15, Sep, 2019
Class Schedules/Menus

Class Schedules/Menus

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*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

JOIN OUR CULINARY EXCURSION TO POROS ISLAND, GREECE!

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

  • 1/3 deposit not due until October 2019

  • Only six spots remaining! For more information, call Dorothy at 412-362-0679

CLASS SCHEDULE AND MENUS ARE LISTED THROUGH FEBRUARY 2020.

PLACE ARROW ON DESIRED CLASS TO SEE THE MENU

< September 2019 >
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1CLOSEDCLOSED 2CLOSEDCLOSED 3CLOSEDCLOSED Tuscan DinnerTuscan Dinner$80.00 per person/BYOB: Lasagna soup, pork chops with an agro dolce sauce (sweet & sour), risotto Milanese, pesto Parmesan zucchini sticks and cantucci (biscotti) with affagato (coffee over ice cream) for dessert 4 5Korean Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Korean Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: beef bulgogi lettuce wraps with sticky rice and pear kimchi, Korean dumplings with sauce, deep fried crunchy chicken drummettes with yum yum sauce and bimimbap
6The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassThe KITCHEN by Vangura ClassPlease visit Vangura website (link above the calendar) Register with Vangura and the class is in Irwin 7
8Chinese Dinner--CANCELED
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Chinese Dinner--CANCELEDTime: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: pork lettuce wraps, steamed chicken dumplings with a lime sauce, General Tso's chicken with broccoli and shrimp fried rice
9 10Homemade Pasta Class--CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta Class--CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: peach, tomato, mozzarella and prosciutto panzanella salad, mascarpone gnocchi with basil sauce, farfalle with shrimp, tomatoes and charred corn plus cheese manicotti made with crepes in a red sauce and limoncello
11Amalfi Coast Italian Dinner--Canceled
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Amalfi Coast Italian Dinner--CanceledTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Appetizer of mussels in a spicy tomato sauce with baguette slices, peach & tomato Caprese salad with a sweet cherry dressing, chicken pommodoro over homemade fettuccine, limoncello tart topped with an amaretti crumble and limoncello
12Tuscan Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: panzanella salad with mozzarella, seasonal vegetables and homemade croutons, chicken with sundried tomatoes and spinach in a cream sauce and a zucchini casserole with pancetta plus a spumoni affagato (pistachio gelato, chocolate syrup, cherries & a shot of espresso....and limoncello!!
13Date Night Dining (Thai)--CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night Dining (Thai)--CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Tom yum shrimp soup,
pad see ew with beef, boy choy, sprouts & eggs, fried pork spring rolls with plum sauce, and red curry chicken with root vegetables over jasmine rice plus a Thai ice cream sundae and lemongrass tea
14Date Night Dining (Argentinian)--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night Dining (Argentinian)--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Provoleta (melted cheese with grilled bread, sirloin steak with chimichurri sauce, grilled herb potatoes, grilled corn on the cob and churros with dulce de leche and chocolate fudge sauce
15French Dinner
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
French DinnerTime: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Nectarine and peach salad topped with lavender syrup and pecans
chicken Francaise with French gnocchi, and asparagus with goat cheese, almonds and lemon dressing. A lemon-almond souffle will be served for dessert
16CLOSEDCLOSED 17Thai & Vietnamese Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: pho (beef, sprouts, rice noodles, herbs & chilies) shrimp and pork summer rolls with peanut sauce, corn fritters with a peanut-cucumber sauce, chicken banh mi sandwiches with Asian mayo, herbs & chilies plus iced Vietnamese coffee
18 19Thai Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: tom yum soup with shrimp, crispy pork spring rolls with a plum dipping sauce, corn fritters with cucumber-peanut sauce and drunken noodles (similar to pad Thai )stir fry rice noodles, chicken, baby bok choy, chilies, sprouts and a flavorful sauce
20CLOSEDCLOSED 21Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pizza, Pastries & LimoncelloTime: 11:00 am - 3:00 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 withy red sauce and mozzarella, pizza with goat cheese, fig jam, pears & arugula salad, ricotta pizza with carmelized onions, pancetta & rosemary plus a hazelnut tart with gelato and a balsamic fruit sauce plus limoncello 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.
22Argentinian Dinner
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Argentinian DinnerTime: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: chicken empanadas with an adobo aioli, grilled flank steak and chorizo with a red and green chimmichurri, fugazza (like Italian foccacia) grilled peppers and zucchini and crepes filled with caramelized bananas and topped with dulce de leche sauce and hot fudge
23CLOSEDCLOSED 24Greek Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: lamb meatball appetizers with pesto & yogurt sauce, tomato and feta tart with a green salad, pastitsio (Greek lasagna) plus baklava for dessert
25Moroccan Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moroccan DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Moroccan flatbread with muhummara (roasted red pepper & walnut spread) shrimp skewers with tomato salad, pork tagine with green olives & lemons over couscous, Moroccan coconut cookies, mint tea and Moroccan coffee
26Appetizers Around the World
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Appetizers Around the WorldTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB:
France: blue cheese souffle with a fig compote
Thailand: mussels in a lemongrass coconut broth
Mexico: jalapeno popper empanadas with a lemon aioli
Germany: Bavarian pretzels with honey mustard
sauce or cinnamon sugar
Italy: bruschetta with pesto, red peppers, mozzarella and a balsamic drizzle
27Oktoberfest!---SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Oktoberfest!---SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Potato pancake appetizer with sour cream and applesauce, pork Schnitzel with buttered spaetzel and red cabbage plus warm cinnamon sugar Bavarian pretzels for dessert with Eiskaffee (decadent German iced coffee with ice cream and whipped cream
28Oktoberfest!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Oktoberfest!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Potato pancake appetizer with sour cream and applesauce, pork Schnitzel with buttered spaetzel and red cabbage plus warm cinnamon sugar Bavarian pretzels for dessert with Eiskaffee (decadent German iced coffee with ice cream and whipped cream
29Hungarian Dinner...New!!
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hungarian Dinner...New!!Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Cream of mushroom soup with bacon, sherry sour cream & dill, langos (warm fried bread).chicken paprikash with homemade dumplings, cucumber salad and turogomboc (sweet cheese dumplings) in vanilla sauce
30Tapas of Madrid
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas of MadridTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: fried cheese topped with tomato jam, hot olives, Manchego croquettes with quince sauce, steamed mussels & chorizo with baguette slices, grilled shrimp and romesco sauce, torta (egg & potato omelet) with a piquillo pepper relish, and rum grilled pineapple over ice cream