Chef-Owner Brian O’Hea on Good Day Maine

Brian O’Hea, Chef-Owner of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant, Academe, and Marianne LaCroix, Executive Director of the Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative, joined Katie Simpson on Good Day Maine…

Recipe: Academe’s Epic Lobster Bloody Mary

Celebrate Maine Lobster Week with a next-level, elevated Bloody Mary. Academe’s Epic Bloody Mary is the first of three courses in our special Maine Lobster Week menu.

Celebrate Negroni Week 2021 at The Kennebunk Inn

You may have seen the article in The Portland Press Herald’s “The Wrap” column. Academe at The Kennebunk Inn is one of only two Maine restaurants observing Negroni Week in 2021. If you’ve been craving a drink in 2021, we have a great excuse – and a good cause for you!  Negroni Week 2021 runs […]

Celebrate Negroni Week 2017 at The Kennebunk Inn

Sometime you need a good reason to have a cocktail.  Drink to a good cause! Negroni Week 2017 runs from June 5th to June 11th. A portion of the proceeds from every Negroni sold during the week will help to benefit Muttville Senior Dog Rescue. If you would like an outstanding Negroni recipe, may we […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Us

With Chefs named O’Hea, you know that The Kennebunk Inn and Academe take St. Patrick’s Day seriously. Come join us for an evening of good cheer and Irish dining specials on March 17th.

Celebrate Negroni Week 2016 at The Kennebunk Inn

Drink to a good cause! Negroni Week 2016 runs from June 6th to June 12th. A portion of the proceeds from every Negroni sold during the week will help to benefit No Kid Hungry – Maine, part of Share Our Strength. If you would like an outstanding Negroni recipe, may we offer Chef Shanna O’Hea’s […]

We’re competing in the Signature Food & Cocktail Competition for Maine Restaurant Week

We’re back to reclaim our title at the 2015 Food & Cocktail Pairing Competition for Maine Restaurant Week 2015! It’s been four years since we took first place in the Maine Restaurant Week Bartenders’ Competition with our Signature Cocktail, “Sage Against the Machine.” For 2015, the format has been changed and the event is now […]

Our Halloween Candy Corn Cocktail in Wine Enthusiast Magazine

The Kennebunk Inn’s whimsical and inventive “Candy Corn Cocktail” is featured in Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s “Trick of Tipple – Halloween Candy Cocktails Article.” The drink evokes that childhood favorite, candy corn and is made with vanilla vodka. You can see the candy corn cocktail recipe here.