First Place Prize for Signature Event Bartenders Competition

Academe takes top honors at Maine Restaurant Week Signature Event

After party guests voted, tops honors for best cocktail went to Academe at The Kennebunk Inn for the Sage Against the Machine, composed of Absolut Raspberry vodka, triple sec, St. Germain, sour mix, muddled sage and lime.

Read more about the first place award for cocktail contest for Sage Against the Machine at The Portland Press Herald’s Website.

You can find out about all of our Signature Cocktails here.

Adrian Trudeau

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.