Personal Appearances Archive

When The Kennebunk Inn goes on the road, you can read about our personal appearances here.

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 […]

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens – Kitchen Garden Dinner Series – June 23rd

Shanna & Brian O’Hea will host a dinner to benefit the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Kitchen Garden Cafe at the Botanical Gardens.  Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens hosts more than one hundred thousand guests annually and is located on 270 […]

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 […]

2015 Boca Raton Food & Wine Festival: March 27 & 28, 2015

Brian & Shanna O’Hea, the chefs/owners of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant Academe will return to Boca Raton, Florida for their second appearance at the annual Boca Bacchanal.  The Boca Bacchanal is one of South Florida’s premier Food & Wine events and being held on Friday, March 27th & Saturday, March 28th in sunny […]

UPDATE: 2015 Boston Wine Expo – 2/15/2015

Update: Due to the blizzard, the O’Heas not be traveling to Boston for the cooking demo.

The chefs/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn, Shanna & Brian O’Hea will be at the 2015 Boston Wine Expo in the Seaport Hotel on the waterfront in Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday, February 15, 2015. The O’Heas will be presenting a culinary demonstration at Boston Wine Expo’s Grand Tasting. The Sunday event runs from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. In addition to the culinary presentations by the O’Heas and other top chefs, the event will feature wine samples from over 300 producers from around the world.

Video: Shanna O’Hea on Good Day Maine’s “Good Day Cafe”

Shanna O’Hea, winner of the Food Network’s “Rewrapped,” appeared on the “Good Day Cafe” segment of WPFO Fox-23’s “Good Day Maine” on October 23, 2014. In the video at the link below, Chef Shanna shows the Good Day Maine crew how to make her show winning Chef Boyardee Ravioli Spice Cake. The six minute video […]

Designing Maine Cooking Demonstration with Shanna & Brian O’Hea

The chefs/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn, Shanna and Brian O’Hea will present a culinary demonstration at the 2014 “Designing Maine” event on Saturday, October 18th at 2:00 PM. The O’Heas will be creating a Smoked Sweet Potato Souffle with a Homemade Marshmallow Topping in the Demo Kitchen generously provided by Vic’s Appliance Center […]

Chef Shanna O’Hea wins on Food Network’s “Rewrapped”

Chef Shanna Horner O’Hea, who along with her husband Brian, owns and runs the Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant Academe, took first place on the Food Network’s “Rewrapped.”  Shanna bested her two competitors, Chef Philip Meoli and Chef James Larounis in the battle of Chef Boyaredee Ravioli. Rewrapped pits three chefs against one another in […]