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Argentina chefs cook 11,287 pizzas in 12 hours

By
Ben Hooper

Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A team of 400 chefs in Argentina set two Guinness World Records by cooking 11,287 pizzas and 11,474 empanadas.

Guinness confirmed the chefs, brought together by the Association of Pizzerias and Empanadas Houses Owners of Argentina, broke a world record when they cooked up 11,287 pizzas in 12 hours.

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The chefs said they used 14 industrial-sized ovens to cook six pizzas a minute during the record attempt.

The team set a second record by cooking 11,474 empanadas, small pastries filled with meat, in eight hours.

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