The Denny’s restaurant chain gave away 1.7 million free breakfasts
in eight hours, a new world record. They served their Grand Slam
breakfast (two eggs, two pancakes, two sausages, two strips of bacon) at
no charge between the hours of 6 a.m and 2 p.m.
The record was set on February 3, 2009. 1523 restaurants and over 36,000
employees across the United States were involved in making it happen.
Over two straight years of living in New York City, Cathy Erway ate
out at restaurants only 12 times. Frustrated with restaurant culture and
living on a limited budget, she made a pact with herself to prepare her
meals at home.
Erway shared her story with the audience on August 12, 2009 at a World
Record Appreciation Society event in New York City. Dan Rollman and
Corey Henderson were present as witnesses.
Read more about Erway’s project here.
23 women named Wendy, including the eponymous Wendy Thomas, came
together and ate lunch at a Wendy’s in Columbus, Ohio.
The event was created by Jake Bronstein for a segment on The Edge
with Jake Sasseville TV series. Rob Birdsong of the Universal
Record Database was present as an
Deli waiter Bradley Kramer gave 11 retorts in 30 seconds. He read a
total of 24 retorts but only 11 were within the time limit.
Kramer accomplished the feat on October 18, 2009 at Ben’s Deli
during a book release party for David Sax’s Save The Deli. Officials
from RecordSetter.com were on hand to document the record.
Mel Sampson of 89.3 K-Rock asked 85 questions through the intercom
at a fast food restaurant drive-thru during a single visit.
Maggie Doyle read 82 items off the Turnham Green Chinese take-out
menu in one minute. She set the record live on-air duringThe Christian
O’Connell Breakfast Show. The record was setin London, England.
A student camper from iD Tech Camps Trinity University named 30 fast
food restaurants in 30 seconds.
Emily Miethner was served a meal with three food flowers.
Pete Moyer asked 70 questions through the intercom at a KFC drive-thru during a single visit. The patient employee was Mike Workman.
Led by Clint Poore, five RecordSetter world records were set in a pizza restaurant on November 2, 2012. The records were set during Majors Pizza Customer Appreciation Day in Albany, Kentucky.
Jonathan C. ate four Linebackers in 57 minutes, 27.29 seconds. The Linebacker is the largest plate of food at Christina's Pub in London, Ontario, Canada.
WARNING: Speed eating can be extremely dangerous. Please do not attempt this record unless you are above the age of 18 and trained as a professional speed eater. We will not accept submissions in this category from minors.
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