BIG NIGHT A New York Italian pop-up at Royale

Raleigh, NC – On Tuesday, January 10th, Royale will give New York Italian cuisine the royal treatment for one-night only when it introduces BIG NIGHTan authentic New York Italian pop-up restaurant serving all the classics (menu follows).

Executive Chef Jeff Seizer, a Brooklyn native who was raised on his grandmother’s traditional Southern Italian cooking, shares his passion for Italian-American home cooking on this night only.

Seizer’s culinary career has been steeped in French and Italian cuisine. Seizer got his start at the legendary River Café before working as sous chef at Union Square Café, as sous chef on the opening team for Maialino – Danny Meyer’s Roman inspired trattoria, and as chef de cuisine for the Gramercy Park Hotel. Seizer then joined award-winning chef Michael White as Executive Chef for the Langham Place on 5th Avenue. Before relocating to the Triangle area in 2016, Seizer further honed his charcuterie skills as the Executive Chef at Salumeria Biellese, renowned for their Italian artisan meats since 1925.

Big Night at RoyaleTo make reservations for BIG NIGHT at Royale, visit or contact [email protected] Guests will enjoy the full offering below, served family style.

Suppli a Telefono
Cured Meats
Housemade Mozzarella, a la minute
Garlic Knots

Bucatini Caccio Pepe
Sausage Ragu Rigatoni

Secondo & Contorno
Sunday Gravy: Meatballs, Sweet & Hot Sausage
Braised Beef
Broccoli Rabe
Spinach Lasagna

Nutella Tartufo

$95/per pair (tickets sold in pairs); $35/per person with wine
(Prosecco, red & white wine, limoncello and grappa)

Raleigh’s newest culinary team opened Royale – a classic French-American bistro in the heart of downtown Raleigh – November 2016 to rave reviews. Chef Jeff Seizer set out to revitalize this landmark corner of City Market with a timeless restaurant experience. Royale, located at 200 East Martin Street, is open 5-11 Mon – Thurs from 5pm to 11pm, and Fri and Sat from 5pm to 2am, with a late night bar menu (closed Sundays).

Follow Royale on Facebook at Royale Raleigh, Instagram @RoyaleRaleigh and Twitter @Royale_Raleigh; Visit for menus and to make a reservation.