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MY FOUNDATION COOKBOOKS: How a self-taught journeyman cook got an education…

  • 1921 by Norman Van Aken 142 E Fourth Avenue Mount Dora Florida USA (map)

Reserve now for this very special edition of 1921 by Norman Van Aken's popular Dine and Learn Series for Lunch at 12:30 or Dinner at 6:30 on Friday, July 20. Learn how 1921’s namesake and award winning chef-author-teacher-restaurateur began his unique path toward his culinary education.  Chef Van Aken has collected imagery of the original books, from his personal library, that captivated him from the late 1970s through the 1980s and beyond.  He will share why these books were so important to him at each stage in his journey and how they ultimately brought him to today – as the acknowledged “Father of Fusion Cuisine.”

Click: Dine and Learn experience includes meal for $35 to view menu. Reservations are required.  Call the museum at 352.385.0034 to reserve.