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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 […]

Watch Chef Shanna O’Hea on “207″ – Wednesday, April 16th at 7:00 PM

Chef Shanna O'Hea NBC TC Channel 6 Portland Maine "207"

Kennebunk Inn and Academe restaurant chef/owner Shanna O’Hea will be a guest on the the television program “207″ on Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM. The program will air on Portland, Maine’s NBC affiliate, WCSH Channel 6. Chef Shanna will be preparing Beet “Tartare” with Lemon Aoili, a beutfully crafted vegan/vegetarian appetizer that is also a […]

Chef Shanna O’Hea’s Beet “Tartare” Recipe from “207″ on WCSH-TV NBC-6, Portland, Maine

Beet "Tartare" Recipe - 207 WCSH-6 Portland NBC TV

Academe Chef/Owner Shanna Horner O’Hea prepared her Beet “Tartare” on Channel 6′s “207″ on Wednesday, April 16th. The recipe for this playful appetizer appears below. Beet “Tartare” with Yellow Pepper Aoili This savory, playful take on beef tartare is a delicious crowd pleaser. Author: Shanna O’Hea – Academe at The Kennebunk Inn Cuisine: Vegetarian/Vegan Recipe type: Appetizer […]

Reserve Your Table for Our 2014 Easter Brunch

Academe Restaurant at Kennebunk Inn Easter Brunch

Join Us for Easter Brunch – Academe at The Kennebunk Inn The Kennebunk Inn will be serving Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 20th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.  The Easter buffet is $29.95 for adults and $14.00 for children under twelve.  Kids under the age of 5 eat free when dining with their families. […]

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters

Share Our Strength Cooking Maters Volunteer Program

Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea have been active participants in the “Cooking Matters Maine” program, part of Share Our Strength. Cooking Matters teaches Maine children the importance of nutrition, and provides hands-on cooking experiences and lessons for for children, young people and adults throughout Maine. In this article by Laura Dolce of the York County […]

Visiting Chef Series: Pennsylvania College of Technology – Penn State

Pennsylvania College of Technology Annual Guest Chef Scholarship Dinner

Academe at the Kennebunk Inn Chefs / Owners, Brian and Shanna O’Hea served as Guest Chefs at a Scholarship Benefit Dinner at the Pennsylvania College of Technology’s School of Business and Technology this past weekend. The three day Visiting Chef Series event saw the O’Heas working side by side and providing instruction and expertise for students […]

Recipe: Coeur a la Crème – An Elegant Valentine’s Dessert Recipe

Coeur a la Creme Fraiche Valentine's Dessert

Coeur a la Crème (pronounced “KEWR ah la KREHM”) is an elegant end to your romantic Valentine’s Day meal. The dessert is known as a “cheese heart” and is traditionally served with berries. Academe’s pastry chef, Shanna O’Hea shares her recipe for this most romantic of Valentine’s desserts. Coeur a la Crème – An Elegant […]

Join Us for Maine Restaurant Week March 1-10, 2014

Kennebunk Inn Maine Restaurant Week 2014

2014′s Maine Restaurant Week kicks off on Saturday, March 1st, 2014.  We will be celebrating this year’s restaurant week with specially designed, fixed price menus for both lunch and dinner. Each menu offers you a choice of a starter, a main course, and a dessert. Academe at The Kennebunk Inn’s lunch menu is three courses […]

Warm Up Your Valentine with Dinner at The Kennebunk Inn

2014 Kennebunk & Kennebunkport Valentine's Dinner Menu

The weather outside is frightful and the snow stopped being delightful quite a few storms ago. Warm the heart of your Valentine with a romantic dinner for two at Academe, the award-winning restaurant at The Kennebunk Inn. Our culinary team has designed a special fixed price three course menu to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day […]