In the world of culinary achievements, there are individuals who push the boundaries of what is considered possible. Hilda Effiong Bassey (Hilda Baci), a renowned chef and passionate food enthusiast, took on an audacious challenge: breaking the record for the longest continuous cooking session. With her unwavering determination and love for the culinary arts, Baci aims to tell some of the positive stories that come from Africa through the meals that we make.
The 27-year-old Chef, on Monday morning, broke the 87 hours 45 minutes record set by now-former Guinness World Record holder, Lata Tondon.
Hilda launched into the competition on Thursday (11th May 2023) at exactly 3pm when she put on her cooker.
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Hilda is no stranger to breaking records as she won the maiden edition of the ‘Jollof Faceoff’ competition held back in August 2021.
Embarking on this journey has always been one of Hilda’s biggest aspirations
According to her, the journey to the cook-a-thon started five years ago. “The journey to the cook-a-thon started five years ago. It is one of my biggest aspirations and I am glad that I took the bold step to embark on this adventure. I have taken time to prepare for this psychologically and I am proud to finally take on this challenge.
“This attempt is also proof of the strength young people can exhibit with the right platform and support. I look forward to receiving support from people across the world to achieve this feat,” she said.
Hilda Baci is a renowned food premier in Nigeria. She owns “Myfood by Hilda Baci,” an event catering company located in Lagos, Nigeria. As the CEO and head chef of “Myfood by Hilda,” she has developed a reputation for providing delicious and healthy meals using locally sourced ingredients. She is also known for her innovative cooking techniques and creative presentation, which have earned her a loyal following of customers and fans.
Hilda Baci’s audacious pursuit to break the longest cooking record serves as a testament to the indomitable human spirit and the power of culinary passion. Her unwavering commitment, meticulous planning, and exceptional culinary skills have paved the way for a new benchmark in the world of gastronomy. As she continues her culinary journey, Hilda Baci inspires us all to push the boundaries of our own capabilities and strive for greatness in our chosen endeavors.