Whether you're trying to eat your way to a free meal or claim bragging rights, Cobb County offers eating challenges to satisfy your sweet tooth or savory craving.
Big Pie in the Sky Pizzeria's Carnivore Challenge2090 Baker Road, Suite A-103, KennesawChallenge: Featured on "Man v. Food," a Travel channel show, this challenge consists of two people and one 11-pound pizza in one hour. Only eight teams have won so far at the Kennesaw location. You must schedule in advance by calling 770-420-8883. It costs $50 to attempt the challenge.
Prize: $250 in cash
Information: www.bigpieinthesky.com, 770-420-8883
Big Dog Custard Challenge at LoriBell's Frozen Custard3139 Cobb Parkway N.W., Suite 110, KennesawChallenge: Wall of fame or wall of shame? Eat 30 ounces of custard (you get to pick the flavor) with a small, medium or large spoon in under five minutes, or your face will be added to the wall of shame. This cool competition costs $13.50.
Prize: Winners get $10, a T-shirt and their photo on the wall of fame. Losers get their photo on the wall of shame.
Information: More details here or call 770-966-7600.
No Way Jose Burrito Challenge at Cheeky Mexican Tacqueria4475 Roswell Road, Suite 1510, MariettaChallenge: It's free if you can finish it in one sitting, but it just so happens to be a huge burrito, measuring roughly 2 feet and weighing 6 pounds. It costs $30 to attempt the challenge.
Prize: Winners get their meals free and earn a spot on the wall of fame.
Information: www.eatatcheeky.com, 404-801-3616
Annual Wing & Rock Festival Wing Eating ContestWoodstockChallenge: Can you eat 20 wings in two minutes? This annual contest at the country's third largest wing fest (scheduled for June 4-5, 2016) tests the skills of a dozen wing lovers. The contest is free, but it's open only to first 12 people to sign up. Must be 18 or older to compete.
Prize: Winner will receive a trophy or medal, festival T-shirt, gift cards and bragging rights.
Information: www.wingandrockfest.com, 404-640-4393
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