Better luck next time

It was a valiant effort, but it was doomed to fail: Chefs at the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago tried to build a stack of pancakes last week that would break the world record for pancake stacks (there seems to be a world record for everything, doesn’t there?), but the flapjack stack wouldn’t stay up. John Montanile, baking and patisserie department chair, “said the school made 400 pancakes for the event, but discovered the breakfast staples’ inconsistent width, weight and height made them architecturally unsound.” The current record was set in 2003 in France (I bet they used crepes), measured 27 inches tall, and used 980 pancakes (totally crepes).

1 Comment so far

  1. Dave! (unregistered) on October 2nd, 2006 @ 1:23 pm

    Inconsistent width, weight and height? They should have used one of these:


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