Class Schedules/Menus

Class Policies:

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

  • 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 out 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.
  • 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.
  • PRIVATE PARTY means that particular date is already booked.


  • For information on classes at The Kitchen By Vangura click here

JOIN OUR  CULINARY EXCURSION TO SPAIN & PORTUGAL….APRIL 28-MAY 6, 2018 (4 spots available at this time)  To request a full itinerary and pricing call 412-362-0679.

4 star hotels in Lisbon, Porto & Madrid, all transfers, daily breafast, 5 lunches with wine, 7 restaurant dinners with wine, 3 cooking lessons followed by lunch with wine, 1 cooking class followed by dinner with wine.


Sunset cruise in Lisbon, walking tour of Lisbon, and full day tour of the Portugese Riviera and a cooking class

Historical walking tour of Porto, trip to the Douro River Valley, tour of a wine farm and aging cellar and a cooking class

Olive farm with olive oil tasting in Madrid, tapas walking tour, tapas cooking class, dinner cooking class, Flamenco show, Gourmet eating tour in Salamanca, shopping and leisure time


Put your cursor on a class of interest and the menu will appear! 

< April 2018 >
1 2 3Tapas & Paella
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas & PaellaTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: mushroom crostini with aioli, chicken & ham croquettes, grilled shrimp with romesco sauce, marinated olives, paella with a saffron rice, chicken, shrimp, mussels and chorizo plus churros with hot chocolate
4Greek Dinner:--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner:--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Greek burritos with tzatziki sauce, spanikopetia, Greek panzanella salad with vegetables, olives, croutons, and feta, pastitsio (Greek lasagna with ground beef), and baklava for dessert
5French Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
French Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per personBYOB: mussels in wine with baguette slices, scaloppini chicken in a grapefruit & pink peppercorn sauce, Duchess potatoes, asparagus, blue cheese souffle over greens and crepe suzettes for dessert
6 7Date Night Dining--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night Dining--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$160.00 per couple/BYOB: brie baked with a sweet onion jam & accompanied by baguette slices, mixed green salad with Parmesan crisps,porterhouse pork chops with balsamic roasted grapes & topped with pistachios, asparagus souffle and lemon creme brulee for dessert
8Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUT
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUTTime: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$75.00/BYOB: bean & barley soup, panzanella salad, sweet sausage ravioli in a sage butter sauce, farfalle with mushrooms & hazelnuts plus fettuccine bolognese (meat sauce)
9Amalfi Italian Dinner-SOLD OUT
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Amalfi Italian Dinner-SOLD OUTTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Homemade pizza from Naples, wedding soup, Sicilian orange salad, homemade pasta with shrimp, mint & tomatoes and Lemon Caprese torte with pistachio ice cream
10Thai & Vietnamese--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Beef banh mi sandwich, and Vietnamese coffee cake (dessert). Thai bang bang shrimp, Thai pork spring rolls with a spicy sauce and steamed chicken dumplings with a sweet chili sauce
11Chinese Dinner--CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chinese Dinner--CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: egg drop soup, crab puffs with a ginger sauce, mango chicken with snow peas & red peppers in a sweet & spicy sauce, mu shu pork in Mandarin pancakes, and orange beef with broccoli
12CCLC TEAM BUILDINGCCLC TEAM BUILDING 13Private PartyPrivate Party 14Private PartyPrivate Party
15Pizza & Limoncello--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pizza & Limoncello--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: mini meat lovers calzones, antipasto salad, margarita pizza, gorganzola, fig, & prosciutto pizza topped with arugula, chocolate hazelnut crostata and homemade cannoli
Please bring 2 1/2 cups vodka in a glass jar and we will start the limoncello and you will finish it at home the next day.
16Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: wedding soup, spinach & cheese sformati (flan over greens), pork tenderloin with pancetta, grapes & walnuts, risotto, chard with raisins & orange peel and biscotti & gelato for dessert
17Private Party
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private PartyTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
18Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: chicken & cashew wontons cups with peanut sauce, corn fritters with a cucumber salsa, pad see ew with pork and shrimp curry with basil and green mango salad
19CLOSEDCLOSED 20Private PartyPrivate Party 21Private PartyPrivate Party
22Private PartyPrivate Party 23Thai & Vietnamese -CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese -CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Beef banh mi sandwich, and Vietnamese coffee cake (dessert). Thai bang bang shrimp, Thai pork spring rolls with a spicy sauce and steamed chicken dumplings with a sweet chili sauce
24Asian Appetizers
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Asian AppetizersTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Chinese Kung Poa calamari, Chinese crab rangoons with a ginger sauce, Thai corn fritters with a cucumber sauce,, Korean pork & kimchi dumplings, and Vietnamese pork banh mi sandwich with apple slaw.
25Tex-Mex Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tex-Mex FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: chili con queso with tortilla chips, shrimp & avocado tostadas, breakfast burritos (huevos ranchero), chicken tamale pie and spicy pepperjack quesadillas