Celebrating 15 Years!

15th Anniversary - Kennebunk Inn and AcademeThe Kennebunk Inn and Academe are celebrating our 15th anniversary!  Thanks to all our friends and neighbors who have made serving the Kennebunks such a pleasure for the last decade and a half.

15 Year Anniversary Kennebunk Inn Fun Facts

15 – Kennebunk Inn Staff Members

14 –  Accepted Hour Work Day in Hospitality Industry – this is why Chef years are equivalent to Dog Years

13 – International Interns – One-Year Program for Culinary and Front Office

12  – Maine Food & Drink Competitions – Two First Place Wins & Consistently Great Press Mentions

11  – 2011 Birth Year of MaineLobsterPotPie.com our On-Line Shipping Company We have Shipped to 42 States, the Furthest Being Alaska and the Most Popular: Florida, New York and California

10 – Johnson and Wales Culinary Interns

9  – Auditions for Cooking Competition and Reality Shows that we were Cut in the Final Round of Casting – Two Shows casting Producers Said our Marriage was too Strong and Did Not Have Enough Drama for TV. Clearly Shanna and Brian will not be making the cut for The Real Housewives of Kennebunk

8 – Current Kennebunk Inn Staff Members that Have Been Employed with us for Over 13 Years. Four Staff Members have been Employed with us for Over Five Years

7 – Guest Chef Appearances at Walt Disney World’s Epcot International Food & Wine

6 – National TV Appearances on The Food Network and Travel Channel

5 – Guest Chef Appearances on Holland America Cruise Line

4 – Furnaces Replaced – One Cracked the Weekend Before Valentines Day with a Full Inn & Restaurant Reservations but Somehow Hung on to Get Us Through The Weekend

3 – Ghosts – Silas, Cyrus and Emily

2 – Oprah Magazine Endorsements for our Lobster Pot Pie & White Lobster Pizza

1  -Year of Marriage before Buying The Kennebunk Inn, Moving from NY to Maine in the Dead of Winter and Never Closing. Our Stubborn, Fighting, Bar Loving Irish Blood has Kept The Laughter Louder, The Cries Less & The Smiles Daily

About The Kennebunk Inn

The Chefs/Owners of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant, Academe Maine Brasserie & Tavern met when they were students at The Culinary Institute of America. They have appeared on "Best Thing I Ever Ate," "Chopped," "Rewrapped," and "Beat Bobby Flay" on the Food Network and on the Travel Channel's "Food Paradise." They have also appeared in Oprah Winfrey's "O" The Magazine. The O'Heas have been guest chefs at Walt Disney World's Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, Houston's "Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair, Boca Raton's "Boca Bacchanal" Food & Wine Festival, and on Holland America Cruise Line.