Events & Announcements Archive

Announcements of Special Events & Holiday Celebrations from Academe and The Kennebunk Inn.

Limited Menu: February 15 & 16, 2019

Chef’s Shanna & Brian O’Hea will be cooking at Shanna’s alma mater, North Park University and Academe will be operating with a limited menu for Friday, February 15th and Saturday, February 16th.  The O’Heas will be preparing the dessert for the Inauguration Dinner for North Park University’s 10th President, Mary Karsten Surridge in Chicago.   Their […]

Valentine’s Day Dinner – February 14, 2019

Join us for a very special and romantic Valentine’s Day dinner on Thursday evening, February 14, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM.  Academe has prepared a very special, fixed price menu for you and your sweetie. Recommendations are recommended.  Walk-Ins will be accepted. Please call us at (207) 985-3351 to make a reservation, or […]

Comfort Cuisine – Stonewall Kitchens Cooking Class with Shanna & Brian O’Hea – Friday, February 1, 2019

Learn to create updated comfort cooking classics with Shanna and Brian O’Hea, the chefs & owners of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn on Friday, February 1st, 2019. Experience a cooking class and a delicious meal at Stonewall Kitchens in York, Maine. It may be cold outside, but these favorite dishes will keep you warm. This […]

Join us at The Kennebunk Inn for New Year’s Eve Dinner – 12/31/2018

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 […]

Christmas Eve Dinner 2017

Please join us in our restaurant, Academe for dinner this Christmas Eve. We will be featuring several special holiday entrees as well as a selection of customer favorites from our regular menu. Christmas Eve Hours: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Stonewall Kitchens Cooking Class with Shanna & Brian O’Hea – Friday, November 16, 2018

Join Shanna and Brian O’Hea, the chefs & owners of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn for a cooking class and a delicious meal at Stonewall Kitchens in York, Maine.  The class is being offered on Friday, November 16th, 2018 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.  The menu is: Roasted Baby Carrots with Cumin Citrus Vinaigrette, […]

Spirit Dinner with Vicki Monroe, – Saturday, October 27, 2018

The Kennebunk Inn Presents: A Spirit Dinner with Vicki Monroe –  Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 6:30 PM. The event includes a three course dinner, gratuity, and ticket to the event. Special Event Menu: First Course – Choice of: Kennebunk Inn Salad Field greens with dried cranberries, roasted pistachios, goat cheese and cider vinaigrette ~  […]

2018 Epcot Food & Wine Festival with Shanna & Brian O’Hea

The chef/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn will return once again to the Epcot Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World. The festival is one of the most prestigious culinary events in the country and runs from August 30th through November 12th, 2018.  The O’Heas will be giving a culinary demonstration in the […]