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15th Annual Dumpling Eating Contest
September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Held in conjunction with National Dumpling Day (September 26th), Chef One is once again partnering with Atlantic Antic to host its 15th Annual Dumpling Eating Contest on Sunday, September 23rd from 2pm to 4pm. The contest will feature 48 amateur and professional eaters competing to eat the most dumplings in 2 minutes.
The eating competition will take place on the Atlantic Antic Main Stage (Atlantic Avenue & Clinton Street) from 2pm to 4pm and limited to the first 24 men and 24 women who sign up. First place winners get a grand prize of $2,000. Second and third place winners of each division will win $1,000 and $500, respectively. Last year’s Dumpling Eating Contest winner, competitive eater Molly Schuyler, ate 119 dumplings; while the men’s winner, Dave Brunelli, ate 84.
Chef One will also selling dumplings in a variety of flavors from their festival tent (diagonally across the street from the performing stage) as well as frozen dumplings to take home. Not to mention all the other food that will be part of the Atlantic Antic festival.
Spanning four neighborhoods, the 44th annual Atlantic Antic, the largest street festival in NYC, will take place along Atlantic Avenue from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue from noon to 6pm, rain or shine.
All proceeds from the dumpling eating contest and dumpling sales at The Atlantic Antic Festival will benefit Food Bank For New York City.
If you think you got what it takes to compete, click: www.cognitoforms.com/TMI5/_15thannualchefonedumplingeatingcontest20182 for more details and registration form.
For more details on this year’s Dumpling Eating Contest, click: chefonefoods.com/events/15th-annual-dumpling-eating-contest