01, Apr, 2020
Class Schedules/Menus

Class Schedules/Menus


*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


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

Chop, WOK & Talk! will be closed until April 1 in an effort to comply with the Governor’s “stay at home” order.



< January 2020 >
      1 2 3Private PartyPrivate Party 4Private PartyPrivate Party
5Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 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.
6Private PartyPrivate Party 7Indian Dinner--CANCELLED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indian Dinner--CANCELLEDTime: 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
8Tuscan 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: Lasagna soup, italian pork chops with an agro dolce sauce, mashed potato casserole with provolone & prosciutto, pesto Parmesan zucchini sticks and cantucci (biscotti) with affagato (coffee over ice cream) for dessert
9Homemade 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: pici (hand rolled spaghetti) with broccoli, cherry peppers & pancetta, Caesar salad with homemade croutons, gnocchi with red sauce and fettuccine with a butter-wine-lemon sauce and beef polpettes (meatballs)
10Amalfi 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: Fried eggplant with sausage & mozzarella appetizer, cod topped with a salad of fennel, tomatoes & grapefruit, homemade farfalle with a pistachio pesto plus a cannoli tart with pistachio gelato
11Vangura's Kitchen Class (Irwin)Vangura's Kitchen Class (Irwin)Perogie class. See link above the calendar to their website and register directly with Vangura.
12Hungarian Dinner...New!!
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hungarian Dinner...New!!Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Cream of mushroom soup with bacon, sherry, sour cream & fresh dill, langos (warm fried bread),chicken paprikash with homemade dumplings, cucumber salad and turogomboc (sweet cheese dessert dumplings) in vanilla sauce
13Mexican Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mexican FavoritesTime: 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
14Thai 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: Tom yum soup, chicken tenders with a hot & sour sauce and salted mango.
pad Thai with pork , and red curry shrimp and veggies over jasmine rice
15Argentinian Street Food...SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Argentinian Street Food...SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: choripan (chorizo hot dog with chimichurri), empanadas with adobo aioli, fugazza (pizza with tons of cheese and onions), lomito (grilled steak sandwiches on toasted bun with ham, cheese, egg, lettuce, tomato and a chimi-mayo) plus dulce de leche tortilla with ice cream, sliced almonds, whipped cream & blackberries
16Vietnamese Dinner--SOLD OUT1
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vietnamese Dinner--SOLD OUT1Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB:Spicy Vietnamese chicken noodle soup with egg noodles, crispy shrimp rolls in a lettuce cups with nuoc cham, sweet and sour pork over rice and a sundae drenched in a Vietnamese coffee syrup and topped with bananas, peanuts & coconut
17Private PartyPrivate Party 18Date Night Dining--CANCELLED
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night Dining--CANCELLEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: butternut squash soup with rum cream, red leaf lettuce salad with bacon,
pumpernickel croutons, dried cranberries and blue cheese, pork chops in a marsala-cider sauce with a honey-herb chunky applesauce, potato roses and pineapple upside down carrot cake with a bourbon pecan sauce for dessert
19Private PartyPrivate Party 20Tapas & Paella--CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas & Paella--CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: variety of marinated olives served hot, blistered shishito peppers with drizzle of lemon and a sprinkling of sea salt, stuffed dates with Marcona almonds & blue cheese then wrapped in bacon, bibb lettuce salad with oranges, olives, sunflower seeds and pomagranates, paella with a tomato saffron rice, topped with chorizo, shrimp, chicken and mussels. For dessert a sopapilla cheesecake squares.
21French Dinner--CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
French Dinner--CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Bibb lettuce salad with pomegranates and a lemon cream vinaigrette, savory pesto & goat cheese appetizers, chicken stew with apple cider, brandy, apples & bacon, fondant potatoes) and flaming cherries jubilee over ice cream
22Greek Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Mussels in a tomato-feta broth, Greek panzanella salad, baked chicken with orzo casserole and galatoboureko for dessert (phyllo with custard in the middle and drenched in syrup)
23Private PartyPrivate Party 24Private PartyPrivate Party 25Chinese New Year Celebration--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chinese New Year Celebration--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Soup dumplings, coconut shrimp with a ginger sauce, mu shu pork in Mandarin pancakes, spicy beef stir fry with multicolored peppers, cashews & rice plus a spiced banana split with a pineapple topping, zippy chocolate syrup and crushed walnuts
26Chinese New Year Celebration--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Chinese New Year Celebration--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Soup dumplings, coconut shrimp with a ginger sauce, mu shu pork in Mandarin pancakes, spicy beef stir fry with red peppers, snow peas, cashews & fried rice plus a spiced banana split with a pineapple topping, zippy chocolate syrup and crushed walnuts
27Moroccan Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Moroccan Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: Lamb kebabs with red pepper puree and homemade Moroccan flatbread. t'faya chicken with couscous topped with an apricot raisin sauce, orange and date salad, serpent cake (like baklava), mint tea and Moroccan coffee
28Thai & 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
29CLOSEDCLOSED 30CLOSEDCLOSED 31Private PartyPrivate Party