Reserve Your Table for Our 2014 Easter Brunch

Join Us for Easter Brunch – Academe at The Kennebunk Inn The Kennebunk Inn will be serving Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 20th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.  The Easter buffet is $29.95 for adults and $14.00 for children under twelve.  Kids under the age of 5 eat free when dining with their families. […]

Join Us for Maine Restaurant Week March 1-10, 2014

2014’s Maine Restaurant Week kicks off on Saturday, March 1st, 2014.  We will be celebrating this year’s restaurant week with specially designed, fixed price menus for both lunch and dinner. Each menu offers you a choice of a starter, a main course, and a dessert. Academe at The Kennebunk Inn’s lunch menu is three courses […]

Warm Up Your Valentine with Dinner at The Kennebunk Inn

The weather outside is frightful and the snow stopped being delightful quite a few storms ago. Warm the heart of your Valentine with a romantic dinner for two at Academe, the award-winning restaurant at The Kennebunk Inn. Our culinary team has designed a special fixed price three course menu to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day […]

Join us for our 11th Anniversary Celebration – Saturday, January 25, 2014

This weekend marks our 11th anniversary of owning The Kennebunk Inn and its signature restaurant, Academe. It our sincerest wish that all of our friends and neighbors can join us as we raise a glass to toast our time in the Kennebunks. In addition to the complimentary toast, we will be awarding several prizes to […]

Chef/Owner Shanna Horner O’Hea featured in “Powerful Women In Business” series

Shanna Horner O’Hea, Chef and Co-Owner of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant Academe is featured in the January edition of “He Eats – She Drinks” the online magazine for readers who enjoy fine food, good wine, and the gourmet lifestyle.  The in-depth article focuses on Shanna’s education, career, experiences and inspirations. Read “The Maine […]

Join us at The Kennebunk Inn for New Year’s Eve Dinner – 12/31/2013

New Year’s Eve is a time for reflection on the accomplishments and memories of the year gone by and a time to anticipate your hopes and dreams for the coming year. New Year’s Eve is also a time for celebration with friends and family. Please join us for New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2013 from […]

WGME Good Day Maine – Lobster Chef of the Year Competition Video with Chef Shanna O’Hea

Portland Maine’s CBS TV Channel 13, WGME featured the contestants from the 2013 Maine Lobster Chef of the Year competition on their morning show, “Good Day Maine.” Shanna Horner O’Hea, chef/owner of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant, Academe appeared on the program Friday, October 18th, 2013. Chef O’Hea prepared Lobster Lo’Maine, her entry in […]

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 […]