South Bend, Indiana eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming South Bend eating contests
2019 Aug 17Pie Eating Contest Summer Fest @ Bristol Library Bristol, IN
Three random South Bend eating challenges
16 in. grinder 5 Pound Grinder Challenge Mancino's Grinders & Pizza Plymouth, IN
64 oz. steak Lunkasaurus - defunct Lunker's Angler's Inn Edwardsburg, MI restaurant closed
4 patty burger Porker Challenge Bacon Hill Kitchen and Pub Elkhart, IN total weight is 5 pounds
(All South Bend eating challenges and contests in database) has an article about the competitive eating career of Dillan Gibbons, a high school offensive linemane who has committed to play football at Notre Dame.
Tom Cortina announces he won $500 in yesterday's falafel eating contest at Alladin's Eatery in Mishikawa, IN. Craig Reed was the runner-up.
Alladin's Eatery in Mishikawa, In will hold a falafel eating contest on September 29 awarding $500 to the winner.
The Chicago Tribune reports that Notre Dame quarterback Dayne Crist completed the one pound King Burger at the Oaken Bucket in South Bend, Indiana and was disappointed in the lack of an award for finishing the challenge. Crist also ate a gallon of ice cream in 30 minutes.
WNDU has an article and video about the new five pound burger challenge offered by T J's Corner Cafe in Elkhart, Indiana (South Bend area).

Ex-NFLer Chris Zorich loses burger eating contest

Mike Golic is not the only former Notre Dame defensive lineman to lose an eating contest this week. reports that Chris Zorich, a former member of the Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins, lost an eating contest at CJ’s Pub in South Bend, Indiana on Saturday. Zorich ate 4 burgers, placing him in the middle of the pack. Jim Seitz and Brynne Kolbe tied for first with 6 burgers and Seitz won the overtime eat-off. Video of the contest is available on