Chef Hilda Baci Biography: Age, Nationality, Wikipedia, Net Worth, Tribe, Boyfriend, State of Origin, Parents, Father, Mother
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|Name:||Chef Hilda Baci|
|Real Name:||Hilda Effiong Bassey|
|Date of Birth:||September 20, 1996|
|Age:||27 years (2023)|
|State of Origin:||Akwa Ibom|
Chef Hilda Baci Biography
Hilda Effiong Bassey popularly known as Hilda Baci was born on September 20, 1996, is a Nigerian chef, restaurateur, actress, and the current holder of the Guinness World Record for marathon cooking. In August 2021, she won the “Jollof Faceoff’ competition”.
Early Life and Education
Hilda is from Nsit Ubium Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. She was born on 20 September, 1996. She graduated with a degree in sociology from Madonna University, Okija.
Hilda Baci Career
Hilda Baci was the host for “Dine on A Budget” on Pop Central TV, Dstv Channel 189.
From the tender age of youth, Hilda‘s heart danced to the rhythm of culinary delights. Driven by an insatiable hunger to learn, she embarked on a culinary education journey, drawing inspiration from her mother, a culinary maestro in her own right. Her culinary prowess blossomed through her guidance and the nurturing warmth of the kitchen, adorning her with a unique flair that set her apart.
While her culinary passion burned bright, Hilda recognized the importance of holistic education and pursued a degree in Sociology from Madonna University. With her inquisitive mind and thirst for knowledge, she embarked on a remarkable journey, embracing the depths of human society and culture and expanding her understanding of the world around her.
Yet, the allure of the culinary world remained ever-present, a magnetic force guiding Hilda Baci toward her true calling. Balancing her academic pursuits with her culinary aspirations, she transformed her love for cooking into a vibrant career, captivating palates and hearts alike.
Hilda Baci proves the fusion of passion and dedication, symbolizing the harmonious blend between her Nigerian heritage and the culinary arts. Through her artistry in the kitchen, she continues to inspire, delight, and elevate the culinary landscape, leaving an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to savour her creations.
Guinness World Record attempt
In March 2023, Hilda announced she would be attempting the record for the longest cooking marathon. The record was previously held by Lata Tondon who’s cooking marathon lasted for 87 hours, 45 minutes in 2019.
On 11 May, 2023, she started her record attempt titled “Cook-a-thon”. She broke the record on 15 May.
On Monday May 15, 2023 ,at exactly 7:45 am, Hilda broke the record for longest cooking marathon by any individual hitting 87 hours 50 miand nutes- 5 m—utes above the previous record holder in 2019. On Tuesday, May 16, 2023, Guinness World Records spokesperson released an official statement on its website saying: “We are aware of the record attempt and are looking forward to receiving the evidence for our Records Management Team to review, before we can confirm the record is official.”
To set a new record of the longest cooking marathon, Hilda was originally set to cook for 96 hrs, but later extended her goal to a 100 hours cooking marathon.
High profile Nigerians who visited Hilda include Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu; Lead Pastor of Harvester International, Bolaji Idowu; Nigerian award-winning singer, Tiwa Savage, Tim Godfrey, Ice Prince.
The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo also called to cheer Hilda up during the cook-a-thon. Hilda received a huge fan base from Nigerians who trooped to the venue of the cooking competition, while others kept trending her name on Social Media.
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Chef Hilda Baci Net Worth
Hilda Baci has an estimated net worth of $800,000.