21, Nov, 2019
Class Schedules/Menus

Class Schedules/Menus


*To view the class calendar scroll down to the bottom of the page.*

Class Policies:

  • Please call 412-362-0679 to register for class.
  • You can pay by debit card over the phone (Note: We do NOT accept American Express nor Discover).
  • Alternatively, you can pay by check, mail to 5404 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.  We need to receive your check within 5 days of your phone registration.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes early as class will start promptly on time!  We  have a large parking lot adjacent to our building at the intersection of Penn and Aiken.
  • Just like cultural/sporting events there is NO REFUND once you have registered for a class.  You may, however, send someone in your place. If you give us 72 hours advance notice you may switch to another class. ABSOLUTELY NO CONSIDERATION FOR ‘NO SHOWS’.
  • Gift Certificates are not refundable.  You may give them to another person if you do not want to come to class.
  • In case a class is canceled due to insufficient registration or inclement weather you may switch to another available class or receive a full refund.  Classes with less than 6 people will be canceled.
  • We reserve the right to make menu changes .
  • Please inform us of dietary restrictions/allergies when you register. We will try and make some adjustments to accommodate your needs.
  • We would be happy to plan a class for people with special dietary needs (gluten free, vegetarian, lactose free, vegan, paleo etc). However, you would need to guarantee a minimum of 6 people for your class.
  • We DO NOT offer children’s classes or parties but interested children ages 8-12 can also attend class with a parent.  Half price for the child. Young adults 13 and up can attend an adult class on their own at full price.
  • For information on classes at The Kitchen By Vangura click here


May 30 – June 6, 2020

  • $2495 plus airfare

  • 7 nights accommodations

  • 5 authentic Greek cooking classes

  • Local excursions, swimming & water sports available

  • Daily breakfast, 6 lunches, 7 dinners

  • Wine included with meals

  • For more information call Dorothy at 412-362-0679



< November 2019 >
          1The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassThe KITCHEN by Vangura ClassPlease visit Vangura website for information, menu, and pricing. Class is help in the Irwin area. 2CLOSEDCLOSED
3CLOSEDCLOSED 4Private PartyPrivate Party 5Southern Cookin'
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southern Cookin'Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: mac & cheese soup, hush puppies with tomato jam, chicken & waffles with a sriracha honey and molten red velvet cakes topped with whipped cream cheese
6Tuscan Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: lasagna soup with a dollop of ricotta, Italian sweet and sour pork chops with baked gnocchi,creamy peas and pancetta and cantucci (biscotti) with gelato and a drink of limoncello
7 8 9Holiday Yeast Breads & Lunch
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Holiday Yeast Breads & LunchTime: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: All recipes made with yeast doughs. Homemade mini nut rolls, Yukon gold potato cinnamon rolls, and cherry almond stollen. (bring containers to take home goodies)
You will also prepare lunch which consists of butternut squash soup with a rum cream, homemade crepes filled with a savory filling and a mixed green salad
10Amalfi Coast Italian Dinner--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Amalfi Coast Italian Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: lemon mascarpone gnocchi with a butter basil sauce
lemon chicken topped with a celery, parsley radicchio & fennel salad, homemade cannoli shells with a ricotta filling and limoncello
11 12Homemade Pasta Class
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta ClassTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: potato gnochi in a basil cream sauce, tri calore salad with kale, radicchio, frisee, goat cheese and walnuts topped with mascarpone dressing, shrimp alfredo with farfalle & peas, fettuccine with bolognese sauce plus limoncello
13Polish Favorites & Perogies--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Polish Favorites & Perogies--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$80.00 per person BYOB: potato, cheese, & bacon perogies with caramelized onions, stuffed cabbage, haluski (cabbage & noodles and chrusciki (fried dough topped with powdered sugar) for dessert
14Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: chicken coconut soup, peanut noodle salad with vegetables and herbs, steamed chicken dumplings with a lime-cilantro sauce and Red curry with pineapple, shrimp and butternut squash over rice
15Private PartyPrivate Party 16Date Night Dining/French--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night Dining/French--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Salad with apples, brie, pistachios & crostini with a balsamic honey dressing, pork tenderloin in a brandy cream sauce, gnocchi Parisienne, asparagus and flaming crepe suzettes with vanilla ice cream
17 18Hungarian Dinner...New!!--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hungarian Dinner...New!!--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Cream of mushroom soup with bacon, sherry, sour cream & fresh dill, langos (warm fried bread),chicken paprikash with homemade dumplings, cucumber salad and turogomboc (sweet cheese dessert dumplings) in vanilla sauce
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southern Cookin'Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: mac & cheese soup, hush puppies with tomato jam, chicken & waffles with a sriracha honey and molten red velvet cakes topped with whipped cream cheese
21Cecchetti Crawl (little bites/tapas from Venice Italy)
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cecchetti Crawl (little bites/tapas from Venice Italy)Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: polenta fries with a garlic mayo, pizzettes topped with gorganzola, and mushrooms, crostini topped with a seafood mousse, arugula and capers, eggplant polpettine (tiny meatballs),, fried mozzarella balls with tomato salsa, swordfish polpettes, grilled octopus with lemon wedges, gnocco fritto (fried bread) with prosciutto & salami plus apple fritters & Venetian affagatto (hot chocolate with ice cream)
24Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pizza, Pastries & LimoncelloTime: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: pizza roll appetizers with prosciutto and provolone, antipasto salad with glazed walnuts and a balsamic drizzle, meat lover pizza with red sauce and mozzarella, pizza with goat cheese, fig jam, pears & arugula salad, ricotta pizza with carmelized onions, pancetta & rosemary plus tiramisu for dessert Please bring 2 1/2 cups 'cheap' vodka in a glass jar. We will start the limoncello process and you will finish it at home the next day.
25Gifts from the Kitchen! (caramel apples & dipped pretzels)
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gifts from the Kitchen! (caramel apples & dipped pretzels)Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person including lunch...menu below:
Bring containers to take home a variety of delicious caramel apples drizzled in rich chocolate with yummy toppings of your choice. We also will dip and decorate pretzels with QUALITY chocolate. By attending this class you will learn how to make caramel from scratch plus learn how to melt and temper chocolate. Both items can be used for holiday gifts or a treat for your family!
Butternut squash soup and a croissant sandwich will be served for lunch.