Potawatomi Bingo Casino To Host Champion Steer Dinners

MILWAUKEE – Several restaurants at Potawatomi Bingo Casino will celebrate the local food movement with several spectacular dinners showcasing the Reserve Grand Champion Chianina steer purchased from the 44th Annual Governor’s Red, White and Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction at the 2012 Wisconsin State Fair. The 1,339-pound Chianina steer will be the highlight of dinners hosted in Wild Earth Cucina Italiana, Dream Dance Steak and The Buffet.

The Buffet will host a State Fair Premium Dinner on Friday, Nov. 9, where chefs have created traditional and contemporary dishes featuring various sections of the prized steer. A variety of flavors will come alive in mouth-watering options such as slow-roasted beef baron au jus popovers, slow-roasted beef brisket and stir-fried skirt steak and shrimp. The dinner will be paired with all-you-can-eat crab legs, a state fair-themed alcoholic beverage and a selection of desserts. Seating is limited. Dinner service is from 5 – 8 p.m., with live music from Geoff Landon. The event is $45 per person with Fire Keeper’s Club® card, $48 without card. Gratuity not included. For reservations, call (414)-847-7882.

Revered for its high-quality beef, Chianina cattle have been raised in Italy for thousands of years prior to becoming a world breed during World War II. Wild Earth Cucina Italiana will celebrate the valued steer with Festa Chianina, set for the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 13. Chef Audrey Vandenburgh and her culinary team will treat guests to a spectacular five-course menu featuring various cuts of the Chianina steer, paired with wine selected by certified sommelier Christian Damiano. Courses include papardelle with braised short ribs and porcini and grilled tenderloin and shrimp. Seating is limited. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner service at 6 p.m. The event is $75 per person, gratuity not included. For reservations, call (414)-847-7626.

Chef Matt Baier of Dream Dance Steak is featuring several exclusive dishes made with the champion steer throughout November. Call ahead for availability.

For more information about Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s Champion Steer dinners, visit www.paysbig.com/dining. Guests must be 18 years old to dine at Wild Earth Cucina Italiana, and 21 years old to dine at The Buffet and Dream Dance Steak.

Potawatomi Bingo Casino is one of two casinos owned and operated by the Forest County Potawatomi Community. It is located at 1721 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee, Wis. The casino is a showcase for high stakes bingo, offering some of the nation's highest daily payouts.  A popular attraction for local guests, tourists and tour groups, the casino features blackjack, craps, poker, and roulette table games, video and reel slot machines, and a variety of live entertainment.  Potawatomi Bingo Casino is committed to raising awareness of the risks of problem gambling, maintaining a level of first-class customer service, while investing in its most valuable asset – its 2,500 multicultural employees.  Through the Forest County Potawatomi Community Foundation and Miracle on Canal Street, the casino supports numerous local charities and community organizations. Driving directions and more information about Potawatomi Bingo Casino can be obtained by calling toll-free, 1-800-PAYS-BIG or by visiting the website at www.paysbig.com.