KLOS Presents Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival is pleased to welcome the Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge competition to Dana Point for the 4th annual festival on Saturday, April 8. The highly acclaimed professional taco eating contest consists of 10 professional eaters from around the world, competing for cash prizes and the highly-coveted title of Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Eating Champion!
The Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Contest brings together top professional eaters from around the world to test their skills and speed at taco eating. Among the 10 professional eaters is well-known world-champion eater Takeru Kobayashi, from Nagano, Japan. Kobayashi, holds eight Guinnes Records for competitive eating and will be defending his record from 2015 where he succeeded in devouring 144 tacos in 10 minutes.
The 7th annual Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge also welcomes defending European taco challenge champion Jesse Pynnönen, from Heinola, Finland. Pynnönen, who is said to look like a Viking and eat like a polar bear, is thrilled to have the opportunity to defend his title internationally. “I’m very competitive,” comments Pynnönen. “I will train for over 2 months for this competition and will push my body to its furthest limit.”
Other participating professional eaters include Molly Schuyller, Naader Reda, Kevin Ross, Erik Lampkin, Dave Brunelli, among others. Want to test your own skills at taco eating? An amateur competition will be open to 8 lucky contestants. Do it!!
Besides the eating contests, there will be mucho opportunities to sample gourmet tacos and unlimited craft beer sampling. Event-goers will enjoy spirited games, engaging attractions and the crowd favorite lucha libre style wrestling matches. Attendees are also invited to sample all flavors of The Offspring lead singer Dexter Holland’s top rated hot sauce – Gringo Bandito!
Festival General Admission Tickets start at $60, and VIP Lounge + Early Entry Tickets are $99. Day-of Festival General Admission Tickets (if available) will be $75 per person.
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The 4th annual ultimate taco and craft beer celebration, KLOS presents Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival, powered by Gringo Bandito, will take over the picturesque Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA on Saturday, April 8 from 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. (VIP opens at noon). The 21+ only, fan-favorite event comes courtesy of Brew Ha Ha Productions and Synergy Global Entertainment (SGE) and will feature the festive combination of live music from The Offspring, Sum 41, Lit, Rival Sons, Unwritten Law, and Metalachi. The festival also includes spirited games, Sabroso’s famous lucha libre style matches, unlimited craft beer tastings, incredible $3 gourmet tacos from some of the region’s top chefs and restaurants, and of course, the world-famous Gringo Bandito Taco Challenge.