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New Haven area restaurants' eating challenges and eating contests

Blog Category: /regions/usa/ct/new-haven
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big burgerC"Real" Man vs. Food Burger The Blue Cottage Branford, CT 2 bacon cheeseburgers between 3 grilled cheese sandwiches, record is 5 minutes
spicy wingsCSuicide Wings Dew Drop Inn Derby, CT
10 chicken fingersCTen Finger Challenge Griff's Chicken Shack Hamden, CT Amateur record is 19 (Joe "Buffalo" Correia, 7/6/10; Moomsi's record is 30
12lb. burgerCThe Grizzly Challenge The Black Bear Saloon Milford, CT burger is 12 pounds total
24 oz. waffle burgerC Oh No You Didn't' Burger Challenge Box 63 New Haven, CT 1.5 lbs beef, 1/4 lb bacon, 1/4 lb cheese, 3 eggs, 2 Belgian waffles and a lb of fries
10 sandwichesCCheese Truck Challenge mobile New Haven, CT sandwiches created by customer
10 sandwichesCCheese Truck Challenge The Caseus Cheese TruckNew Haven, CT
hamburgersCDoodle Burger - defunct Yankee Doodle Coffee Shop New Haven, CT Restaurant closed Jan 2008, hope to reopen, Only record holder listed in wall of fame
spicy wingsCWings of Prey Challenge Wing it On! Oakville, CT
5 lb. burritoCFive Pound Burrito Challenge Burrito Express Southbury, CT
big breakfastCThe Kitchen Sink Leo's Restaurant Southbury, CT French toast, pancakes, sausage, bacon, home fries, scrambled eggs, grilled zucchini & fresh fruit
5 lb. burritoCFive Pound Burrito Challenge Senor Pancho's Southbury, CT free if finished in under an hour
$100 2019 Oct 5Taco Eating Contest New Haven Taco Festival North Haven, CT
2019 Oct 4Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Pumpins on the Pier Milford, CT
2019 Sep 21Bratwurst Eating Contest Milford Oktoberfest Milford, CT
2019 Sep 14Hot Dog Eating Contest Cheshire Fall Festival Cheshire, CT
2019 Sep 7Pie Eating Contest WestFest 2019 West Haven, CT
2019 Aug 25Pie Eating Contest Leo's Restaurant Southbury, CT
2019 Aug 17Oyster Eating Contest Milford Oyster Festival Milford, CT
2019 Jul 28Wing Eating Contest New Haven Visitor Center & Snack Shack New Haven, CT
2019 Jul 27Pie Eating Contest Woodmont Day Woodmont, CT
2019 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Tribus Beer Co Milford, CT
2019 Jun 15Bacon Eating Contest Connecticut BBQ Festival Bethlehem, CT
2019 Jun 15Spaghetti Eating Contest Spagetti Fest Waterbury, CT
$1,300 2019 Jun 1 Pizza Eating Contest - female amateurs Zois Pizza Seymour, CT must raise $300
$1,300 2019 Jun 1 Pizza Eating Contest - male amateurs Zois Pizza Seymour, CT must raise $300
2019 Jun 1Pizza Eating Contest - first responders Zois Pizza Seymour, CT must raise $300
$3,500 2019 Jun 1 Pizza Eating Contest - professionals Zois Pizza Seymour, CT must raise $200
2019 May 27Pie Eating Contest Memorial Day Picnic Guilford, CT
2019 May 15Pizza Eating Qualifier - men Thimble Island Brewery Branford, CT
2019 May 15Pizza Eating Qualifier - women Thimble Island Brewery Branford, CT
2019 May 3Taco Eating Contest Hot Tamale Mexican Bar & Grill Seymour, CT
2019 Mar 16Paczki Eating Contest Eddy's Bake Shop Ansonia, CT
2019 Mar 164th Annual St Patrick’s Day Corned Beef Eating Contest Tavern 1757 Seymour, CT
($100)2018 Nov 21 Golden Wing Contest Hometown Banger @ Tribus Beer Co Milford, CT must also drink pint of beer
$500 2018 Nov 10 Bacon Eating Contest - cancelled CT BBQ Fest Clinton, CT
2018 Oct 14Pie Eating Contest Fall Festival @ Gazy Brothers Farm Oxford, CT
2018 Oct 14Pie Eating Contest Leo's Restaurant Southbury, CT
