Chef Failatu Abdul-Razak's impressive cooking marathon, aiming to set a new Guinness World Record, has been acknowledged by the prestigious record-keeping organization.
The Ghanaian chef completed a remarkable 227-hour cook-a-thon after 10 days of continuous cooking at the Modern City Hotel in Tamale.
During the marathon, Chef Failatu demonstrated exceptional culinary skills, preparing a diverse array of dishes while showcasing the rich culture of the Northern Region.
The achievement was celebrated by supporters present at the venue as the clock reached the 227th hour on Wednesday, January 10, 2024.
Responding to the accomplishment, the Guinness World Records expressed excitement, posting on social media, “We look forward to reviewing her evidence!”
Chef Failatu Abdul Razak initiated the attempt on New Year's Day to break the current longest cooking marathon record.
Originally targeting Alan Fisher's official 119-hour record, she surpassed all expectations, completing an astounding 227 hours, 00 minutes, and 02 seconds.
This remarkable feat comes in the wake of Ugandan chef Dorcus Mirembe, popularly known as Mama D, cooking for 144 hours, awaiting Guinness World Records' validation.