2014: The Year In Glory

The apex gurgitators of Major League Eating set 16 new World Records in 2014. Here's a breakdown of their heroic human achievements over the past 12 months:

Chili: Joey Chestnut
2.125 gallons of chili in 6 min
At the RP Funding World Chili Eating Challenge; Orlando, FL; 8-Feb

Pulled Pork Sliders: Joey Chestnut
62 pulled pork sliders in 10 min
At the Pork Slider Eating Contest at Wind Creek’s Throw Down; Atmore, AL; 28-Mar

Creek Indian Tacos: Matthew Stonie
32.5 Creek Indian Tacos in 8 mins
At the Creek Indian Taco Eating Contest at Wind Creek’s Throw Down; Atmore, AL; 29-Mar

Ice Cream: Joey Chestnut
15 pints of vanilla ice cream in 6 min
At the Magnify Credit Union World Ice Cream Eating Championship; Lakeland, FL; 12-Apr

Deep-fried Asparagus: Joey Chestnut
12lbs, 8.75oz of deep-fried asparagus in 10 mins
At the 2014 Stockton Asparagus Festival Deep-Fried Asparagus Eating Competition; Stockton, CA; 26-Apr

Gyros: Matthew Stonie
24 8oz Niko Niko’s gyros in 10 min
At the Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship; Houston, TX; 18-May

Slugburgers: Matthew Stonie
43 slugburgers in 10 min
At the World Slugburger Eating Championship Presented By Main Street Corinth; Corinth, MS; 12-Jul

Chicken Spiedies: Joey Chestnut
13.75 Lupo’s chicken spiedies in 10 min
At the Tioga Downs World Chicken Spiedie Eating Championship Presented By Lupo’s; Nichols, NY; 26-Jul

Fish Tacos: Joey Chestnut
30 6oz Joey’s fish tacos in 5 min
At the Joey Chestnut Vs. Joey’s All-Stars Fish Taco World Record Challenge; Winnipeg, MB; 7-Aug

Gyoza: Joey Chestnut
384 Day-Lee Foods gyoza in 10 min
At the Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship; Los Angeles, CA; 16-Aug

Cannoli: Marcos Owens
34 large cannoli in 6 min
At the Cannoli Eating Championship At Festa di San Gennaro; New York, NY; 12-Sep

Pumpkin Pie: Matthew Stonie
20lb 13oz of pumpkin pie in 8 min
At the Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship; Elk Grove, CA; 5-Oct

Pierogi: Joey Chestnut
165 pierogi in 8 min
At the Horseshoe World Pierogi-Eating Championship; Hammond, IN; 8-Oct

Tacos (Traditional): Matthew Stonie
101 Three-inch tacos in 8 min
At the Dia De Los Muertos Taco Eating Contest; San Jose, CA; 25-Oct

Turkey (Whole): Joey Chestnut
9.35lb whole turkey in 10 min
At the Foxwoods World Turkey-Eating Championship; Mashantucket, CT; 22-Nov

Shrimp Cocktail: Joey Chestnut
10.42lb St. Elmo shrimp cocktail in 8 min
At the World Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship; Indianapolis, IN; 6-Dec

Matthew Stonie ate 24 Niko Niko