Edible Connecticut™ is a mindset about utilizing the abundant resources of Connecticut’s many organic farms. At 21 OAK the freshest and finest of Connecticut’s seasonal bounty is prepared with a dedication to excellence; preserving intricate flavors, enhancing delicate notes and presenting nutritional, top quality meals for all to enjoy.
21 OAK is a vegetarian and vegan restaurant located in Manchester, Connecticut. Chef Shawn has a long history of preparing and serving top quality food utilizing local ingredients. He has been sourcing and using local ingredients for over three decades. This culmination of knowledge, skill, and passion has culminated at 21 OAK.
Chef Shawn has been on numerous television shows demonstrating various culinary techniques. Over the course of his career he has garnered many awards and accolades. Chef Shawn is a graduate of both the Culinary Institute of America and Le Cordon Bleu.