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Newspaper, Magazine and Webzine articles archive for Academe and The Kennebunk Inn.

2015 Walt Disney World Epcot Food & Wine Festival “Behind the Scenes”

Brian & Shanna O’Hea, the chefs, owners, and culinary geniuses behind Academe at The Kennebunk Inn return once again to Walt Disney Word’s premier culinary event, the 2015 Epcot Food & Wine Festival. The O’Heas are part of the outstanding line up of guest chefs who make each year’s Epcot Food & Wine Festival an […]

The Kennebunk Inn is Tech & Burgers’ “Catch of the Day”

Tech and Burgers’ Courtney Hecktus sat down for an interview with Shanna O’Hea, chef/owner of The Kennebunk Inn and it’s signature restaurant Academe. Shanna, who along with her husband, and fellow chef/owner of the Inn and downtown Kennebunk restaurant, discusses her career path, her appearance on the Food Network’s “Beat Bobby Flay,” as well her appearances on “Chopped” and “Rewrapped.”

Kennebunk: One of the Best Places to Live in Maine 2015

Each year, DownEast magazine publishes its annual list of “Best Places to Live in Maine.”  For 2015, DownEast chose eight Maine towns for this honor, including our very own Kennebunk, ME.  The magazine’s “Road Trip” team visited each of the towns so named and filmed a short (2 minute, 50 second) video.  Our very own […]

Valentine’s Gifts that Pamper – Lobster Pot Pie

In Maine, we’re very fortunate to have access to fresh lobster year round. At Academe at The Kennebunk Inn, we use only fresh lobster in our famous Maine Lobster Pot Pie. We know that locals know the difference fresh lobster makes, and the good people at Bronze Magazine have noticed, too. They’ve names our lobster […]

Super Bowl Snack Stadium

Have you ever wondered what a chef’s Super Bowl party spread is like? Chef’s Brian & Shanna O’Hea take their indoor tailgating pretty seriously, and their spread for the 2015 big game is no exception. This year, the O’Heas built a massive, stadium-themed smorgasbord designed to mimic the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona […]

The Kennebunk Inn’s Maine Lobster Pot Pie is featured in the 2014 Annual Gift Guide at Travel & Leisure Magazine

We are delighted to announce that Travel & Leisure has named our famous Maine Lobster Pot Pie as one of its Best Ideas for Travelers in the magazine’s 2014 Annual Holiday Gift Guide.  Our lobster pot pie is available in our restaurant right here in downtown Kennebunk, Maine – or you can order it online […]

Academe’s “Playful Comfort Food” featured in Maine Magazine’s Food Blog

Although it is common for a restaurant to want their guests to feel at home, the O’Heas take the concept a step further by thoughtfully preparing foods inspired by their travels and the kind of cuisine they enjoy on their day off. – In this restaurant review from Maine Magazine, food blogger and Joe Ricchio discovers the things that have made Academe one of Kennebunk’s top restaurants for more than a decade.

Bangor Daily News: Maine Ghost Stories – Hauntings of an Inn in Kennebunk

Just in time for Halloween! The Bangor Daily News is running a series called “Maine Ghost Stories.” The seventh part of the series is set righ here at The Kennebunk Inn.  In this Halloween’s eve piece by Seth Koenig, the series examines the strange goings on at the historic Kennebunk Inn, where the benevolent ghost […]