Just Eat delivers Guinness World Record title to celebrate record-breaking year

Just Eat delivered much more than just a tasty takeaway as employees from around the world gathered in London’s docklands to set the Guinness World Record title for the largest human image of a pizza. 810 employees attempted the title - smashing the 250 participant target.

Employees from the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, Brazil and Mexico took part in the attempt.

Pizza consistently tops the list as one of the most popular menu items ordered by Just Eat customers around the world. Just Eat partners with around 19,000 pizza-serving restaurants across the globe. In the UK, Margarita pizzas are the clear favourite, followed by Pepperoni, Chicken, Meat Feast and BBQ.

From humble beginnings in a Danish basement in 2001, Just Eat has grown from an ambitious crew of 15, to a passionate team of more than 2,500 on a mission to create the world's greatest food community - bringing together over 19.6 million customers with 78,700 restaurant partners in 12 markets and serving over 100 cuisine types - everything from pizza to sushi, burgers to burritos.

Lisa Hillier, Chief People Officer at Just Eat, said, “Coming together to create the world’s Largest human image of a pizza was a great way to recognise what we can achieve as a global team. It’s not every day you see a Marketing Assistant from Mexico dressed as a mushroom standing next to a Territory Manager from Italy dressed as a basil leaf. We had a lot of fun and are thrilled that our global team has now been recognised as an official Guinness World Records record breaker.”

Anna Orford, Official Guinness World Records Adjudicator, said, 'Perched on top of a cherry picker, I had the best seat in the house as I witnessed 810 participants from Just Eat work together to become Guinness World Record title holders for the Largest human image of a pizza. The participants showed great co-ordination, as they braved the cold in their coloured hoodies to form the pizza ingredients and toppings. The mushrooms were my favourite!'