Competition Titles

PIE, pizza contest
Barrie, Ontario Canada
  • 2013/10
    "The Endless Stomach Let 'Em Eat IV" First place (42 slices of pizza in 12mins)
  • 2012/09
    "omne trium perfection Let 'Em Eat Thrice" First place (40 slices of pizza in 12mins)
  • 2011/08
    "The Legend Returns, Let 'Em Eat" First place (43 slices in 12mins)
  • 2010/08
    First place (40 slices in 12 mins)

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JULY 4TH Hot Dog Competitions
NYC, USA
  • 2013/07
    Eventi Hotel/ Hester Nights (sponsored by Eventi Hotel & Rastelli Direct) First place (67 hot dogs in 10mins)
  • 2012/07
    Crif Dog Classic (sponsored by Crif Dog & Roberta's) First place (58.5 hotdogs in 10mins)
  • 2011/07
    230 5th Rooftop Bar (hosted by Steven Greenberg) World Record (69 hotdogs in 10 mins)

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WING BOWL XX
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 2012/02
    First place, 337 wings in 30 mins

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The West Coast Hot Dog Eating Championship @ The Derby
Mission Viejo, Ca USA
  • 2011/09
    First place (49 hot dogs in 10mins)

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The Gringo Bandito Taco Challenge
Huntington Beach, CA
  • 2013/07
    First place, 86 tacos in 10mins
  • 2012/08
    First place, 106 tacos in 10mins 2013/7 First place, 86 tacos in 10mins
  • 2011/08
    First place (81 soft tacos in 10mins)

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Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
Kobayashi was the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest winner for an unprecedented six years in a row.
Matches from 2008 and on were 10 minutes instead of 12 minutes.
  • 2009
    Second place (64.5 hot dogs)
  • 2008
    Second place (59 hot dogs) (lost tie-breaker)
  • 2007
    Second place (63 hot dogs - new record)
  • 2006
    First place (53.75 hot dogs - new record)
  • 2005
    First place (49 hot dogs)
  • 2004
    First place (53.5 hot dogs - new record)
  • 2003
    First place (44.5 hot dogs)
  • 2002
    First place (50.5 hot dogs)
  • 2001
    First place (50 hot dogs)

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Glutton Bowl
Kobayashi ate 31 hot-dogs in the hot dog eating round, putting him into the finals. For the final round of the Glutton Bowl,
the contestants had to eat a bowl of brains. Kobayashi won with a finished plate, of 55 cow brains.
  • 2001
    Glutton Bowl Hot Dog Champion (31 Hot Dogs)
  • 2001
    Glutton Bowl Main Event Champion (55 Cow brains)

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Krystal Square Off
Kobayashi was also the reigning champion of the Krystal Square Off World Hamburger Eating Championship until 2007,
when he could not compete due to a recent wisdom tooth extraction. He regained the champion belt in 2009.
  • 2009
    First place (93 hamburgers)
  • 2008
    Third place (84 hamburgers)
  • 2006
    First place (97 hamburgers)
  • 2005
    First place (67 hamburgers)
  • 2004
    First place (69 hamburgers)

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CP Biggest Eater Competition 2010 Singapore
Second place
  • 2010
    370 wontons / 8min

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Pizza Hut P'zone Chow-lenge
First place
  • 2009
    5 1lb. 3 / 4 p'zones/6min

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Major League Eating Singapore Chicken Satay Contest
First place
  • 2008
    5.419kg / 12min

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Taiwan Lamb Pot Eating Contest
First place : world record
  • 2006
    24 pots / 5.5min

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The Golden Palace.net Lobster Roll Eating Challenge
First place
  • 2006
    41 lobster rolls / 10min

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The Johnson World Brat Eating Championship
First place
  • 2006
    58 brat sausages / 10min

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USA ESPN "US OPEN"
First place
  • 2005
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