Long Island eating challenges and contests category

Three random Long Island eating challenges
5 bbq items The Swingbelly Challenge Swingbelly's Beach Side BBQ Long Beach, NY meal includes Full Slab of St. Louis Ribs, 1/4 lb Pulled Pork, 1/4 lb Brisket, 4 Wings, 3 Rib Tips w/ 2 Sides & Cornbread
10 scoop sundae The Kitchen Sink Krisch's Massapequa, NY
15 scoops ice cream 15 Scoop Challenge Ricky's Candy, Cones & Chaos Oceanside, NY other locations in northeast, contest is offered at all of them
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Del Fuego will hold a wing eating contest at its 4 Long Island locations on September 8. The overall winner will receive a large screen TV.

Fatality at Peter’s Clam Bar eating contest

Newsday reports that Island Park Fire Department volunteer Michael Fischer passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest while attending yesterday’s clam eating contest at Peter’s Clam Bar in Island Park, NY. The article does not mention if he participated in the eating competition. This is not the first eating contest fatality associated with a New York first responder. In April 2017, Caitlin Nelson, daughter of a Port Authority policeman who perished in the 9/11 attacks, choked to death during a pancake eating contest at Sacred Heart University. update News12 reports that the incident happened while Fischer was helping set up for the contest.

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Peter's Clam Bar will hold a clam eating contest in Island Park, NY on August 14 awarding thousands in prizes.

2022 Mattituck strawberry shortcake contest

Official results

1 Geoff Esper 18.25 pounds in 8 minutes, undefeated in 2022
2 Nick Wehry 16
3 Ronnie Hartman 14
4 Max Stanford 10.5
5 George Chiger 10
6 Eric “Badlands” Booker 9
7 Crazy Legs Conti 7.5
8 Jules Goldberg 4
9 Prudence DiBenedetto 3
10 Jacklyn Thrapp 1

The Festival facebook page is running a live video

Geoff Esper is going for undefeated an first half of 2022 with 7 victories in 7 events.

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Del Fuego will hold taco eating contests at its 4 Long Island locations on April 26. The overall winner will receive a Solo Fire Stove valued at $500.
Kick'N Chicken will hold a Carolina Reaper Challenge on February 6 in Farmingdale, NY awarding $1000 to the winner.
Kick N Chicken in Farmingdale, NY will award $1000 if its Carolina Reaper Kick 'n' Tender challenge is completed.
Dave Brunelli ate 216 clams to win his third consecutive contest at Peter's Clam Bar in Island Park, NY.
Joey Chestnut attended a party held by cryptocurrency billionaire Mike Novogratz in Amagansett, NY. Miley Cyrus performed a private concert at the event.
Bistro 25 East in Blue Point, NY will hold a hot dog eating contest on Sunday awarding at least $200 to the winner.
The Mattituck, NY Lions Club announced they cancelled their Strawberry Festival which had been scheduled for Father's Day weekend in June. A MLE shortcake eating contest has been held at the festival.
Brixx & Barley in Long Beach, NY will hold a wing eating contest on March 14 awarding $1000 to the winner.
Corwith Farmstand in Water Mill, NY will hold a pie eating contest this afternoon awarding $500 to the winner.
Newsday has a list of 11 eating challenges offered by Long Island restaurants.

2019 Caribbean Food Delights contests

Results from todays Caribbean Food Delights contests in East Islip, NY, the first contests for Elite Eats Entertainment (Molly Schyler video)

Bun and Cheese

1st Dan “killer” Kennedy
2nd Molly Schuyler
3rd Joel Hansen

Beef Pattys

1st Molly Schuyler new record
2nd Dan “killer” Kennedy
3rd Joel Hansen

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The top 3 from today's clam eating contest at Peter's Clam Bar in Island Park, NY: 1) Dave Brunelli 59 clams 2) Wayne Algenio 52 clams 3) Joe Menchetti 50 clams.
Molly Schuyler, Dan Kennedy, Joel Hansen, Andy Puhl and Mike Hoffman are expected to compete in the Caribbean Food Delights Bun/cheese & Beef Patty Championship in East Islip on August 11, the first events for Elite Eats Entertainment.
Drift 82 in Patchogue, NY will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 4 awarding $250 to the winner.

Geoff Esper wins Mattituck Strawberry Shortcake

The MLE instagram has posted the top 6 for the Mattituck Lions Club World Strawberry Shortcake Eating Championship in Mattituck, NY

1) Geoff Esper 17.5 pounds in 8 minutes
2) Darron Breeden 14
3) Darrien Thomas 11
4T) Adam “Beard Meats Food” Moran 10.75
4T) Wayne 10.75
6) George Chiger

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North Meets South Fest will hold donut eating contests in Calverton, NY on June 8 and 9 awarding $200 to the winner.

2019 Long Island Ducks Nathan’s qualifier

News12 video

Results via Fink Beats the Stomach (More results)

1st 47 Geoffrey Esper
2nd 29 George Chiger
3rd 22.5 Eric “Badlands” Booker
4th 19 Roderick Buenviaje
1st 18 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele has won qualifier every year since gender split in 2011
2nd 7 Julie Goldberg
3rd 4 Prudence DiBenedetto

Facebook Live video by Fink Beats the Stomach

Previous winners of Nathan’s qualifiers held at the Long Island Ducks ballpark. A gap of almost 13 years between competitions might be a record for qualifier sites.

2006 Jun 24 1st 21.5 12 min Allen “Shredder” Goldstein
2005 Jun 25 1st 24 12 min Ed “Cookie” Jarvis
2004 Jun 26 1st 18.75 12 min Oleg Zhornitskiy

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Geoff Esper, George Chiger, Eric "Badlands" Booker and Larell Marie Mele are expected to attend the Nathan's qualifier held before the May 9 Long Island Ducks game in Central Islip, NY.
Dave Brunelli won the first prize of $1000 in yesterday's wing eating contest at Brixx and Barley in Long Beach, NY.
Wayne Algenio ate 30 meatballs in 4 minutes to win the first prize of $1000 in today's eating contest at That Meetball Place in Patchogue, NY.
That Meetball Place in Patchogue, NY will hold a meatball eating contest on March 9 awarding $1000 to the winner.
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