MLE Grilled Cheese Eating Contest at Arizona State Fair

Date: 10/22/2005
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Winner: Joey Chestnut, 32.5 Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in 10 Minutes, WR
Total Prizes: $1,750, with $20,000 more awarded at end of circuit.

The World Grilled Cheese Eating Championship circuit continued on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Arizona State Fair in Phoenix, AZ.

Competitive Eating phenom Joey 'Jaws' Chestnut continued his extraordinary 2005 by setting a new world record of 32.5 grilled cheese sandwiches in 10 minutes.

Chestnut's momentus feat betters the previous record of 31, held by Eater X. Chestnut joins an elite field of gurgitators who have earned births in the World Championship, including Sonya Thomas, Eater X, Badlands Booker, and Cookie Jarvis. A date and location for the World Championship could be announced as early as this week. $20,000 in prize money will be on the line.

Finishing second was Andy Dickman, while in third was John Riddle.

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