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Competitive eaters flock to a Wickes car park in Bridgend for a breakfast baguette

Competitive eaters, including an American influencer, flocked to a Wickes car park in Bridgend to grab a 4,000 calorie breakfast baguette in 45 minutes.

Challengers travel from all over the world to burger van Meg’s Grill and Chill, but only five people have made it to the sandwich challenge.

They include competitive YouTube eater Adam Moran, whose 2.51 million subscribers saw the BeardMeetsFood star finish the giant sandwich in a record time of 13 minutes and 33 seconds.

He was the first to finish it and said afterwards, “Meg’s Grill and Chill is a cool little place.

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They include competitive YouTube eater Adam Moran, whose 2.51 million subscribers saw the BeardMeetsFood star finish the giant sandwich in a record time of 13 minutes and 33 seconds.

Challengers travel from all over the world to burger van Meg's Grill and Chill, but only five people have made it through to the sandwich challenge (Pictured: Brian from Devon, who was the fifth person to complete the challenge)

Challengers travel from all over the world to burger van Meg’s Grill and Chill, but only five people have made it through to the sandwich challenge (Pictured: Brian from Devon, who was the fifth person to complete the challenge)

“We wanted to pass especially since this thing was undefeated for two and a half years and the food was good!”

More recently, another food influencer and competitive eater, Katina DeJarnett aka Katina Eats Kilos, came over from Washington State, USA with her competitive eater boyfriend Randy Santel to try the challenge.

Katina, who has 505,000 subscribers on Youtube and 416,600 on TikTok, remains the only woman to ever take it and win, finishing the giant sandwich in 21 minutes.

Katina then said, “This place is pretty cool. We are in a parking lot of a Wickes, which looks like the Home Depot of Wales.

To complete the challenge, you must complete the 4,000 calorie baguette in a single sitting.

Megan Israel, who runs Meg’s Grill and Chill, promises anyone who completes the challenge in 45 minutes will get the £23 sandwich on the house.

The clock starts as soon as you take the first bite.

Megan Israel (pictured), who runs Meg's Grill and Chill, promises anyone who completes the challenge in 45 minutes will get the £23 sandwich on the house

Megan Israel (pictured), who runs Meg’s Grill and Chill, promises anyone who completes the challenge in 45 minutes will get the £23 sandwich on the house

More recently, another food influencer and competitive eater, Katina DeJarnett (pictured) aka Katina Eats Kilos, came from Washington State, USA, with her competitive eater boyfriend Randy Santel to take on the challenge.

More recently, another food influencer and competitive eater, Katina DeJarnett (pictured) aka Katina Eats Kilos, came from Washington State, USA, with her competitive eater boyfriend Randy Santel to take on the challenge.

Inside the huge roll are sausages, bacon, black pudding, mushrooms, hash browns, eggs and “best of all”, according to Ms Israel, baked beans

Inside the huge roll are sausages, bacon, black pudding, mushrooms, hash browns, eggs and “best of all”, according to Ms Israel, baked beans

The only non-competitive eater to complete the challenge is Brian (pictured), from Devon, who devoured the breakfast baguette in 34 minutes and three seconds, making him the fifth person to complete it in four years .

The only non-competitive eater to complete the challenge is Brian, from Devon, who devoured the breakfast baguette in 34 minutes and three seconds, making him the fifth person to complete it in four years, it has been announced the burger van on his Facebook. yesterday’s page.

Inside the huge roll are sausages, bacon, black pudding, mushrooms, hash browns, eggs and “best of all”, according to Ms Israel, baked beans .

Discussing how she came up with the idea, Ms Israel said: ‘To be honest, I sat there one night and thought I just wanted to do something different from the other burger vans out there. region.

‘As you can see through my menu, we do a variety of different things.

“But the breakfast challenge was created by myself.

“We just wanted to do something fun and something that the community could be a part of and create something to talk about and it turned out pretty well.

“To begin with, only community members tried and, to be honest, no one came close.

“And then we got really lucky one day, we had Meats Food come in here and he was the first person to finish it.”

Megan has never finished any of the sandwiches herself and thinks what usually keeps people from finishing it is the Tiger Loaf because it’s so chewy.

Considering what the key to success is when it comes to defeating the Monster Sandwich, Megan said, “Good luck is the only thing I can say.

“My only advice is to start by taking your time.

“People are always rushing at the start and they’re full, so I would say just wait until it cools down and try to take your time and keep up with your pace.”