MLE

 

Joey Chestnut


 
 

Bib Sheet

San Jose, CA
Age: 27
Weight: 230

Joey rose to lofty heights in record time, from winning Rookie of the Year for 2005 to defeating the great Kobayashi in the 2007, 2008 and 2009 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contests and the 2008 Krystal Square Off V World Hamburger Eating Championship.

These days Joey Chestnut is truly an American hero and a national treasure. Having won five straight Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Championships -- and counting, Joey is favored every time he steps to the table.

His appetite is legendary and he shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Keep your eyes open, world, because Joey Chestnut may be coming to a city near you soon...

  • Apple Pie: 4.375 Three-Pound Apple Pies/Mapleside Farms / 8 Minutes/Sept. 13, 2013

  • Asparagus: 12 lbs 8.75 oz Deep Fried Asparagus Spears/ Stockton Asparagus Festival / 10 minutes/ Apr. 26, 2014

  • Brain Tacos: 54 Brain Tacos / Zombie Pub Crawl / 8 Minutes/Oct. 12, 2013

  • Brats: 70 Hillshire Farm brats/Oktoberfest Zinzinnati / 10 Minutes/ Sep. 22, 2013

  • Chicken Spiedies: 13.75 Chicken Spiedies/Tioga Downs / 10 mins./July 26, 2014

  • Chicken Wings, 12 minutes: 7.61 lbs Buffalo Chicken Wings / 12 minutes/ September 2, 2012

  • Chicken Wings, Long form: 182 chicken wings / 30 minutes

  • Chili: 2.125 gallons of chili/Orlando, FL / 6 minutes / February 8, 2014

  • Corned Beef Sandwiches: 20 8-oz sandwiches/TooJay's World Class Corned Beef Eating Championship / 10 minutes/March 17, 2012

  • Eggs: 141 Hard Boiled Eggs / 8 Minutes/Oct. 5, 2013

  • Fish Tacos: 30 6oz. Joeys Seafood Restaurants Fish Tacos / 5 Minutes/August 7, 2014

  • Funnel Cake: 5.9 lbs / Kings Dominion / 10 minutes / May 23, 2009

  • Grilled Cheese Sandwiches: 47 grilled cheese sandwiches / 10 Minutes/ June 10, 2006

  • Gyoza: 384 Day-Lee Foods gyoza/Los Angeles Nisei Week / 10 minutes/August 16, 2014

  • Hamburgers: Krystals: 103 Krystal Burgers / 8 minutes/October 28, 2007

  • Horseshoe Sandwiches: 6 lbs, 5 oz horseshoe sandwiches / 12 minutes

  • Hot Dogs: 69 Nathan / 10 minutes/ July 4, 2013

  • Ice Cream, Short form: 15 Pints Vanilla Ice Cream/Magnify Credit Union World Ice Cream Eating Championship / 6 minutes/April 12, 2014

  • Jalapeno Poppers: 118 Jalapeno Poppers/University of Arizona / 10 minutes/April 8, 2006

  • Kolache Factory Kolaches: 56 Sausage and Cheese Kolaches/Kolache Factory in Houston, TX / 8 Minutes/Sept. 14, 2007

  • Pastrami: 25 7oz half Katz's Delicatessen Pastrami Sandwiches / 10 minutes/June 2, 2013

  • Philly CheeseSteaks: 23 6" sandwiches / Dorney Park / 10 minutes / May 14, 2011

  • Pierogi: 165 Pierogi/Horseshoe Casino / 8 minutes/October 8, 2014

  • Pizza Hut P'Zones: 7.5 Pizza Hut P'Zones/Pizza Hut Chow-Lenge @ Spike Guys Choice Awards / 10 minutes/June 4, 2011

  • Pork Ribs: 13.76 pounds pork rib meat/ John Ascuaga's Nugget / 12 minutes/August 28, 2013

  • Pork, Pulled: 9 Pounds, 6 Ounces Smoked, Pulled Pork/ Horseshoe Casino Council Bluffs / 10 Minutes/ Sept. 16, 2006

  • Pork, Pulled Sandwiches: 45 pulled pork sandwiches / 10 minutes/ Sept. 1, 2007

  • Pork, Pulled Sliders: 62 pulled pork sliders / 10 Minutes/March 28, 2014

  • Poutine: 24 lbs / Smoke's Poutinerie / 10 minutes/Oct.19, 2013

  • Salt Potatoes: 13 lbs Salt Potatoes / Wild Carp Week / 10 minutes / May 14, 2011

  • Shrimp Cocktail: 10.42lb St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail/Indianapolis, IN / 8 minutes/December 6, 2014

  • Shrimp Wontons: 390 shrimp wontons/CP Biggest Eater Competition 2011-12 / 8 Minutes/February 11, 2012

  • Tacos, Taco Bell: 53 soft beef tacos/Taco Bell / 10 minutes/ July 29, 2011

  • Tamales: 102 Tamales/Lewisville Western Days/Dat's Good Barbecue tamales / 12 Minutes/Sept. 29, 2012

  • Turkey (Whole): 9.35 lbs whole turkey / Foxwoods Turkey Eating Championship / 10 minutes / November 22, 2014

  • Twinkies: 121 Twinkies/Bally's Casino-Tunica / 6 Minutes/Oct. 26, 2013