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Category Archives: Previous Events

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 .

1921 Dinner at the James Beard House…

 June 21st in NYC!  The restaurant in Mount Dora will be closed June 19th-June 21st. We will reopen for dinner on June 22.  Here’s a look at our James Beard House.  

Frida Kahlo Dine & Learn ~ Final Session, for the Kahlo Series, is June 27th Dinner

Join 1921 by Norman Van Aken and Modernism Museum Mount Dora, as we present this 3-Part Dine and Learn Series about the incredible Frida Kahlo.  Reservations are required for this thought-provoking series of lectures hosted by Modernism Museum Mount Dora.

1921 Will Serve Breakfast to the Clients, Volunteers, and Staff of Lake Cares Food Pantry on June 7, 2017

The culinary team of 1921 by Norman Van Aken, and co-sponsor Main Street Leasing, are honored to prepare and serve a thoughtfully crafted, delicious breakfast to the clients, volunteers and staff of Lake Cares Food Pantry on June 7th. Lake Cares Food Pantry offers a hand up to Lake County residents in need of assistance….

Florida Prize ~ Exhibition Preview Party ~ June 2, 2017 at the Orlando Museum of Art

Celebrate the opening of the 2017 FLORIDA PRIZE IN CONTEMPORARY ART at the Exhibition Preview Party! DATE AND TIME Fri, June 2, 2017 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT LOCATION Orlando Museum of Art 2416 North Mills Avenue Orlando, FL 32803 Ticket revenue from the party attendance will support the Florida Prize exhibition and guests…

Reading Between the Wines April 12th

Join the the Adult Literacy League at our 10th annual Reading between the Wines fundraising event. It will be an unforgettable evening with James Beard award-winning chefs and cookbook authors, Art Smith & Norman Van Aken. Reading between the Wines combines all of our favorite things – fine wine, great food, and great books to…

Master Sommelier Wine Dinner May 11, 2017

1921 by Norman Van Aken is holding a 6-course Master Sommelier Wine Dinner May 11, 2017 at 6:30pm. Guests John Blazon, George Miliotes & Brian Koziol ~ $175 Per Person, Plus Tax and Gratuity~ Purchase your tickets by calling 352.385.1921 With only 243 Master Sommeliers in the world, it is not too often that you…

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