May 30, 2024

Chefs Association of Ghana (CAG) has crowned Failatu Abdul Razak as Executive Chef for her attempt to break the Guinness World Record as the longest cooking marathon by an individual.

The Association said they are solidly behind her in recognition of your outstanding achievement in promoting Ghana’s Hospitality Industry through cook-a-thon.

Chef Failatu Abdul Razak has currently clocked 200 hours in her Cook-A-Thon journey.

In November 2023, Irish chef Alan Fisher, an owner and chef of a restaurant in Japan, overtook Nigerian chef Hilda Baci’s longest cooking marathon by an individual record after cooking for 119 hours 57 minutes.

Chef Failatu whose Cook-A-Thon is going on in Tamale is aimed at breaking the current record and set a new one.

According to the Chefs Association of Ghana, the purpose of conferring the title on Chef Failatu Abdul Razak is to encourage her and others to work hard to promote the country.

A citation was given to her to express their gratitude to her attempt to break the world record.

The citation read: “The Ghana Chef Association wishes to congratulate and recognize your official attempt to break the World Guinness Record for Cook-A-Thon (the longest cooking marathon)” It read.

The entire membership of the Association is solidly behind you in recognition of your outstanding achievement in promoting Ghana’s Hospitality Industry through cook-a-thon.

We confer to you the title ‘Executive Chef’ which is the highest rank in our profession. You are now an Executive Chef, Failatu Abdul Razak” portion of the citation read.

Meanwhile, Guinness World Records has encouraged anyone who has the desire to attempt breaking World Records to be bold and try his or her best.

According to GWR, anyone could hold a world record.

Since 2023, many people have expressed their interest to attempt – breaking the Guinness World Record.

Guinness World Records on X (formerly twitter) said, “anyone could hold a world record, even you”.

Ghanaian Journalist and Entrepreneur, Afua Asantewaa Aduonum has also ended her attempt of Guinness World Record of longest singing marathon by an individual waiting for official confirmation from Guinness World Records judges.

Afua Asantewaa sing-a-thon ended with 126 hours, 52 minutes waiting for official confirmation from Guinness World Record judges.

The current Guinness World Record holder, Sunil Waghmare recorded 105 hours.

Ghanaian celebrity blogger, freelance journalist, and reporter, Ameyaw Kissi Debrah, known professionally as Ameyaw Debrah has predicted that by the end of 29th December 2024, every record in the Guinness World Record book will be held by Ghanaians.

His prediction comes after about 8 Ghanaians have announced plans to break the new Guinness World Record.

In is reaction, Ameyaw Debrah wrote on his X, “By 29th December 2024 every record in the Guinness World Record will belong to a Ghanaian”

Among the Ghanaians who have announced plans to break the new Guinness World Record this year are: Entrepreneur and Television show host, Deloris Frimpong Manso, widely known as Delay, Ghanaian actress and media personality, Adu Safowaah, Ghanaian graduate and avid reader, Isaac Amoako and others.

Deloris Frimpong Manso, widely known as Delay has also announced to embark on a kissing marathon or kiss – a – thon.

On her X, Delay urged her fans to nominate a good kisser as a partner for her to start the attempt.

“I want to do a Kiss-A-Thon, and nominate my kissing partner. Please get me a good kisser” She wrote.

For her part, Ghanaian actress and media personality, Adu Safowaah has announced that she will try to break the Guinness World Record for the longest speech marathon by an individual.

According to her, she will speak for 120 hours to break the current 90 hours record held by a Nepalese man.

Adu Safowaah will begin her speech-a-thon attempt from 9th to 14th February 2024.

“Hello Africa, let’s take this Now ! Ghana to the World. Longest speech Marathon. Kindly tag me & @GWR when you post me. #ADUSAFOWAAH SPEECH_A_THON” The Actress announced on her X.

Isaac Amoako, Ghanaian graduate and avid reader also is gearing up to  break the Guinness World Record for the longest reading-aloud marathon. He plans to read aloud for six days non-stop.

According to him, his target is between 145 to 150 hours.

Another Ghanaian, Mawuena Benedictus has also announced the longest marathon reading aloud.

A Seamstress whose name was not given has also said her fashion centre in Tamale (GafRaf Fashion Centre) will soon embark on sew-a-thon.
She announced to embark on two weeks of non-stop sewing.

Patrict Amenuvor will start a one week standing marathon to break the Guinness World Record for the longest standing marathon by an individual.
Amenuvor’ stand-a-thon will begin on Sunday, 14 January, 2024 and end on Sunday, 21 January, 2024.

Source: Elvisanokyenews.com

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