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 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 […]

Academe Chef Shanna O’Hea To Compete in Maine Lobster Chef of the Year Contest

Chef Shanna Horner O’Hea, who owns The Kennebunk Inn along with her husband Brian, will vie for the title of “Maine Lobster Chef of the Year” at the 2013 “Harvest on the Harbor” festival. Chef Shanna’s entry in the competition will be “Lobster Lo’Maine,” her take on an Asian favorite. Her recipe, which you can […]

Chef Brian O’Hea’s Pierogies on WMTW’s “Morning Menu”

Kennebunk Inn Chef/Owner Brian O’Hea appeared on WMTW ABC-TV Channel 8 Portland’s “Morning Menu” on Friday, September 20th.  Chef O’Hea prepared pierogies for News 8’s Jim Keithly. Pierogies are a traditional German and Eastern European side dish similar to ravioli or wontons. Click on the image below to watch the video on WMTW’s site. The […]

Join “Academe” at The Kennebunk Inn for the 2013 Greater Kennebunks Restaurant Week

Join Academe at The Kennebunk Inn for the first annual Greater Kennebunks Restaurant Week September 22-28, 2013. Restaurants from Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and nearby Maine towns have joined together to bring you specially created tasting menus designed to delight your palate and your wallet.

Toast to the Coast – Special Tasting Menu with Chefs Shanna and Brian O’Hea at Grey Havens Inn, Georgetown, ME

Join Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn as they prepare a special five course tasting menu with wine pairings on Sunday, September 8, 2013. The event will be hosted by the historic waterfront Grey Havens Inn in Georgetown, Maine. The dinner begins at 6:00 PM with a passed appetizer of […]

Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea on “Good Day Maine” WPFO-TV FOX 23 Portland – Wednesday, 6/23/2013

Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn will be guest chefs on Portland Maine’s WPFO Fox 23 on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.  They will appear on the program “Good Day Maine” and will be showing viewers how to create a wonderful, Mediterraean-inspired scallop dish – Watermelon Carpaccio with Pan Seared Diver […]

Academe’s Strawberry-Rhubarb Shortcake in the Portland Press Herald’s “Strawberry Edition”

Mid to late June marks Strawberry Season here in Maine.  Chef Shanna O’Hea of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn likes to take advantage of the fresh, sweet taste of ripe locally grown strawberries in her desserts. A favorite is Strawberry & Rhubarb Shortcake with Fresh Whipped Cream. This wonderful dessert special is a great way […]