Chefs get ready to prepare a hot dog during an attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the largest hot dog, in Monterrey, northern Mexico on 27th September, 2008. The event was organized by local businesses with the support of the Monterrey city hall.
The hot dog measured 76.23 meters (250 feet) and broke the previous record of 61 meters (200 feet) set in Japan.
Volunteers prepare a hot dog during the attempt to set the Guinness World Record.
Chefs put mustard on a hot dog.
Chefs put the final touches on a 76.23 meter (about 250 feet) long hot dog.
Volunteers wait next to a hot dog.
Danny Girton Jr., adjudication executive for North America for Guinness World Records, measures a hot dog.
Danny Girton Jr., adjudication executive for North America for Guinness World Records, stands next to the largest hot dog.
People gather for a free hot dog!!