Chef Deo: 5 Things You Should Know About the Ondo Woman Who Wants To Cook For 150 Hours
A young Nigerian chef named Chef Deo is making news as she relentlessly works toward her goal of becoming the first person to cook continuously for 150 hours, breaking the previous Guinness World Record.
- Real name
Chef Deo’s real name is Adeyeye Adeola, holds a degree from ESAE University in Cotonou.
- Cookathon at Ondo
The determined chef embarked on this extraordinary culinary journey on Friday, June 30, 2023, at TMF Lounge and Bar in Ile Oluji, Ondo state, and plans to continue cooking non-stop for a remarkable 150 hours, aiming to conclude the feat on Thursday, July 6, 2023.
- Live streaming
To engage her supporters and showcase her impressive cooking skills, Chef Deo is live streaming her cook-a-thon on TikTok.
The captivating broadcasts feature her preparing a variety of dishes with the assistance of a dedicated team. As the hours tick by, over 1,000 enthusiastic viewers are tuning in to witness her remarkable culinary marathon.
- Set for history
The current Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual stands at 100 hours, achieved by Hilda Baci in May 2023. Chef Deo aims to surpass this record by an additional 50 hours, solidifying her place in culinary history.
- Mixed reception
She has garnered significant support and encouragement from admirers on social media, she has also faced some criticism.
Some individuals have questioned her decision to challenge Hilda Baci’s record so soon after it was set.