27, Feb, 2020
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

  • For more information call Dorothy at 412-362-0679…TWO SPOTS remaining

CLASS SCHEDULE AND MENUS ARE LISTED THROUGH APRIL OF 2020.

PLACE ARROW ON DESIRED CLASS TO SEE THE MENU

CLASSES ARE TAUGHT BY DOROTHY & STAFF MEMBERS

< February 2020 >
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
            1Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello--SOLD OUT!
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello--SOLD OUT!Time: 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 with red sauce and mozzarella, pizza with goat cheese, fig jam, pears & arugula salad, ricotta pizza with carmelized onions, pancetta & rosemary plus a lemon Caprese cake with gelato 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.
2 3Greek Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: avgolemono soup with orzo, spanikopetia appetizers, pork chops and potatoes with tomato, olives, feta & dill and kataifi for dessert (similar to baklava and made with shredded phyllo)
4Tuscan 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: cavatelli in a saffron tomato sauce, braciole (stuffed flank steak) with homemade focaccia, antipasto salad and a chocolate hazelnut tart with gelato plus limoncello
5Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: gnocchi with a prosciutto, peas and mushroom sauce,panzanella salad, cheese ravioli with asparagus & peas in a lemon cream sauce and fettuccine in a butter-wine-lemon sauce topped with beef polpettes (meatballs)
6GUARDIAN STORAGE TEAM BUILDING
10:00 am
GUARDIAN STORAGE TEAM BUILDINGTime: 10:00 am
Amalfi Coast Italian Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Amalfi Coast Italian Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: baked gnocchi with fresh tomato sauce , swordfish with lemon & capers plus fettuccine with a basil pesto, orange & fennel salad plus a lemon ricotta zeppole (doughnuts) for dessert
7Private PartyPrivate Party 8Private PartyPrivate Party
9Thai & Vietnamese Favorites--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese Favorites--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: tom yum soup with shrimp, pork noodle bowl with veggies, herbs & rice noodles, chicken banh mi sandwich with spicy Asian mayo, herbs, cucumbers, and chilies on toasted ciabatta bread, and fried pork spring rolls with a plum dipping sauce
10QUARTET HEALTH TEAM BUILDINGQUARTET HEALTH TEAM BUILDING 11Thai 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: Thai corn chowder, spicy pork flatbread with sprouts, cilantro & peanuts, pineapple salad with shrimp and cucumbers plus green chicken curry with a variety of vegetables over rice
12Korean Dinner:--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Korean Dinner:--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: beef lettuce wraps with crispy fried noodles, mini scallion pancakes with a spicy soy dipping sauce Korean style short ribs with kim chi fried rice topped with a sunnyside egg
13CLOSEDCLOSED 14VALENTINE DINNER (French)--SOLD OUT
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
VALENTINE DINNER (French)--SOLD OUTTime: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Roasted red pepper soup with Sambucca, roasted beet salad with orange vinaigrette, walnuts and blue cheese, pork tenderloin with a pear brandy cream sauce, duchess potatoes, asparagus and crepe suzettes with ice cream
15VALENTINE DINNER (French)--SOLD OUT
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
VALENTINE DINNER (French)--SOLD OUTTime: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Roasted red pepper soup with Sambucca, roasted beet salad with orange vinaigrette, walnuts and blue cheese, pork tenderloin with a pear brandy cream sauce, duchess potatoes, asparagus and crepe suzettes with ice cream
16CLOSEDCLOSED 17CLOSEDCLOSED 18Tapas of Madrid--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas of Madrid--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: marinated 'hot olives, shrimp with romesco sauce, manchego croquettes with a quince sauce, grilled zucchini with salsa verde, puff pastry rolls with fig jam, serrano ham and cheese, crostini with flank steak, goat cheese & chutney and churro lava cakes with nutella
19Indian Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indian Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Indian spiced tomato soup with cheesy homemade naan, turkey kathi roll appetizer with a mint and date dipping sauce, mango chutney, cucumber riata, white chicken korma with with apricot-almond rice
20Appetizers Around the World--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Appetizers Around the World--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB:
Argentina: proveletta with crusty bread (cheese fondue)
Thailand: bang bang shrimp
Mexico: fried beef flautas with an avacado sauce
Greece: spanakopetia
China: pork potstickers with a spicy sauce
21New Orleans Mardi Gras Dinner--NEW!--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
New Orleans Mardi Gras Dinner--NEW!--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: muffaletta dip with crostini, Creole shrimp skewers, hush puppies with tomato jam, chicken and andouille sausage jambalaya, king cake cupcakes & beignets with powdered sugar
22Private PartyPrivate Party
23New Orleans Mardi Gras Dinner--NEW!--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
New Orleans Mardi Gras Dinner--NEW!--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: muffaletta dip with crostini, Creole shrimp skewers, hush puppies with tomato jam, chicken and andouille sausage jambalaya, king cake cupcakes & beignets with powdered sugar
24Argentinian Street Food... CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Argentinian Street Food... CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Choripan (hot dogs with chimichurri), fugazetta (pizza with cheese and onions, chicken empanadas with adobo aioli, and Lomito (steak sandwich with ham, cheese, egg, lettuce, tomato and a chimichurri mayo) plus a sundae with caramelized banana and dulce de leche sauce
25Mexican Favorites-- CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mexican Favorites-- CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Mexican street corn soup, chorizo heuvos rancheros puffy tacos with spicy shrimp, pineapple & avocado salsa, beef flautas deep fried in flour tortillas with an avacado dipping sauce and banana foster quesadillas with a caramel rum sauce
26CLOSEDCLOSED 27Dim Sum (Chinese appetizers)--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dim Sum (Chinese appetizers)--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: chicken lettuce wraps, crab rangoons with a ginger sauce, cold Szechuan peanut noodles, shrimp egg rolls with an apricot sauce, steamed chicken dumplings with a lime cilantro sauce
28Private PartyPrivate Party 29The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassThe KITCHEN by Vangura ClassClass is held in Irwin and you need to register directly with Vangura