Joey Chestnut category

Latest results in database (All results)
2017 Dec 21st10.4 8 minWorld Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship Indianapolis, IN
2017 Nov 42nd288 min Fortune Bay World Indian Taco Eating Championship Tower, MN
2017 Sep 231st52 10 minThe White Hut World Cheeseburg Eating Championship West Springfield, MA

Joey Chestnut defends Zinzinnati brats

update WLWT has an article

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Joey Chestnut 67 bratwurst in 10 minutes
2) Gideon Oji 40.75
3) Matt Cohen 29
4T) Scott Thomas 26
4T) Ethan Teske 26
6) Matthew Raible 18
7) Sean Mulcahey 16.25
8) Patrick Kelly 6.5
9) Sara Lamar 6.25

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Joey Chestnut announces that he failed a 10kg (22 lbs.) curry rice challenge at Gold Curry in Bangkok, Thailand. The prize for finishing the challenge is 100,000 yen or about $950.
Joey Chestnut is currently in Singapore. Yesterday he faced off against Zermatt Neo in a satay eating challenge and set a record. Today he attempted the burger challenge at BEAST.

Geoffery Esper wins 2016 Buffalo Buffet Bowl, Chestnut 3rd

Craig Reed has the top 3:
Official Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1) Geoffrey Esper 5:00 to finish 5 lbs of pizza, beef on weck sandwiches and crunch rolls
2) Gideon Oji 6:26
3) Joey Chestnut 7:15, 1st finish out of top 2 since June 2013 Chicago Ribfest
4) Sonya Thomas, 3.75 lbs at conclusion
5) Jim Reeves, 3.27 lbs
6) Yasir Salem, 3.23 lbs
7) Badlands Booker, 2.62 lbs
8) Daniela Gioia, 2.4 lbs
9) Wild Bill Myers, 2.15 lbs
10) Larell Marie Mele, 1.66 lbs
11) Mary Bowers, 1.28 lbs

Buffalo News has an interview with “Buffalo” Jim Reeves.

Mary Bowers has a picture of the roster for tomorrow’s wing contest: Joey Chestnut, Sonya Thomas, Geoffrey Esper, Eric “Badlands” Booker, Yasir Salem, “Buffalo” Jim Reeves, Daniella Gioia, Gideon Oji, Bill Myers, Larell Marie Mele, Michael Dietz & Mary Bowers.

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2016 Nugget Rib Eating Championship

update Sept 1 TMZ.com has an article about Rich LeFevre’s 3rd place performance.

update MyNews4 and RGJ.com have articles

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1 Joey Chestnut 9.6 lb in 12 minutes
2 Matt Stonie 7.8 lb
3 Rich LeFevre 4.8 lb
4 Steve Hendry 3.6 lb
5 Brian Burghart 2 lb, U of Nevada teacher
6 Donald Brown 1.8 lb
7T Marlon Ting .8 lb
7T Micheal Simpkins .8 lb
9 Gilbert Chick DQ

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Joey Chestnut wins Chacho’s Tacos

update EastBayTimes.com has an article
South Bay Pulse has a video

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1 Joey Chestnut 79 in 8 minutes
2 Carmen Cincotti 68
3 Michelle Lesco 56
4 Adrian Mogan 53
5 Steve Hendry 37
6 Sergio Reyes 24
7 Cameron Birdwell 23
8 Henry Navarro 13
9 Jon Davis 12
10 The Man Called H 10
11 Tito Best 8

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Nathan's Famous will line up 1916 hot dogs in Grand Central Terminal on September 2 to set a Guinness Record. Joey Chestnut will oversee the event.
MLE announces that Joey Chestnut has withdrawn from Saturday's gyoza eating contest in Los Angeles to do Chacho's Tacos contest in San Jose. A press release was just sent out hyping the now canceled gyoza faceoff with Matt Stonie.
Joey Chestnut and Carmen Cincotti will attend Friday's Trenton Thunder game. A qualifier awarding a spot in the September 24 MLE pork roll eating contest will also take place.

