Best Thing I Ever Ate – Lobster Pot Pie – Now Shipping

Best Thing I Ever Ate on the Food Network Season 4 – Episode 14 Academe Maine Brasserie and Tavern at The Kennebunk Inn was featured on the Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate” episode, Reinvented Classics. (Video at the link.) The Food Network  represents the best recipe ideas, videos, healthy eating advice, party […]

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 2018. 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 – 12/31/2018

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 […]

Portland Press Herald: Maine chefs show they can take the heat on food TV

From the Portland Press Herald, December 12, 2018 – As Maine’s restaurant scene has drawn ever more national attention, food TV has come calling… Shanna & Brian O’Hea, the chef/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn are veterans of many television appearances, ranging from local TV stations to national networks. They’ve had local exposure from Maine to Texas and have appeared nationally the Food Network and The Travel Channel.

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

Stonewall Kitchens Cooking Class with Shanna & Brian O’Hea – Friday, November 16, 2018

Join Shanna and Brian O’Hea, the chefs & owners of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn for a cooking class and a delicious meal at Stonewall Kitchens in York, Maine.  The class is being offered on Friday, November 16th, 2018 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.  The menu is: Roasted Baby Carrots with Cumin Citrus Vinaigrette, […]

Spirit Dinner with Vicki Monroe, – Saturday, October 27, 2018

The Kennebunk Inn Presents: A Spirit Dinner with Vicki Monroe –  Saturday, October 27, 2018 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 ~  […]

2018 Epcot Food & Wine Festival with Shanna & Brian O’Hea

The chef/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn will return once again to the Epcot Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World. The festival is one of the most prestigious culinary events in the country and runs from August 30th through November 12th, 2018.  The O’Heas will be giving a culinary demonstration in the […]

Eat The Kennebunks – Restaurant Week – May 14-20, 2018

Academe at The Kennebunk Inn will be serving a special fixed price menu for “Eat The Kennebunks,” a restaurant week event sponsored by the Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce.  We’re offering this special menu for $35.00, not including tax and gratuity. For reservations, please call us at (207) 985-3351.