Events & Announcements Archive

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

Celebrate Negroni Week 2017 at The Kennebunk Inn

Sometime you need a good reason to have a cocktail.  Drink to a good cause! Negroni Week 2017 runs from June 5th to June 11th. A portion of the proceeds from every Negroni sold during the week will help to benefit Muttville Senior Dog Rescue. If you would like an outstanding Negroni recipe, may we […]

Negroni Week 2017 Recipe: Shanna’s Life-Saving Negroni

It’s Negroni Week 2017! Time to learn how to make The Kennebunk Inn’s “Shanna’s Life-Saving Negroni” It seems only a few short years ago that The Kennebunk Inn’s chef/owner Shanna O’Hea found her “go-to cocktail” – the Negroni.  Being a chef, Shanna focused her creative efforts on improving and perfecting the Negroni. The result: a […]

Join us for The Grand Tasting Party: 2017 Kennebunkport Festival

See you at the 2017 Grand Tasting Party at The Kennebunkport Festival! Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea, along with chefs from more than 25 of Maine’s top chefs will be be at the Kennebunkport Festival’s Grand Tasting on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from noon to 3:00 pm. Wines will be paired and presented with each […]

Kitchen Garden Dinner – Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens – June 7th

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens presents a Kitchen Garden Dinner with Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

Join Us for Mother’s Day Brunch: May 14, 2017

Treat mom to a fabulous all you can eat brunch at Academe at The Kennebunk Inn on Sunday, May 14, 2017.  We’ll be serving carved meats, omelets, salads, fruits, and a variety of desserts. Brunch starts at 10:00 AM and usually fills up quickly, so we highly recommend that you make a reservation by calling […]

Ocean Reef Food & Wine Festival Guest Chef Appearance

Chefs Brian &  Shanna O’Hea will be appearing at the Ocean Reef Club’s Food & Wine Festival in Key Largo, Florida. The event takes place from April 21 – 23, 2017. Shanna & Brian are participating in the Food & Wine Experience on Friday evening, where they will be preparing Lobster Corn Croquettes. On Saturday, […]

Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea at Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair

The chefs/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn will be attending the 2017 Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair, April 6-9 in Sugar Land, Texas. The O’Heas will be participating the the Grand Tasting and the Sip & Stroll event.  For the Grand Tasting, Brian & Shanna will be preparing their famous Maine Lobster White […]

Join us for an all you can eat Easter Brunch – Sunday, April 16th

Join us for an all you can eat Easter Brunch Buffet ton Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Academe Restaurant in The Kennebunk Inn. Carving stations, omelets, salads, desserts and more. There are two seatings: 10:00 AM and Noon. Reservations are highly recommended.