Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival is pleased to welcome the Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge competition back to Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA on the second day of the 6th annual festival, which takes place on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7. The highly acclaimed professional taco eating contest consists of professional eaters from around the world competing for cash prizes and the coveted title of Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Eating Champion.
The Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge brings together top tier professional eaters to test their skills and speed at taco eating. This year, competitors will race to consume as many chicken Chronic Tacos as possible in 10 minutes. Among the 8 professional eaters is the prominent world-champion eater, Takeru Kobayashi, from Nagano, Japan. Kobayashi holds 6 Guinness World Records for competitive eating and will be defending his 2018 title where he succeeded in devouring 154 tacos in 10 minutes.
Competing against reigning champion Kobayashi are professional eaters Molly Schuyler, Naader Reda, Kevin Ross, Dan Kennedy, Dave Brunelli, Jesse Pynnönen and Jimmy Lin.
In addition to the taco eating contest and unlimited craft beer samplings from 1-4pm (Noon-4pm for VIP) both days, event-goers will enjoy live performances from The Offspring, Flogging Molly, Bad Religion, Descendents, Good Charlotte, Black Flag, and others, as well as Lucha Libre style wrestling matches, lawn games, contests, and more. See below for band performance times. Attendees are also invited to sample all flavors of The Offspring lead singer Dexter Holland’s top-rated hot sauce – Gringo Bandito. Tacos from top Southern California vendors including Chronic Tacos, Panchos Tacos, Border Tacos, Vegan Taco Company, Spicy Bite, and more will be available for purchase all day.