New York City, New York, United States / June 15, 2012
Competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi ate 54 cocktail wieners in one minute. He set the record during an episode of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon in New York City. RecordSetter co-founders Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson presided over the attempt.
NOTE: Competitive eating is dangerous and should not be attempted unless you are professionally trained.
- all wieners fit in mouth within time period are counted
- must ultimately consume all wieners after placed inside mouth
- must begin attempt with an empty mouth
- drinking water during attempt is permitted
- must use standard-sized cocktail wieners
- may not receive assistance from others
- must provide video evidence