Class Schedules/Menus

OUR ANNUAL CULINARY TRIP TO TUSCANY IS SOLD OUT!!

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 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

 

CLASS CALENDAR:

  • When you put your cursor on a particular class the menu, time and price will appear.  Then, call 412-362-0679 for registration and payment. 
  • The complete schedule is listed through February, 2019 (arrow forward on the calendar) 

 

< October 2018 >
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
  1 2 3Thai 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: tom yum shrimp soup, corn fritters with a cucumber-peanut sauce, pork pad Thai, and red chicken curry with root vegetables,
4 5Oktoberfest!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Oktoberfest!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: homemade Bavarian pretzels with a sweet mustard sauce, apple sauce, red cabbage, spaetzle with butter & parsley, weiner schnitzle (pork not veal), and apple strudel for dessert
6Oktoberfest!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Oktoberfest!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: homemade Bavarian pretzels with a sweet mustard sauce, apple sauce, red cabbage, spaetzle with butter & parsley, weiner schnitzle(pork not veal) and apple strudel for dessert
7Homemade Pie Class with Lunch--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Homemade Pie Class with Lunch--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Learn to make the flakiest crust and turn it into delicious pies!
We will be making turtle pumpkin pie, apple, lemon meringue and a bourbon pecan pie
Lunch will be served and you will be taking home some tasty desserts!
8Moroccan Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moroccan DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: chicken ginger lemon kebabs, citrus fruit salad with orange flower water, pork tagine with apricots & pistachios, honey raisin couscous, Knafah (sweet cheese dessert). mint tea & Moroccan coffee
9APEX TOOL GROUP TEAM BUILDINGAPEX TOOL GROUP TEAM BUILDING 10Mexican Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mexican DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: puffy pork tacos, creamy tortilla soup, chicken tamale pie, and sopapilla cheese pie for dessert
11KOPPERS TEAM BUILDINGKOPPERS TEAM BUILDING 12 13The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassThe KITCHEN by Vangura Classsee link above calendar
14Tuscan Dinner--CANCELED
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuscan Dinner--CANCELEDTime: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Pici (hand rolled semolina spaghetti) with hot sausage, swiss chard & peppadew sauce, panzanella tomato, bread & plum salad, chicken saltimbocca, cheesy polenta and a GIANT chocolate hazelnut ice cream sandwich filled with vanilla-nutella ice cream
15Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUT
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUTTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Italian herb salad with frico chips, Tuscan mac & cheese with homemade farfalle, pici with broccoli & pancetta and Alla Familia bolognese sauce over fettuccine
16Southern Italian Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southern Italian DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: olive tapanade bruschetta, mixed greens with Parmesan crisps, Sicilian meatloaf with a fresh cherry tomato compote, risotto with mushrooms, provolone & pancetta and chocolate hazelnut cannoli (homemade shells) for dessert
17Greek Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: lemon orzo soup, pastitsio (lasagna with ground beef and a beshemal sauce, panzanella salad and chocolate baklava sundaes
18Indian Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indian DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: , homemade naan, punjabi chicken kebabs, tomato-date chutney, cucumber & mint riata, butter chicken with golden basmati rice mixed with apricots, almonds, & granny smith apples, and kheer (rice pudding) for dessert
19Private PartyPrivate Party 20Date 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: butter lettuce salad with blue cheese, bacon, pears & pumpernickel croutons, pork loin with a cider sauce, Brussel sprouts & figs in an agro dolce balsamic syrup, individual sweet potato casseroles with bacon & pecans, andpineapple upside-down carrot cake for dessert
21Holiday Yeast Breads & Lunch
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Holiday Yeast Breads & LunchTime: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$85.00 per person/ BYOB: Cherry almond stollen, cream cheese Danish braid, cinnamon rolls plus a dried fruit & rum stollen. Perfect for entertaining, gift giving and all freeze well.
Soup and salad will be served for lunch
BRING CONTAINERS TO TAKE HOME GOODIES!
22Asian Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Asian FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80..00 per person/BYOB: and crab rangoons with a ginger sauce...Thai green mango salad and fried pork spring rolls...Korean Bimimbap with chicken, vegetables & rice
23Chinese Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chinese DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: wonton soup, cold szechuan peanut noodles, orange chicken and General Tso's shrimp with broccoli
24French Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
French Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Mussels Normande (calvados cream sauce with bacon and apples) roasted beet salad with walnuts, blue cheese & orange viniagrette, red vinegar chicken with French gnocchi and a grand marnier souffle
25Pizza, Pasta & Pastries--Grain Free
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pizza, Pasta & Pastries--Grain FreeTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: This is a class for people with carb "sensitivties/restrictions". You will receive information, substitutions and instruction as we cook the following recipes: Bruschetta with goat cheese, fig jam, prosciutto, arugula and a balsamic drizzle
meat lovers pizza with red sauce
ricotta gnocchi
chicken piccata in a lemon sauce
chocolate Caprese cake for dessert
Substiutions will be made for the flour.
26Private PartyPrivate Party 27Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pizza, Pastries & LimoncelloTime: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: (dough made from scratch) pizza rolls with provolone & prosciutto, Italian salad with balsamic dressing, pear pizza with fig jam sauce, goat cheese, prosciutto, pears, and walnuts plus a meat lovers pizza with red sauce, and a lemon Caprese torte with gelato Please bring 2 1/2 cups 'cheap' vodka in a glass jar. We will start your limoncello and you can finish it at home the next day.
28Private PartyPrivate Party 29FRENCH DINNER-DAIRY FREE
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FRENCH DINNER-DAIRY FREETime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: This is a class for people with dairy sensitivites/restrictions. During this class you will be given information and instruction as we cook the following: Butternut squash soup with a rum cream
Gnocchi Pariesienne
Pork Normande with pears in a brandy cream sauce
asparagus
chocolate almond souffle torte
Substitutions will be made for all the dairy products.
30Tapas of Madrid
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas of MadridTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: marinated olives, steamed mussels with chorizo & baguette slices, Spanish omelet wrapped in serrano ham with a piquillo pepper relish, grilled zucchini with salsa verde, grilled shrimp with romesco sauce, and Spanish rice pudding
31Tuscan Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: antipasto salad with a balsamic drizzle, pork loin with pear mostarda, gnocchi a la romano, trio of peas with pancetta and biscotti & gelato.