OSU football players take on Dayton deli’s secret menu item

Credit: Jim Noelker

Credit: Jim Noelker

Four football players from The Ohio State University battled head-to-head Monday afternoon to see who could eat All The Best Delicatessen’s secret menu item, “The Stupid-Big Sandwich,” in the fastest time.

Offensive linemen Carson Hinzman and Tegra Tshabola, along with tight ends Joe Royer and Gee Scott, tackled the 2½ pound sandwich featuring salami, turkey, pastrami, cole slaw, Swiss cheese and Russian dressing.

Tshabola took top honors, with the fastest finish of 15 minutes to establish the time to beat for customers who also want to partake in this challenge.

The event was more than a stomach full of meat and cheese or a big score at Ohio Stadium, a press release from the restaurant stated.

“All the Best will be giving back to the Dayton community by supporting one of the city’s most cherished foundations, The Gala of Hope. In one delectable day, we are able to bring together football, oversized sandwiches and community spirit for a memorable occasion.”

During the event the restaurant presented a $500 check to Gala of Hope, a nonprofit organization that provides financial support, treatment and research for cancer patients.

Former OSU quarterback Cardale Jones also attended the event.

All The Best Delicatessen is at 5940 Far Hills Ave. in Washington Twp., just north of Whipp Road in the former space of the combined Lee’s and Arby’s restaurant. The deli is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily for dine-in or carryout. For more information, visit www.allthebestdeli.com.

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