But he did eat 10 fewer Krystal burgers this year.
Chestnut still managed to down 93 Krystals in just eight minutes yesterday in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
That's good enough to retain his crown as the Krystal burger eating champ.
He put away 103 at last year's Krystal Square Off, setting a new record.
The 24-year-old Californian wins 20,000 bucks for his big appetite this year.