Best Thing I Ever Ate – Lobster Pot Pie – Now Shipping

Best Thing I Ever Ate on the Food Network Season 4 – Episode 14 Academe Maine Brasserie and Tavern at The Kennebunk Inn was featured on the Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate” episode, Reinvented Classics. (Video at the link.) The Food Network  represents the best recipe ideas, videos, healthy eating advice, party […]

Academe Named One of Maine’s Top 10 Neighborhood Gems

We’re pleased to announce that our restaurant Academe has been named an OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award Winner in the Neighborhood Gems category. OpenTable Diners’ Choice awards are based on verified reviews by customers who made a reservation through the OpenTable system, checked in, and dined at the restaurant. You can see the rest of Maine’s […]

Celebrate Negroni Week 2016 at The Kennebunk Inn

Drink to a good cause! Negroni Week 2016 runs from June 6th to June 12th. A portion of the proceeds from every Negroni sold during the week will help to benefit No Kid Hungry – Maine, part of Share Our Strength. If you would like an outstanding Negroni recipe, may we offer Chef Shanna O’Hea’s […]

Negroni Week 2016 Recipe: Shanna’s Life-Saving Negroni

It’s Negroni Week 2016! Time to learn how to make The Kennebunk Inn’s “Shanna’s Life-Saving Negroni” It seems only a few short years ago that The Kennebunk Inn’s chef/owner Shanna O’Hea found her “go-to cocktail” – the Negroni.  Being a chef, Shanna focused her creative efforts on improving and perfecting the Negroni. The result: a […]

Ocean Reef Club Food & Wine Festival 2016 – Photos & Video

Photo Gallery from the 2016 Ocean Reef Food & Wine Festival 2016 Ocean Reef Club Food & Wine Video

No Mother’s Day Brunch in 2016

We apologize for the inconvenience, but due to flight scheduling and other logistics, we will be unable to provide a Mother’s Day Brunch in 2016. Our chefs, Brian & Shanna O’Hea will be serving as guest chefs on an Alaskan cruise that returns to Vancouver on Saturday, May 7th. There isn’t sufficient time to properly […]

Guest Chefs – Ocean Reef Food & Wine Festival 2016

Brian & Shanna O’Hea will be guest chefs at the 2016 Ocean Reef Food & Wine Festival in Key Largo, Florida from April 15 – 17, 2016. Restaurant Schedule: Wednesday, April 13 through Saturday, April 16: Regular hours – Lunch 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Dinner 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Limited Dinner Menu Sunday April […]

Video: Melissa Correa interviews Shanna & Brian O’Hea on KHOU-TV Houston

CBS-11 reporter Melissa Correa interviews Shanna & Brian O’Hea in the lead up to the 2016 Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair.  The O’Hea’s expect to serve 1,000 Maine Lobster Rolls during the 2 1/2 hour Grand Tasting this weekend. If you are luck enough to be at The Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair, […]

Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea on KHOU-TV CBS Houston – April 7

Brian & Shanna O’Hea, the chefs/owners of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn will be on the Houston, Texas CBS affiliate, KHOU-11 on Thursday morning, April 7, 2016.  The O’Heas are participating as guest chefs at the Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair this weekend. Brian & Shanna will be interviewed by KHOU’s Sherry Williams. The […]