2016 American Burger Co Roadstar Challenge

Full Results Part 1 | Part 2

1 Joey Chestnut, 4 in 4:24
2 Caremen Cincotti, 4 in 4:48
3 Gideon Oji 4 in 7:42
4 Josh Miller 3.125 in 12 minutes
5 Ronnie Hartman 2.5 in 12
6 Matt Raible 2 in 12
7 Bill Myers 1.75 in 12
8 Henry Roach 1.25 in 12

Joey Chestnut did a podcast about the challenge.

A list of the amateur competitors has been posted.

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Live 105 DJ Kevin Klein will hold a championship parade for Joey Chestnut today on the San Francsico Embarcadero today at noon.
Joey Chestnut will be a food judge at Beach, Bacon and Brewfest at Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City, OR on Saturday.

Joey Chestnut retakes Hooters wings, Miki Sudo 11th

update Jul 12 The Las Vegas Sun has a gallery
Richard Corey has a video

Results Part 1 | Part 2
1 Joey Chestnut 194 in 10 min, continues undefeated 2016
2 Matt Stonie 186
3 Adrian Morgan 176
4 Gideon Oji 161
5 Michelle Lesco 142
6 Yasir Salem 138
7 Geoff Esper 137
8 Juan Rodriguez 136
9 Juliet Lee 126
10 Josh Miller 122
11 Miki Sudo 116
12 Steve Hendry 104
13 Rich LeFevre 90

Matt Stonie appeared on KTNV earlier today.

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2016 Slugburger contest

update Jul 12 Rebels to Go has a video

update Jul 11 Americanya Mel has a video of the whole contest

update
Corinth Today and Bradley Jackson have videos WTVA has an article

Results Part 1 | Part 2
1 Joey Chestnut 41
2 Geoff Esper 32
3 Josh Miller 17.5
4 Matt Cohen 16.5
5 Nate Biller 14
6 Bill Myers 10.5
7 Matt Raible 10
8 Brian Jackson 6.5
9 Jeff Stark 6
10 Hope Bain 5.25
11 Taylor Coombs 3.75

Nate Biller has a periscope video

TMZ has an interview with Joey Chestnut, who says he will be in Las Vegas tonight which puts his appearance in doubt.

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Vice.com Munchies interviews Joey Chestnut

Munchies.vice.com has an interview with Joey Chestnut about his eating techniques for various foods. In the steak section, he says the following about Molly Schuyler:

A lot of women can really eat—[competitive eater] Molly [Schuyler]’s nuts. She goes straight animal. I’ve never eaten a steak like that. She broke my record at the Big Texan. I just use a fork and knife. I didn’t even know you could eat a steak like that, but she went straight wolf. She tore through it like butter. It was insane. I don’t steal techniques from people, but we all borrow and try to enhance techniques from each other.”

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Joey Chestnut retakes title with record 70

update Jul 8 The Guardian has a gallery

The Daily News has an article about the attack. Three protestors, who disguised themselves as fans, were taken in to police custody after taking the stage.

Protesters also apparently tried to jump Crazy Legs Conti near the start of the contest which required police intervention. This is probably the reason for the one hot dog performance.

Dan Katz reports that protesters from PETA knocked over his plates and threw fake blood on him.

The top 8 | 9-16
1 Joey Chestnut 70
2 Matt Stonie 53, 9 less than 2015
3 Carmen Cincotti 42
4 Gideon Oji 38
5 Geoff Esper 37.5
6 Adrian Morgan 36
7T Yasir Salem 31
7T Erik Denmark 31
9 Rich LeFevre 29
10 Marcos Owens 28
11 Juan Rodriguez 27
12 Eric “Badlands” Booker 25
13 Brian Dudzinski 24
14 Steven Schuster 16
15 Dan “Big Cat” Katz 12
16 Crazy Legs Conti 1 (protest performance?)

Joey Chestnut has regained the title with a finals record 70 hot dogs

This will be a big hour for Bay Area sports. Kevin Durant has decided to join the Golden State Warriors and San Joseans Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie should finish top 2 barring a shocking upset.

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The Washington Post's DC Sports Bog has a report on Saturday's Nathan's qualifier in Washington, DC containing an interview with Joey Chestnut.
The Brooklyn Paper has an interview with Joey Chestnut, who partially attributes his 2015 Nathan's finals loss to the breakup of his relationship with Neslie Ricasa after their engagement during the 2014 Nathan's finals.

