Monday, August 10, 2015
Most people making sandwiches simultaneously: Subway breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
LAS VEGAS, NV, USA -- Franchisees and employees from around the world set a World Record for the "most people making sandwiches simultaneously" when 1,481 people built subs at the same time during the brand's annual convention in Las Vegas; all of the sandwiches were donated to the Salvation Army, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: Members of Team SUBWAY make sandwiches as SUBWAY Restaurants sets a new World Record title for most people making sandwiches simultaneously with 1,481 people from around the world participating, during an event held as part of the 2015 SUBWAY Convention and the brand's 50th anniversary celebration at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 in Las Vegas. Photo: SUBWAY Restaurants/AP Images (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the longest line of sandwiches is 3,865.78 metres (12,679.72 feet) and was achieved by Nocilla (Spain) in Barcelona, Spain, on 1 June 2013. The sandwiches was filled with Nocilla chocolate and hazelnut spread and hazelnuts. The average length of the sandwich was 50cm and there were 7790 sandwiches in total.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most sandwiches made in one hour; it is 26,710 and was achieved by Which Wich Superior Sandwiches (USA) at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, in DAllas, Texas, USA, on 15 January 2015.
Franchisees and employees from around the world set a Guinness World Record for the "most people making sandwiches simultaneously" when 1,481 people built subs at the same time during the brand's annual convention in Las Vegas.
All of the sandwiches were donated to the Salvation Army.
The previous Guinness World Records record was set in February 2014, when 1,363 people sponsored by the dining discount company TangoTab made sandwiches at the same time in Dallas.
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