19, Mar, 2019
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

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 June, 2019 (arrow forward on the calendar) 
< March 2018 >
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tex-Mex Favorites--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: chili con queso with tortilla chips, shrimp & avocado tostadas, breakfast burritos (huevos ranchero), chicken chimichangas and mini sopapilla cheesecakes
9Private PartyPrivate Party 10Date Night Dining--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night Dining--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: mixed olives & cheese with baguette slices, shrimp fritters with a piquillo pepper & marcona almond sauce, sauteed mushrooms & herbs, baked Spanish onions topped with Cabrales blue cheese, almonds & a balsamic drizzle, mussels & chorizo, lamb skewers with a red wine glaze and orange flan for dessert
11Private PartyPrivate Party 12Thai & 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: Vietnamese chicken pho, beef banh mi sandwich, and Vietnamese fajitas (fresh spring rolls with nuoc cham). Thai bang bang shrimp, chicken sates with peanut sauce and steamed chicken dumplings with a sweet chili sauce
13Homemade Pasta--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm
Homemade Pasta--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm
$75.00/BYOB: lasagna soup, panzanella salad, cannelloni with crepes and a red and white sauce, potato gnocchi in a mushroom & hazelnut sauce and fettuccine bolognese (meat sauce)
14Tuscan 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 peppadews & EVOO, spinach and bocconcini salad, braised short ribs with homemade focaccia and cannoli (from scratch) with a chocolate hazelnut ricotta filling
15CMU TEAM BUILDINGCMU TEAM BUILDING 16The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassThe KITCHEN by Vangura Classsee link above calendar 17Private PartyPrivate Party Date Night (Italian)--SOLD OUT
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Date Night (Italian)--SOLD OUTTime: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$160.00 per couple/BYOB: Antipasto platter with cheese, Italian meats, olives, crostini and a pear mostarda, Italian beef Wellington, green beans with Parmesan and garlic crumbs, Caesar salad with homemade croutons and limoncello panna cotta with a blueberry wine sauce
18Chinese Dinner--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chinese Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: wonton soup, egg rolls with an apricot sauce, orange chicken over lettuce, pineapple fried rice and Mandarin beef with red peppers & snow peas
19Mexican Dinner--CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mexican Dinner--CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/ BYOB: tortilla soup, beef flautas with avocado cream, chicken chimichangas, black bean, corn & tomato salad, plus churros & hot chocolate for dessert
20 21 22 23Private PartyPrivate Party 24Private PartyPrivate Party
25Pizza, Limoncello--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pizza, Limoncello--SOLD OUT!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, white garlic vegetarian pizza, salad, 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.
26CLOSEDCLOSED 27French Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
French DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: Mussels in wine with baguette slices, scaloppini chicken with grapefruit & pink peppercorns, Duchess potatoes, asparagus, blue cheese souffle over greens and crepe suzettes for dessert
28Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Thai pork tacos with peanut sauce, Pad Kee Mao (drunken noodles) with chicken & boy choy, pesto salmon appetizers with a spicy cherry sauce and pork with red curry, vegetables and pineapple in a coconut broth over Jasmine rice
29 30The KITCHEN by Vangura Class
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Amalfi Coast 'meat-free' dinner. See link above calendar for menu selections