Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Most burgers flipped simultaneously: 'On Fire' festival sets world record
LONDON, UK -- Food and entertainment channel Food Network UK celebrated their 'On Fire' festival in Covent Garden by gathering 18 people to rotate burgers 1,350 times in under a minute - setting the new world record for the Most burgers flipped simultaneously,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
The Guinness world record for the largest hamburger commercially available weighs 267.62 kg (590 lb), and is available for $4,500 CDN (£2,839) from Chef Events Canada Inc.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world recor
d for the most expensive hamburger commercially available is THE Burger and was available on the menu of Burger King (UK) for £95 (US$186). The limited edition burger was sold in the Gloucester Road restaurant, London, UK.
The event celebrated the art of barbeque cooking at its most competitive and was held by food and entertainment channel Food Network UK to celebrate their 'On Fire' festival in Covent Garden.
Other records broken at the 'Burger Flipping Championships' included the most burger flips by one person in under a minute at 87 flips as well as the highest burger flip which reached 5.5 feet.
The Burger Flipping Championships had strict rules in place, tasking participants to successfully turn the burger over from one side to another using only a spatula with one hand, as many times as possible in under a minute. Burgers that fell on the floor were ruled out …
Nick Thorogood, of Food Network UK said: "Barbeques are synonymous with summer and a perfect way to make the most of the current good weather.
"As we reach the peak of summer we wanted to get Brits in the mood and hone their burger flipping techniques – the Food Network on Fire Festival is a chance for the British public to sample the best in chargrilling from around the UK."
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Wednesday, August 22, 2012 9:46 AM