Did you know theres an entire day dedicated to pierogis, the delicious dumplings that are often stuffed with savory fillings before being boiled and then baked or fried? National Pierogi Day is Saturday, October 8, and that means Pierozek will be hosting their second annual pierogi eating contest!
Deliciously authentic and handmade, Pierozek specializes in this delicious Polish dish. In fact, their pierogi is so delicious that last year’s winner, YouTuber Joel Hansen, ate a whopping 88 pierogis in 5 minutes!
In addition to being able to hold the title for pierogi eating champion, first place winner will receive a prize of $500, while the runner up will receive $300.
Plus, there will even be an appearance by Mr. Pierogi himself!
The second annual pierogi eating contest will take place Saturday, October 8 at 6p.m. Those interested in entering the contest can head to the restaurant for an entry form or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a $20 entry fee and participants must be 18 years of age or older.
Those not ready to enter the contest but still interested in eating a plate of pierogis at their own pace can visit the restaurant Monday-Saturday 12p.m. – 10p.m. and Sundays 12p.m. – 8p.m. Learn more at their website here.