Monday, August 30, 2010
Longest Pizza - world record set
by Magillo Pizzeria
KRAKOW, Poland -- The Chefs from Magillo
Pizzeria used 3.5 tonnes of flour to make a 1,000m (1093
yds)-long pizza which sets
the new world record for the Longest
The previous Guinness World Record for the
Longest Pizza was 407 meters (445 yards).
Raymond Marshall from the Guinness World
Records was on hand measuring the finished pizza. "For the
pizza to be the longest in the world, it has to be one single
piece, so it cannot be small individual pizzas," Marshall
Proceeds from the project will go to the
Akogo charity. This was founded in 2002 by Polish actress
Ewa Blaszczyk, to help children who suffer severe brain
injuries. The foundation also supports their families - and
aims to fund a new rehabilitation clinic.
Chef Grzegorz Kaszubski said some 3.5 tons of
flour was used to make the dough.