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 […]

Chef/Owner Shanna Horner O’Hea to Receive North Park University Distinguished Alumni Award

Shanna Horner O’Hea will be honored with a distinguished alumni award by her alma mater, Chicago’s North Park University on Saturday, September 21st, 2019.  The awards ceremony will take 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 […]

Special Menu – Friday 9/20 & Saturday 9/21/2019

Academe at The Kennebunk Inn will be offering a special autum menu on Friday, September 20th and Saturday. September 21st, 2019.

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 […]

Celebrate the Kennebunks’ Seafaring Heritage with the LAUNCH! Cocktail Trail

The Kennenbunk – Kennebunkport – Arundel Chamber of Commerce is celebrating our nautical history with the LAUNCH Cocktail Trail. Sixteen local establishments have created craft cocktails for the event. Academe at The Kennebunk Inn has created the “Tow the Line” as our contribution to the trail. Tow the Line Pisco Pineapple Juice Intense Ginger Simple […]

Vintner Dinner – Boca Bacchanal

Shanna & Brian O’Hea, the chefs and owners of Academe – A Maine Brasserie and The Kennebunk Inn prepared a Vintner Dinner hosted at the home of Maria & Todd Roberts. Their dishes were paired with wines from Napa, California’s Darioush Winery. Photos from the dinner appear in the gallery below.

Limited Menu & Schedule: April 23 – May 4, 2019

We’re having our version of “Spring Break” in late April and early May.  Our restaurant, Academe will be operating on a modified schedule. The Inn will be operating as normal. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – Restaurant Closed Wednesday, April 23, 2019 – Saturday, April 27 – Regular Restaurant Hours, Limited Menu Sunday, April 28 – […]

Kennebunk Inn – Food Network’s Best Hotels for Food

#3 Kennebunk Inn, Kennebunk, Maine Maine’s Kennebunk Inn is like the charming, historic bed-and-breakfast of our dreams — complete with lobster pot pie and lobster white-truffle pizza. The hotel is run by chefs Brian and Shanna O’Hea, who met at the Culinary Institute of America, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that their signature […]