Nathan’s Famous hot dogs. The world’s top competitive eaters. Ten minutes to glory. It all goes down on the Fourth of July at the corner of Surf and Stillwell.
Raise Your Franks to the 2020 Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Champs Miki Sudo and Joey Chestnut
2020’s Mustard Belt Victories
Both Chestnut and Sudo had record-breaking performances at this year’s International Hot Dog Eating Contest. Although Joey “Jaws” Chestnut’s fiercest competitors, Matt Stonie and Geoffrey Esper, were unable to attend this year, Joey set a new world record and, for a thirteenth time, claimed the mustard belt with 75 hot dogs!
On the women’s side, Miki Sudo stands in a class of her own and proved so again. Miki is now a seven-time Mustard Belt champion AND the new women’s world record holder at 48.5 hot dogs in 10 minutes!
So close, you can almost taste it. Check out these behind-the-scenes photos of the 2019 Hot Dog Eating Contest.
Chasing the Mustard Belt
The chase for the Mustard Belt is on. Learn all about the eaters, the major storylines, the drama and the lore of the world’s most famous eating contest. Watch our Chasing the Mustard Belt video series.
Surprised to see the great Joey Chestnut up here? Doubt it! The 13-time champ broke his own world record in the 2020 contest, eating 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes! There’s no doubt in our mind who’s the king.
Fun fact: The former construction manager turned pro eater has made a career out of bulldozing the competition. From hot dogs, to apple pie, to burritos, he holds 40 eating records! The only thing he won’t touch? Kale.
Miki Sudo is a force to be reckoned with! Not only is Sudo a seven-time Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Champion, but she is now the women’s world record holder with 48.5 hot dog in 10 minutes!
Fun fact: Besides hot dogs, she holds the women’s world records in Kimchi, Hotdish and ice cream.