(WJBK) - The Rugiero Casino Royals is a benefit for diabetes research at University of Michigan. Guests enjoy great good, gaming on authentic tables with professional dealers, a Texas Hold'em poker tournament, high-energy live entertainment, dancing, silent and live auctions, raffle, and grand prizes.
The event is Saturday, November 12 at 6 p.m. at the Edward Hotel and Convention Center in Dearborn.
Tickets are $125 and can be purchased at http://www.rugieropromise.org.
VIDEO: Anthony Rugiero and Angel Ballestero from Antonio's Italian Restaurant join us in the FOX 2 Cooking School to tell us more about the event. You can get angel's gnocchi recipe below.
Mama Rita Gnocchi
In a saucepan sauté the following ingredients:
1 Tbs. of butter
1/4 cup of pancetta
Cook until meat sweats into the butter
1/2 cup of sliced mushrooms
6 ounces of tomato sauce
6 ounces of cream
Cook on low heat to cook mushrooms
Add last to pan
1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese and 1 pound of cooked gnocchi.
Toss lightly and serve immediately.