Food Network’s New England Lobster Tour runs through Downtown Kennebunk

The family road trip is the quintessential American summer experience. Mom, Dad, the kids and the family dog setting out for adventure along the highways and back roads of this great nation.  The Food Network “On The Road” has put together a list of “must-see” and “must taste” destinations all over the USA. Our restaurant, […]

The Travel Channel’s Andrew Zimmern Weighs In On The Kennebunk Inn

Travel Channel host Andrew Zimmern had some very complimentary things to say about our Kennebunk Inn restaurant in his column for Mpls.St. Paul Magazine (Minneapolis / St. Paul Minnesota) and in his food blog on their site. Mr. Zimmern’s father lives in Maine, so he knows a thing or two about good lobster dishes. We […]

Academe Gets an “A” For Effort Maine Restaurant Week

The good people at showed us some love for our entries in the 2013 Maine Restaurant Week “Signature Event” to benefit The United Way of Portland, Maine. Chef/Owner Shanna O’Hea entered her playful take on “Cookies & Milk” in the dessert competition, while her husband Chef/Owner Brian O’Hea and The Kennebunk Inn’s head bartender, […]

Kennebunk Inn Chefs & Bartenders at Maine Restaurant Week Signature Event

Chef Shanna O’Hea, Chef Brian O’Hea and The Kennebunk Inn’s top mixologist Adrian Trudeau participated in the 2013 Maine Restaurant Week “Signature Event” at Prime Mercedes in Scarborough, Maine on Sunday evening, March 10, 2013.  The event, with 500 guests in attendance, benefited the United Way of Portland, Maine. Chef/Owner Shanna O’Hea represented Academe at […]

“Think Tasty” Article on Chef’s Shanna & Brian O’Hea

Amy Harrington of interviewed Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea for the online magazine’s Chef Profiles series.

Our Lobster Pot Pie on The Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise” – “Pot Pie Paradise”

The Kennebunk Inn’s famous Maine Lobster Pot Pie starred in a recent episode of the Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise” series. Owners of the Inn and chefs of Academe Restaurant, Brian and Shanna O’Hea, showcased their signature Maine Lobster Pot Pie in an episode, Pot Pie Paradise, which first aired on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 10 […]

“What’s your poison?” – The Kennebunk Inn’s Halloween “Candy Corn” Craft Cocktail

Thursday’s Portland Press Herald featured several Halloween-themed cocktails being offered by southern Maine restaurants, including The Kennebunk Inn’s own “Candy Corn Cocktail.” From the article, “Dining and Drink: What’s your poison? – Maine restaurants have potions for every palate this Halloween. The Kennebunk Inn’s chefs and bartender created this special Halloween concoction for the Inn’s […]

“Haunted Halloween” at The Kennebunk Inn – Good Day Maine – WPFO Fox 23 – Portland, ME

The Kennebunk Inn’s Annual Harvest Dinners are being held on October 27th & October 31st, 2012. “Good Day Maine” on Fox Channel 23 on the morning of Tuesday 10/23. Academe’s chefs/owners were featured on the program. Academe’s Chefs/Owners Shanna & Brian O’Hea stopped by the “Good Day Cafe” segment to talk about The Inn’s haunted […]