KVBBQ Kangaroo Valley Craft Beer And BBQ Festival

Shire Smokers BBQ


Shire Smokers BBQ have been around since the early competitions in the ABA. Matt is a passionate BBQ enthusiast with a solid social presence in Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. He is an avid teacher of BBQ methods and has loads of experience in the sport. So you had all better watch out cause Matts back and he's coming to get ya!!!



Team Members

  • Matt Harris

Team Bio

I come from the Sutherland Shire in the southern suburbs of Sydney.

I've been involved in the Australian competition BBQ Scene shortly after the inception of the ABA. Usually I bring some friends along for the ride to teach them about the competition scene

Team Philosophy

Positive Energy in Gets Positive Energy back out. Cook with passion but most importantly have fun, catch up with friends and make new ones. Pass on any knowledge you can and always be the student.

Recent Competition Results

  • Haven't been competing much as Shire Smokers BBQ over the last year, with a young family its been tough.
  • Recently travelled to Montreal to compete whilst visiting family and got a call for ribs in a newly formed sanctioning body. So close but no actual awards for over a year now!


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  • Due to council regulations the teams may not sell their BBQ. However, judges do get to taste & score all entries.
  • Judging spots are limited. Do you want to see the boys in action and be a guest judge at the event?
  • Are  you excited about the big event? Better get your tickets here.

About the Author KVBBQ

The Friendly Inn, one of the Shoalhaven's oldest pubs, is located in the heart of Australia’s most beautiful valley. As host of the 3rd annual Kangaroo Valley Craft Beer and BBQ Festival you are invited to once again come along to enjoy the regions finest Crafted Brews and BBQ's.

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