2016 Washington DC Nathan’s qualifier

update Jun 26 MLE has a facebook live video of the end of the contest

Joey Chestnut ate 73.5 hot dogs in 10 minutes as a non-competitor to set a new record. Results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Carmen Cincotti, 42 only 40+ qualifier performance of circuit
2) Erik Denmark 32, takes wild card
3) Pablo Martinez 26
4) Bill Myers 13.5
5) Lloyd Ingling 8
6) Jesse Rifkin 5

1W) Hillary Andrews 9
2W) Lesley Ryder 7.5

Lesley Ryder and Hilary Andrews are the females expected to compete.

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The youtube channel for Nathan's Famous just uploaded a lot of promo videos for the Nathan's finals starring Matt Stonie and Joey Chestnut.

Joey Chestnut defends Illegal Pete’s burrito

update June 1 Westword has a gallery

update May 30 Shelly Fradkin has a full contest video

Results for Illegal Pete’s burrito eating contest at tonight’s Denver Outlaws game: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1) Joey Chestnut 14.5, defends title
2) Adrian Morgan 9.5
3T) Michelle Lesco 7.5
3T) Yasir Salem 7.5
3T) Josh Miller
6) Mark Sutherburg 7.25
7) Joshua Kahill 4
8) Bryan Beard 3.5
9) Mary Bowers 3
10T) Alex Perez 2.5
10T) Noah Molnar 2.5
12) Benjamin Parmenter 2.25

Joey Chestnut did a podcast on ESPN Denver yesterday

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Joey Chestnut ends Matt Stonie’s streak @ Houston gyro contest

update May 16 Chron.com has an article and gallery. ABC 13 has a video Holleratgeorge has a contest video

The top 9 (Official top 4)
1 Joey Chestnut 30, continues undefeated 2016
2 Matt Stonie 28.5, first defeat since Nov 22 2014 Foxwoods turkey contest
3T Miki Sudo 18
3T Geoff Esper 18
5 Adrian Morgan 16
6 Michelle Lesco 13.5
7 Steve Hendry 13
8 Josh Miller 12
9 Nate Biller 10
? Alex Perez
Gideon Oji had travel issues

Manuel Delgado has a periscope video

Houstonia Magazine has an interview with Matt Stonie

Fox 26 video from Friday

Previous winners:

2015 May 17 1st 22.2 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2014 May 18 1st 24 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2013 May 19 1st 22.5 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2012 May 20 1st 18 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2011 May 15 1st 21.5 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2010 May 15 1st 21 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2009 May 16 1st 21 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2008 May 17 1st 12 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX

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The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival is using a picture of Joey Chestnut to advertise its non-MLE eating contest on April 15 in Stockton, CA. The winner will receive $250.

Joey Chestnut wins 2016 Knott’s boysenberry pie contest

update March 22 Mike from LA video

update March 21 Jon Davis & Carlene LeFevre tied with 3.5 pounds each

Blogs: MiceChat | Behind the Thrills

Videos: Coaster Guy | Janice Yamanaka | OldeCam

Coaster Guy picture of Joey

update Articles OC Register | LosAngeles.CBSLocal.com

DAPs Magic video

Picture of post-contest debris

Full Results: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1st 14.5 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut record
2nd 10.25 Steve Hendry
3rd 9.5 Miki Sudo 2nd non-top 5 loss in 2016
4th 9 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
5th 8.5 Rich “The Locust” LeFevre
5th 8.5 Justin Mih
7th 3.5 Jon Davis
7th 3.5 Carlene LeFevre
9th 3 Lesley Ryder
10th 2.5 Daniel Lujan
11th 1.5 Lillian Canales
11th 1.5 Barbara LaBarge

The field: Daniel Luhan, Lillian Kanali (?), Justin Mih, Barbara LaBarr, Lesley Ryder, Carlene LeFevre, Steve Hendry, Rich LeFevre, Michelle Lesco, Miki Sudo, Joey Chestnut

Parks and Cons has a periscope

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