20 Key Points about Chef Victor Tartenger and His Guinness World Record cooking Marathon

  1. Chef Victor’s full name is Tartenger Victor Avalumun. He is a young Nigerian chef from Buruku LGA in Benue State and is the owner of “Naira Victor Kitchen”.
  2. He will undertake a non-stop cooking marathon lasting 6 days.
  3. Chef Victor is required to stand while cooking, with no permission to sit during the entire duration.
  4. The rules prohibit him from consuming coffee, stimulants, or energy drinks to artificially enhance his energy and strength.
  5. He is allowed to eat food, drink water or fruit juice and take glucose for sustenance.
  6. The marathon cooking is taking place at Tiger Bar by B Division in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.
  7. Chef Victor will cook continuously.
  8. He is granted only a 5-minute rest per hour, equivalent to an hour break in every 12 hours.
  9. Additional sources suggest a 30-minute break every 6 hours, spent in a nearby medical van for restroom use and medical assessments.
  10. The food he cooks is shared freely with attendees; he is not selling any of it.
  11. Chef Victor is tasked with cooking different meals simultaneously, aiming for over 230 meals with almost 9,000 portions or more.
  12. The cooking marathon begins on Tuesday, 27th February 2024, at 12:00 AM and is expected to conclude by Sunday, 3rd March 2024, in the afternoon.
  13. He aims to surpass the current record held by an Irish chef, who cooked non-stop for 119 hours and 57 minutes in September 2023.
  14. Chef Victor aspires to break the record by cooking for 135 hours, spending an extra 14 hours to establish a new world record.
  15. The cooking project is dubbed “Cook-a-thon,” derived from the term “marathon.”
  16. Supporters will cheer Chef Victor on to boost his morale during moments of exhaustion, remaining present around the clock.
  17. Sponsors provide most of the required items, including food, ingredients and utensils, reducing the financial burden on Naira Victor Kitchen Food brand.
  18. FJ Transport, one of his partners, offers a 40% discounted ride to the venue for those wishing to join and support him.
  19. Chef Victor’s family and friends will be present to encourage and uplift him throughout the cooking marathon.
  20. Chef Victor Tartenger is 30 years old, adding a youthful energy to this remarkable endeavor.

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