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 […]

Limited Menu: February 15 & 16, 2019

Chef’s Shanna & Brian O’Hea will be cooking at Shanna’s alma mater, North Park University and Academe will be operating with a limited menu for Friday, February 15th and Saturday, February 16th.  The O’Heas will be preparing the dessert for the Inauguration Dinner for North Park University’s 10th President, Mary Karsten Surridge in Chicago.   Their […]

Valentine’s Day Dinner – February 14, 2019

Join us for a very special and romantic Valentine’s Day dinner on Thursday evening, February 14, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM.  Academe has prepared a very special, fixed price menu for you and your sweetie. Recommendations are recommended.  Walk-Ins will be accepted. Please call us at (207) 985-3351 to make a reservation, or […]

Comfort Cuisine – Stonewall Kitchens Cooking Class with Shanna & Brian O’Hea – Friday, February 1, 2019

Learn to create updated comfort cooking classics with Shanna and Brian O’Hea, the chefs & owners of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn on Friday, February 1st, 2019. Experience a cooking class and a delicious meal at Stonewall Kitchens in York, Maine. It may be cold outside, but these favorite dishes will keep you warm. This […]

Happy New Year from all of us at The Kennebunk Inn!

Chefs/Owners Shanna & Brian O’Hea and all of us at Academe and The Kennebunk Inn wish you and yours all the best for 2018. May all your hopes, dreams, goals and expectations be fulfilled all 365 days of the year!

Join us at The Kennebunk Inn for New Year’s Eve Dinner – 12/31/2018

Celebration at Academe means bringing together friends, old and new, with innovative cuisine and libations. Our New Year’s Eve design, this year, draws from the past of familiar flavors with our modern interpretation. Our loyal clientele has come to love our authentically simple take on comfort foods from around the globe. In addition to our […]

Portland Press Herald: Maine chefs show they can take the heat on food TV

From the Portland Press Herald, December 12, 2018 – As Maine’s restaurant scene has drawn ever more national attention, food TV has come calling… Shanna & Brian O’Hea, the chef/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn are veterans of many television appearances, ranging from local TV stations to national networks. They’ve had local exposure from Maine to Texas and have appeared nationally the Food Network and The Travel Channel.

Christmas Eve Dinner 2017

Please join us in our restaurant, Academe for dinner this Christmas Eve. We will be featuring several special holiday entrees as well as a selection of customer favorites from our regular menu. Christmas Eve Hours: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Stonewall Kitchens Cooking Class with Shanna & Brian O’Hea – Friday, November 16, 2018

Join Shanna and Brian O’Hea, the chefs & owners of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn for a cooking class and a delicious meal at Stonewall Kitchens in York, Maine.  The class is being offered on Friday, November 16th, 2018 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.  The menu is: Roasted Baby Carrots with Cumin Citrus Vinaigrette, […]