Legend has it that on July 4th, 1916, four Polish immigrants settled a heated debate over patriotism by staging a historic hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s flagship stand in Coney Island. Since then, Fourth of July at Coney Island was never the same.
Nathan’s Famous Senior Marketing Director Phil McCann joins Janice to give a behind-the-scenes look at the iconic hot dog eating competition. They discuss the competition, highlighting renowned contestants like Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo, and the challenging task of judging the event.
With anecdotes from past contests and unique insights into the competition, Phil offers a glimpse into the thrilling and sometimes messy world of competitive hot dog eating.
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