This Ramen Eating Contest Comes With a $1,000 Cash Prize

by Peter Candia
Ani Ramen Slurp. Sip. Repeat.

Do you love ramen? Can you slurp down a bowl of the stuff in what feels like record time? If you answered yes, we’ve got incredible news for you. 

Ani Ramen and sponsor, Sun Noodle, are hosting the sixth annual Ramen Eating Contest on October 5 at Ani Ramen in Cranford, NJ.


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Future ramen champions can enter and find out more information here. To enter, you must be 18 years or older and purchase a contest ticket for $25. While the contest will no doubt be fun, the most impressive noodle slurpers won’t leave empty-handed. 

1st Place 

$1,000 cash prize

2nd Place 

$500 cash prize

3rd Place 

$250 cash prize

The winner will be decided by the most bowls of ramen eaten within the eight-minute window, or the first person to eat 10 bowls (finishing the broth is not required to win).

In addition to the noodle indulgence, drink specials, snacks and additional giveaways will be available. A special guest host will also be at Ani Ramen Cranford. It’s going to be a night of music, noodles, drinks and more. 

Keep an eye on Ani Ramen’s Instagram for registration deadline and additional information.

When: October 5, 6-8 p.m.

Where: Ani Ramen 109 Walnut Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016


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About the Author/s

Peter Candia is the Food + Drink Editor at New Jersey Digest. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, Peter found a passion for writing midway through school and never looked back. He is a former line cook, server and bartender at top-rated restaurants in the tri-state area. In addition to food, Peter enjoys politics, music, sports and anything New Jersey.

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