Dave “Tiger Wing and Things” Brunelli category

The top 3 from today's clam eating contest at Peter's Clam Bar in Island Park, NY: 1) Dave Brunelli 59 clams 2) Wayne Algenio 52 clams 3) Joe Menchetti 50 clams.
Dave Brunelli won the first prize of $1000 in yesterday's wing eating contest at Brixx and Barley in Long Beach, NY.
Dave Brunelli (69 wings in 8 minutes) and Jenn Cheng (47 wings) defended their titles in tonight's eating contest at Stitch in Manhattan. (via https://www.instagram.com/wayneywonder29/ stories)
Dave Brunelli ate 24 sausages to win the first prize of $500 in last night's bratwurst eating contest at Bierhaus in Manhattan. Bob Shoudt and Joe Menchetti tied for runner up with 20 and both received $500. update Wayne Algenio competed as "Notorious B.O.B"

2018 Chef One NYC Dumpling Festival

Results from Stephanie Wu
Men Part 1 | Part 2
1) Dave Brunelli 74
2) Wayne Algenio 67
3) Bob Shoudt 63
4) Joe Menchetti 60
5) Dan Kennedy 50
? Brain Seiken 29
? Jo Rose 16

Women
1) Molly Schuyler 69
2) Jen Cheng 45
3) Giovanna Ragano 27

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Dave Brunelli ate 29 hot dogs to win the first prize of $500 in a June 3 eating contest at Landmark Public House in Dorchester Center, MA

Molly Schuyler wins Wing Bowl 26 with record 501 wings

9:07 The official top 5
1 501 Molly Schuyler
2 396 Dave Brunelli
3 388 Bob Shoudt
4 262 Dan Kennedy
5 250 Moe Train

8:59 The contest has concluded

8:56 The top 5
5 231 Moe Train
4 233 Dan Kennedy
3 373 Bob Shoudt
2 382 Dave Brunelli
1 455 Molly Schulyer

8:53 The First Responder division winner goes to firefighter

8:52 The Wingette of the Year is Katie

8:44 The second half is over. Dave Bruneeli and Nadia White struggled, but continued.

8:32 The first half top 10 (actually 11) (Wayne Algenio has the totals)
1 241 Molly Schuyler
2 224 Dave Brunelli
3 218 Bob Shoudt
4 141 Dan “Killer” Kennedy
5 138 John “Oink Oink” Bradley
6 134 Moe Train
7 125 Skin & Bones
8 112 Nadia White, 1st local woman to advance to 2nd round since 2001
9 98 Ukraine Train
10T 97 Geno Bambino
10T 97 Kenzo Kevin

No 1st responders made the 2nd round

8:25 Iceman has won the entourage award.

8:14 The first round has finished. Pittsburgh Paulie quit after one wing and Butch reversed and was DQed.

8:00 The eating contest has started

7:54 The entrance processions have concluded and the national anthem is about to start

Philadelphia.cbslocal.com has a roster with odds. Bill “El Wingador” Simmons, Pat Bertoletti and Dave “US Male” Goldstein will not be competing.

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Dave Brunelli ate 50 wings in last night's Wing Off at P J Whelihan's in Maple Shade, NJ to win a spot in Wing Bowl 26. Adult entertainer Nadia White was runner up with 35 wings, which might be a women's record for a Wing Bowl qualifier.
Dave Brunelli won the first prize of $300 in Saturday's Taco Takedown at Legends Ale House in Succasunna, NJ.

Dave Brunelli & Jenn Cheng defend Stitch wing titles

Results from tonight’s wing eating contest at Stitch in Manhattan from Stephanie Wu

Men
1) Dave Brunelli 75 wings in 8 minutes, $250
2) Wayne Algenio 31, $100
3) “Chunky Dunk” 30, $50
? Jo “Gavonne” Rose

Women
1) Jenn Cheng 39, $250
2) Stephanie Wu 34, $100
3) Kate 19, $50

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2017 Chef One Dumplings contest

update Sept 26 Full Results have been posted

update Stephanie Wu has the female & male prizewinners
1) Molly Schuyler 119
2) Jenn Cheng 58
3) Giovanna “Gia” Ragano 42
4) Stephanie Wu 32
5) Deborah Van 30

1) Dave Brunelli 84
2) Bob Shoudt 75
3) Wayne Algenio 72
4) Dimitry “The Ukraine Train” Shchupak 60
5) Brian Seiken 48

The NYC Dumpling Festival facebook has pictures and mini-profiles of several competitors.

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Dave Brunelli wins Kennett Square mushrooms

The top 3 from today’s National Fried Mushroom Championship in Kennett Square, PA

1) Dave Brunelli 6.8 pounds in 8 minutes
2) Dan “Killer” Kennedy 6.3
3) Bob Shoudt 6

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Dave Brunelli ate 22 hot dogs in 5 minutes to take the first prize of $500 in Saturday's contest held by the Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch to celebrate its 200th birthday. (Gallery)

Molly Schuyler defends CA State Fair corn dogs with record 37

Joe Menchetti edged out Dave Brunelli yesterday at Zoi's Pizza contest in Seymour, CT to win the event for the third year in a row an claim the first prize of $1500.
Dave Brunelli ate 12 bagels in 8 minutes to win today's National Bagel Eating Contest in Hicksville, NY.

Battle of Big Eaters 4 videos

Oogui 2016 has videos of the entire broadcast of Battle of Big Eaters 4 on TV Tokyo today (Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3). Molly Schuyler did not compete in the final match of the program; Bob Shoudt faced off against Moeno Azuki.

Excite.co.jp has a page (translated) about the competition.

update Jan 4 Whole broadcast in one video

update Jan 11 Previous video removed. Here is one that is still available

Program guide
0 Previous contest highlights & Japanese qualifiers
3 “Defeat Molly” title shown on screen
8 USA qualifier, Joe Menchetti & Wayne Algenio compete
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Dave Brunelli ate 300 clams yesterday to win the first prize of $1000 at Peter's Clam House clam eating challenge in Island Park, NY.
Wayne Algenio has a video with the results of Rocco's Pizza eating contest Friday in Brooklyn: 1) Dave Brunelli 24.75 slices $2000 2) Wayne Algenio 23.5 $1000 3) Itiel Ginzburg 18.5 slices $500. After the contest (around 11 minute mark), Joe Menchetti compared himself to Brian Seiken after a disappointing performance.
Dave Brunelli won the first prize of $500 in yesterday's meatball eating contest at the Hudson Valley Pizza and Meatball Fest in Wallkill, NY yesterday.
Dave Brunelli ate 21 1/4 lb. meatballs in 4 minutes to win the first prize of $1000 in today's contest at Mille's Old World in Morristown, NJ. Bob Shoudt was the runner up with 19.
The team of Wayne Algenio, Dave Brunelli and Dave Wood won the first prize of $1500 in today's pizza eating contest at Zoi's Pizza in Seymour, CT. update April 22 WPLR has a gallery
PhillyVoice.com has an interview with Dave Brunelli where he describes his wing eating techniques. He says his favorite Wing Bowl moment was finishing last year's competition without reversing.
StarNewsPhilly.com has a report on last week's Wing Off at SugarHouse Casino won by Dave Brunelli. The Wing Bowl website has a contest video.
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