Oklahoma eating challenges and contests category

Three random eating challenges
8 patty burger Wardour Challenge Cowboys Bar-B-Q Muskogee, OK
big breakfast Working Man's Challenge Working Man's Cafe Tulsa, OK three pancakes, three eggs, two pieces of bacon, two pieces of sausage, one piece of ham, hash browns, two biscuits and gravy
32 oz. steak 32 Ounce Steak Santa Fe Cattle Co. Broken Arrow, OK includes 2 sides, also available in Nashville, TN location (not sure about others)
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Oklahoma Gazette has an article about Oklahoma City restaurant challenges with quotes from Robert McKinney and Randy Santel. Former MLE eater Jason McCormack also makes an appearance as a restaurant owner.

2017 Tulsa Bratwurst contest

update Oct 26 Carmen Cincotti and Darron Breeden have videos

update Oct 23 Robert McKinney has the rest of the prizewinners

Matt Dutton has the top 3
1) Carmen Cincotti 90.5
2) Darron Breeden 76.5
3) Gideon Oji 66.5
4) Rich LeFevre 49
5) Robert “Food Challenge Bros” McKinney 40

Carmen Cincotti won today’s bratwurst eating contest at Linde Oktoberfest in Tulsa with a total of 90.5 sausages in 10 minutes. (from Facebook Live video)

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Molly Schuyler announces she ate 25 donuts in 1:23 to win the first prize of $2500 at today's contest at Polar Donuts in Oklahoma City.
Polar Donuts in Oklahoma City will hold a donut eating contest Saturday August 5 awarding $2500 to the winner.
Robert McKinney defended his Brutus Burger Challenge title at the Tulsa Hard Rock Cafe to win the first prize of $5000. Larry Thomas, best known as the "Soup Nazi" on Seinfeld, served as MC.
Larry Thomas, who played the "Soup Nazi" on Seinfeld, will host the Ultimate Brutus Burger Challenge on March 30 at the Hard Rock Cafe and Casino in Tulsa. $5000 will be awarded to the winner and qualifiers will be held on March 16 and 23. The registration deadline is February 28.
Polar Donuts in Oklahoma City will hold a donut eating contest on August 5 awarding $2500 to the winner.

Carmen Cincotti defeats Joey Chestnut in Tulsa brats

Carmen Cincotti has a video

Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1) Carmen Cincotti 101 bratwurst in 10 min, new record
2) Joey Chestnut 100
3) Rich LeFevre 48
4) Robert McKinney 39.5
5) Chris Hobson 23.5
6) Carlene LeFevre 20.5
7) Alex Perez 14
8) Joe Alcott 10
9) Mr. Linde 7
10 Candice Alcott 2.5 (Mrs. Tulsa)

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TulsaWorld.com has several competitors for Saturday's Siegi’s World Championship Bratwurst Eating Contest: Joey Chestnut, Carmen Cincotti, Gideon Oji and Rich LeFevres. Robert "Food Challenge Bros" McKinney will also make his MLE debut.
The Norman Transcript The Norman Transcript has an article about the eating ability of Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams.
KSWO has a report on the 28 inch "Gut Buster" pizza challenge at Fat Boys Pizza in Lawton, OK that awards $300 to a pair that can finish it in under an hour.
The "Food Challenge Bros" won the first prize of $5000 in the finals of the Brutus Burger Challenge at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa last night. update Tulsa World has an article about the event giving the name of the winner as Robert McKinney.
Tulsa World and Claremore Progress have interviews with Cheers co-starts George Wendt "Norm" and John Ratzenberger "Cliff" about hosting tommorow's finals of the Brutus Burger challenge tomorrow at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa.
The Food Challenge Bros report that they were the first person to finish the Brutus Burger at the Hard Rock in Tulsa.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa will hold an "Ultimate Brutus Burger Challenge" on March 31 awarding $5000 to the winner. Qualifiers will take place on March 17 and 24. John Ratzenberger and George Wendt, best known for their roles on Cheers will oversee the final.
The Tulsa Boat Show will hold a Coney dog eating contest on February 4 awarding a 40 inch TV to the winner.

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, Michelle Lesco, Rich LeFevre and Nate Biller are expected to compete in the Siegi Sausage Eating Contest at Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa on October 24.
Registration will open Monday on majorleagueeating.com for a new bratwurst eating contest in Tulsa on October 24 and a turkey eating contest ($10K purse) at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut on November 21. Registration is now open for the chili eating contest at Taste of DC on October 10.
Youtube has a video of the end of the Brutus Burger challenge held at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa earlier this month. An unnamed competitor would have won $5,000 if he had avoided a "reversal of fortune". Adam Richman served as MC for the event.
The Hard Rock Cafe in Tulsa will hold eating contests on March 19, 26 and April 2 as part of its Brutus Burger Challenge. Adam Richman will host the final contest that will award $5,000.

Stephanie Wu finishes Big Texan challenge in 30:40

Stephanie Wu announced that she finished the 72 ounce steak challenge at The Big Texan in Amarillo, TX in 30:40. This would make the five fastest times for women in the official finishers list (a fire destroyed pre-1991 records)

  • 4:59, Molly Schuyler, 2014
  • 9:58, Molly Schuyler, 2014
  • 30:40, Stephanie Wu, 2014
  • 32m, Carlene LeFevre, March 20, 2002
  • 32:24, Johanna Hickey, August 9, 2005

In a 2000 Ripley’s Believe it or Not program, Carlene LeFevre finished the steak challenge in 32 minutes, which was billed as a new women’s record. (Results from that episode do not appear in the finishers list).

update Nov 12 On her trip, Stephanie also set the women’s record for the milkshake challenge at Crown Candy Kitchen in St. Louis and the overall Onion Burger record at Dust Bowl in Tulsa.

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The Steak and Catfish Barn in Edmond, OK, site of the catfish challenge in the Oklahoma City episode of Man v Food will close at the end of this month so its owners can retire in Italy.
Kiowa Casino in Devol, OK will hold a 20 inch chili dog eating contest tomorrow awarding $300 to the winner.
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