On 1st July 2015, three legends, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah, Istanbul and Belmond Hotel Cipriani, Venice will come together for a celebratory event to mark 125 years since the birth of Agatha Christie, the renowned author of, ‘Murder on the Orient-Express’.
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express links the acclaimed cities of Venice and Istanbul and its legendary journeys inspired the creations of the infamous characters of Christie’s famous novel including Hercule Poirot. In 1934, Christie penned ‘Murder on the Orient-Express’ at Pera Palace Hotel inspired by her experience on the train.
In order to mark the occasion the three head chefs, Christian Bodiguel, David Bisetto and Arif Kemal Dogan have developed a menu inspired by their nations cuisine and will be a hosting a celebratory gastronomic gala feast at Belmond Hotel Cipriani’s swimming pool, overlooking the Venice lagoon. Guests are invited to step back into the 1930s, with vintage inspired decorations, champagne cocktails and entertainment evoking the golden age of travel.
The celebratory gala event on 1st July 2015 starts at 7:30pm at Belmond Hotel Cipriani. Prices for the dinner are 130 Euros per person and include food, beverages and entertainment.