The Village: Kennebunk Magazine – Was it LOVE at first bite?

Article in The Village Magazine: Kennebunk by Faith Gillman Shanna & Brian O’Hea, chefs & owners of The Kennebunk Inn and Academe restaurant are featured on the cover of The Village magazine’s February issue. The article tells the story of how the O’Heas met, what inspired them to open their own restaurant and what they […]

Valentine’s Day Dinner – February 14, 2017

Join us for a very special and romantic Valentine’s Day dinner on Tuesday evening, February 14, 2017 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 […]

Academe’s Maine Lobster Pot Pie in the Huffington Post

From the article, “Touring the Tastes of America by Mail” from The Huffington Post, 2017. Maine is known for lobster, and the Kennebunk Inn and Academe Restaurant was made famous for its signature lobster pot pie that attracted Oprah (another of her Favorite Things), Food Network, and the Travel Channel to come taste this reinvented […]

Paint The Town Red Dinner – Saturday, February 11, 2017

Celebrate the Kennebunks with a Date Skate followed by a romantic dinner at Academe at The Kennebunk Inn. Date Skate 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the Waterhouse Center, Kennebunk (located directly next to the Inn.)  Come ice skate with your sweetheart to the love songs of a live DJ. Free and open to the […]

Cooking Class: Lunch at Academe – Stonewall Kitchens

Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea will be teaching a cooking class at Stonewall Kitchen’s state of the art culinary instructional facility in York, Maine on Thursday, January 12th, 2016. This hands-on cooking class

Happy New Year from all of us at The Kennebunk Inn!

Chefs/Owners Shanna & Brian O’Hea and all of us at Academe and The Kennebunk Inn wish you and yours all the best for 2017. May all your hopes, dreams, goals and expectations be fulfilled all 365 days of the year!

Join us at The Kennebunk Inn for New Year’s Eve Dinner – 12/31/2016

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 […]

Now available for Christmas 2016 – Buche de Noel, Yule Log Cake

Delight the Chocolate Cake Lover with Our Edible Yule Log – Now Gluten Free! The Yule Log or Buche de Noel is an impressive and delicious addition to any holiday table.  This decadent holiday treat is assembled from chocolate cake, meringue mushrooms, marzipan “moss” and not one, but two types of buttercream. For those wanting […]