Recipe: Chestnut Bisque – A Wonderful Soup for Winter & The Christmas Season

You can tell it’s the Christmas holiday season when you see chestnut bisque make its appearance as one of our soup specials at The Kennebunk Inn. Chef/Owner Shanna O’Hea’s scratch-made chestnut bisque is a seasonal favorite of our customers in southern Maine. It helps to take the chill off and makes for a hearty start […]

Recipe: Smoked Sweet Potato Soufflé

We made a smoked sweet potato soufflé as part of our culinary demonstration at the Designing Maine event in Biddeford. We think that this side dish is a wonderful addition to your fall table. Print Recipe: Smoked Sweet Potato Soufflé A great accompaniment to any fall meal, this Smoked Sweet Potato Soufflé is sure to […]

Father’s Day Recipe Roundup: Grilled Buffalo Wings, Fried Blue Cheese Mousse, Celery Carrot Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette Dressing

Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea, owners of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant Academe in downtown Kennebunk, Maine were guest chefs at the Williams-Sonoma store at the Portland Mall on Saturday, Jun 14th, 2014. Their Father’s Day recipes for Grilled Buffalo Wings, Fried Blue Cheese Mousse, Celery Carrot Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette Dressing can give […]

Recipe: Peanut Butter Gluten Free Brownies

Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea will be visiting the Williams-Sonoma store at the Maine Mail in South Portland, ME on Saturday, June 14, 2014 and giving a cooking demonstration.  One of the dishes that the O’Heas will be creating is a gluten free dessert of peanut butter brownies. If you are looking for a yummy […]

Kennebunkport Food, Wine, and Art Festival Special Events

The 2014 Kennebunkport Food, Wine & Art Festival will be held from June 1st through June 8th, 2014, with events held throughout Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, Maine. Brian and Shanna O’Hea, chefs & owners of Academe Maine Brasserie & Tavern at The Kennebunk Inn, will be participating in the annual Grand Tasting event and will be […]

Recipe: Grilled Sumac & Citrus Octopus Salad

Kennebunk restaurant owners and chefs, Shanna and Brian O’Hea of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn will be serving Grilled Sumac & Octopus Salad at the Grand Tapas Party during the 2014 Kennebunkport Food & Wine Festival. We hope that you can join us and other Kennebunk restauranteurs and chefs at the party – Saturday, June […]

Watch Chef Shanna O’Hea on “207” – Wednesday, April 16th at 7:00 PM

Kennebunk Inn and Academe restaurant chef/owner Shanna O’Hea will be a guest on the the television program “207” on Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM. The program will air on Portland, Maine’s NBC affiliate, WCSH Channel 6. Chef Shanna will be preparing Beet “Tartare” with Lemon Aoili, a beutfully crafted vegan/vegetarian appetizer that is also a […]

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 […]