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142 East 4th Avenue, Mount Dora, FL 32757 – DIRECTIONS | 352.385.1921

LUNCH – Wednesday – Sunday 11:30AM to 2:00PM

DINNER – Tuesday – Sunday 5:00PM to Close



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 .

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…

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