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! 

< June 2017 >
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
        1Homemade Pizza & More!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pizza & More!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
2Private PartyPrivate Party 3Tapas Only--CANCELED
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tapas Only--CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: croquettes with saffron sauce,crispy cauliflower with raisins, garlic & capers, mixture of marinated olives & cheese, tortilla with piquillo pepper relish, beef empanadas with quince sauce, shrimp in a garlic wine sauce, dates stuffed with chorizo, Cabrales & roasted in vanilla oil, roasted onions with a balsamic drizzle, and orange flan for dessert. Baguette slices accompany the tapas.
4 5Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUT
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUTTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person/BYOB: bruschetta with a tapanade topping, ravioli stuffed with broccolini & ricotta then topped with a butter pistachio sauce, farfalle in a corn, shrimp & cherry tomato sauce, and fettuccine with vodka sauce plus a peach panzanella salad
6Korean Favorites--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Korean Favorites--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
75.00 per person/BYOB: Korean spicy popcorn chicken appetizer, beef bulgogi, kimchi, sticky rice, Korean dumplings and bimimbap
7 8Spanish Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Spanish DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Fried manchego cheese sandwiches with quince paste, shrimp in a garlic-wine sauce with crusty bread, casserole of chicken with apricots, prunes, hazelnuts & saffron rice, arugula peach & blue cheese salad with marcona almonds and an orange flan for dessert
9 10Date Night Dining--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night Dining--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$150.00 per couple/BYOB: shrimp cocktail with a grilled pineapple & jalapeno sauce, heirloom tomato salad with cumumbers, red onions and a peach dressing, grilled red chili buttermilk chicken with a spicy sauce, salt and vinegar smashed potatoes, green beans with pancetta & garlic crumbs, plus ice cream with a mixed berry wine sauce
11THE KITCHEN by Vangura ClassTHE KITCHEN by Vangura Classsee link above calendar 12 13Tuscan Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: bruschetta with pesto, red peppers & mozzarella,, chicken Francese over egg tagliatelle with artichokes & olive oil, peach panzanella salad with prosciutto and mozzarella, and cappuccino panna cotta & biscotti for dessert
14Thai Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person/BYOB: thai chicken tacos, salmon with pesto topping and a sweet & spicy sauce, spicy pineapple fried rice, fried pork spring rolls with a plum sauce, coconut flan with a banana sauce
15Chinese Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chinese DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person/BYOB: egg drop soup, crab rangoons with a ginger sauce, sweet and sour pineapple chicken mu shu pork with Mandarin pancakes and crispy jalapeno beef with broccoli and fried rice
16 17CLOSEDCLOSED
18 19Mexican Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mexican DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person: queso & chips, watermelon & mango salad with a tequila dressing, chicken with chocolate mole, creamy rice with poblano peppers & corn, and peach empanadas for dessert
20Thai & Vietnamese Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese FavoritesTime: 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 peanut-cucumber salsa, Chicken pho (soup), and a Banh mi sandwich on French bread
21 22Asian Appetizers--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Asian Appetizers--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person: Thai bang, bang shrimp, fried pork spring rolls with a plum auce, & corn fritters with a cucumber-peanut sauce. Chinese steamed chicken dumplings with a lime-cilantro sauce, crab rangoons with a ginger sauce, and pork pot stickers with a chili sauce
23Private PartyPrivate Party 24THE KITCHEN by Vangura ClassTHE KITCHEN by Vangura Classsee link above calendar
25Private PartyPrivate Party 26Tex-Mex Favorites--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tex-Mex Favorites--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person/BYOB: Mexican pizza, queso fundido with chips, fish tacos with chipotle sauce, shrimp tostadas with pineapple salsa, chicken & pepperjack quesadillas and churros for dessert
27Indian Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indian DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person/BYOB: chickpea patties with a cucumber riata, shrimp tikka masala, basmati rice with apricots & almonds, naan. butter chicken in a rich & thick sauce, coconut pudding with pineapple and candied cashews
28Greek Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person/BYOB: lamb gyro dumplings with tzatziki sauce, Greek strudel with chicken, fennel, red peppers & feta, panzanella salad, moussaka with eggplant and ground beef filling topped with a beschamel sauce, and baklava for dessert
29Moroccan Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moroccan DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Beef shisk kebabs with a yogurt-mint sauce, B'stilla (sweet chicken & nut phyllo pie), orange, date & endive salad with a lemon-cardamom dressing, sweet chicken tagine with apricots & caramelized walnuts, minty date couscous and Moroccon coconut macaroons, mint tea & coffee
30Vietnamese 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