New Haven eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming New Haven eating contests
2018 Sep 8Pie Eating Contest WestFest 2018 West Haven, CT
2018 Sep 22Bratwurst Eating Contest Milford Oktoberfest Milford, CT
Three random New Haven eating challenges
spicy wings Suicide Wings Dew Drop Inn Derby, CT
5 lb. burrito Five Pound Burrito Challenge Senor Pancho's Southbury, CT free if finished in under an hour
big breakfast The Kitchen Sink Leo's Restaurant Southbury, CT French toast, pancakes, sausage, bacon, home fries, scrambled eggs, grilled zucchini & fresh fruit
(All New Haven eating challenges and contests in database)

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.
Zoi's in Seymour, CT will hold a pizza eating contest for 3 person teams on April 19. According to Stephanie Wu, the purse will be $2500 ($1500 to winning trio). Teams must raise at least $300 to compete.
Brandon "Feast Mode" Carr won this morning's paczki eating contest at Eddy's Bakery in Ansonia, CT. Defending champion Manny Cambra was runner up.
Eddy's Bakery in Ansonia, CT will hold a paczki eating contest on February 9 awarding $200 ($150 to the winner).
Zoi's Pizza in Seymour, CT will has increased its purse for Wednesday's pizza eating contest to $1600 ($1000 to winner). Entrants must raise $250 for charity.
Joe Menchetti has set up a crowdrise page seeking donations for his participation in a pizza eating contest at Zoi's pizza in Seymour, CT on June 24. The contest will award $500 to the winner and entrants must raise at least for $250 Project Purple.
Bodybuilder Manny "The Manimal" Cambra won this morning's packzi eating contest at Eddy's Bake Shop in Ansonia, CT with a total of 12 paczkis in 5 minutes. update The New Haven Independent and WTNH have articles.
Eddy's Bakery in Ansonia, CT will hold a paczki eating contest on Tuesday awarding $200 to the winner. If the victor is a resident of Ansonia, he or she will receive the title of honorary mayor for the day.
"Gentleman" Joe Menchetti appears in WFSB's segment about the Triiple Triple burger offered by Wayback Burgers.
The Bethlehem Fair in Bethlehem, CT will hold a fried dough eating contest on Saturday awarding $1,500 ($1,000 to the winner).
No Merritone Family Funday will be held at Lake Quassy in Middlebury, CT in 2014. A bun & cheese and beef patty eating contest have been held at that event, which organizers hope to bring back in 2015.
The Royal Caribbean Bakery and Caribbean Food Delights National Caribbean Food Eating Championships that were to have been held at Lake Quassy in Middlebury, CT on July 13 have been postponed.
Registration is now open for the first 2014 All Pro Eating events to be announced: the Caribbean Food Eating Championships at Lake Quassy in Middlebury, CT on July 13.      
Marcus "Buff" Bartone won a paczki eating contest held this morning at Eddy's Bake Shop in Ansonia, CT. Joe Menchetti had a long winning streak in the event, but was blocked from competing this year due to a ban on professional eaters.  
Jamie McDonald has posted a video of an event held Monday at the New Haven, CT Denny's where he faced two teams of two in a Radagast’s Red Velvet Pancake Puppies Eating Contest to promote the chain's Hobbit menu. I Love New Haven has a contest report.
Jamie McDonald will compete in a Hobbit menu eating contest at the New Haven, CT Denny's on December 9. He will face teams of two or three in a "Radagast’s Red Velvet Pancake Puppies" eating competition.

Will Millender: Molly Schuyler wins Lake Quassy contests

update July 16 Rake & Herald has a contest report
Wayne Algenio has videos of the bun & cheese and beef patty contests
Joel Podelsky has a video of the beef patty contest

Will Millender reports that Molly Schuyler won the bun & cheese and beef patty contests held at Lake Quassy in Middlebury, CT today to continue her career undefeated streak.

Official Times (Top 3)
Bun & Cheese (first to finish 7)
1) Molly Schuyler 1:29
2) Joe Menchetti
3) Jamie McDonald

Beef Patty (first to finish 8)
1) Molly Schuyler 1:46
2) Jamie McDonald
3) Wayne Algenio

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Molly Schuyler, Jamie McDonald, Joe Menchetti and others are listed as expected entrants for the National Caribbean Food Eating Championships at Lake Quassy, CT on July 14.
Jake's Wayback Burgers in Waterbury, CT will hold a burger eating contest Saturday awarding an iPad mini.
Jamie McDonald will have a Wing Bowl training session tomorrow at 2 at Griff's Chicken Shack in Hamden, CT where he will try to break his chicken finger challenge of 32. update Jan 6 Jamie ate 36 to break the record. update Jan 7 The New Haven Register has a video of the training session.
Hirschbeck's Sports Bar & Grille will hold a wing eating contest tonight awarding two Red Sox tickets. The runner-up will receive four tickets to Six Flags.
Will Millender reports that Joe Menchetti swept the bun & cheese and beef patty eating contests held at Lake Quassy in Middlebury, CT today. update Carribean Food Delights has a picture captioned with the official times for the beef patty contest.
WTNH reports that Joe Menchetti won the paczki eating contest held at Eddy's Bake Shop in Ansonia, CT this morning. This is Joe Menchetti's ninth victory in a row at Eddy's.
Mike Longo has results from the contests held today at Lake Quassy in Connecticut. Bun & Cheese: 1) Mike Longo 2) Joel Podelsky 3) Andre "The Assassin" | Beef Pattie: 1) Mike Hoffman 2) Chris Schlesinger 3) Liam Burt

Man vs. Food Nation New Haven episode links

Travel Channel Episode Guide | Restaurant / Activity Map | Blog Entry| Gallery

CT Now article about episode

Restaurants

List of New Haven area eating challenges and contests in the eatfeats database
Eatfeats blog category for the Doodle Burger record, the most famous New Haven eating challenge (restaurant closed in 2008)

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