UMass Sets Clambake Record in School Opening Event

UMass Sets Clambake Record in School Opening Event

Over 3,000 lobsters and 6,000 littleneck clams served in about two hours on Labor Day.

Chefs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have set a new Guinness World Record, the school's fifth in five years, by serving 3,003 New England clambake dinners with all the trimmings in about two hours at the Labor Day barbecue that celebrates the return of students to the campus.

Among goals for attempting this world record, says Ken Toong, executive director of auxiliary enterprises, are supporting the resiliency of the New England food system by using as much locally sou

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