Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Us

With Chefs named O’Hea, you know that The Kennebunk Inn and Academe take St. Patrick’s Day seriously. Come join us for an evening of good cheer and Irish dining specials on March 17th.

Celebrate Negroni Week 2016 at The Kennebunk Inn

Drink to a good cause! Negroni Week 2016 runs from June 6th to June 12th. A portion of the proceeds from every Negroni sold during the week will help to benefit No Kid Hungry – Maine, part of Share Our Strength. If you would like an outstanding Negroni recipe, may we offer Chef Shanna O’Hea’s […]

We’re competing in the Signature Food & Cocktail Competition for Maine Restaurant Week

We’re back to reclaim our title at the 2015 Food & Cocktail Pairing Competition for Maine Restaurant Week 2015! It’s been four years since we took first place in the Maine Restaurant Week Bartenders’ Competition with our Signature Cocktail, “Sage Against the Machine.” For 2015, the format has been changed and the event is now […]

Our Halloween Candy Corn Cocktail in Wine Enthusiast Magazine

The Kennebunk Inn’s whimsical and inventive “Candy Corn Cocktail” is featured in Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s “Trick of Tipple – Halloween Candy Cocktails Article.” The drink evokes that childhood favorite, candy corn and is made with vanilla vodka. You can see the candy corn cocktail recipe here.

“Smoke & Sapphire” Named Finalist in 2013 Bombay Sapphire “Most Inspired Bartender” Contest

Brian O’Hea, chef/owner of The Kennebunk Inn has been named a finalist in the 2013 Bombay Sapphire “Most Inspired Bartender” contest. His entry, “Smoke and Sapphire” combines a rich, natural smokiness with the 10 exotic botanicals that give Bombay Sapphire its distinct flavor and beautiful aromatic quality. The 2013 Maine finals will be held at […]

“What’s your poison?” – The Kennebunk Inn’s Halloween “Candy Corn” Craft Cocktail

Thursday’s Portland Press Herald featured several Halloween-themed cocktails being offered by southern Maine restaurants, including The Kennebunk Inn’s own “Candy Corn Cocktail.” From the article, “Dining and Drink: What’s your poison? – Maine restaurants have potions for every palate this Halloween. The Kennebunk Inn’s chefs and bartender created this special Halloween concoction for the Inn’s […]

First Place Prize for Signature Event Bartenders Competition

Academe takes top honors at Maine Restaurant Week Signature Event