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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 […]

Super Bowl Snack Stadium

Super Bowl Snack Stadium - Kennebunk Inn

Have you ever wondered what a chef’s Super Bowl party spread is like? Chef’s Brian & Shanna O’Hea take their indoor tailgating pretty seriously, and their spread for the 2015 big game is no exception. This year, the O’Heas built a massive, stadium-themed smorgasbord designed to mimic the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona […]

Join us at The Kennebunk Inn for New Year’s Eve Dinner – 12/31/2014

Kennebunk New Year's Eve Dinner 12/31/2014

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 this spirit of […]

The Kennebunk Inn’s Maine Lobster Pot Pie is featured in the 2014 Annual Gift Guide at Travel & Leisure Magazine

Our Lobster Pot Pie featured in Travel & Leisure's Gift Guide

We are delighted to announce that Travel & Leisure has named our famous Maine Lobster Pot Pie as one of its Best Ideas for Travelers in the magazine’s 2014 Annual Holiday Gift Guide.  Our lobster pot pie is available in our restaurant right here in downtown Kennebunk, Maine – or you can order it online […]

Academe’s “Playful Comfort Food” featured in Maine Magazine’s Food Blog

Maine Magazine - October 2014

Although it is common for a restaurant to want their guests to feel at home, the O’Heas take the concept a step further by thoughtfully preparing foods inspired by their travels and the kind of cuisine they enjoy on their day off. – In this restaurant review from Maine Magazine, food blogger and Joe Ricchio discovers the things that have made Academe one of Kennebunk’s top restaurants for more than a decade.

Bangor Daily News: Maine Ghost Stories – Hauntings of an Inn in Kennebunk

Maine Ghost Stories - Bangor Daily News

Just in time for Halloween! The Bangor Daily News is running a series called “Maine Ghost Stories.” The seventh part of the series is set righ here at The Kennebunk Inn.  In this Halloween’s eve piece by Seth Koenig, the series examines the strange goings on at the historic Kennebunk Inn, where the benevolent ghost […]

Video: Shanna O’Hea on Good Day Maine’s “Good Day Cafe”

Good Day Cafe: WPFO Fox-23 TV Portland, Maine

Shanna O’Hea, winner of the Food Network’s “Rewrapped,” appeared on the “Good Day Cafe” segment of WPFO Fox-23’s “Good Day Maine” on October 23, 2014. In the video at the link below, Chef Shanna shows the Good Day Maine crew how to make her show winning Chef Boyardee Ravioli Spice Cake. The six minute video […]

Our Lobster Lo’Maine featured in DownEast Magazine

DownEast Magazine October 2014

The October issue of DownEast Magazine features five unique and innovative recipes from Maine Restaurants, including our very own Lobster Lo’Maine. The article, “Get Cozy and Get Cooking” by Caroline Praderio, begins on page 90 of the magazine. Lobster Lo’Maine is available in our restaurant, Academe at The Kennebunk Inn. We also recommend our Lobster […]

Tune in to see Chef Shanna O’Hea on “Good Day Maine” – Thurs. 10/23/2014 at 7:40 AM – Fox Channel 23 Portland

Shanna O'Hea on Good Day Maine

Tune in this Thursday morning, October 23rd, 2014 to see “Rewrapped” winner Shanna O’Hea on Good Day Maine. Chef Shanna will be on Fox 23 TV’s “Good Day Maine” at 7:40 AM talking about “cooking outside the box” and preparing the Chef Boyardee Ravioli Spice Cake that helped her win the Food Network competition.