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 […]

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 […]

Make your reservations for Easter Brunch: Sunday, April 5th from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Easter Brunch at The Kennebunk Inn

We are now taking reservations for our annual Easter Brunch which will be held from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM on Easter Sunday, April 5th, 2015.  The Kennebunk Inn’s Easter Bunch at our restaurant, Academe has been an annual tradition for more than a decade. 

Maine Restaurant Week Hotel Discount

Maine restaurant week hotel deals

The Kennebunk Inn is offering a “Dine & Stay” hotel discount during Maine Restaurant Week, March 1-14, 2015. Guests can take advantage of Kennebunk’s Maine hospitality all while saving on food and lodging at our landmark location in downtown Kennebunk. The Maine Restaurant Week hotel discount gives you 20% off the cost of your stay. […]

Get Ready for Maine Restaurant Week 2015 – March 1-14

Maine Restaurant Week 2015 Logo

It’s time for Maine’s annual Restaurant Week celebration, which gets into full swing on March 1st, 2015. This has been another really long winter. If you’re like us, you have found yourself thinking things like, “Well, at least it’s not a plowable snow.”  When that particular mindset takes hold, you know that it’s time to […]

Kennebunk: One of the Best Places to Live in Maine 2015

Best Places to Live in Maine 2015

Each year, DownEast magazine publishes its annual list of “Best Places to Live in Maine.”  For 2015, DownEast chose eight Maine towns for this honor, including our very own Kennebunk, ME.  The magazine’s “Road Trip” team visited each of the towns so named and filmed a short (2 minute, 50 second) video.  Our very own […]

Maine Restaurant Week 2015

Maine Restaurant Week 2015 - March 1-14

Maine Restaurant Week turns 8 years old in 2015, and Academe and The Kennebunk Inn have been proud participants since the very beginning. Each year, we create two special menus so that our guests may enjoy a special 3 course dining experience at a wallet-friendly price.  For 2015’s Maine Restaurant Week, we have designed a […]

We’re competing in the Signature Food & Cocktail Competition for Maine Restaurant Week

Food and Cocktail Competition Maine Restaurant Week 2015

We’re back to reclaim our title at the 2015 Food & Cocktail Pairing Competition for Maine Restaurant Week 2015! It’s been four years since we took first place in the Maine Restaurant Week Bartenders’ Competition with our Signature Cocktail, “Sage Against the Machine.” For 2015, the format has been changed and the event is now […]

2015 Boca Raton Food & Wine Festival: March 27 & 28, 2015

Boca Bacchanal: Boca Raton Food and Wine Festival 2015

Brian & Shanna O’Hea, the chefs/owners of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant Academe will return to Boca Raton, Florida for their second appearance at the annual Boca Bacchanal.  The Boca Bacchanal is one of South Florida’s premier Food & Wine events and being held on Friday, March 27th & Saturday, March 28th in sunny […]