Diners At UK Cafe Must Sign Waiver Before Attempting 8,000-Calorie Breakfast Challenge

The time limit is now an hour to eat all of that. (Bear Grills Cafe)

The time limit is now an hour to eat all of that. (Bear Grills Cafe)

It’s a pretty clear warning sign that you could be in for some serious damage to your gut if a restaurant makes you sign a waiver clearing it of any liability for eating a dish on its menu. It makes sense, though, if that item contains 8,000 calories or so, and comes with the title of “The Hibernator” — because you’ll need a year to sleep that puppy off.

The Bear Grills cafe across the pond in ye olde England is offering a seven-pound plate of food that has four times the recommended daily caloric intake for an adult man, reports The Daily Mail.

Included on a four-foot turkey platter in this Man vs Bear challenge: eight rashers of bacon, eight sausages, four hash browns, four fried eggs, a four egg cheese omelette, four waffles, four pieces of toast, four pieces of fried bread, four black pudding, two ladles of beans, two ladles of tomatoes, mushrooms, a portion of large fries and a 2,000-calorie milkshake to top it all off.

Only 20 people have attempted The Hibernator since it hit the menu, and no one has been successful at eating the entire thing in under an hour… yet.

“I reckon with these ingredients you could feed a family for a week,” says the man who runs the joint, adding that he dreamed up this feast of calories to attract a younger set.

“Younger guys come in, and it is all men who have tried the challenge, and they look at the ingredients up on the board and say: ‘I am going to smash that,’ ” he explains. “But then they see it come out on the big platter all heaped high and start to cry on the phone to their friends. They give up after about twenty minutes.”

The instinct to weep does seem to fit the bill.

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