Guest Chefs: Charleston Wine + Food Festival – March 2017

Brian & Shanna O’Hea, chefs and owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn will be guest chefs at the 2017 Charleston Wine + Food Festival, March 2017.  Charleston Wine + Food is a cultural entity that champions the region’s unique foodways through world-renowned culinary experiences year-round, with its main event being a five-day festival that […]

Limited Menu & Operating Hours March 2 – March 4, 2017

Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea will be serving as guest chefs at the Charleston Wine & Food Festival this weekend, March 2nd through March 5th, 2017. Academe, the Kennebunk Inn’s restaurant, will be working on a limited schedule with a slightly limited menuwhile the O’Heas are in Charleston. Restaurant Schedule: Thursday, March, 2nd – Saturday, […]

Great Skate Night at The Waterhouse Center:

Great Skate Night on Friday, February 17th, 2017 Kick off February Break with a skate night at the Waterhouse Center from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM this Friday. The event benefits the Community Outreach Services food pantry. After your skate, come warm up at The Kennebunk in with a special cocktail we’ve created for the […]

OpenTable 2017 Diners’ Choice Award Winner: Academe at The Kennebunk Inn

2017 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award Winner The Kennebunk Inn’s restaurant, Academe Maine Brasserie & Tavern has once again been awarded OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Award. Unlike many ratings and feedback sites, the only people who can rate a restaurant on OpenTable are people who have actually made a reservation for dining and have been verified by […]

Spirit Dinner with Vicki Monroe, New England’s First “Best Psychic Medium” – Sat. Feb. 25, 2017

The Kennebunk Inn Presents: A Spirit Dinner with Vicki Monroe –  Saturday, February 25, 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 ~  […]

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 […]