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I Have Been Stereotyped All My Life – Popular Chef, Hilda Baci Speaks

Hilda Baci, the popular Nigerian Chef, has revealed her difficulties growing up with a certain stereotype.


Hilda Baci talked about the difficulties successful women like her frequently encounter as a result of misconceptions.

She shared this during an intimate conversation with influencer and former Big Brother Naija housemate, Tacha on Cool FM’s Big Friday show.

During the interview, Tacha questioned Hilda about her personal experiences with stereotypes, particularly given her status as a successful and diverse woman.

Tacha asked: “Like girls like us, we look very cute, and we’re putting in the work or making money, but most people decide to be blind towards that. Like, do you get stereotyped?”

Hilda replied by disclosing her own personal experiences with stereotypes.

She said: “Oh yes. All my life. I have been stereotyped all my life. More now. More now than before. I remember a particular award where I was like…they didn’t think that I had, you know, much to offer. I don’t know if that makes any sense.”

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I Plan To Turn My Cook-A-Thon Into A Festival – Chef Hilda Reveals

Hilda Baci, the Nigerian Guinness World Record holder, has revealed her plans of organizing a Cookathon festival internationally.

Hilda was questioned about the prospect of another Guinness World Record attempt in a recent interview with TheCable Lifestyle.

The chef was verified by Guinness World Records (GWR) as the record holder for the longest individual cooking marathon with a milestone of 93 hours and 11 minutes.

Baci said she has no plans breaking another world record at the moment.

“To the best of my knowledge right now, I do not intend to attempt another record. At least, it is not something I am thinking about.

“It took a lot of thought and planning. It was a huge investment”.

Baci also elaborated on her vision of converting her cook-a-thon into a festival.

According to her, she wants the festival to be “something that happens in different countries”.

“So, in terms of now making it into something, I want to make the ‘cook-a-thon’ turn into more like a festival that happens in probably in different countries,” she said.

“That is something I am open to. I am now reaching out to these brands, and saying, ‘Oh, we have worked on this before’. Now, this is something that I am trying to do.”

The chef also revealed that a documentary is in the works so people can see her “beautiful story”.

“We are working on a documentary as well. Because I feel like it was important that people must see all this.

“I feel like it is important that people actually see the process because it is honestly a very beautiful story. I think more people deserve to see it holistically, not just little clips on social media,” she said.

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My Skit With Hilda Baci Is Now My Biggest Ever — Skit Maker, Sydney Talker Reveals In Appreciation Post

Sydney Egere, the popular Nigerian skit maker, who is widely known as Sydney Talker, has revealed that the skit he made with Guinness World Record holder, Hilda Baci has garnered major traction across top social media platforms.

The comedian, in his appreciation post on Instagram, on July 22, thanked Baci for ‘allowing me to create a masterpiece with her, “a masterpiece that has become ‘his biggest ever.’’

Sharing statistics on how the video titled ‘When she’s a good cook ‘ has done on some social media platforms since it’s release, he wrote, “AN APPRECIATION POST

This is to bring to your attention that the video I made with hilda is now the biggest video I have ever created.

“So firstly, I’ll like to appreciate my God (Jehovah Gibbor). Because it’s not by my power, might nor strength but by his sufficient grace in my life. Thank you father for I can see what you’ve done and what you’re doing. I lift your name high lord. You are worthy to be praised. Your name will forever be on my lips. Thank you father. I love you JESUS.

“Next, I would like to say a very big thank you to my fans( family ) for always believing, supporting and sticking by me. Y’all are the best. I love y’all. I pray for y’all today, that has you have always been by me. May God always be by you in the time of your need IJN.

“And lastly, I want to specially thank @hildabaci for giving the opportunity to create a masterpiece with her. Hilda! Has you have blessed me with your presence, May the Lord bless you every day of your life abundantly. Also to everyone that was involved in the creative process @paulsaap @pankeeroy @okikidft @elozonam @kameel_audu thank you for your time and effort.”

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Ondo lady, Chef Deo crosses 14-hour mark, aims to break Hilda Baci’s record

Nigerian chef, Adeyeye Adeola, also known as Chef Deo is engaged in an outstanding culinary endeavor in an effort to break Hilda Baci’s previous record for the longest cooking marathon.

The Ile-Oluji Local Government Area of Ondo State hosted Adeola’s cook-a-thon, which started on June 30 and is scheduled to end on July 6, 2023.

In order to test the boundaries of culinary endurance, another Nigerian chef, Adeparusi Damilola, commonly known as Chef Dammy, recently completed a 120-hour cook-a-thon in the Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

Hilda Effiong Bassey, also known as Hilda Baci, now holds the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon (person), completing it in a stunning 93 hours and 11 minutes.

She attempted to break the record from May 11 to May 15, preparing more than 100 pots of meals in only four days.

The Guinness World Records has officially recognized Hilda Baci’s accomplishment after carefully examining the available data.

Chef Deo who plans to break Hilda Baci’s record has now cooked for 14 hours non stop.

