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Entertainment of Sunday, 19 November 2023


Nigerian chef Tope Maggie ‘breaks’ Irish chef’s cooking record

Nigerian chef, Temitope Adebayo Nigerian chef, Temitope Adebayo

Nigerian chef, Temitope Adebayo, also known as Tope Maggie, has surpassed the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual, surpassing Irish chef, Alan Fisher’s 119-hour and 57-minute record.

Chef Maggie concluded a 200-hour cook-a-thon in the early hours of Saturday, November 18.

This was announced in a video posted on the Oyo Affairs X page.

The video was captioned: ‘Congratulations to Chef Tope Maggie and his team for completing a 200-hour Cook-A-Thon, which came to an end at exactly 3am this morning.’

The cook-a-thon reportedly started on Thursday evening and ended on Saturday morning.

It took place at the Ogbomoso Recreation Club in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, across LAUTECH College of Health Sciences in Isale-General.

Tope is awaiting confirmation of his record by the GWR as congratulations and celebration continues over his feat.

The Nation reported that the Chef Hilda Baci was recently dethroned by Irish Chef Fisher.