2018 Oct 7Wing Eating Contest Dew Drop Inn Derby, CT
2018 Oct 7Bratwurst Eating Contest The Hops Company Derby, CT
2018 Sep 29Pie Eating Contest Ansonia Harvest Festival Ansonia, CT
2018 Sep 22Bratwurst Eating Contest Milford Oktoberfest Milford, CT
2018 Sep 8Pie Eating Contest WestFest 2018 West Haven, CT
2018 Aug 18Oyster Eating Contest Milford Oyster Festival Milford, CT
2018 Jun 9Wing Eating Contest by Wing Fest Connecticut Wing Fest Naugatuck, CT
2018 Jun 9Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Festival Orange, CT
2018 May 4Taco Eating Contest Hot Tamale Mexican Bar & Grill Seymour, CT
2018 Apr 29Crust Pizza Challenge Thimble Island Brewery Branford, CT 6 mixed-gender pairs
2018 Mar 173rd Annual St Patrick’s Day Corned Beef Eating Contest Tavern 1757 Seymour, CT
($100)2017 Dec 4 1st Annual Charity Chicken Wing Eating Contest! Bull & Swine New Haven Barbecue New Haven, CT
2017 Oct 8Bratwurst Eating Contest The Hops Company Derby, CT
2017 Oct 7Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Pumpins on the Pier Milford, CT
2017 Sep 24Hot Dog Eating Contest Dog House Grill Wallingford, CT
2017 Sep 23Bratwurst Eating Contest Milford Oktoberfest Milford, CT
2017 Sep 16Hot Dog Eating Contest Cheshire Fall Festival Cheshire, CT
2017 Sep 16Pizza Eating Contest Family Day Deep River, CT
2017 Sep 2Pie Eating Contest WestFest 2016 West Haven, CT
2017 Aug 27Pie Eating Contest Leo's Restaurant Southbury, CT
2017 Jul 29Pizza Eating Contest One 6 Three New Haven, CT
($50)2017 Jul 11 The Great Doodle Eat Off Ordinary New Haven, CT
2017 Jun 10Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Festival Orange, CT
$2,250 2017 Jun 4 Pizza Eating Contest - professionals Zois Pizza Seymour, CT
$1,200 2017 Jun 4 Pizza Eating Contest - firefighters Zois Pizza Seymour, CT firefighters only
$1,200 2017 Jun 4 Pizza Eating Contest - male amateurs Zois Pizza Seymour, CT
$1,000 2017 Jun 4 Pizza Eating Contest - female amateurs Zois Pizza Seymour, CT
2017 May 5Taco Eating Contest Hot Tamale Mexican Bar & Grill Seymour, CT
2017 Apr 14Rock N Roll Cupcake Eating Contest Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes Oakville, CT
2017 Mar 17Saint Patrick's Day Corned Beef Eating Contest Tavern 1757 Seymour, CT
$150 ($10)2017 Feb 28 Paczki Eating Contest Eddy's Bake Shop Ansonia, CT
2016 Oct 16Bratwurst Eating Contest Oktoberfest @ THC The Hops Company Derby, CT
2016 Sep 23Hot Wing Eating Contest Durham Fair Durham, CT
2016 Sep 17Pie Eating Contest Shelton Farmers Market Shelton, CT
2016 Sep 10Hot Dog Eating Contest Cheshire Fall Festival Cheshire, CT
2016 Sep 10Pie Eating Contest WestFest 2016 West Haven, CT
2016 Aug 28Pie Eating Contest Leo's Restaurant Southbury, CT
2016 Aug 20Oyster Eating Contest Milford Oyster Festival Milford, CT
$2,500 2016 Apr 19 Pizza Eating Contest Zois Pizza Seymour, CT must raise $300 to compete
2016 Mar 17Corned Beef Hash Croquette Eating Contest Tavern 1757 Seymour, CT
2016 Mar 5Pancake Eating Contest Maple Festival Ansonia, CT
$200 2016 Feb 9Paczki Eating Contest Eddy's Bake Shop Ansonia, CT
2015 Oct 3Pie Eating Contest Woodbridge Day Woodbridge, CT
2015 Sep 26Bratwurst Eating Contest Milford Oktoberfest Milford, CT
2015 Sep 25Hot Wing Eating Contest Durham Fair Durham, CT
2015 Sep 19Pizza Eating Contest Family Day Deep River, CT
($70)2015 Sep 19 Pie Eating Contest Family Day Deep River, CT
2015 Sep 12New England Fried Dough Eating Contest Bethlehem Fair Bethlehem, CT
2015 Sep 12Hot Dog Eating Contest Cheshire Fall Festival Cheshire, CT
