Chef Shanna O’Hea’s Beet “Tartare” Recipe from “207” on WCSH-TV NBC-6, Portland, Maine

Academe Chef/Owner Shanna Horner O’Hea prepared her Beet “Tartare” on Channel 6’s “207” on Wednesday, April 16th. The recipe for this playful appetizer appears below. Print Beet “Tartare” with Yellow Pepper Aoili This savory, playful take on beef tartare is a delicious crowd pleaser. Author: Shanna O’Hea – Academe at The Kennebunk Inn Cuisine: Vegetarian/Vegan Recipe […]

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters

Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea have been active participants in the “Cooking Matters Maine” program, part of Share Our Strength. Cooking Matters teaches Maine children the importance of nutrition, and provides hands-on cooking experiences and lessons for for children, young people and adults throughout Maine. In this article by Laura Dolce of the York County […]

Visiting Chef Series: Pennsylvania College of Technology – Penn State

Academe at the Kennebunk Inn Chefs / Owners, Brian and Shanna O’Hea served as Guest Chefs at a Scholarship Benefit Dinner at the Pennsylvania College of Technology’s School of Business and Technology this past weekend. The three day Visiting Chef Series event saw the O’Heas working side by side and providing instruction and expertise for students […]

Updated Hours for the Week of 10/28 – 11/4/2013 – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Our restaurant, Academe will be operating under a modified schedule and serving a limited menu from 10/28 – 11/4/2013 while our chefs, Brian & Shanna O’Hea serve as guest chefs at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World.

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 […]

Tomato Basil Soup Recipe from WMTW’s “Morning Menu”

Shanna O’Hea, one of the chefs and owners of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn prepared her warming and hearty Tomato and Basil Soup on the “Morning Menu” segment on WMTW ABC Channel 8, Portland, Maine, October 4th. You can watch the video from News 8 WMTW’s site by using the link below the recipe. Print […]

Recipe: Mediterranean Tomato Stew with Braised Swordfish

Brian & Shanna O’Hea, the chefs and owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn will be holding a cooking demonstration at the Le Creuset Factory Store in Kittery on Sunday, October 6th. You can read more about the demo here. They will be creating Braised Swordfish in a Mediterranean Tomato Sauce.

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 […]