News & Views Spring 2007

An Occasional Publication of The Kennebunk Inn

Two New Family Suites – Just in Time

With the clock ticking down to July 1, renovation activities were cranking to bring The Inn’s two newest Family Suites on-line for the summer. With some week-ends already approaching sold-out status, the pressure was on! In the end and working long days and nights, the construction, painting and cleaning crew made the deadline with only hours to spare. These two new accommodations, both of which overlook The Inn’s brick patio, are certain to become guest favorites.

Direct TV

Many of The Kennebunk Inn’s charms are the features of the facility that date back to The Inn’s construction in 1799. But, guests’ comfort and enjoyment today are also enhanced by certain contemporary amenities – one of which is TV in every room. We have recently contracted with Direct TV to provide satellite television service to The Inn and have purchased new TVs for several of our rooms as well. We trust these 21’st century additions will add to the pleasure our patrons’ experience.

Academe Seasonal Features

Lobster Corn Croquettes $18 – Corn infused cream with poached lobster meat, breaded and fried paired with heirloom tomatoes and fresh basil

Lobster Pot Pie $16 – Academe exclusive with poached lobster meat, peas, corn, potatoes and hand rolled puff pastry

Guest Comments – Near and Far

“We saw George Herbert Walker Bush last night in Kennebunkport. We were ten feet from him and said hello.” (Julietta and Matt, NJ) … “Great bed and food!” (Marsha and Benjamin, GA) …“Quaint and historical, nice stay!” (Bill and Gloria, NC) …“Everything was great, wonderful atmosphere!” (Mr. and Mrs. Lewis, OH) … “It’s our 31st anniversary, great times!!!” (The Hardings, FL) … “Great chicken croquettes, thanks for the bruschetta.” (John and Paula – parents of CIA grads) … “Love this place!” (Kathy, VA) … “Friendly staff, comfortable room – 4th visit!” (The Musantes, VT) … “Great food – cute waiter!” (Laureen, AR) … “Charming and comfortable inn, bed was very comfy!” (Sara and Tom, KS) …“Great place, great food!” (Terry and Kathy, TX) … “Lovely, great scones and dinner!” (Mike and Teri, MA) … “Wonderful and friendly – feels like home!” (Phil and Pat, TX) … “Lovely way to spend an anniversary.” (Anne and Scott, MA) … “Delightful accommodations, we’ll be back!” (Steve and Cheryl, OH) … “Fabulous people!” (Mark, Nova Scotia) … “Lovely inn – thanks for the lobster croquettes and the fabulous hospitality!” (Matthew and Joanna, WA)

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.