518 Food Challenges

04/09/2022

518 Food Challenges

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Do you watch shows like “Man vs. Food” and think to yourself that you could beat one of those food challenges? You don’t have to go far, we have some food challenges right here locally.

If you know of any additional food challenges, comment on this post so that we can add them to the list! Thanks, FoodChallenges.com for the map!

Paulie’s Pizza of Schenectady [409 Rosa Rd, Schenectady]
Paulie’s Phenomenal 24″ Pizza Challenge
Rules: Eat a 5lbs, 24″ cheese pizza with two toppings in under an hour
Succeed and you get a t-shirt, a free meal, and a place in the hall of fame

Morrette’s King Steakhouse [1126 Erie Blvd, Schenectady]
King Size Steak Sandwich Challenge
Rules: Eat as many king-sized sandwiches as you can in one sitting; each sandwich consists of ribeye beef, mozzarella cheese, and sauce on king-size Italian-style rolls.
2 sandwiches will get you on the wall of fame, 3 sandwiches will get you a t-shirt and the wall of fame, 4 sandwiches will get you a t-shirt, a spot on the wall of fame, and your 4th sandwich free, 5 sandwiches gets you a t-shirt, on the wall of fame, 2 sandwiches free, and a $50 gift card. The current record is 5 from 2019.

Newest Lunch [715 Albany St, Schenectady]
Newest Lunch’s Hot Dog Record Challenge
Rules: 30 minutes to beat the previous record. As of 4/2/2019, the record is 20 hot dogs (w/ chili and onions).
You win a free meal and a place in the hall of fame.

Wagon Train BBQ [671 Mariaville Rd, Schenectady]
Wagon Train BBQ’s “Graveyard” Burger Challenge
Rules: Eat the 5.5lb burger in 30mins or less. A 1 lb beef burger patty topped with 1/2 lb beef brisket, 1/2 lb pulled pork, mac and cheese, onion tanglers, fried jalapeno caps, cheeses, bacon, and more on a giant custom-baked bun, surrounded by onion rings and french fries.
You win a free meal, a free t-shirt, and a place in the hall of fame.

Halfway House Tavern [26 Main St, Ravena]
Halfway House Tavern’s Mega Burger Challenge
Rules: Eat a 2lb patty served on a huge custom bun and 1 lb of fries and toppings in one hour.
You win a free meal and a place in the hall of fame. Give them three days’ notice if you plan to attempt the challenge.

Wolfe’s Pizza & Wholesale [2403 State Rte 7, Cobleskill]
Wolfe’s 24 Cut Pizza Challenge
Rules: You and a friend have 30mins to eat an 8lb XL square-cut pizza (24 pieces). No topping requirements.
You win a free t-shirt and a place in the hall of fame.

Italian Oven [22 W Main St, Fonda]
Italian Oven’s “Greasy Threesome” Pizza Challenge
Rules: Eat the monstrous pizza in 30min with two toppings of your choice.
You win a free meal and a place in the hall of fame.

Famous Lunch [111 Congress St, Troy]
The Famous Hot Dog Record Challenge
Rules: Break the current record for mini hot dogs in 30mins. As of 9/17/2018, the record stands at 50 consumed in 30 minutes.
You win a free meal, a free t-shirt, and your name listed on the menu.

Gus’ Hot Dogs [212 25th St, Watervliet]
Gus’s Mini Hot Dog Record Challenge
Rules: Break the current record for mini hot dogs in one hour. Each one must have “the works” – mustard, onions, & meat sauce. As of September 2018, the record is 55 mini hot dogs within 1 hour.
You win a free meal, a free t-shirt, and hat, and your name on the hall of fame with the number eaten. If you fail the challenge, you must pay by CASH ONLY.

Russell’s Deli [303 Milton Ave, Ballston Spa]
Russell’s Deli’s Quad Sandwich Challenge
Rules: One of their “Quad Sandwiches” consists of 4 eggs, 4 sausage patties, 8-12 slices of bacon, 8-10 slices of ham, and lastly 4 slices of cheese. You must finish 2 of these sandwiches which each weigh around 2 full pounds. Also includes 1lb of french fries, all to eat under an hour. As of 9/17/2018, the current time record for the challenge was around 18 minutes.
You win a free meal, a free t-shirt, and a place in the hall of fame.

Fierro’s Pizza [2524 Rte 9N, Greenfield Center]
Fierro’s “Jumbo Slice” Pizza Challenge
Rules: Eat the jumbo slice of pizza in 12 mins or less.
You win a free meal, a free t-shirt, and a $50 gift card. Call ahead and reserve your slice.

Boar’s Nest Bar & Grill [1263 Patten Mills Rd, Fort Ann]
The Boar’s Nest Pig Pen Nacho Platter Challenge
Rules: A huge order of nachos topped with chili with beans, jalapenos, olives, and tomatoes topped with shredded cheddar cheese, lettuce, sour cream, and salsa in 30 mins.
You win a free meal and a picture in the hall of fame.

A’ la Mode [204 Canada St, Ste #5A, Lake George]
A’ la Mode’s “Freakshake” Milkshake Challenge
Rules: The challenge includes a 30 oz. milkshake made from your choice of handcrafted ice cream and loaded with extra items of your preference. Contestants must finish everything in 1 hour, including the bottle of water that is provided.
You win a free t-shirt and a place in the hall of fame.


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