Joey Chestnut category

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2017 Jul 151st35 10 minThe World Slugburger Eating Championship Corinth, MS
2017 Jul 104th191 10 minHooters World Wing Eating Championship Las Vegas, NV
2017 Jul 41st7210 min Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest - men Brooklyn, NY

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 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 |

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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It has now been over five months since Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie last faced off in the Toronto poutine contest on October 3. Since then Joey Chestnut has done 8 contests; Matt has done 3. The new poll asks why you think their matchups have become rare.

2016 Silver Slipper meat pies

update March 7 SunHerald also has a blog entry

update March 6 SunHerald has an article and video

Full results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Joey Chestnut 23 pies in 10 minutes
2) Miki Sudo 21.5
3) Adrian Morgan 19.25
4) Rich LeFevre 17
5) Gideon Oji 13.5
6) Matt Cohen 12.75
7) Crazy Legs Conti 10.5
8) Corey Fanguy 10
9) Matthew Raible 7.5
10) Nate Biller 6
11) Carlene LeFevre 5

The contest is expected to start around 2:30 central / 3:30 eastern.

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The Silver Slipper twitter lists some of the entrants in the meat pie eating contest on March 5: Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo, Adrian Morgan, Badlands Booker and Nate Biller. update Feb 26 has an interview with Joey Chestnut about the contest.
Miki Sudo uploaded a video of Joey Chestnut and her both attempting the 5+ pound burger challenge at Teak Neighborhood Grill in Orlando. They both finished the challenge in 39 minutes.
Joey Chestnut has been announced as an entrant in the Silver Slipper World Meat Pie-Eating Championship on March 5 in Bay St. Louis, MS.

Joey Chestnut four-peats Orlando Chili, Esper 2nd, Sudo 3rd

Full results Part 1 | Part 2
1) Joey Chestnut 7 32 oz bowls
2) Geoffrey Esper 6.25
3) Miki Sudo 6
4) Gideon Oji 5.75
5) Eric “Badlands” Booker 4.25
6) Nathan Biller 2.75
7) Tom Goes

update Joey Chestnut defended his title with 7 32 ounce bowls in 6 minutes.

Orlando Weekly has an interview with Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo. Gideon Oji, Badlands Booker, Nate Biller and Geoff Esper are also expected to compete.

Comments (13) has an interview with Joey Chestnut about the start of his competitive eating career.
Baffin Brewing Co. in St. Clair Shores, MI has produced a chestnut cream ale named after Joey Chestnut.

2015 St. Elmo’s shrimp cocktail eating contest

WISH-TV has an article and gallery (youtube)
Fox59 has a video

Full results: Part 1 | Part 2

1st 12.25 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut new record
2nd 7.42 Miki Sudo
3rd 6 Yasir Salem
4th 5.5 Steve Hendry
5th 4.75 Matthew Raible
6th 3.5 Tracy Goode announced as final MLE contest
7th 2.67 Andrew “The Bear” Kogutkiewicz
8th ? Jeremy “PhilosoFonzie” Ildefonso did not finish

update Joey Chestnut ate a record 12.25 pounds in 8 minutes.

Joey Chestnut appeared on RadioNOW and WIBC to promote the contest.


NUVO has an interview with Joey Chestnut about defending his St. Elmo's shrimp cocktail title in Indianapolis on Saturday. Interestingly, no mention is made of Matt Stonie's 2015 dominance. update The interview was from 2014.
A picture autographed by Joey Chestnut is currently available on as a lightning deal for $11.99. 94% of the pictures have been sold as of 12:37 pm eastern. (via Matt DeMougin)
WTOP has Thanksgiving eating advice from Joey Chestnut, who turns 32 today.

Miki Sudo upsets Joey Chestnut at Foxwoods Turkey

update Videos: snapchat | Doug Schwartz

Update The Norwich Bulletin has an article and gallery

Official results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

1st 8.8 Miki Sudo 1st win vs Chestnut or Stonie since 2013
2nd 8.4 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut 2nd non-Stonie loss of year (Morgan @ Native Wings)
3rd 5.7 Geoffrey Esper
4th 5.4 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
5th 5.2 Gideon Oji
6th 5 Yasir Salem
7th 4.8 Juan “more bite” Rodriguez
8th 4.6 Eric “Badlands” Booker
9th 4.3 Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas
10th 3.2 Daniella Gioia
11th 2.8 William “Wild Bill” Myers
12th 2.4 Crazy Legs Conti
13th 1.2 Brian Woodard
14th 1 DJ Douglas

update Adam Benson reports that Miki Sudo has upset Joey Chestnut

Joey Chestnut appeared on Fox 61 yesterday and said he had a upcoming lobster eating contest which has yet to be added to the MLE calendar.

Winners of previous IFOCE/MLE turkey contests

2014 Nov 22 1st 9.35 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Foxwoods World Turkey-Eating Championship Mashantucket, CT
2011 Nov 22 1st 5.25 10 min Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas Wild Turkey 81 Eating World Championship Manhattan, NY
2007 Oct 10 1st 6.91 8 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti MLE Chowdown – whole turkeys Las Vegas, NV
2006 Nov 22 1st 4.8 12 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Axia 3 Thanksgiving Invitational Manhattan, NY
2005 Nov 23 1st 4.19 12 min Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas Thanksgiving Invitational Manhattan, NY

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The Norwich Bulletin has an interview with Joey Chestnut about defending his turkey title Saturday at Foxwoods Casino. He is hoping for a 2016 comeback after a "rough year" and thinks competing against women is "unfair" since their bodies are built for expansion. Joey also offered six tips to Gear Patrol in maximizing Thanksgiving food consumption.

Joey Chestnut wins Tulsa brats

Tulsaworld article | results

1st 66 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 43 Rich “The Locust” LeFevre
2nd 43 Miki Sudo
4th 31.5 “Nasty” Nathan Biller
5th 13 Frank Ortiz walk-on contestant

Joey Chestnut ate 66 sausages to win today’s contest at Lind @e Oktoberfest in Tulsa.

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ReadFrontier has an interview with Joey Chestnut about competing in Saturday's bratwurst eating contest at Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa.
Joey Chestnut recorded a commercial for Nextel on the Coney Island Boardwalk Wednesday.
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