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 […]

The Kennebunk Inn’s “Candy Corn Cocktail” featured on Food & Wine’s FWX blog

Food & Wine magazine’s FWX blog featured a number of very special vodka martinis including our very own Candy Cane version. The Kennebunk Inn’s Candy Cane Cocktail is a seasonal Halloween treat…

Lobster Lo Maine Now Available for Online Ordering!

One of Academe’s most popular dishes, “Lobster Lo Maine” is now available for order from FoodyDirect. Lobster Lo Maine is a local favorite and was a finalist in Maine’s Lobster Chef of the Year Competition. The dish is combines chilled fresh, never frozen lobster, meat, and delightfully tender lo mein noodles in a delicate white […]

Lobster with a Twist – Portland Magazine – Summer 2016

Shanna and Brian O’Hea, chefs and owners of the Academe Brasserie & Tavern in the Kennebunk Inn , know how to have fun with the beautiful dishes they create….

Cooking Class: Lunch at The Kennebunk Inn -Stonewall Kitchens

Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea will be teaching a cooking class at Stonewall Kitchen’s state of the art culinary instructional facility in York, Maine on Thursday, July 7, 2016. This hands-on cooking class

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