Interesting facts about Hilda Baci's Cookathon and herself

Things to know about Hilda Baci and the cookathon


• Hilda Baci had to follow a certain set of guidelines beat the world record.

• This cookathon was Hilda's dream conceived 5 years ago.

Hilda Baci

Nigerian Chef Hilda Baci is the current World Record holder of the longest cooking marathon held by an individual at 90hrs and counting.

It seems she has inherited her cooking skills and passion from her mom who is a chef and owns a cooking franchise by the name Cala-bar pot.

She competed in the Jollof face-off in 2021 and won.

Hilda owns a food brand called my food hub.

She is also a content creator, and YouTuber, and teaches culinary arts online.

In her cooking class, she has managed to teach 120 recipes, the highest number to be taught in an online class.

Hilda started her business of cooking from her house and did deliveries on a small scale till she was able to expand to a bigger space.

She has been able to pull together different prominent figures in the arts and entertainment industry in Nigeria to come show support including the vice president.

During the covid-19 pandemic, she provided 3000 meals to underprivileged communities to ease their food burdens.

Hilda had to face a certain set of rules and conditions to achieve this world record.

She is not permitted to cook while sitting.

she is prohibited from taking any stimulants or energy drinks as she is cooking.

Every meal served and prepared is taken into count.

In matters of sleep she is only given a 5 minutes rest per hour so for every 1 hour, she is entitled to just 5 minutes rest or break, that’s an hour break in every 12 hours.

So every 6hrs she gets a 30min break to get rest or any medical attention needed.

Her cooking is not limited she can cook whatever she likes it's the time that she cooks it that matters.

She has gained lots of sponsors who have been able to provide ingredients, utensils, and food items.

To Hilda, this was a dream that started five years ago and she has been preparing for it by all means.

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