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

JOIN OUR  CULINARY EXCURSION TO SPAIN & PORTUGAL….APRIL 28-MAY 6, 2018 (4 spots available at this time)  To request a full itinerary and pricing call 412-362-0679.

4 star hotels in Lisbon, Porto & Madrid, all transfers, daily breafast, 5 lunches with wine, 7 restaurant dinners with wine, 3 cooking lessons followed by lunch with wine, 1 cooking class followed by dinner with wine.

EXCURSIONS:

Sunset cruise in Lisbon, walking tour of Lisbon, and full day tour of the Portugese Riviera and a cooking class

Historical walking tour of Porto, trip to the Douro River Valley, tour of a wine farm and aging cellar and a cooking class

Olive farm with olive oil tasting in Madrid, tapas walking tour, tapas cooking class, dinner cooking class, Flamenco show, Gourmet eating tour in Salamanca, shopping and leisure time

 

Put your cursor on a class of interest and the menu will appear! 

< February 2018 >
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
        1 2Private PartyPrivate Party 3Private PartyPrivate Party
4Pizza, & Limoncello--CANCELED!
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pizza, & Limoncello--CANCELED!Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: These recipes are from the culinary trip to the Amalfi Coast! hand-made cannoli, Neapolitan pizza, pizza rolls, salad, Caprese chocolate almond cake, and tiramisu.
For the limoncello please bring
2 1/2 cups of vodka in glass jar. It is a two day process and you will finish it at home.
5CLOSEDCLOSED 6Thai & 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: corn fritters with a cucumber sauce, chicken sates with peanut sauce and lemongrass salad with shrimp. Vietnamese shrimp soup andpork banh mi sandwich
7Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUT
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUTTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00/BYOB: lasagna soup with hot sausage, antipasto salad, cannelloni with crepes in a red & bechamel sauce, fettuccine with a Meyer lemon & ricotta sauce and potato gnocchi in red sauce
8French 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: roasted red pepper soup with Sambuca, basil crusted lamb chops with a lemon vinaigrette, french style gnocchi, charred green beans with herbs, frisee salad with bacon & poached egg plus cherries jubilee for dessert
9DICKS SPORTING GOODS TEAM BLDGDICKS SPORTING GOODS TEAM BLDG 10Private PartyPrivate Party
11Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: tom yum shrimp soup, turkey dumplings with a spicy chili sauce, steak salad with peanut dressing, Pad Kee Mao (drunken noodles with chicken & boy choy, pork red curry with vegetables and pineapple
12CLOSEDCLOSED 13Indian 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: turkey kathi rolls with a mint and date dipping sauce, naan, pear chutney, cucumber riata, lemon rice, chicken pistachio cream curry and gulab jamum for dessert
14Valentine's Day --SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Valentine's Day --SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$160.00 per couple/BYOB: roasted red pepper soup with Sambuca, steak au poive with a brandy cream sauce, double mushroom bread pudding, roasted broccoli with pistachios & pickled golden raisins, butter lettuce salad with goat cheese croquettes, candied walnuts & a lemon vinaigrette, and frangelico soaked brownie sundates with hazelnut brittle and chocolate covered strawberries
15 16Valentine's Day --SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Valentine's Day --SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$160.00 per couple/BYOB: roasted red pepper soup with Sambuca, steak au poive with a brandy cream sauce, double mushroom bread pudding, roasted broccoli with pistachios & pickled golden raisins, butter lettuce salad with goat cheese croquettes, candied walnuts & a lemon vinaigrette, and frangelico brownie sundaes with hazelnut brittle and chocolate covered strawberries
17Valentine's Day --SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Valentine's Day --SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
PRIVATE PARTY...ALL SEATS RESERVED.
18Asian Appetizers--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Asian Appetizers--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Thai chicken dumplings with a lime cilantro sauce, Thai fried spring rolls with a plum sauce, Vietnamese orange ribs, Vietnamese beef Banh mi sandwich, and Korean bulgogi nachos
19Moroccan Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moroccan Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: beef shisk kebabs, B'stilla (sweet chicken & nut pie in phyllo dough, orange & date salad, T'faya couscous with chicken in a raisin-apricot sauce, coconut cookies, and Morrocan coffee & mint tea
20Tuscan 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: Tuscan bean soup, pici (hand-rolled spaghetti) with broccoli, pancetta & EVOO, parmesan flan over asparagus, braised short ribs with homemade focaccia and cannoli for dessert
21CLOSEDCLOSED 22CLOSEDCLOSED 23The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassThe KITCHEN by Vangura Classsee link above calendar 24Chinese New Year--CANCELED
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chinese New Year--CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: sizzling rice soup, crab rangoons with a blackberry ginger sauce, steamed chicken dumplings with a lime-cilantro sauce, Jalapeno beef with broccoli, shrimp and walnut stir-fry with snow peas & red peppers in a sweet & spicy sauce and a fried dessert roll with a chocolate ginger sauce and ice cream
25Chinese New Year--CANCELED
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Chinese New Year--CANCELEDTime: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: sizzling rice soup, crab rangoons with a blackberry ginger sauce, steamed chicken dumplings with a lime-cilantro sauce, Jalapeno beef with broccoli, shrimp and walnut stir-fry with snow peas & red peppers in a sweet & spicy sauce and a fried dessert roll with a chocolate ginger sauce and ice cream
26CLOSEDCLOSED 27Greek Dinner: CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner: CANCELEDTime: 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
28Brunch Italian Style-CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brunch Italian Style-CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Bellini cocktail, Italian sausage popovers with syrup, fresh fruit, pancetta-potato -spinach frittata with fresh burst cherry sauce, green side salad, homemade foccacia, kahlua tiramisu parfaits and limoncello