Pearl Meat Cook Off 2023

The festival favourite PEARL MEAT COOK OFF is making its return to Pearl Luggers as part of Shinju Matsuri 2023 (Festival of the Pearl) on Thursday, 7 Septermber!

Delight your taste-buds as you try a selection of pearl meat dishes from Broome's best chefs, as they compete for the title of 2023 Pearl Meat Cook Off Champion 🏆

This year’s event theme will be “A Taste of the Six Seasons”, inspired by the six Yawuru seasons, and will have the competing chefs selecting one of these seasons to inspire their dish at the event, showcasing the rare delicacy of pearl meat. This year we will also have celebrity guest judge Khanh Ong as part of the judging panel! 

Enjoy an incredible event atmosphere with live entertainment, beer and wine tastings from Calneggia Family Vineyards, Spinifex Brewing Co and Matso’s Broome Brewery, as well as all tickets this year also including canapes from Dewa’s Mobile Kitchen in addition to pearl meat tasters from all the competing chefs.

Tickets are ON SALE NOW, get yours today before they're sold out... it ALWAYS sells out! Book your tickets below or contact our Bookings Office on 08 9192 0000 or email 

Shinju Matsuri Limited-Edition Pendant on Chain

Our jewellers have been hard at work creating this stunning limited-edition pendant and chain to celebrate the Shinju Matsuri Festival.

These pendants and chains are currently available for online order, or can be placed on click-and-collect to pick up during the Shinju Matsuri Festival in Broome.

There is a very limited number of each pendant available.
Secure yours by purchasing below today. 


Artwork: Nyamba Buru Yawuru