English eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2018 Oct 24David vs Goliath Chad's Smashery Worcester, England, UK
2018 Oct 27Chilli Eating Contest Toke's Food & Drink Chipping Campden, England, UK
2018 Nov 1Chilli Pie Eating Contest Young Vegans London, England, UK
2018 Nov 7Pie Eating Contest The Cookie Leicester, England, UK
2018 Nov 10Chilli Eating Contest The Wheatsheaf Inn Grayswood Haslemere, England, UK
2018 Dec 1Chilli Eating Contest Chilli Fest UK Derby, England, UK
Three random eating challenges
3 pattie burger 3 Pattie Challenge Spielburger London, England, UK includes 2 fries and beer
22 in pizza 22" Challenge ZaZa's Little Italy Luton, England, UK available Wednesdays
2 1 lb. burgers Goliath Challenge JD's Grill Plymouth, England, UK includes 2 lb. fries, 1 lb. slaw
(All England eating challenges and contests in database)

The Yorkshire Post has an article about KyleVFood attempting the 30 pancake & waffle challenge at the Cabin in Sheffield.
9 people attempted a 450 ounce steak challenge at Cattlemans Steakhouse in Paignon, England yesterday.
A man was hospitalized after swallowing a ghost pepper in an eating contest in Brighton, England. The unnamed competitor was facing off against Shahina Waseem, who is undefeated in spicy eating contests.
Izzy Kirkman, a personal trainer from Birkenhead, England, ate a 11,000 calorie cake intended for 40 people over four hours to celebrate her recovery from anorexia. (video)
An Original Nathan's restaurant has been announced for Bournemouth on the English south coast. Could this result in the first UK Nathan's qualifier since 2005?
Kent Online reports that Libertines frontman Pete Doherty completed the breakfast challenge at the Dalby Cafe in Cliftonville, England in 19:30, beating the time limit by 30 seconds.
Daily Record has an article about Kate Ovens completing a 3kg doner kebab at German Doner Kebab in London. (video)
The ShortList has an interview with Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran, whose youtube channel just surpassed 300,000 subscribers. He is billed as the "UK's #1 competitive eater" despite finishing behind Leah Shutkever in the Highway 55 Burgers contest, an event he says he trained heavily for.
The Daily Mirror has an article about Kate Ovens finishing a 74 ounce steak in 18 minutes which bills her as "Britain's top food blogger". The only other women I am aware of who have finished a 72+ oz steak in under 20 minutes are Molly Schuyler, Stephanie Wu and Nadia White.
The Overtake has an interview with Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran, who says he is making 3 times more as a food challenger than he did as a manager in a large stockbroking firm.
InYourAre.co.uk has an article about Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran eating 3.5 kg of doner kebabs in 30 minutes at German Doner Kebab in Reading on Saturday, which was billed as a world record.
The Daily Star has an article about Kate Ovens finishing a 2.5kg Yorkshire pudding in 55 minutes at the York Roast Co in York, England.
Nicki Chan Lam announces she finshed the Easter pancake challenge at Polo Bar in London, which is topped with a Cadbury egg.
Mission Burrito announces that Leah Shutkever was the first person to finish its "El Criminal" burrito challenge with a time of 10 minutes in Birmingham, England. update Leah has uploaded a video
DevonLive.com has an article about the 200 ounce steak challenge offered by Cattlemans Steakhouse in Paignton, England. The meal costs £179 but is free if four diners can finish it in under an hour. update Fox News has an article about the challenge
The World Pie Eating Championship, held in December at Harry's Bar in Wigan, England, will be recreated tomorrow for a commercial for online betting firm Casumo. The ad will feature non-traditional sports and the public is welcome to attend the filming.
Mission Burrito has an interview with Lee vs. Food about his inability to complete its new El Criminal Burrito Challenge, his first defeat in 9 Bristol, England area food challenge attempts. He has a facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LeeVsFood/ to document his competitive eating experiences.
The Independent and the London Economic have articles about Kate Ovens attempting a three foot long sausage roll at the Red Lion in London.
Cambridge University will hold a presentation about competitive eating on March 7. Dr. Barak Kushner of the University of Cambridge and Dr. Eric Rath of the University of Michigan will be the speakers. The talks are part of the Imaginative Things: Curious Objects 1400–2000 series.
Greg Roberts has posted a drawing of a Hasty Pudding eating contest from 1794 that awarded a gold laced hat to the winner.
Rub Smokehouse in the UK will award £500 in Rub Vouchers to the fastest finisher of its Nugzilla giant chicken nugget challenge if he or she can break 6 minutes. Andy Salisbury currently has the fastest time of 6:20. (via Chronicle Live)
Martin Appleton Clare ate a pie in a record 32 seconds to win the World Pie Eating Championship in Wigan, England for the third year in a row.   
Brandon Parry won the first prize of £750 in last night's burger challenge at Smoke Stop BBQ in Ford, England. The competition was closed to people considered "professional" eaters.
Kate Ovens and Beard Meats Food produced videos of the Thanksgiving dining event held yesterday at Pickle & Rye in London to promote NFL UK.
Radim Dvořáček finished the 7 pound Big ol’ Belly Buster Burger Challenge at Man vs Food in London in 27:45 to win £250.
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