2015 Aug 15Oyster Eating Contest Milford Oyster Festival Milford, CT
2015 Aug 9Ziti Eating Contest Festa di San Donato Waterbury, CT
2015 Aug 8Ziti Eating Contest Festa di San Donato Waterbury, CT
2015 Jun 24Pizza Eating Contest Zois Pizza Seymour, CT must raise $250 to compete
2015 Jun 13Pie Eating Contest Orange Congregational Church Orange, CT
2015 May 5Taco Eating Contest Artie's Bar & Grill Durham, CT
2015 Mar 21Cupcake Eating Contest Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes Oakville, CT
$200 2015 Feb 17 Paczki Eating Contest Eddy's Bake Shop Ansonia, CT
2014 Sep 27Hot Wing Eating Contest Durham Fair Durham, CT
2014 Sep 27Bratwurst Eating Contest Milford Oktoberfest Milford, CT
$1,500 2014 Sep 6 New England Fried Dough Eating Contest Bethlehem Fair Bethlehem, CT
($50)2014 Aug 16 Eating Contest The Pantry Ansonia, CT
2014 Aug 16Oyster Eating Contest Milford Oyster Festival Milford, CT
($36)2014 May 24 Cupcake Eating Contest Erica O'Brien Cake Design Hamden, CT
2014 May 5Taco Eating Contest Hot Tamale Mexican Bar & Grill Seymour, CT
2014 Apr 18Wing Eating Contest The Hard Hat North Haven, CT
2014 Apr 10Wing Eating Contest Wing Fest @ Villa Capri Wallingford, CT
2014 Mar 22Bacon Eating Contest 4B Festival New Haven, CT
$200 2014 Mar 4Paczki Eating Contest Eddy's Bake Shop Ansonia, CT amateur only
2014 Mar 1Pancake Eating Contest Maple Festival Ansonia, CT
2013 Dec 9Radagast’s Red Velvet Pancake Puppies Eating Contest Denny's New Haven, CT Jamie McDonald to face teams of 2 or 3
2013 Sep 14Hot Dog Eating Contest Bike Night @ Roadside Grill Derby, CT
2013 Aug 10Hot Dog Eating Contest Roadside Grill Derby, CT
$700 2013 Jul 14A Royal Caribbean Bakery's Bun & Cheese Eating Contest Lake Quassy Middlebury, CT
$700 2013 Jul 14A National Beef Patty Eating Contest Lake Quassy Middlebury, CT
2013 Apr 27Donut Eating Contest Yale University Police Department New Haven, CT
2013 Apr 27Burger Eating Contest Jake's Wayback Burgers Waterbury, CT
2013 Feb 24Grilled Cheese Eating Contest The Caseus Cheese Truck Milford, CT
2013 Feb 12Paczki Eating Contest - postponded Eddy's Bake Shop Ansonia, CT no professional eaters, postponed due to weather
2013 Jan 23Hot Wing Eating Contest Villa Capri Wedding & Banquet Facility Wallingford, CT
2012 Aug 12Hot Dog Eating Contest Leo's Restaurant Southbury, CT need to raise $25 in donations
2012 Aug 115th Annual Chowdown Showdown Jake's Wayback Burgers Orange, CT winners will submit videos about “Why Wayback is Waybetter" for a chance to win $1000
($50)2012 Jul 18 Wing Eating Contest Hirshbeck's Sport Bar & Grille Shelton, CT
$700 2012 Jul 15A Royal Caribbean Bakery's Bun & Cheese Eating Contest Lake Quassy Middlebury, CT
2012 Jul 14Hot Dog Eating Contest The Church of Saint Mary Derby, CT
2012 Jun 23Foot Long Hot Dog Eating COntest Muncipal Stadium Waterbury, CT
2012 Mar 28Munch Madness qualifier Wood n Tap Orange, CT relay for 2, 3 or 4 person teams
$200 2012 Feb 21 Paczki Eating Contest Eddy's Bake Shop Ansonia, CT
2011 Sep 7Fire Wing Eating Contest Villa Capri Wallingford, CT
2011 Aug 28Pizza Eating Contest Venice Apizza Wallingford, CT
2011 Aug 21Hot Dog Eating Contest Leo's Restaurant Southbury, CT
2011 Aug 6Chowdown Showdown qualifier Jake's Wayback Burgers Orange, CT
$700 2011 Jul 10A National Bun & Cheese Eating Championship Lake Quassy Middlebury, CT
$700 2011 Jul 10A Caribbean Food Delights National Beef Patty Eating Championship - professional Lake Quassy Middlebury, CT
2011 Jun 25Chicken Eating Contest Relay for Life Hamden North Haven Hamden, CT
