Dine out for Kids event

Dine out for kids event

This year is the 16th Anniversary of Dine Out For Kids event benefiting s Communities In Schools (CIS) of Charlotte-Mecklenburg . More than 80 restaurants are participating on Tuesday, June 16th. Dine out anytime of the day and a the restaurants will automatically donate a percentage of the day's sales to CIS. Gina Salvati, VP of Advancement, Communities in School and Chef Damon Choice, BRAVO! Cucina Italiana, stopped by WBTV News Saturday Morning to talk about the upcoming event. For a full list of participating restaurants, click here.

Recipe for Kids Spaghettini Meatball

Courtesy: Bravo! Cucina Italiana

1 ea Meatball, hot

6 oz ladle Marinara Sauce

2 oz ladle Pomodoro Sauce

1 oz spoodle Parmesan/Romano Blend

1/2 ea #60 scoop Herb Butter

6 oz portion Spaghettini


In a saute pan, combine meatball, marinara sauce and pomodoro.

Heat gently.

When meatball is an internal temp of 165°, add cheese and butter.

Stir to incorporate.

Heat pasta in boiling water.

Drain pasta and add to one side of pan.

Toss to combine.

Place pasta on a pasta bowl, twirling to achieve height.

Top with meatball and reserved sauce.