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Joe Menchetti defeats Molly Schuyler in Zoi’s Pizza

Joe Menchetti has posted the results for the professional division of Zoi’s Pizza eating contest in Seymour, CT today

1) Joe Menchetti 56 sec
2) Molly Schuyler 1:03
3) Dan Kennedy 1:04
4) Dave Brunelli

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Molly Schuyler is expected to compete in Zoi's Pizza eating contest in Seymour, CT on June 1, which has raised its pro prizes to $2000/$1000/$500.
Zoi's Pizza in Seymour, CT will hold a pizza eating contest for professionals on June 1 awarding $1500/$500/$250 (entrants must raise at least $200 for charity). There will also be contests for pairs of male amateurs, female amateurs and first responders awarding $750/$350/$200 (teams must raise $300).
The CT BBQ Fest will hold a bacon eating contest in Clinton, CT on November 10 awarding $500 to the winner. update The festival has been cancelled
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.
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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.
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