Food And Drink World Records

Food world records are where to look if you love cooking, eating or even just playing with your meals. Foods for all tastes and occasions are represented here, from sandwiches to s'mores and falafels to frozen waffles. Gourmands, this is your smorgasbord. Browse the collection and select a record to feast upon - or come up with your own recipe for victory.

170 Records Found

01:06 United States

Fastest Time To Eat One Tablespoon Of Oatmeal

Anferney Preston

Anferney Preston ate one tablespoon of dry oatmeal in 15.40 seconds. NOTE: Speed eating can be dangerous. Please use caution and have supervision on hand.

04:21 Canada

Longest Time To Balance 40-Pound Turkey On Chin

Doug McManaman

Doug Mcmanaman balanced a 40-pound turkey on his chin for 8.34 seconds. The turkey was placed on top of a dish that was fixed to a 3-foot pole.

01:37 United States

Fastest Time To Open A Can Of Campbell's Alphabet Soup And Spell "PANTYHOSE"

Colin Nissan

In homage to his love of food, Colin Nissan sets a new universal record by opening a can of Campbell’s Alphabet Soup and spelling out ‘PANTYHOSE’ in one minute, 25.77 seconds. Nissan set the record on January 7, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society event in New York City. He opened a standard size (10.5 ounces) pop top lid can, strained the letters, and then spelled out ‘PANTYHOSE’ using letters from the soup. Ronnie Gensler and Nicholas Fritzhand were present to document the achievement and confirm proper spelling. [#WRAS02][] tag:RecordSetterBook01

01:45 United States

Most Goldfish Crackers Chicken Pecked Off A Table In One Minute

Steve Fester

Steve Fester chicken pecked 50 goldfish crackers off a table in one minute. Goldfish that fell on the ground were not counted.

01:00 Canada

Tallest Oreo Cookie Tower

Dexter The Intern

Dexter the Intern built an Oreo tower 48 Oreos tall. He completed the feat live on-air in the K-Rock 105.5 studio. The final cookie wasn’t counted as the tower collapsed immediately afterward.

01:13 United States

Most Pierogi Tosses Between Three People In One Minute

Doug Ross

Ben Horine, Jason Judd and Doug Ross tossed a pierogi between themselves 91 times in one minute.

01:51 United States

Tallest S'more

Clint Cantwell

BBQ legend Clint Cantwell built a s’more from scratch that was 10.2" in height. Cantwell used graham crackers, Hershey’s chocolate and a combination of marshmallows and marshmallow fluff to assemble it, and a small blowtorch to heat the ingredients. He dictated it had to stand alone without any support or assistance in order for the record to count. Cantwell built the s’more on August 12, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society[] event in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [#WRAS08][] tag:RecordSetterBook01

05:28 United States

Fewest Times Eating Out In New York City In Two Years By A Full-Time New York City Resident

Cathy Erway

Over two straight years of living in New York City, Cathy Erway ate out at restaurants only 12 times. Frustrated with restaurant culture and living on a limited budget, she made a pact with herself to prepare her meals at home. Erway shared her story with the audience on August 12, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society[] event in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. Read more about Erway’s project here. [#WRAS08][]

01:15 United States

Most Grapes Smushed With Hands In One Minute

Wyatt Accardi

Wyatt Accardi smushed 63 grapes with his hands in one minute, a new world record. To get an accurate count, 81 grapes were counted beforehand. When the minute was complete, 18 unsmushed grapes remained. Accardi performed the feat on April 4, 2009 at the first annual Brooklyn World Record Day in Brooklyn, New York. The event was held by URDB in conjunction with Beam Camp. Corey Henderson was present as a witness. #BWRD01 tag:RecordSetterBook01

03:32 United States

Largest Chinese Dumpling

Zhaohui Wang

Zhaohui Wang and her friends made a 3.25 pound Chinese dumpling which measures 15 inches long and 6.5 inches wide.

02:52 United States

Most Powdered Doughnuts Eaten In Three Minutes

Calvin Dyer

Calvin Dyer ate five powdered doughnuts in three minutes.

01:07 United States

Longest Distance To Throw A Bag Of Turkey Bones

Naythen Wilson

Naythen Wilson threw a bag of frozen turkey bones 53 feet and four inches (16.26 meters).

01:25 United States

Most Taco Bell Hot Sauce Packets Funneled At Once

Drew Van Allen

Drew Van Allen funneled 40 packets of Taco Bell Mild Hot Sauce at once. NOTE: Speed drinking can be dangerous. Please use caution and have adult supervision on hand.

02:51 United States

Fastest Time To Shuck A Lobster, Make A Lobster Roll And Have Someone Take Bite

Tony Delois

Chef Tony Delois shucked a lobster, made a lobster roll using the meat, and had someone take a bite in two minutes, 20.03 seconds. Delois set the record at aWorld Record Appreciation Societyevent held atJoe’s Pubin New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [#WRAS17][] tag:RecordSetterBook01

00:22 United States

Fastest Time To Make A Turkey Sandwich

Jacob Martin

Jacob Martin made a turkey sandwich in 12.20 seconds. The record began when he opened his cupboard to grab a plate, and finished when he placed the top piece of bread on his turkey and mustard sandwich.

01:14 United States

Most Casseroles Tasted In One Minute

Rob Blatt

Rob Blatt tasted 30 casseroles in one minute. Blatt set the record at the Crazy Casserole party at the Brooklyn Kitchen[] in Brooklyn, New York. URDB officials were on hand to witness and document the record.

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