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.

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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

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!

< February 2019 >
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
          1Vangura's Kitchen Class (Irwin)Vangura's Kitchen Class (Irwin)See link above calendar for specifics 2Private PartyPrivate Party
3 4Asian Appetizers
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Asian AppetizersTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: pork potstickers with chili sauce, crab puffs with a ginger sauce, Korean meatballs with gochujang sauce, corn fritters with a peanut-cucumber sauce and Vietnamese chicken banh mi sandwiches with pickled carrots, herbs and a spice Asian mayo
5Tuscan 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: gnocchi with mushrooms, hazelnuts & peas, Italian stuffed flank steak pinwheels with a fresh tomato sauce, lemon pasta with pistachios, antipasto salad with a balsamic drizzle and rum panna cotta with salted caramel sauce
6 7Private PartyPrivate Party 8Chinese New Year Celebration--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chinese New Year Celebration--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Shanghai soup dumplings, Szechuan peanut noodles,=,crab puffs with a ginger sauce,orange beef with broccoli, pineapple fried rice, tea, and a five spice banana split
9Chinese New Year Celebration
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chinese New Year CelebrationTime: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Shanghai soup dumplings, Szechuan peanut noodles,,crab puffs with a ginger sauce,orange beef with broccoli, pineapple fried rice, tea, & a five spice banana split
10 11Homemade 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: Panzanella bread and vegetable salad, potato gnocchi with a basil pesto sauce, cheese ravioli with homemade tomato sauce and fettuccine in a cream sauce with mushroom, peas, artichokes & sundried tomatoes
12Southern Italian Dinner--SOLD OUT
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southern Italian Dinner--SOLD OUTTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: polenta crostini topped with mushrooms in Marsala wine sauce for an appetizer, mixed greens with olives and Parmesan crisps, Shrimp fra Diavolo with homemade fettuccine and cannoli tarlets and limoncello for dessert
13 14Valentine's Day--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Valentine's Day--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Mussels with red pepper aioli, beet salad with citrus pistachios & goat cheese, salmon pesto with a spicy cherry sauce, asparagus, potato gratin with masarpone & gouda cheese, and chocolate Kahlua souffles with salted caramel sauce
15Valentine's Day Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Valentine's Day Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Mussels with red pepper aioli, beet salad with citrus pistachios & goat cheese, salmon pesto with a spicy cherry sauce, asparagus, potato gratin with masarpone & gouda cheese, and chocolate Kahlua souffles with salted caramel sauce
16Private PartyPrivate Party
17Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pizza, Pastries & LimoncelloTime: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Meat and cheese stombolis, antipasto salad with cheese, meat, beans,and candied walnuts and a balsamic drizzle, meat lovers pizza, pizza with blue cheese, pears, pistachios, prosciutto & arugula plus a chocolate hazelnut tart with gelato Bring 2 1/2 cups of 'cheap' vodka in a glass jar and we will start your limoncello and you will finish it at home.
18CLOSEDCLOSED 19Tapas & Paella
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas & PaellaTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: marinated olives, crab & piquillo pepper dip with baguette slices, shishito peppers with sea salt & lemon, stuffed dates with blue cheese & chorizo, Paella with shrimp, chicken, chorizo and saffron rice plus churros for dessert
20Argentinean Dinner--CANCELED!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Argentinean Dinner--CANCELED!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Picadillo (beef empanadas) with an adobo aioli, carne asada (skirt steak and grilled sausages) with a green and red chimichurri sauce, fugazza (onion & cheese focaccia) and creme caramel with a dulce de leche sauce for dessert
21French 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: Mussels Normande in an apple cider sauce, frisse salad with bacon and poached egg, chicken in a red wine sauce, French gnocchi, and a chocolate souffle for dessert
22Private PartyPrivate Party 23Private PartyPrivate Party
24Private PartyPrivate Party 25Thai 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: Chili spiced wonton soup, pork Thai tacos, chicken pad Kee Mao with bok choy, chilies, scallions, & sprouts and coconut shrimp over jasmine rice topped with a red curry sauce and mint plus tea
26Thai & 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: Thai chicken coconut soup,pork pad kee mao (drunken noodles with bok choy, red peppers & rice noodles in a spicy sauce, Vietnamese grilled meatball lettuce wraps with a peanut sauce and lemongrass beef banh mi sandwiches with spicy mayo, herbs, pickled veggies & jalapenos
27CLOSEDCLOSED 28Polish Favorites & Perogies--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Polish Favorites & Perogies--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: haluski, cabbage rolls, cheese & sauerkraut pierogies smothered in onions & butter (plus recipes for many variations) and Polish mini nut rolls