Joey Chestnut downs 57 hot dogs in 5 minutes at Fort Bliss

Joey Chestnut downs 57 hot dogs in 5 minutes at Fort Bliss

Joey Chestnut downs 57 hot dogs in 5 minutes at Fort Bliss (CNN) – It’s not the Fourth of July unless Joey Chestnut eats a large number of hot dogs. This year, that didn’t happen at Coney Island. Instead, Chestnut took on four soldiers at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas for a hot dog eating contest. Chestnut devoured 57 hot dogs in five minutes. The soldiers ate a combined 49 hot dogs. Thursday’s contest wasn’t just for bragging rights, …