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



  • When you put your cursor on a particular class the menu, time and price will appear.  Then, call 412-362-0679 for registration and payment.


< March 2017 >
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5Chinese Dinner
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chinese DinnerTime: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$70.00 per person: egg drop soup, steamed shrimp dumplings with a spicy mango sauce, scallion pancakes, spicy beef & peanuts and sweet and sour pineapple chicken with broccoli
6Homemade 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: caponata & goat cheese bruschetta, arugula salad with pears & shaved pecorino cheese, farfalle with figs, rosemary & pancetta, fettuccine in a shrimp alfredo sauce and meat ravioli with vodka sauce
7Thai & Vietnamese--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese--SOLD OUT!Time: 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 peanuts-cucumber salsa, Chicken pho (soup), and a Banh mi sandwich on French bread
8Asian Appetizers
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Asian AppetizersTime: 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
9Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person/BYOB: grilled chicken skewers with an Asian pear slaw, steamed chicken dumplings with peanut sauce, fried spring rolls with a spicy sauce, Thai pork noodle bowl with rice noodles (Kao Soi), herbs and chilies and sticky rice with mangoes
10Private PartyPrivate Party 11Date Night Dining:
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Date Night Dining:Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$150.00 per couple/BYOB: shrimp corn chowder, grilled porterhouse pork chops with sweet & spicy orange-chipotle sauce, sugar snap peas with chilies, lemon & mint, individual butternut squash-carrot souffles with a crunchy topping and a raspberry tart with a pistachio crust for dessert
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Baking--Pies!Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$75.00 per person: key lime pie, double crust berry pie, single crust Bourbon pecan pie, lemon meringue and a coconut cream pie. Participants will also be served a salad & croissant sandwich. (bring containers to take home your goodies!!
13Tex-Mex Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tex-Mex FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70.00 per person/BYOB: jalapeno poppers, queso fundido with chips, fish tacos with chipotle sauce, steak fajitas, chicken & pepperjack quesadillas and sopapillas for dessert
14Tapas & Paella
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas & PaellaTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person: piquillo pepper dip with crostini, chorizo stuffed mushrooms, marinated olives & cheese, beef empanadas, paella with shrimp, mussels, chicken, & chorizo in a saffron tomato rice, and churros with a nutella-chocolate sauce
15Indian Dinner
6:00 pm
Indian DinnerTime: 6:00 pm
$70.00 per person: spicy chickpea soup, naan, butter chicken, pistachio & apricot biriyani, pear chutney, riata, and kheer (rice pudding for dessert)
16French Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
French DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: moules frites (steamed mussels in wine & French fries), mixed greens with brie & baguette slices, French style green beans, pork in an apple cream sauce, individual butternut squash-carrot souffles and lemon creme brulee
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19 20Korean Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Korean FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person: Korean sticky chicken appetizer, beef & pork dumplings, sticky rice, kimchi, beef bulgogi and bimimbap
21Greek Dessert Class
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dessert ClassTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person: Loukoumades (fried donut holes with honey and crushed walnut sprinkles), baklava, bougatsa (breakfast pastry), and galatoboureko (lemon custard in phyllo Participants will also prepare and be served avgolemono soup and spanikopetia.
22Moroccan Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moroccan Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person: Kefta briouts (fried ground beef appetizers) lamb tagine with prunes, apricots, and yams, couscous, b'stilla (sweet chicken & nut pie in phyllo dough), Moroccan citrus salad, rice pudding, Moroccan mint tea and coffee
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/ BYOB: Tuscan barley soup, mised greens with frico chips, roast pork loin with blood orange mostarda, fettucine in Meyer lemon & ricotta sauce and tiramisu for dessert
25Private PartyPrivate Party
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
THE KITCHEN by VANGURA CLASSTime: 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Tapas & Paella/$100.00 per person/BYOB
Clink on the link above the calendar for more information. Class is in Irwin.
27 28Private PartyPrivate Party 29Tapas Only--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas Only--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Manchego croquettes, crispy cauliflower with raisins, garlic & capers, mixture of marinated olives & cheese, tortilla with piquillo pepper relish, orange, raisin and olive salad, shrimp in a garlic wine sauce, dates stuffed with chorizo, Cabrales & roasted in vanilla oil, roasted onions with a balsamic drizzle, and frozen crema Catalan for dessert. Baguette slices accompany the tapas.
30Homemade 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