Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Fastest time a 1,000 people are served: Carolina Cupcakery breaks Guinness world record
NORFOLK, VA, USA -- Carolina Cupcakery opened its downtown Norfolk store on the first floor of One Commercial Place on Main Street,
with a run at the Book of World Records; after serving 1,000 cupcakes in 36 minutes, they set a new world record for the Fastest time a 1,000 people are served,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: Carolina Cupcakery set a new world record, serving 1,000 cupcakes in 36 minutes. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the largest cupcake mosaic measures 110.60 m² (1,190 ft² 70.34 in²), and was achieved by Ayer Rajah Community Centre Youth Club (Singapore), at an event held at the Singapore Expo.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest dessert party in multiple venues, which involved 6,997 participants and was organized by Tanger Outlets (USA) and took place simultaneously at 34 venues in 22 states across the USA.
Carolina Cupcakery opened its downtown Norfolk store with a run at the Book of World Records.
Contestant lines to eat the free, mini-cupcakes began forming around 11:30 a.m.
Company officials posted on their Facebook page that they had about 1100 minis ready for the contest.
The new store, located in the lobby of 1 Commercial Place, is a new concept. Eskins has teamed up with The Royal Chocolate, Plantation Peanuts of Wakefield and Norfolk Coffee & Tea Co. to offer more than just cupcakes.
Breakfast items, including muffins, scones, coffee and specialty teas, are for sale starting at 7:30 a.m.
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