Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea have been active participants in the “Cooking Matters Maine” program, part of Share Our Strength. Cooking Matters teaches Maine children the importance of nutrition, and provides hands-on cooking experiences and lessons for for children, young people and adults throughout Maine. In this article by Laura Dolce of the York County Coast Star, “Chefs, others sharing their strength” we learn about the O’Heas experiences teaching children in Sanford and Biddeford.
Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters
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.