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

Working on a culinary adventure to Italy for the spring of 2019.  If you are interested please call or e-mail your name and number and I will put you on the list to receive the itinerary and pricing when it is complete.  412-362-0679


  • 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 October (arrow forward on the calendar) and I am currently working on November through February 2019.


< April 2017 >
2 3Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: wedding soup, panzanella salad, hazelnut chicken, asparagus risotto with lemon & mascarpone cheese and limoncello semifreddo with seasonal berries
4Thai & Vietnamese
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & VietnameseTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person/BYOB: Thai fried pork spring rolls with a spicy sauce, pad Thai with shrimp, Thai corn fritters with a peanuts-cucumber salsa, Chicken pho (soup), and a Banh mi sandwich on French bread
5Pasta Class--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pasta Class--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person/BYOB: Tomato-basil bruschetta, Caesar salad with homemade croutons, farfalle with zucchini and a parsley-almond pesto sauce, fettucine with mushrooms artichokes, sundried tomatoes and peas in a cream sauce, and cheese ravioli with a tomato sauce
6Homemade Pizza--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pizza--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: (all doughs made from scratch) red sauce meat lovers pizza, white sauce pizza with pesto, spinach, red peppers, and artichokes, two cheese meat calzone with red sauce, focaccia topped with sea salt and rosemary, and a Caesar salad
7Private PartyPrivate Party 8Date Night Dining--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Date Night Dining--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$160.00 per couple/ BYOB: Mozzarella, tomato & strawberry salad, rack of lamb with mint and green onion pesto, grilled asparagus, lemon-Parmesan roasted potatoes and peach pie with ice cream for dessert
9French Dinner--CANCELED!
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
French Dinner--CANCELED!Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: fresh asparagus soup with lemon cream, French salad with fresh herbs and a corn souffle with bacon & comte cheese, Marseille style shrimp stew with baguette and Profiteroles with ice cream and a chocolate-coffee sauce for dessert
10Tapas Only--Canceled
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas Only--CanceledTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Manchego croquettes, crispy cauliflower with raisins, garlic & capers, mixture of marinated olives & cheese, tortilla with piquillo pepper relish, orange, raisin and olive salad, shrimp in a garlic wine sauce, dates stuffed with chorizo, Cabrales & roasted in vanilla oil, roasted onions with a balsamic drizzle, and frozen crema Catalan for dessert. Baguette slices accompany the tapas.
11 12Vietnamese Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vietnamese Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: fresh shrimp spring rolls with peanut sauce, sweet and sour chicken with peppers, tomatoes & pineapple, stir fried rice noodles with beef and vegetables, chicken banh mi sandwich with apple slaw and nutella stuffed bananas flambeed in rum
13Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person/BYOB: Chicken coconut soup, green mango salad, pesto salmon with a spicy cherry sauce, spicy pineapple fried rice and pork dragon eggs (dumplings)
14Private PartyPrivate Party 15Private PartyPrivate Party
30THE KITCHEN by Vangura Class
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
THE KITCHEN by Vangura ClassTime: 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Greek Dinner....see link above the calendar