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Category Archives: Previous Events

Exclusive Wine Pairing Dinner for Mount Dora Bike Festival Participants

October 7th 1921 by Norman Van Aken is offering a Saturday evening, fall-inspired, four-course Wine Pairing Dinner to entrants of the  TREK 43rd Annual Mount Dora Bicycle Festival presented by David’s World Cycle.  Cost is $125 per person and purchase is only available to registered riders of the  Bicycle Festival.  (Click the following link for more information…

“The Legacy of Vincent van Gogh” Dine and Learn at 1921 by Norman Van Aken October 10 & October 12 (Click to Preview Menus)

“The Legacy of Vincent van Gogh” is a very special lecture that will discuss Van Gogh’s life and paintings, and will delve into the legacy of this inspirational artist. Practically unknown as an artist during his lifetime, and having sold only one painting during his brief career, Van Gogh is now admired as a master of…

Book Signing October 1, 2017 at 1921 by Norman Van Aken

SAVE THE DATE for Chef Van Aken’s book signing! Every Florida kitchen needs a copy of our Chef’s new cookbook: “Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen”! On Sunday, October 1st we’re having book signing with Chef Van Aken during brunch and Sunday Supper service. Chef can personalize your copy, or the books you buy for friends. Join us. It will be…

Chef’s Night featuring 1921 by Norman Van Aken

Join us on August 8 at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida at 411 Mercy Dr Orlando, Florida for Chef’s Night. What is Chef’s Night? Chef’s Night is an evening at the food bank featuring some of Central Florida’s best chefs and cuisine, all to benefit the Darden Foundation Community Kitchen’s Culinary Training Program….

Dine and Learn Series in Conjunction with Modernism Museum Mount Dora

We will be serving a special 3-course French inspired meal to accompany this informative lecture by former teacher and art expert, Herve Le Guilloux.   The program will focus on the Exposition Universelle of 1889. This monumental World Expo Celebrated revolutionary changes in architecture, sculpture, music and science!  During his lecture, Le Guilloux will inform…

August 17th Wine Dinner – A Collaboration and a Celebration! (Click here to view the menu)

  A collaborative wine dinner you don’t want to miss: August 17 Baldwin Park’s The Osprey Tavern joins Mount Dora’s 1921 by Norman Van Aken  serving the wines of Talley Vineyards. Chefs Austin Boyd and Camilo Velasco are putting the finishing touches on the multi-course menu, and you can reserve your seat now. Tickets are $115…

Join us for a Special Dinner Prior to the Cece Teneal Concert at the Modernism Museum on July 15

Pre-Concert: Make your reservations now for an exclusive 3MD Concert Menu provided by 1921 by Norman Van Aken. For $35 you will enjoy your choice of starter, entree and dessert. Last year her concert was sold out to a standing room only crowd. CeCe is the winner of the Independent Music Award in Best R…

Watch Video of the 1921 Team at the James Beard House

KitchenCam Recording from James Beard House June 21, 2017. When: The Livestream camera feed of 1921 by Norman Van Aken was recorded Wednesday, June 21, 2017 as the team cooked at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City.  Click the link below to watch: Where: Go to or .

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