Culinary Demonstration at Le Creuset Store in Kittery, Sunday 10/6 – 3-6 PM

Join chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM as they demonstrate how to make Braised Swordfish in a Mediterranean Tomato Sauce. The demonstration will take place at the Le Creuset Factory Store, 283 US Rte 1  Ste 4, Kittery, ME […]

Lobster Lo’Maine Recipe; Maine Lobster Chef of the Year Contestant Chef Shanna O’Hea

Chef Shanna Horner O’Hea, co-owner of Academe Maine Brasserie and Tavern in The Kennebunk Inn and, will be competing for the title of “Maine Lobster Chef of the Year 2013” during Portland, Maine’s annual “Harvest on the Harbor” festival. Her entry will be “Lobster Lo’Maine” a creative twist on traditional Asian Lo Mein. Chef […]

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 […]

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 Will Prepare Their Lobster Pot Pie on “Good Day Maine” Friday, August 16th

Shanna & Brian O’Hea, the owners and chefs of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn will be showcasing their famous Maine Lobster Pot Pie on “Good Day Maine” on Friday, August 16, 2013. “Good Day Maine” airs on Portland, Maine’s WPFO Fox 23 from 7:00 AM until 9:00 AM weekdays. Academe’s Lobster Pot Pie has been […]

Cruising The Chefs: Join Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea Aboard the Oceania Marina

Amsterdam to Barcelona – September 2nd to 14th, 2014 Sail with Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea aboard Oceania Cruise Lines’ Marina for a 12 day Classic Continental Voyage. The Marina is a mid-size ship featuring 10 restaurant options, from French to Asian.  Cruise Itinerary: Day Port Arrive Depart Sep 2 Amsterdam, Netherlands  Embark 1 PM […]

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 […]

Recipe: Watermelon Carpaccio with Pan Seared Diver Scallop, Whipped Greek Feta Cheese, Pickled Red Onion, Nicoise Olives with Aged Balsamic and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

This scallop dish combines the fresh flavors of summer with Mediterranean influences. It takes advantage of the wonderful fresh scallops we have available to us in Maine. If you don’t have access to fresh scallops, you can substitute Jumbo Gulf Shrimp in their place. Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea of Academe at the Kennebunk Inn […]