CUCINA NEIGHBORHOOD ITALIAN HOSTS FINAL EPISODE EVENT HONORING DALLAS TEAM IN THE RUNNING DALLAS, TX–Survivor fans can catch three episodes of the popular CBS series, including the Final Reunion Award Episode where the $1 million winner will be announced, Wednesday, Dec. 17th, at Cucina Neighborhood Italian restaurant in Preston Center. Why all the local excitement? A Dallas mother/daughter team is in the running to win the big prize. Beginning at 6:00 pm, revelers can enjoy cocktails, appetizers, and socializing and stay for dinner. Episodes will be shown at 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm, and the winning round and 9:00 pm. Order off Cucina’s regular menu or purchase a buffet including salad, pasta, meatball sliders, toasted ravioli for $18.50 per adults and $8.50 for children 12 and under. Cucina will donate 5% of all proceeds from food sales and $5 for each gift certificate of $50.00 or more purchased that evening to Cheer4YourLife. Cheer4YourLife is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded by Missy Payne. Missy and her daughter Baylor are the Dallas duo who have starred in this season’s challenge and are in the running for the $1 million. CBS will go live with the Payne’s and the rest of the cast from La to announce who wins the million bucks. Friends and fans of Missy, Baylor, and the show will be watching in Dallas to cheer them on. In the local team’s honor, Cucina has hosted a number of watch parties this season. Cucina is located at 8411 Preston Road (SW corner of NW Highway and Preston). Hours of operation are Mon.-Thurs., 11am-10pm; Fri., 11am-11PM; Sat., 5-11 pm; and Sun., 5-10 pm. Sun. brunch 11am-3pm with door busting $2 Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas, Bellini’s. With a focus on simple, natural Italian dishes at a great value, Cucina’s philosophy is to serve great tasting food with the freshest ingredients available. Reservations can be made at 214-468-4674 or online at www.cucinadallas.com.