17, Jul, 2019
Class Schedules/Menus

Class Schedules/Menus

Join our culinary excursion to Poros Island, Greece! 6 spots available. Call 412-362-0679 for more information. May 30-June 6, 2020…$2495.00 plus airfare.


*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

Class Calendar:

  • Put your cursor on a particular class to view the menu, time and price.  Then, call 412-362-0679 for registration and payment. 
  • The complete schedule is listed through December, 2019 (arrow forward on the calendar)

Coming soon to the kitchen in YOUR HOME!…..after many years and many requests, Chop, WOK & Talk! is thrilled to announce the in-home Private Chef experience for your future dinner parties and catering needs! We’ll help you design the perfect and flavor-filled menu that will have your guests closing their eyes as they savor each bite! Call 412-362-0679 to inquire about your future dinner party and catering needs!

< 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