- Andrey Shek, Raymond Mendez, Benihana, Inc.
- 42:00:17 hour(s):minute(s):second(s)
- United States (New York)
The longest cooking marathon by an individual is 42 hr 0 min 17 sec, and was achieved by Andrey Shek (Uzbekistan) in New York CIty, New York, USA, This was equaled by Raymond Mendez (Mexico) in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Both attempts were on behalf of Benihana Inc, from 18 to 20 September 2018.
Andrey and Raymond both cooked vegetable fried rice throughout the attempt in celebration National Fried Rice Day.