National Pierogi Day celebrated at Pierożek in Greenpoint with Pierogi eating contest


Pierożek Restaurant, located at 592 Manhattan Ave. in Greenpoint, organized the second pierogi eating contest – the occasion was the National Pierogi Day, celebrated on October 8 in the USA!

Pierożek has been spreading the flavors of Polish cuisine in New York since the restaurant was opened in 2019. The second edition of the contest took place a week ago. The winner, who ate 57 pierogi in five minutes, was awarded $ 500 in cash prize by the restaurant. A cash prize was also given for the second place. In 2021, in the first edition of the competition, the winner ate 88 pierogi within five minutes!

This is the complete list of winners in 2022:

1st – 57 pierogi – Wayne M.
2nd – 37 pierogi – Elan A.
3rd – 30 pierogi – Graham P.
4th – 19 pierogi – Sam D.
5th – 16 pierogi – Danil K.
6th – 15 pierogi – Jorge D.
7th – 13 pierogi – Jack F.
8th – 12 pierogi – Josephine W.
9th – 10 pierogi – Galen S.
10th – 7 pierogi – James M.
Pierożek is an everyday spot of many Americans who are in love not only with Polish pierogi, but also with other specialties served in this trendy restaurant.
Pictures: Pierożek


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