Alan Fisher (Ireland), an owner and chef of a restaurant in Japan, has broken two cooking-related Guinness World Records titles 🇮🇪👨🍳 👏
“First up, he’s 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 🇳🇬👩🍳
“Alan then claimed the longest baking marathon (individual), with a time of 47 hours 21 minutes 🍰🧁” Guinness World Record, GWR said