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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 […]

Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea at the “Taste of Excellence” – The American College of Greece, Athens

American College of Greece Food & Wine Event

Chefs/Owners of The Kennebunk Inn & Academe restaurant will bring a taste of Maine to Europe when they prepare their famous Maine Lobster Pot Pie and Lobster Lo’ Maine at the American College of Greece’s “A Taste of Excellence – Perfect Bites & Sips” food and wine event in Athens. The “Taste of Excellence” reception […]

Lobster Lo’Maine: #3 on the Bangor Daily News’ List of Most Unique Lobster Dishes

Bangor Daily News Best Unique Maine Lobster Dishes

Academe’s “Lobster Lo’Maine” was number three on the Bangor Daily News’ list of the eight most unique lobster dishes in Maine.  Lobster Lo’Maine was Chef Shanna O’Hea’s dish in the 2013 Maine Lobster Chef of the Year competition.  Lobster Lo’Maine is available nightly on Academe’s dinner menu and has quickly garnered a loyal local following.   […]

Our Lobster Pot Pie in Reader’s Digest

Readers Digest Lobster Pot Pie July 2014

Academe’s signature dish, Maine Lobster Pot Pie received a nice mention in the July issue of Reader’s Digest. The July issue, “Best of America 2014″ issue features an article on great American food festivals. The article is on page 40 of the magazine, or you can reach the online version using the text link above. […]

2014 Greater Kennebunks Restaurant Dining Guide

2014 Greater Kennebunks Restaurant Dining Guide

It’s always nice to be written up in the York County Coast Star’s annual restaurant and dining guide to the Greater Kennebunks (Kennebunk & Kennebunkport, Maine) – and it’s really wonderful if your restaurant makes the cover. This year, Shanna O’Hea, chef/owner of Academe restaurant at The Kennebunk Inn actually topped that. She quite literally […]

Father’s Day Recipe Roundup: Grilled Buffalo Wings, Fried Blue Cheese Mousse, Celery Carrot Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette Dressing

Father's Day Kennebunk 2014 Recipes

Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea, owners of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant Academe in downtown Kennebunk, Maine were guest chefs at the Williams-Sonoma store at the Portland Mall on Saturday, Jun 14th, 2014. Their Father’s Day recipes for Grilled Buffalo Wings, Fried Blue Cheese Mousse, Celery Carrot Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette Dressing can give […]

Chef Shanna O’Hea Takes 1st Place in Birthday Cake Contest for President George H. W. Bush’s 90th Birthday

Shanna O'Hea takes 1st place in birthday cake contest for Goerge H W Bush's 90th birthday

Shanna O’Hea chef/owner of the Kennebunk Inn took first place in the Kennebunkport Historical Society’s “90 Cakes for 90 Years” contest and celebration on Thursday, June 12, 2014.  The Kennebunkport Historical Society held a birthday celebration at the historic First Families museum in Kennebunkport, Maine to honor former President and longtime summer resident George H. […]

Recipe: Peanut Butter Gluten Free Brownies

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Brownie Recipe

Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea will be visiting the Williams-Sonoma store at the Maine Mail in South Portland, ME on Saturday, June 14, 2014 and giving a cooking demonstration.  One of the dishes that the O’Heas will be creating is a gluten free dessert of peanut butter brownies. If you are looking for a yummy […]

Williams-Sonoma Cooking Demo – Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Williams-Sonoma Guest Chefs 6/14/2014

Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn will be returning to the Williams-Sonoma store in South Portland’s Maine Mall for a cooking demonstration just in time for Father’s Day. If you want to really wow Dad this Father’s Day, here’s your last minute chance to perfect your cooking skills and serve […]