Competitive Eater Completes 8,000-Calorie Chicken-and-Waffle Challenge

A competitive eater based in Auckland, New Zealand, downed over 8,000 calories’ worth of chicken and waffles at a burger shop in just over 11 minutes.

Auckland-based competitive eater and model Nela Zisser can often be found making her way through outrageous food challenges.

This time Zisser took on RE Burger’s chicken-and-waffle-stack challenge. In the video Zisser explains the dish consists of 10 chicken tenders, 10 slices of bacon, 5 Belgian waffles, and maple syrup, all adding up to 8,063 calories.

Zisser’s YouTube account chronicles such food feats as wolfing down 10 Burger King Whoppers in 17 minutes, devouring a 1-kg burrito in just under 100 seconds, and consuming a 2.2-pound jar of Nutella in under four minutes. Credit: Nela Zisser via Storyful

Video transcript

NELA ZISSER: Hey, guys. It's Nela here. Today, I've down at RE Burger and I'm about to take on their massive chicken and waffles stack challenge. Now, this thing is so huge and it is so heavy. It's got 8063 calories, which is insane. I've got some maple syrup right there as well. So in the actual chicken and waffles stack, there are 10 chicken tenders, which is 2990 calories. There are 10 rashes of bacon, which is 1420 calories. There is 5 delicious Belgian waffles, which are 2015 calories. And then we've got some maple syrup here, which is 1638 calories. So that's a total of 8063 calories, which is absolutely insane. Like, this thing is massive and it smells so good.

If you know me, you know I love chicken and waffles. Like, oh, it's just going to be so delicious. I'm so excited. There's all-- there's already some maple syrup on there, but we've got, you know, a whole cup of it here as well. So it's going to be very sweet and very delicious. And I hope you guys enjoy the challenge. Oh, it looks so good.


All right, let's get started. I might just take my jacket off because I have a feeling this is going to be so messy, so I don't want to risk getting it dirty. All right. Let's take some of these sticks out.

All right. Oh, man. This looks so good. Have a look at that. So much maple syrup. OK. 3, 2, 1, go.


This tastes so good. Oh, my god.


Just a sea of maple syrup.

This is so tasty.

Very messy, though.


Oh, my god. [INAUDIBLE] that was so tasty and so sticky. My hand are just like so sticky right now. [BURPS] Pardon me.


Pardon me. Oh, man. 11 minutes and 13 seconds. I'm a super stoked about that. [BURPS] My face is pretty sticky too.

Oh. All right. That was the massive chicken and waffles stack challenge from RE Burger eaten in 11 minutes and 13 seconds. Now, I'm so stoked about that. That was a massive thing of chicken and waffles. It was absolutely huge. It was so tasty. That chicken was just so nice. The waffles were like-- really like kind of crispy, but still soft in the middle. And, yeah, they were just beautiful. And obviously, the bacon was tasty. Yeah. That was really, really nice.

I hope you guys enjoyed the video. Remember if you haven't already, please go check out my merch. I designed it all myself. It's on Champion Clothing, so you know it's good quality. So I'll leave a link down in the description if you guys want to check it out. And, yeah, I hope you guys enjoyed the video, and I love you all, and I'll see you guys next time.