50 chefs to prepare 100-ft-long dosa

Chennai: For the first time, 50 chefs from Saravana Bhavan are coming together to prepare a 100-feet-long dosa in an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest dosa to be made in the world. The idea is curated by renowned chef and educationist, Vinoth Kumar who already holds five world records in the culinary field.

According to a press release, the feat will take place at IIT Madras on 11 January at 3 pm. The team of chefs, all from Saravana Bhavan will be led by Vinoth Kumar. Many celebrities from across the State will be part of the event.

Currently, Hotel Daspalla, Hyderabad, holds the record for longest dosa to be made in the world. The dosa measures 16.68 m (54 ft 8.69 in) and the feat was performed in 2014.

“Tamilnadu is famous to the belief that serving food to others is a service to humanity. All the hotels have been serving dosa dish since generations and this is the best way to give back to the city. Tamilnadu should be recognised for what it is best at,” said chef Vinoth.

Currently, 105 feet dosa pan is in the making in co-ordination with the engineering team of Saravana Bhavan and trials are going on for the big event. The precursor of the event was held at Saravana Bhavan, Ekkatuthangal branch on Monday. Celebrities including Sruthi Nakul, actor Anand took part. Saravana Bhavan general manager Madan was also present.

NT Bureau