New Jersey eating challenges and contests category

Three random eating challenges
48 oz. steak Porterhouse for Two Old Homestead Steak House at the Borgata Atlantic City, NJ also have 36 oz. rib steak & 32 oz. prime rib
2 1 lb. burgers The Daily Allowance Challenge - defunct The Office Beer Bar & Grill 7 New Jersey locations, NJ
5 spicy sliders Suicide Slider Challenge Sliderz 'N' Friez Pompton Lakes, NJ 10 minute burn-in period, starts September 2013
(All New Jersey eating challenges and contests in database)

Wayne Algenio ate 10 bowls in 6:59 to win the first prize of $1,000 in yesterday's eating contest at Ani Ramen in New Brunswick, NJ. Dave Brunelli was the runner up.
Ani Ramen in New Brunswick, NJ will hold a ramen eating contest on October 6 awarding $1000/$500/$250. The winner will also receive a set of golden chopsticks.

Geoff Esper wins Trenton Thunder pork rolls

The field for Saturday's Trenton Thunder World Famous Case’s Pork Roll Eating Championship will include: Geoff Esper, Nick Wehry, Pat Bertoletti, George Chiger, Eric "Badlands" Booker, Crazy Legs Conti, William Myers, Andy Krawczyk, Rene Rovtar, Prudence DiBenedetto, Radim Dvoracek, Sean Yeager and Jeff Bonacorda.
Ricarditoofit has uploaded a video of a 42 pound cheesesteak he attempted with a team of five Spaniards and three North Americans at Amato Brothers in Oaklyn, NJ. Other team members included Molly Schuyler, Dan Kennedy, Joel Hansen, Joe Burger Challenge, Dave Cheats and Tano Villar. Joe Burger Challenge's video
The Atlantic City Boat Show will hold a wing eating contest on March 5 awarding a 42 inch TV to the winner.
Josh: The Goat uploaded a video of his trip to Sandwich Time Deli & Tex-Mex in Avenel, NJ to take on food challenges with Molly Schuyler and Dan Kennedy.
Joel Hansen has uploaded a video of the "Zeus" burger challenge he attempted with Eric "Badlands" Booker and Scott Eats at the Clinton Station Diner in Clinton, NJ. The menu item has an official weight of 15 pounds, but their meal originally weighed 27 pounds. (They managed to reduce it to 17 pounds).

2021 Trenton Thunder pork roll contest

A fundraiser has been set up for Pat "from Moonachie" Philbin after a recent amputation that was forced by numerous leg issues. The gofundme is currently $65 away from its $15000 goal.
Barstool Sports reports that a fight broke out between players and fans at tonight's New Jersey Jackals minor league baseball game in Little Falls, NJ while a hot dog eating contest was taking place. Frank "The Tank" Fleming of Barstool Sports was serving as judge of the competition. Dollar beer night might have contributed to the chaos.
The Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City, NJ, site of Nathan's qualifiers from 2009-2012, was demolished yesterday.
The former Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ, site of Nathan's Famous hot dog eating qualifiers from 2009 to 2012, is scheduled for demolition on February 17 due to safety concerns. The property was purchased by Icahn Enterprises in 2016. The 2011 competition was the final Nathan's qualifier for Sonya Thomas, after which she received a bye as a former women's champion.
The Trenton Thunder World Famous Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship, scheduled for October 3, has been removed from the MLE calendar.
Atlantic City government officials are seeking a court order to force the demolition of Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino, site of Nathan's qualifiers from 2009 to 2012.
Bill "El Wingador" Simmons posted a tribute to the winner of Wing Bowl 2 and 3, Kevin "Heavy Keavy" O'Donnell, who recently passed away following a struggle with cancer. He is one of five multiple Wing Bowl Winners: Simmons (5), Joey Chestnut (3), Molly Schuyler (3), Jonathan Squibb (3), O'Donnell (2). update Crossing Broad and the Gloucester City News have obituaries.
Press of Atlantic City reports that the town has announced plans to demolish the site of Trump Plaza in 2020, which is currently vacant. The venue held five Nathan's qualifiers from 2008 to 2012. The 2011 competition was the final qualifier for Sonya Thomas, after which she would be exempt from qualifying as a female champion. has an article about last month's SopranosCon held in Seacaucus, NJ which reports that one of the entrants in the cannoli eating contest believed it had been rigged. Rolling Stone TV critic Alan Sepinwall agreed that "shady stuff" happened during the competition.
Joe Menchetti ate 23 pork rolls to win the first prize of $500 in tonight's pork roll eating contest at Meadowlands Racectrack in East Rutherford, NJ.
Meadowlands Racing in East Rutherford, NJ will hold a pork roll eating contest on November 30 awarding $500/$250/$150/$100. 10 entrants will be chosen at random.
Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle ate 14 cannolis to win today's eating contest at SopranosCon in Seacaucus, NJ.
Registration is open for the cannoli eating contests that will be held at SopranosCon in Seacacus, NJ on November 23 and 24. Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle will compete in Saturday's contest.
SopranosCon will hold a cannoli eating contest in Seacaucus, NJ on November 23. In "The Ride" episode of the series, televised in 2006, Crazy Legs Conti competed in a cannoli eating contest.
Birch in Hoboken, NJ will hold a wing eating contest October 6 awarding $300 to the winner.

2019 Trenton Thunder pork roll eating contest

Official results with Rene Rovtar additions

1st 61.5 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut new record
2nd 43.67 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 38 Darron Breeden
4th 31 Nick Wehry
5th 30 Miki Sudo
6th 23.5 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman claims he ate 27.5
7th 21 George Chiger
8th 20 Brian “Dud Light” Dudzinski
9th 12 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele
10th 10.5 Crazy Legs Conti
11th 7 Rene Rovtar
12th 6 Julie Goldberg
13th 4.67 Prudence DiBenedetto

Results from the live video
1) Joey Chestnut 61 pork rolls, new record
2) Geoff Esper 43
3) Darron Breeden 38
4 or 5 Miki Sudo 30

Aaron Cohen has a live video

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