foodWelcome to Scott Joseph's Foodster Awards for Independent Restaurants.

The Foodsters are an ongoing program to recognize and celebrate culinary excellence in Central Florida. The Foodsters are open to any business with three or fewer locations -- no chains.

Winners are chosen by you, with your vote. Make your selection in each category carefully -- only one vote is allowed per person.

You may nominate a restaurant for an appropriate category, but make sure it isn't already in the list of nominees. And remember: independent restaurants only.

Foodster Presentation to 1921 by Norman Van Aken for Best New Restaurant

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1921 Foodster Presentation

The gold Foodster Award for Best New Restaurant went to 1921 by Norman Van Aken. The Mount Dora restaurant has become a hit with Dorians and people in Orlando who find the drive for excellent food so worthwhile.

In the video, Van Aken talks about some new projects in Miami and the possibility of bringing one of them to Central Florida.


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