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DINNER – Tuesday – Sunday 5:00PM to Close


Category Archives: Chef Norman Van Aken News and Events

Fisher Vineyards Wine Dinner at 1921

October 16 at 6:30 pm Please join us for an incredible evening as 1921 by Norman Van Aken hosts Fisher Vineyards of Napa Valley for a five-course tasting menu accompanied by six wines from Fisher Vineyards. Founded in the early 1970s, and driven by the dream to produce completely distinctive, world-class wines, Fisher Vineyards undertook…

My Foundation Cookbooks:

How a self-taught journeyman cook got an education… Reserve now for this very special edition of our popular Dine and Learn Series for Dinner on Friday, July 20 at 12:30 for Lunch or 6:30 for Dinner. Learn how 1921’s namesake and award winning chef-author-teacher-restaurateur began his unique path toward his culinary education.  Chef Van Aken has…

Explore the History of Florida Food with Dr. Gary Mormino and Chef Norman Van Aken

March 23rd and March 24th at 12:30 p.m.  Another wonderful collaboration with our partner, The Modernism Museum! Learn about the origins and evolution of Florida’s cuisine from the fascinating Dr. Gary Mormino and Chef and author Norman Van Aken – while you dine. This is a rare opportunity to hear two of the foremost experts…

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.  

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…

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