Guinness World Records Responds to Nigerian Chef Dammy’s Cooking Marathon Amid Controversy

Guinness World Records Responds to Nigerian Chef Dammy’s Cooking Marathon Amid Controversy

…By Alan Peterson for TDPel Media. The Guinness World Records has finally addressed the 120-hour cooking marathon undertaken by Nigerian chef Damilola Adeparusi, known as Chef Dammy.

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The record-keeping organization clarified that they had not received an application for this attempt, a crucial requirement for any record endeavor.

Chef Dammy’s Determination Shines Despite Guinness World Records’ Response

Undeterred by the lack of an official application, Chef Dammy embarked on her cooking marathon in Oye-Ekiti, aiming to surpass the existing record set by Hilda Baci.

While her challenge received mixed reactions, especially after Guinness World Records certified Hilda Baci’s record, Chef Dammy persisted and successfully completed her 120-hour cooking marathon amidst both jubilation and criticism.

Guinness World Records’ Statement Highlights Application and Verification Process

Guinness World Records clarified that applications must be submitted via their website for their records management team to review.

Once an application is accepted, detailed guidelines specific to the record category are provided to the claimant, outlining the necessary evidence for verification.

This meticulous review process aims to uphold the integrity of each Guinness World Records title.

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Endorsements and Controversy Surround Chef Dammy’s Feat

Despite initial resistance, Chef Dammy received endorsements from various individuals.

The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly praised her efforts, while a Nigerian doctor offered financial support and a cooking tour in the United States.

However, the absence of an official application and ensuing controversy have cast a shadow over Chef Dammy’s achievement, prompting debates about whether she followed the correct procedures for her record attempt.

Culinary World Awaits Further Developments in Chef Dammy’s Case

As discussions continue, Chef Dammy’s 120-hour cooking marathon has garnered significant attention, drawing global focus to Nigeria’s vibrant food culture and the endurance of its chefs.

The situation remains uncertain as the culinary world awaits further developments and clarification regarding the legitimacy of Chef Dammy’s record-breaking feat.

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