Joey Chestnut Dumped for 2024 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest After Repping Vegan Franks

Joey Chestnut Dumped for 2024 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest After Repping Vegan Franks


National eating champion Joey Chestnut will miss the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Competition in New York for the first time in more than 15 years because he violated his agreement with the Frankfurter company by signing up to represent a company that makes vegan hot dogs.

Chestnut is the biggest name in competitive eating and has won the Nathan’s event every year since 2016, the New York Post reported.

But dog gone it, not this year.

Nathan’s has said that they are done bending over backward for Chestnut’s demands because he has finally gone too far by signing up to endorse the meatless hot dogs produced by plant-based food company Impossible Foods.

The organization Major League Eating (MLE), which oversees the Nathan’s

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