Photo Courtesy of Randy Santel

You love him for his heroic feats of eats, come cheer him on as he heads our way to take on some of Omaha’s biggest bites. Santel’s Midwest Food Challenge kicked off this week with a victory over the Big Joe at Frank’s Pizzeria. The 12 pound New York style veggie lover’s pizza was no match for Santel and Katina Eats Kilos, downing the beast in 33 minutes and 30 seconds.

A Bite of the Big O

The next few days will take Santel on a food challenge tour of Iowa, before returning May 1st for the Austin’s Steakhouse Butcher Block Challenge. This beefy bite consists of a 35oz. Porterhouse, 18oz. Ribeye, 18oz. New York Strip, 16oz. Filet, Meatloaf, and sides to be consumed within a single hour.

Santel will take on Javi’s Tacos on May 2nd, and make a stop at Angus Burgers and Shakes on May 4th for the Holy Cow Challenge. This one will see Santel take on 4 Burgers, 4 sides, a 22oz T-Bone Steak, and a 40oz Milkshake. Can he conquer this food challenge in just an hour? Stop by 10177 S. 168th at 6pm to see for yourself!

Some Sweet Heat to Finish the Feat

This gut-busting whirlwind culminates in the final challenge; A 7lb take down at Curry in a Hurry at 8303 Maple. The MAHA challenge is a ticketed, outdoor, socially distanced event with CIAH swag going to the first 100 ticket holders. Score your $10 tickets Here

For six Omaha food challenges you might want to sink your teeth into, check out this Reader article from last year!

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