Events & Announcements Archive

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

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

Join us at The Kennebunk Inn for New Year’s Eve Dinner – 12/31/2017

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 […]

2017 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Guest Chefs – Shanna & Brian O’Hea

The chefs/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn, Brian & Shanna O’Hea, will be returning Walt Disney World’s Epcot Food & Wine Festival in November 2017. Epcot’s annual Food & Wine Festival is one of the premier culinary festivals in America. The 2017 celebration runs from August 31st to November 13thm 2017.  The festival features […]

Spirit Dinner with Vicki Monroe, – Sat. November 4, 2017

The Kennebunk Inn Presents: A Spirit Dinner with Vicki Monroe –  Saturday, November 4, 2017 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 ~  […]

Cooking Class: Farmers’ Market Favorites – Stonewall Kitchens

Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea will be leading a cooking class at Stonewall Kitchen’s state of the art culinary instructional facility in York, Maine on Friday, August 25, 2017 from  11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. This hands-on cooking class will teach

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 […]