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Cinematographer Overjoyed After Receiving Huge Credit Alert From Hilda Baci

Cinematographer Esiaga has expressed delight after getting a huge credit alert from Guinness Record holder, Hilda Baci.
Esiaga was the one who covered Hilda Baci’s Cookathon on TikTok.
In a Tiktok video, he revealed that the chef sent him a huge amount.
Overwhelmed by the surprise, Esiaga was moved to tears of joy as he thanked the chef.
He said;
“Hilda Baci just sent me a huge sum of money out of nowhere.”
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Chef Dammy Congratulates Guinness World Record Holder, Hilda Baci

Nigerian Chef, Damilola Adeparusi has congratulated Hilda Baci, the Guinness World Record holder for the longest cooking hours by a single individual.
Adeparusi sent her congratulatory message after Guinness confirmed the record.
Recall that Guinness had on Tuesday adjusted the record from 100 hours to 93 hours 11 minutes.
The post reads, “Following a thorough review of all the evidence, Guinness World Records can now confirm that Hilda Effiong Bassey, better known as Hilda Baci, has officially broken the record for the longest cooking marathon (individual), with a time of 93 hours 11 minutes.
“The 26-year-old Nigerian chef began on Thursday 11 May and continued through to Monday 15 May, cooking over 100 pots of food during her four-day kitchen stint.
“Hilda attempted to set a record of 100 hours, however, almost seven hours were deducted from her final total because she mistakenly took extra minutes for one of her rest breaks early on in the attempt.”
Reacting to this, Chef Dammy, in a post via her Twitter page, expressed appreciation to Hilda for being a huge motivation.
She wrote: “Congratulations to the best and biggest chef in Nigeria. This is surely the beginning of greater things to come. More wins are surely coming your way ma’am. Thank you for being a huge motivation.”
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What I Observed About Hilda Baci – Mr Macaroni

Popular Nigerian skit maker, Mr. Macaroni, has disclosed what he learnt from record-breakiing chef, Hilda Baci.

Recall that Hilda Baci was yesterday confirmed by Guinness World Records as the new holder of the award for longest cooking hours by an individual.

While congratulating Hilda Baci on her record-breaking cook-a-thon in an Instagram post, Mr Macaroni noted that the chef is a determined go-getter.

He praised her for not giving up even after surpassing the previous record of 87 hours set by Lata Tondon and pushing herself to reach 100 hours.

Mr. Macaroni further expressed his gratitude to Hilda for inspiring him to do more and shared the greatest lesson he learned from her achievement.

In his signature comedic style, he announced his upcoming record attempt called “Freak-A-Thon,” where he plans to spend the longest time chasing “freakies.”

“Congratulations Hilda Baci. The greatest lesson here is that Hilda did not stop even after surpassing the 87 hours set by Lata Tondon.

“She went all the way to 100 hours and the decision to do so helped her set a new world record despite GWR taking away 7 hours. I’m inspired to do more. Thank you, Hilda. Daddy Wa is ready to shake the world,” he said.

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Hilda Baci Reveals The Staggering Amount She Spent On Her Cook-a-Thon

Guinness World Record holder, Hilda Baci has revealed the amount she spent to organise her cook-a-thon.

Recall that she was today confirmed by Guinness World Record as the holder for longest cooking by an individual.


Accoridng to her, she spent over N80m for her cookathon.


She was reacting to the allegation by a brand that she breached a N3m deal for a meet-and-greet event in Abuja.


Baci denied she had such agreement in place, stating she spent over N80m for her cookathon event.


She said: “I spent over N80m of my hard earned money for my cookathon so people could eat and drink for free.”

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Hilda’s Cook-a-Thon Crashed Our Website – Guinness World Records

Guinness World Record has stated the impact Nigerian chef, Hilda Effiong Bassey, aka Hilda Baci’s cook-a-thon had on their website.

According to GWR, the cook-a-thon by Hilda crashed their website for two days.


A representative of the record body disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday while officially certifying Hilda as the new record holder for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.


The representative said their website crashed because of the immense volume of traffic received from Hilda’s legion of loyal fans.

“Hilda’s cook-a-thon was in fact so popular that our website crashed for two days due to the immense volume of traffic we received from her legion of loyal fans,” the rep said.


Recall that Guinness World Record failed to certify Hilda’s 100-hour-kitchen stint, acknowledging just 93 hours 11 minutes.


The record body said it deducted seven hours from her record because “she mistakenly took extra minutes for one of her rest breaks early on in the attempt.”

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Hilda Baci Reacts As Guinness World Record Finally Certifies Her

Hilda Effiong Bassey, the Nigerian chef, who is also known as Hilda Baci, has excitedly reacted after the Guinness World Records certified her as the new record holder for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.

Recall that Guinness World Records on Tuesday finally certified Hilda as the new record holder for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.

Retweeting the certification statement from GWR, Hilda wrote, “This is the best news ever omg omg omg thank you so much.”

Meanwhile, Guinness World Record said it deducted seven hours from Hilda Baci’s 100-hour longest cooking marathon by an individual record because “she mistakenly took extra minutes for one of her rest breaks early on in the attempt.”

The record body put her official record at 93 hours 11 minutes and not 100 hours.