The Langham Huntington in Pasadena, California has announced the reopening of its dining room as The Royce on November 12. The restaurant features New American cuisine by Chef David Féau, formerly with The Patina Group. Chef Féau specializes in lighter California fare prepared with classic influences and refined French technique using locally-grown, seasonal produce and sustainable products from around the world. Menu items include tuna belly with green apple and quail egg; a slow-poached lobster with butter lettuce, sweet onion and pomegranate; heirloom beans with infused lemon verbena, champagne grapes and Roquefort cheese; and cod with squid ink spaghetti, Autumn greens, romano squash and citrus dashi broth.
Chef David Féau grew up cooking in the kitchen with his mother in France and served as the Executive Chef of Le Miravile, a Michelin Star-rated restaurant in Paris, and then opened Latitude 40 & Version Sud in Paris. He later moved to Lutèce in New York City before turns in Las Vegas and at Café Pinot in Los Angeles.
The Royce will be open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday with seating from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The restaurant also has a Chef's Table that offers a private dining experience for up to eight guests with a customized menu and views of Chef Féau's nightly performance in the kitchen.