10 Biography Facts About Chef Lata Tandon: The First Woman To Set A Guinness World Rock For Marathon Cooking

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Who is Chef Lata Tandon? How did Chef Lata Tandon become famous? Who is Chef Lata Tandon married? How many kids does Chef Lata Tandon have? What’s Chef Lata Tandon’s net worth?

We are exploring the life and cooking journey of Chef Lata Tandon. Thedistin.com has gathered everything we know about the personality and will share it with you.

Profile Summary

Full NameLata Tandon
Date of Birth15th April 1980
Marital StatusMarried
Net Worth$500,000

Who is Lata Tandon and how did she become famous?

Lata Tandon is a well-known international chef who hails from Rewa, India. She had a passion for cooking at a very young age. Lata Tandon had a tremendous impact from her grandfather who instilled in her a love of food ingredients and the ability to assess them. She also gives credit to her mother for her cooking skills.

Lata Tandon won the hearts of many across the world after she tasked herself to break the Guinness World Record for a cooking marathon. The previous holder, who is Ricky Lumpkin from Los Angeles, USA, had recorded 68 hours, 30 minutes and 1 second as the Guinness World Record for a cooking marathon.

In 2019, a determined Lata Tandon who is in a male-dominated profession took it upon herself to break the record for the longest time spent cooking. She did break the record by adding 20 more hours to the previous record. Lata Tandon set a new record with 87 hours and 45 minutes.

She became the first woman to break the record. However, her record was recently broken by a Nigerian Chef by the name of Hilda Baci.

Despite her demanding profession, Lata Tandon manages to balance her family life with her work life.

How old is Lata Tandon?

Lata Tandon who hails from Rewa, Madhya Pradesh in India was born on 15th April 1980. As of today, the international chef is 43 years old.

Who is Chef Lata Tandon married to and how many kids does she have?

The Indian chef is married to Mohit Tandon. However, reports on ETVBHARAT.com suggest that Lata Tandon reported her husband to the police for domestic abuse. Chef Lata Tandon in her complaint indicated that her husband has been seeing another woman aside from her.

She said;

“I went to my husband’s home but the latter heaped choicest of expletives and forced me out of the house. My husband has been carrying out an extramarital affair with a married woman for the past four months. Family members tried to persuade my husband and worked towards patched-up. But he is not paying heed to others’ advice. He has been issuing threats.:

Unfortunately, information concerning the number of kids she has isn’t available online.

Chef Lata Tandon’s Awards and Recognition

Aside from becoming the first woman to set and break the Guinness World Record for the cooking marathon, Lata Tandon has won several national and international awards. Her awards include the Indo-China Book of Records, The Asia Book of Records, The Vietnam Book of Records, The Laos Book of Records and the Nepal Book of Records.

In 2018, she was accorded the status of one of the best chefs in the world by winning the International Indian Chef of the Year award. She also attended master classes by renowned chefs like Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsey.

What is Chef Lata Tandon’s net worth?

According to a post by bazeloaded.com.ng, Chef Lata Tandon has an estimated net worth of over $500,000. Such an amount is very huge in India.