In a partnership with chef and restaurateur, Luke Mangan and Eastern & Oriental Express, Belmond has announced a new Singapore to Bangkok luxury train trip.
March 14th, 2016
With the first journey taking place on 28th October 2016, Belmond will be offering guests a tour through an exotic food market before embarking upon a three day-two night journey through Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
In partnership with Eastern & Oriental Express’ Executive Chef Yannis Martineau, Luke Mangan and his Singapore team willing be showcasing internationally regarded culinary skills throughout the trip aboard one of Asia’s most luxurious trains.
Eastern & Oriental Express is known to travel on one of the more esteemed and memorable train routes in Asia, transporting an exclusive guest list of only 82 passengers in luxury and style.
“We are looking forward to welcoming Luke and his team aboard Eastern & Oriental Express –Luke shares our vision for creating exceptional experiences for our guests so it’s going to be a really exciting partnership. It takes a unique skill to prepare such excellent cuisine in a train’s small and moving galley kitchen.” Comments Nicolas Pillet, General Manager, Eastern & Oriental Express.
With 19 restaurants and a range of internationally partnerships, Luke Mangan has more than established himself as a head figure on the international culinary scene, “My team and I are absolutely thrilled to have partnered with Eastern & Oriental Express and are looking forward to now evolving our Salt grill restaurant experience from being on shore and at sea, to on board one of Belmond’s luxury trains,” he says.
“We want to ensure our customers have access to the best food and beverage experiences around the world. To now be part of the Eastern & Oriental family is undoubtedly a very exciting period of our business and brand.”
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