Shanna Horner O’Hea Profiled in North Park University Alumni Magazine

Chef/Owner Shanna Horner O’Hea graduated from Illinois’ North Park University in 1994. She was profiled in the Winter 2012 issue of The North Parker, the university’s alumni magazine. In the article by John Brooks, Shanna described how following her passions led her to a career as a chef.

“My connection with food is very related to art,” O’Hea said. “Instead of using a paintbrush, I’m using food as my palate.”

Profile article on Shanna O'Hea in North Parker Magazine

Download the article as a PDF and read Shanna’s story.


About The Kennebunk Inn

The Chefs/Owners of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant, Academe Maine Brasserie & Tavern met when they were students at The Culinary Institute of America. They have appeared on "Best Thing I Ever Ate," "Chopped," "Rewrapped," and "Beat Bobby Flay" on the Food Network and on the Travel Channel's "Food Paradise." They have also appeared in Oprah Winfrey's "O" The Magazine. The O'Heas have been guest chefs at Walt Disney World's Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, Houston's "Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair, Boca Raton's "Boca Bacchanal" Food & Wine Festival, and on Holland America Cruise Line.