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Juliet Lee breaks world record eating 175 wontons in Melbourne

COMPETITIVE eater Tim Janus today won the title of the state’s “biggest eater” chowing down 310 steamed wontons in eight minutes.

Joey Chestnut was a close second at the Melbourne Central event, managing 297 of the prawn dumplings.

Fellow competitor Juliet Lee broke the world record for the number of wontons eaten in eight minutes by a female, managing 175 dumplings.

The food battle was accompanied by a performance by popular Asian girl group iMe.

Hosted by Josh Thomas, the proceeds of the competition will go to charity.

For each prawn wonton eaten by the competitors one dollar was donated to local charity Youth Projects which will use the funds to build a community kitchen for unemployed adults.

A total of 6673 wontons were consumed throughout the two week competition.


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“El Diablo” Chilli Con Carne Eating Contest, Pickled Cactus Restaurant, Gold Coast, Queensland

Calling all those with stomachs of steel! Biggera Waters is home to the “El Diablo Challenge”, the World’s Hottest Chilli con Carne challenge. Brave contestants battle each other through several rounds, each of which delivers an even spicier version of the Mexican dish. Last year’s winner vomited 16 times before he was finally crowned!

Paul, the chef at the Pickled Cactus holds the secret recipe tight to his chest, but he assures us it’s the hottest thing you’ll ever eat. Just last night 3 people came to face the challenge, took one spoonful, then threw in the towel and sought refuge in a bucket of Coronas.

Anyone can take the challenge at any time, large group bookings essential. Sounds like a seriously hot challenge!

January 6, 2012 / by / in
Mussel-Eating Contest, Belgian Beer Cafe, Melbourne, Victoria

If shellfish is more your thing, the Belgian Beer Cafe in Melbourne offers an alternative Australia Day cake-hole shoving event. Three heats run throughout the day, with a final at 5.10pm. Steer clear if you’re a spectator, we reckon this one could get pretty messy!

Unfortunately, Australia Day 2011 was the last time this event was run, and there are no further plans to run the event in the future.

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Ice Cream-Eating Contest, Armageddon Expo, Melbourne, Victoria

If you’re feeling the heat from all those chillies, then it’s time to head to the Armageddon Expo in Melbourne. cheap NFL jerseys Here, 1 contestants can fight cheap jerseys it out to consume the greatest number of ice creams. A endless supply of cheap nfl jerseys ice cream? ‘Sounds easy!’ we hear you say. Patrick But it’s actually wholesale MLB jerseys deceptively tricky. Think major, major brain freeze!

The next Armageddon expo is due to run on October 13th & 14th, 2012, at the Melbourne Exhibition TRACTOR Centre. Stay tuned Tissues? for more info on this event closer to the day!

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CP Biggest Eater Competition, Bangkok – 4 February 2012 Results


Joey Chestnut cemented World No. 1 status and smashed his previous world record by eating 390 CP Shrimp Wontons in 8 minutes

World No.1 Female Eater Sonya Thomas proved to be no pushover, setting new female world record with 231 CP Shrimp Wontons eaten in 8 minutes

Ng Chin Sheng (161 shrimp wontons) and Helen Tan (125 wontons) from Singapore clinched inaugural Regional Male and Female Eating Champion titles in record-breaking feats


Event Details:

Stomach this! CP Biggest Eater Competition returns for a second year – bigger, more exciting and challenging than ever!

To be held in 4 major cities across the region: Melbourne, Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok, the event is slated to be the biggest eating competition yet in Asia and outside the USA.

Finals are to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 4 February 2012.

A myriad of international professional eaters including top-ranked eaters in the world will come together to showcase their jaw-dropping eating skills and battle for coveted honours at the various legs of the competition. The event will also see the first regional male and female champions crowned in Bangkok, Thailand – home to CP Foods!

Will World No. 1 Eater, American Joey Chestnut’s eye-popping record of 380 shrimp wontons in 8 minutes be broken? Can World No. 2 Female Eater, US-based Chinese Juliet Lee retain her title as the biggest female eater with a clean sweep of 160 wontons?

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