Photo: Gurudwara Guru Nanak Darbar has marked into the World Record for serving continental breakfast titled “Breakfast for Diversity” to 600 persons from 101 countries in an hour-long event in Jebel Ali.
The Guinness World Records world record for the most nationalities having a continental breakfast is 55 and was achieved by Nutella (Italy), at the Milan Expo in Milan, Italy, on 13 September 2015.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most people eating breakfast in bed; it is 418 and was achieved by Sheraton Langfang Chaobai River Hotel (China), in Langfang, Hebei, China on 16 August 2015.
According to The Khaleej Times, Indian Ambassador to the UAE Navdeep Singh Suri was the chief guest of the event with participants ranging from schoolchildren, government officials and diplomats from Australia, Canada, Chile, Fiji, India, Mexico, Philippines, Serbia, Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America, Peru, Vietnam, Romania and Kenya.
The previous Guinness world record was 55 nationalities sharing a continental breakfast, organised by Nutella at the Milan Expo in Italy in 2015.
The Khaleej Times reported that schoolchildren, government officials and diplomats attended the event while Indian ambassador to the UAE Navdeep Singh Suri was the chief guest.
“The Gurudwara serves approximately 1,000 meals on weekdays and 10,000 meals on weekends or holidays. It has served free meals to over 4 million people since its inception. This has been part of the Gurudwara’s service to the community and their way of embracing diversity,” Surender Kandhari, chairman of the Gurudwara Guru Nanak Darbar temple, told Khaleej Times.