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 […]

Join us at The Kennebunk Inn for New Year’s Eve Dinner – 12/31/2019

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 […]

A Kennnebunk Christmas Tradition: Christmas Eve Dinner at The Kennebunk Inn

Join us for dinner on Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24th from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM for a festive holiday dinner at our restaurant, Academe. Reservations are recommended.

Cooking Class: Lunch at The Academe – Friday, November 22, 2019

Chefs Brian & Shana O’Hea, the Chef/Owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn, will be teaching a culinary class at Stonewall Kitchens in York, Maine on Friday, November 22nd, 2019.  The class will be held from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.  The class menu will consist of: Maple Glazed Acorn Squash with Blue Cheese Crumbles […]

Epcot Food & Wine Guest Chef Demo – Monday, October 7, 2019

Brian & Shanna O’Hea, the chefs/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn gave a culinary presentation at Epcot’s annual Food & Wine festival. The O’Heas prepared a shrimp dish which was paired with a Penfolds wine. John Lowe, the brand ambassador from Treasury Wine Estates in Napa, California, gave the wine presentation.    

Special Menu – Wednesday 10/2 – Saturday 10/5/2019

Academe at The Kennebunk Inn will be offering a special autum menu Wednesday. October 2nd through Saturday. October 5th, 2019.

Chef/Owner Shanna Horner O’Hea Honored with North Park University Distinguished Alumni Award

Shanna Horner O’Hea was  honored with a distinguished alumni award by her alma mater, Chicago’s North Park University on Saturday, September 21st, 2019.  The awards ceremony took place during the school’s Homecoming and Class Reunion event held from September 16-22, 2019. North Park University’s Homecoming has been celebrated since 1925 and includes sporting events, art […]

Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea at Disney World’s Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Shanna & Brian O’Hea, the chef/owners of Academe & The Kennebunk Inn will be returning to Walt Disney World’s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival this October. They will be at The Party for the Senses and giving a culinary demo.

Cooking Class: Lunch at a Maine Brasserie – Friday, August 30, 2019

Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea, the Chef/Owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn, will be teaching a culinary class at Stonewall Kitchens in York, Maine on Friday, August 30th, 2019.  The class will be held from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.  The class menu will consist of: French Onion Bisque – classic French onion soup […]