Jeff “The Beast Man” Butler is a new face on Cleveland’s competitive eating scene. At 3 p.m. on June 29 at Crocker Park, he will compete with 14 others in a hot dog eating contest. But not just any hot dog eating contest. The winner of that preliminary event will advance to the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest in New York City on July 4. He spoke with Plain Dealer reporter Michael Heaton.