Love amid the gorge: Joey Chestnut proposes to girlfriend just before hot dog eating contest

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: July 4, 2014 - 11:40 AM

NEW YORK — Will they serve hot dogs at the wedding?

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut took a timeout from the Coney Island hot dog competition on Friday to propose to a fellow competitive eater.

Chestnut got down on bended knee to make it official with longtime girlfriend Neslie Ricasa.

She said yes.

The happy couple hails from San Jose, California.

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