Recipe: Grilled Sumac & Citrus Octopus Salad

Kennebunk restaurant owners and chefs, Shanna and Brian O’Hea of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn will be serving Grilled Sumac & Octopus Salad at the Grand Tapas Party during the 2014 Kennebunkport Food & Wine Festival. We hope that you can join us and other Kennebunk restauranteurs and chefs at the party – Saturday, June […]

Watch Chef Shanna O’Hea on “207” – Wednesday, April 16th at 7:00 PM

Kennebunk Inn and Academe restaurant chef/owner Shanna O’Hea will be a guest on the the television program “207” on Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM. The program will air on Portland, Maine’s NBC affiliate, WCSH Channel 6. Chef Shanna will be preparing Beet “Tartare” with Lemon Aoili, a beutfully crafted vegan/vegetarian appetizer that is also a […]

Chef Shanna O’Hea’s Beet “Tartare” Recipe from “207” on WCSH-TV NBC-6, Portland, Maine

Academe Chef/Owner Shanna Horner O’Hea prepared her Beet “Tartare” on Channel 6’s “207” on Wednesday, April 16th. The recipe for this playful appetizer appears below. Print Beet “Tartare” with Yellow Pepper Aoili This savory, playful take on beef tartare is a delicious crowd pleaser. Author: Shanna O’Hea – Academe at The Kennebunk Inn Cuisine: Vegetarian/Vegan Recipe […]

Recipe: Coeur a la Crème – An Elegant Valentine’s Dessert Recipe

Coeur a la Crème (pronounced “KEWR ah la KREHM”) is an elegant end to your romantic Valentine’s Day meal. The dessert is known as a “cheese heart” and is traditionally served with berries. Academe’s pastry chef, Shanna O’Hea shares her recipe for this most romantic of Valentine’s desserts. Print Coeur a la Crème – An […]

Recipe: Nutmeg Cookie Logs

To celebrate the Christmas Holiday Season, Shanna Horner O’Hea, chef and owner of the Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant, Academe, shares some of her favorite winter holiday recipes. The  first is her Nutmeg Cookie Logs. Some of our customers have told us that these cookies “taste like Christmas.” That’s a compliment we are happy to have. […]

Recipe: Pork Belly from “Lobster Lo’Maine” – Chef Shanna O’Hea – Maine Lobster Chef of the Year Competition

Shanna O’Hea, chef/owner of our restaurant, Academe at The Kennebunk Inn will be competing in the 2013 Maine Lobster Chef of the Year Competition during the annual Portland Convention & Visitors Bureau’s “Harvest on the Harbor.” Chef Shanna will be preparing “Lobster Lo’Maine” a playful take on an eastern favorite.  Shanna’s lobster dish pairs fresh […]

Tomato Basil Soup Recipe from WMTW’s “Morning Menu”

Shanna O’Hea, one of the chefs and owners of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn prepared her warming and hearty Tomato and Basil Soup on the “Morning Menu” segment on WMTW ABC Channel 8, Portland, Maine, October 4th. You can watch the video from News 8 WMTW’s site by using the link below the recipe. Print […]

Recipe: Mediterranean Tomato Stew with Braised Swordfish

Brian & Shanna O’Hea, the chefs and owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn will be holding a cooking demonstration at the Le Creuset Factory Store in Kittery on Sunday, October 6th. You can read more about the demo here. They will be creating Braised Swordfish in a Mediterranean Tomato Sauce.