2014 Christmas Eve Menu

Capture the Spirit of Christmas at Academe & The Kennebunk Inn Celebration at Academe means bringing together friends, old and new, with innovative cuisine and libations. Our New Year’s Eve design, this year, draws from the past of familiar flavors with our modern interpretation. Our loyal clientele has come to love our authentically simple take […]

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 […]

Cake for a Cause – Help out the Maine Good Shepherd Food Bank and Get a Sample of Shanna’s Winning Cake from “Rewrapped”

Ever since Chef Shanna O’Hea won on the Food Network’s “Rewrapped,” we’ve had quite a few requests for a taste of her Chef Boyardee Beef Ravioli Spice Cake from the show’s Innovate Round. If you’ve ever wondered what a dessert made from canned pasta tastes like – and let’s face it, who hasn’t? – You […]

Chefs Shanna & Brian O’Hea at the “Taste of Excellence” – The American College of Greece, Athens

Chefs/Owners of The Kennebunk Inn & Academe restaurant will bring a taste of Maine to Europe when they prepare their famous Maine Lobster Pot Pie and Lobster Lo’ Maine at the American College of Greece’s “A Taste of Excellence – Perfect Bites & Sips” food and wine event in Athens. The “Taste of Excellence” reception […]

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 […]

Chef Shanna O’Hea Takes 1st Place in Birthday Cake Contest for President George H. W. Bush’s 90th Birthday

Shanna O’Hea chef/owner of the Kennebunk Inn took first place in the Kennebunkport Historical Society’s “90 Cakes for 90 Years” contest and celebration on Thursday, June 12, 2014.  The Kennebunkport Historical Society held a birthday celebration at the historic First Families museum in Kennebunkport, Maine to honor former President and longtime summer resident George H. […]

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 […]

Williams-Sonoma Cooking Demo – Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn will be returning to the Williams-Sonoma store in South Portland’s Maine Mall for a cooking demonstration just in time for Father’s Day. If you want to really wow Dad this Father’s Day, here’s your last minute chance to perfect your cooking skills and serve […]