Chef Faila’s Cook-a-thon Attempt Unsuccessful

Executive Chef Failatu Abdul-Razak, also known as Chef Faila, did not succeed in breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest individual cooking marathon.
In her statement issued on March 3, 2024, Chef Faila acknowledged that her attempt fell short of meeting the strict guidelines set by Guinness World Records, citing a violation of rest break rules.

Regardless of the outcome, she extended sincere thanks to sponsors, partners, and fans for their unwavering support.
Her cooking marathon, which began on January 1, 2024, with the initial plan to conclude on January 5, persevered determinedly until January 10, totaling an impressive 227 hours.

Chef Faila clarified in a her statement, “While the outcome may not be what we anticipated, I am deeply thankful for the unwavering support from our sponsors and partners, as well as the encouragement from our fans. Your backing has been instrumental throughout this journey.”

The 10-day cooking marathon held at Modern City Hotel in Tamale not only showcased Chef Faila’s culinary skills but also celebrated the cultural richness of the Tamale community.
People from across Ghana, including influential figures such as Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia; the Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam; the Chief of Staff, Madam Akosua Frema Osei Opare; former First Lady, Lordina Mahama; and former Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu (former Minority Leader), rallied behind Chef Faila’s culinary journey.

Read the statement below:

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