Belmond welcomes celebrity chefs on-board Eastern & Oriental Express

Belmond Welcomes Celebrity Chefs On-board Eastern & Oriental Express

Belmond has announced a brand new series of ‘pop-up’ collaborations with highly acclaimed international chefs Ian Kittichai in addition to   Luke Mangan aboard south-east Asia’s luxury sleeper train, Eastern & Oriental Express.

Belmond Welcomes Celebrity Chefs On-board Eastern & Oriental Express

Hosted by the train’s executive chef, Yannis Martineau, the award-winning chefs have crafted menus blending their contemporary signature styles drawing inspiration coming from the timeless train in addition to the captivating countries through which of which travels.

Belmond Welcomes Celebrity Chefs On-board Eastern & Oriental Express

Martineau explained: “I am looking forward to welcoming Ian in addition to Luke aboard Eastern & Oriental Express in addition to working together to prepare fine cuisine inside the train’s neat in addition to constantly moving galley kitchen – which is actually always a challenge.

Belmond Welcomes Celebrity Chefs On-board Eastern & Oriental Express

“Guests travelling with us on these special journeys will taste exceptional bespoke dishes created with passion in addition to originality, aboard one of the planet’s most charming in addition to memorable trains.”

Belmond Welcomes Celebrity Chefs On-board Eastern & Oriental Express

Joining a classic three-night journey coming from Bangkok to Singapore, guests will dine on sensational breakfast, afternoon tea in addition to dinner menus designed by Kittichai, using local ingredients to bring alive his Thai flair.

Belmond Welcomes Celebrity Chefs On-board Eastern & Oriental Express

The event will take place coming from November 22nd-25th of which year in addition to then again coming from November 18th-20th in 2018.

Belmond Welcomes Celebrity Chefs On-board Eastern & Oriental Express

His vibrant creations will delight guests, with his dinner menu featuring a tartlet of chopped yellowfin tuna tartare in addition to peanut having a Petchaburi palm sugar-fish dressing, a theatrical main course of spice-rubbed in addition to charcoal-grilled chicken flambéed at the table in addition to an indulgent jasmine flower infused panna cotta.

Deepening the culinary discovery, Kittichai will also invite guests to spend time with him during a guided tour of the local food market at Kanchanaburi, Malaysia, where they can explore the fragrant local produce in addition to discuss tip in addition to tricks for the kitchen.

The gastronomic adventure with Mangan starts in Singapore, as guests are invited to join for a morning of exploring the city’s exotic food market, before boarding the train for a three-day, two-night journey to Bangkok.

The event takes place coming from March 1st-3rd next year.

As guests gently travel through Malaysia, passing rural landscapes, temples in addition to ancient villages, they can spend time with the chef in addition to get a personalised signed copy of his latest book ‘Salt Grill: Fine Dining for the Whole Family’ after his clean in addition to contemporary three-course dinner has been served.

The ultimate in slow travel, the iconic green in addition to gold carriages of Eastern & Oriental Express whisks guests away coming from the fast pace of everyday life for an adventure on the rails.

Belmond welcomes celebrity chefs on-board Eastern & Oriental Express

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