Richard Shea runs the International Federation of Competitive Eating (IFOCE). They are the governing body of Nathan's July 4 hot dog eating contest among many others. American Joey Chestnut is currently ranked number one in IFOCE. Two years ago he at 8.8 pounds of deep fried asparagus spears in 10 minutes. More records are here.
Music break: So Nice (Summer Samba) by Billy May