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2023 Dec 22nd168 min World Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship Indianapolis, IN
2023 Sep 301st46 8 minCheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl Atlantic City, NJ
2023 Sep 232nd43 10 minTrenton Thunder World Famous Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship Trenton, NJ

Joey Chestnut appeared on Fox 59 and WISH TV to promote Saturday's St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail Eating Championship in Indianapolis.
Happy Birthday to Joey Chestnut, who turns 40 today.

2023 Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl

The youtube channel for Hell's Kitchen has uploaded a clip from a 2012 episode in which Joey Chestnut faced off against chefs in a wing eating contest.
Joey Chestnut will face off against a team of 3-4 northeast Ohio celebrities in an apple cider donut eating contest held at Mapleside Farms in Brunswick, OH on September 24. The event will raise money for the Remarkable Youth Foundation. Mapleside Farms held a MLE apple pie eating contest in 2013. update has an interview with Joey Chestnut about the event.
Joey Chestnut will appear at the Newport, KY Hooters on August 29 and attempt to eat as many wings as possible in an hour. The event is to promote an all you can eat wing special available for $15.99.
Joey Chestnut ate 13 olive burgers in 5 minutes to win a contest at tonight's Lansing Lugnuts game, which was billed as a world record.
Joey Chestnut ate 304 mini donuts in 8 minutes to defend his title in Regina, SK. Over $72,000 was raised for the Regina Food Bank.
Joey Chestnut will attempt the 7 pound "UFO" seafood sandwich challenge at Jimmy's Famous Seafood in Baltimore on August 13.

Joey Chestnut wins 16th Nathan’s Famous title

The 2023 Nathan’s men’s contest has been cancelled due to lightning and rain. I am not sure why the 2020 contest setup could not be recreated in the second floor of Nathan’s Famous’ building and the competition held later today.

update Ronnie Hartman says the contest will start around 2pm eastern

Official results:

1st 62 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut 16th title
2nd 49 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 47 James Webb UK Commonwealth record
4th 45 Nick Wehry
4th 41 Bartley Weaver, IV
6th 36 Gideon Oji
7th 29.75 Zozan Paku Paku
8th 29.5 Max Suzuki
9th 27.5 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
10th 27 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
11th 26 Adam “Beard Meats Food” Moran
12th 25.75 Derek Hendrickson
13th 22 Joey Przybylowicz
14th 16 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
15th 15 Crazy Legs Conti

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USA Today has an article about the finances of Joey Chestnut, who says he earned $500,000 from competitive eating last year. He quit his construction job in 2010 to become a full time competitive eater after receiving an offer to do four appearances for Pepto Bismol.
Brobible and The Spun have interviews with Joey Chestnut about "Colachup", a soda flavored condiment produced by Pepsi, that he is promoting.

Joey Chestnut vs. Geoff Esper since Jan 1, 2022

Here are the head to head results for Joey Chestnut vs. Geoff Esper in MLE contests since January 1, 2022. They have faced off 8 times in that period; Geoff had a better finish in 5 of those competitions.
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The Toledo Blade has a gallery of Joey Chestnut's appearance at Saturday's Mudhens minor league baseball game. He did a cotton candy eating exhibition and oversaw a ice cream eating contest between local celebrities.
Joey Chestnut will attend the Bowling Green (KY) Hot Rods game on June 10. The team will be renamed the Hot Dogs for one night in his honor.
Joey Chestnut will appear at the May 27 Toledo Mud Hens game. He will do one minute eating exhibitions for both cotton candy and ice cream.
Joey Chestnut will attend the grand opening celebration for Inked Tacos in Woodstock, GA on May 6. This will probably prevent him from competing in the sausage eating contest at Manorpalooza in Manor, TX.
Joey Chestnut threw out the ceremonial first pitch at tonight's Toronto Blue Jays game. The appearance was to promote $1 "Loonie" hot dogs which were purchased more than 48,000 times during the event.
Joey Chestnut will attend the April 25 Toronto Blue Jays game in honor of "Loonie Dog Night".

Qdoba World Burrito Eating Championship

update has a contest report

Official results (10 minutes):

1st 14.5 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut 1st victory in 9 months
2nd 13.5 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 11.25 Miki Sudo
4th 10.5 Nick Wehry
5th 9.25 Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti
6th 3.75 Erik Huke
6th 3.75 Peter Klepacsz
6th 3.75 Joey Valdez

The live youtube video has started. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is also doing live Instagram stories.

Joey Chestnut did an interview for Outkick about today’s contest for Outkick. He says that the leg injury that afflicted him in 2022 is fully behind him and he hopes to his a record total in the high 70s in this year’s Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating contest.

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Joey Chestnut ate 7 coney dogs in a minute during tonight's Detroit Pistons game. The exhibition raised $25,000 towards Forgotten Harvest, a Detroit hunger charity.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has an interview with Joey Chestnut about competing in the QDOBA World Burrito Eating Championship on April 6.
Joey Chestnut will be eating coney dogs at the April 4 Detroit Pistons game. The team is holding a contest to select his eating partner.

Nick Wehry wins Wonderful Pistachios, Joey Chestnut last

Official results for this morning’s Wonderful Pistachios Get Crackin’ Eating Championship held at the Santa Monica Pier. Joey Chestnut’s 7th place finish is his worst placing since a first round loss in the 2005 US Open of Competitive Eating, a 32 person tournament.

1st 109 Nick Wehry 1st MLE non-qualifier victory
2nd 102 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
3rd 100 Miki Sudo
4th 88 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
5th 85 Bartley Weaver, IV
6th 72 Gideon Oji
7th 70 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut 7th is worth placing since 2005 US Open

Comments (24) has an interview with Joey Chestnut about his MMA fandom and competing in the Wonderful Pistachios Get Crackin’ Eating Championship (which the article incorrectly claims will be Monday and not Sunday). Joey says he thinks the broken leg issues which hindered him in 2022 are behind him.
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