For avid pizza lovers, no portion of large slices is enough to satisfy their appetite… until now it was. Global pizza chain Pizza Hut has created a New York-style specialty pizza that’s finally enough to whet the appetite of even the most die-hard pizza lover. They created the world’s largest pizza, a massive offering that also went into Guinness World Records.
Pizza Hut teamed up with YouTuber Eric Decker, popularly known as Airrack, to make this massive creation at the Los Angeles Convention Center. To give you an idea of how big this pizza is, here are some details about its size: It covers 14,000 square feet (yes, you read that right), has 68,000 slices, uses 13,653 pounds (about 6,192.89 kg). dough, 4,948 pounds (about 2244.37 kg) of marinara sauce, 8,800 pounds (about 3991.61 kg) of cheese and about 6,30,496 pepperoni!
Needless to say, Pizza Hut’s signature pizza has been talked about a lot on the internet and has become a big topic of conversation among pizza lovers. Pizza Hut even shared an update on this impressive feat on social media after fulfilling its mission like Hercules on January 20, 2023.
This news has us wondering, any more? extraordinary and unimaginable creations in the culinary world? Well, we started doing some research and found some really weird (and somewhat impressive) achievements by people determined to make a lasting impression.
For example, were you aware that something as simple as cooking macaroni and cheese or preparing an ordinary vegetable dish also enters the Guinness World Records? In the meantime, check out all the record-breaking dishes that might interest you, along with the world’s largest pizza.
Guinness World Records: Record-breaking dishes you didn’t know existed
1. The greatest macaroni and cheese
In July 2022, Schreiber Foods Inc. (USA) workers cooked super-sized macaroni and cheese weighing 2,151 kg. Their creations entered the Guinness World Records as the ‘Largest Macaroni and Cheese’ in the world.
The company did this to celebrate its 50th anniversary and later distributed the huge meal to more than 2,000 people. The team created this giant service in 3 hours and 26 minutes to beat the previous record achieved by two US companies in 2010. After the success of the event, Human Resources Team Leader Derek Carlsen said: “We’re proud to serve delicious food, and we’re even more proud to know that the little favors we’ve done this week have made an impact in our communities around the world.”
2. Making pizza with 834 kinds of cheese
It is not every day that you come across a pizza made using a wide variety of cheese toppings. But in 2021, a group of French chefs did just that, and by doing so they set a new world record. They demonstrated this impressive feat at the SIRHA exhibition in France on September 25, 2021. Three chefs, Morgan Niquet, François Robin and Julien Serri, covered the pizza with piles of different cheeses to give their unconventional meal their final shape. These chefs also broke the record of French chef Benoît Bruel, who previously made pizza using 254 kinds of cheese.
3. The world’s largest cause
Have you ever tasted causa? It is a delicious Peruvian appetizer made from potatoes and served cold. It’s more like a combination of sour and spicy potato salad, usually gluten- and dairy-free. Therefore, it naturally adapts to the dietary requirements of different individual diets.
A large-scale recreation of this dish took place at two universities in Peru: Universidad San Ignacio Loyola SA and Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco. The duo joined forces to enter the Guinness World Records for a reason with a weight of 590.65 kg! This incredible feat required 12 hours of dedicated, uninterrupted work by both parties. There were also various ingredients stuffed into the dish, from carrots, peas, and beans to chopped peppers, olive slices, and parsley.
4. The world’s largest avocado salad
To enter the Guinness World Records on November 23, 2022, two universities in Peru – Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola and Gobierno Regional de Moquegua – came together to create the world’s largest avocado salad. This dish weighed 811.91 kg and was made with Hass avocados from Moquegua. This is not surprising, given that the city is known for harvesting a wide variety of avocados.
5. The World’s Largest Ugandan Rolex
No, we do not make the world’s largest watch from the famous Swiss brand. Instead, we’re talking about a special Ugandan street food made using eggs, vegetables and chapati.
In Uganda, Raymond Kahuma, a YouTuber and native of the country, and his team of 60 have successfully created the world’s largest Ugandan rolex. This gigantic rolex egg weighed about 204.6 kg and was 2.32 meters long. It was not easy to make, as it required 72 kg of flour, 40 kg of cooking oil and 1,200 eggs. It was prepared in the open kitchen and was ready in about 14 hours.
6. The world’s largest vegan burger
Can vegan meals be as delicious as their non-vegetarian counterparts? Food producing company Finnebrogue Artisan has decided to tackle this problem by creating the world’s largest vegan burger. In 2021, they did just that with their creations that weighed 160.5kg and included all the essentials of a regular vegan burger—buns, tomato, lettuce, and cheese. Of course, the only difference was its gigantic size! Not to mention, the patty alone took nine hours to cook.
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Nick DiGiovanni from the US and Lynn Davis from Japan have the unique distinction of creating the world’s largest chicken nuggets. Weighing 20,960 kg, this chicken nugget was cooked in a commercial oven and took over 12 hours to be ready. After the nugget was fully cooked, it was distributed to the friends and family of the duo and the Guinness World Records crew. The duo received their certification on May 25, 2022 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
8. The world’s largest breakfast roll service
Primo Foods, a food delivery firm in Australia, has cooked the world’s largest bacon and egg rolls to enter the Guinness World Records. Weighing up to 13.65 kg, this portion stands out for its cooking method, in which a solar roof installation is used to power the barbecue. They eventually served the breakfast rolls to food banks and other community members in Queensland.