Lobster with a Twist – Portland Magazine – Summer 2016

Portland Magazine Lobster with a Twist - Summer 2016Lobster with a Twist

Some of the cleverest chefs anywhere ply their trade here

Portland Magazine article by Claire Z. Cramer – You can read the full article here.

They ask, “Why not?”

Shanna and Brian O’Hea, chefs and owners of the Academe Brasserie & Tavern in the Kennebunk Inn , know how to have fun with the beautiful dishes they create.

Academe Maine Brasserie & Tavern - Restaurant and The Kennebunk Inn, Maine

Their award-winning Lobster Pot Pie has been featured on the Food Network show “Best Thing I Ever Ate” and the Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise.” Poached lobster meat, peas, corn, potatoes are topped with pastry. “Yes I do make the puff pastry, and it’s hand rolled, very old school,” says Shanna. “And yes, Lobster Pot Pie will forever be on our menu.”

Chefs Brian and Shanna O'Hea Portland Magazine Summer 2016 Lobster Feature

But why stop there? “Now we have our Lobster White Truffle Pizza which was featured in Oprah Magazine. We also have our Lobster Lo Maine – chilled lobster and miso noodles garnished with crispy Asian pork belly.”

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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.