$200 2011 Mar 8Paczki eating contest Eddy's Bake Shop Ansonia, CT
2011 Mar 5Pancake Eating Contest Ansonia Nature CenterAnsonia, CT
2010 Nov 14Slider Eating Contest Eli's on Whitney Hamden, CT
$100 2010 Aug 27 Wing Eating Contest Harry's Sports Grill North Haven, CT
$700 2010 Jul 11A National Bun & Cheese Eating Championship Lake Quassy Middlebury, CT
$700 2010 Jul 11A Caribbean Food Delights National Beef Patty Eating Championship - professional Lake Quassy Middlebury, CT
2010 Jun 26Chicken Finger Eating Contest American Cancer Society eventQuinnipiac, CT
$1,500 2010 Apr 17 Spaghetti Eating Contest Serafino's Wallingford, CT
2010 Feb 16Paczki eating contest Eddy's Bake Shop Ansonia, CT
2010 Feb 5Super Steamed Cheeseburger Eating Contest Sara J's Wallingford, CT 2 contestants will attempt to eat 1/2 of giant burger, register by Jan 28
$120 2009 Sep 19 Pizza Eating Contest Randy's Wooster St. PizzaWallingford, CT
$700 2009 Jul 12A Caribbean Food Delights National Beef Patty Eating Championship - professional Lake Quassy Middlebury, CT
$700 2009 Jul 12A National Bun & Cheese Eating Championship Lake Quassy Middlebury, CT
$200 2009 Feb 24 Paczki eating contest Eddy's Bake Shop Ansonia, CT
2009 Jan 24Eat the Meat III finals Sports Haven New Haven, CT for CT residents only not affiliated with a professional eating organization
2009 Jan 21Eat the Meat III qualifier Buffalo Wild Wings New Haven, CT for CT residents only not affiliated with a professional eating organization
2009 Jan 14Eat the Meat III qualifier Buffalo Wild Wings New Haven, CT for CT residents only not affiliated with a professional eating organization
2009 Jan 7Eat the Meat III qualifier Buffalo Wild Wings New Haven, CT for CT residents only not affiliated with a professional eating organization
$800 2008 Jul 13A Caribbean Food Delights National Beef Patty Eating Championship - professional Lake QuassyMiddlebury, CT date originally listed as July 6
$200 2008 Jul 13A Caribbean Food Delights National Beef Patty Eating Championship - amateur Lake QuassyMiddlebury, CT date originally listed as July 6
$200 2008 Feb 5Paczki eating contest Eddy's Bake Shop Ansonia, CT
$1,000 2008 Jan 26 Chaz & AJ's Eat the Meat II - studio qualifiers Sports HavenNew Haven, CT
$1,000 2008 Jan 26 Chaz & AJ's Eat the Meat II - restaurant qualifiers Sports HavenNew Haven, CT
2008 Jan 24Eat the Meat II qualifier Buffalo Wild WingsMilford, CT top 4 eaters advance to finals
2008 Jan 23Miss Elizabeth vs Magilla WPLR studiosMilford, CT
$850 2007 Jul 8A Caribbean Food Delights National Beef Patty Eating Championship - professional Lake QuassyMiddlebury, CT original duration was 5 minutes, maximum # of patties was 14
$200 2007 Jul 8A Caribbean Food Delights National Beef Patty Eating Championship - amateur Lake QuassyMiddlebury, CT first to finish 6 patties
2007 Mar 24Vegan Cupcake Eating Contest Fuel Cafe New Haven, CT
$1,000 2007 Mar 17 Chaz & AJ's Eat the Meat Wing Competition Sports HavenNew Haven, CT
$200 2007 Feb 20 Paczki eating contest Eddy's Bake ShopAnsonia, CT
2006 Nov 11Yale-Princeton team wing eating contest Yale-Princeton TailgateNew Haven, CT for Yale & Princeton students 5 person teams 4 men / 1 woman
2006 Jul 9ACaribbean Food Delights National Beef Patty Eating Championship Meritone Family FestivalShelton, CT
$400 2006 Jul 9A Caribbean Food Delights National Beef Patty Amateur Contest Meritone Family FestivalShelton, CT
$100 wingsWing Eating Contest Harry's Sports Grill North Haven, CT