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 […]

Negroni Week 2015 Recipe: Shanna’s Life-Saving Negroni

Negroni Week 2015 Recipe

Learn how to make Chef Shanna O’Hea’s “Go-To” Cocktail. While The Kennebunk Inn’s chef/owner Shanna O’Hea loves a good glass of wine or a flute of Champagne, her favorite cocktail is this specially crafted Negroni. Shanna searched the world over to find a reliable cocktail of choice. While the traditional concoction is equal parts gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth, Shanna’s instincts as a chef told her that there was a way to improve the flavors, and increase her enjoyment of the cocktail[…]

Celebrate National Negroni Week and Help Support Cooking Matters Maine through Share Our Strength

Negroni Week Kennebunk Maine

Join us as we help raise money for Cooking Matters Maine through Share Our Strength during the 2015 International Negroni Week, June 1-7, 2015.  More than 2,200 bars, restaurants, and taverns world wide are participating in the 2015 Negroni week, and we are thrilled to represent Kennebunk and Southern Maine to help support a local […]

Recipe: Lobster Croque Monsieur from Beat Bobby Flay

Lobster Croque Monsieur Recipe - Beat Bobby Flay

Shanna O’Hea, chef/owner of the Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant Academe Maine Brasserie & Tavern was a contestant on the Food Network’s “Beat Bobby Flay.” Chef O’Hea made it through the first round of elimination and challenged Flay to create a New England version of the classic French Croque Monsieur. Print Recipe: Lobster Croque Monsieur […]

Recipe: Asian Caramel Crisps from Good Day Maine – May 7, 2015

Chef Shanna O'Hea's Asian Caramel Crisps on Good Day Maine

Shanna Horner O’Hea, chef/owner of the restaurant  Academe and The Kennebunk Inn, appeared on WPFO Fox-23’s “Good Day Maine” on Thursday, May 7, 2015. Chef Shanna prepared her Asian Caramel Crisps. Shanna will be appearing on the Food Network’s “Beat Bobby Flay” on Thursday evening at 10:00 PM Eastern, 9:00 Central.  Read more about Chef […]

Watch Chef Shanna O’Hea on “Beat Bobby Flay”

Kennebunk Inn Chef/Owner Shanna O'Hea on Beat Bobby Flay

Watch Chef Shanna O’Hea on Beat Bobby Flay Tune in to watch Shanna O’Hea, chef/owner of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn as she competes on the Food Network’s, “Beat Bobby Flay.”  In the competition, two accomplished chefs face off in a one-on-one competition, creating a dish using a secret ingredient chosen by Bobby Flay. The […]

Make your reservations for our Mother’s Day Brunch: Sunday, May 10th – 10:00 AM & Noon

Kennebunk Mother's Day Brunch 2015

It’s time to show Mom just how much you appreciate her.  What better way than to leave the cooking to someone else? We are now taking reservations for our 2015 Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 10, 2015.  This year, we will be serving brunch in two seatings, 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon.  Our Mother’s […]

Join us for Mother’s Day Brunch – Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 10:00 AM and Noon

Kennebunk Mother's Day Brunch 2015

Join us for Mother’s Day Brunch at Academe in the Kennebunk Inn.  Mom’s special brunch includes carving stations, eggs & omelets made to order, breakfast potatoes,  a large assortment of delicious salads, fresh fruits, muffins, breads, and other yummy baked goods. And, no brunch at the Kennebunk Inn would be complete without Chef Shanna O’Hea’s […]

Kennebunk, Maine Easter Brunch 2015

Kennebunk Easter Brunch 2015