/ 09 November 2023

An exhaustive cook-up


Irish chef Alan Fisher has cooked his way into the Guinness World Records, clocking a whopping 119 hours and 57 minutes of non-stop kitchen time at his Irish-themed restaurant in Japan. Fisher’s culinary marathon saw him peel 300kg of potatoes, bake 357kg of soda bread, and whip up an impressive 3,360 meals. And if that sounds like a lot of hard work, you betcha it was… Fisher says he hallucinated and has a very sore back. The previous record holder, Nigerian chef Hilda Baci, has tipped her chef’s hat to Fisher on his achievement. She notched up 93 hours of continuous cooking earlier in the year and started a craze in her home country with people trying to cry and sing non-stop to make it into the record books…

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