Chef Adeola completes 150-hour cook-a-thon, chooses to continue cooking

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Jennifer Eluemelem

Ondo-based Nigerian chef, Adeyeye Adeola Blessing has completed a 150-hour long cooking marathon in Ondo State in her attempt to break Chef Hilda Bacci’s record of 93 hours and 11 minutes.

The marathon cooking event, tagged “Deocookathon,” which commenced on the 30th of June is taking place at TMF Lounge and Bar in Ile Oluji, Ondo State.

While celebrating the landmark of 150 cooking hours, the chef took to her Instagram to disclose her readiness to push further even after reaching her initial target.

Posting a graphic design of her cooking marathon with the inscription “150 hours and still counting” She wrote, “The journey was rough but we pulled through????????????‍????????????????.”

Among dignitaries who have graced the event of her cooking marathon are Ondo State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Wale Akinterinwa, popularly known as ‘Wale Ajangamoo’.

The member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Festus Adefiranye, representing Ile-Oluji/Okeigbo & Odigbo Federal Constituency.

A member of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Nelson Akinsuroju, representing Ile-Oluji/Okeigbo State Constituency, were also among other prominent people who trooped out to support the Ondo-based chef.

Chef Adeola’s attempt is coming a few weeks after Guinness World Records officially announced Nigerian chef Hilda Baci as the new record holder for the longest cooking marathon by an individual, with a time of 93 hours and 11 minutes.

The chef has announced her decision to keep cooking while being celebrated by fans and well wishers.

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