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 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. 
  • The complete schedule is listed through February, 2019 (arrow forward on the calendar) 


< November 2017 >
      1Homemade Pasta Class
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta ClassTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: tomato-pancetta-ricotta bruschetta, mascarpone gnocchi with a basil cream sauce, pumpkin ravioli with sage and toasted hazelnuts, mixed greens with roasted red peppers, chickpeas, candied walnuts, olives & a honey-balsamic dressing and fettuccine with vodka sauce and hot sausage
2Thai & Vietnamese Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per class/BYOB: pork chao goi (egg rolls), green mango salad, chicken banh mi sandwich with apple slaw, tom yum shrimp soup, pork pad see ew with broccoli and Thai chicken tacos with a peanut sauce
5THE KITCHEN by Vangura ClassTHE KITCHEN by Vangura Classsee link above calendar...TBD 6Asian Appetizers
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Asian AppetizersTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Chinese shrimp egg rolls with apricot sauce, crab rangoons with blackberry ginger sauce, and honey hoisin ribs. Thai pork tacos with peanut sauce and corn fritters with a cucumber-peanut salsa. bulgogi sliders with a kimchi aioli
7Vietnamese Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vietnamese DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Fisherman shrimp soup with pineapple & tomatoes, meatball lettuce wraps with peanut sauce, spicy orange ribs, Vietnamese fried rice and bananas stuffed with nutella and flambeed with rum
8Korean Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Korean FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
75.00 per person/BYOB: seafood soup, Bulgogi nachos, pork & kim chi dumplings, japchae (noodle stir fry) and pork biminbap
9Tapas & Paella
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas & PaellaTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: beef empanadas, stuffed dates with chorizo and Cabrales blue cheese, cauliflower with raisins, capers, garlic & bread crumbs, paella with saffron rice, chorizo, mussels, chicken and shrimp plus hot chocolate and Calabrian cheesecake for dessert
10 11Private PartyPrivate Party
12Chinese Dinner--CANCELED
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chinese Dinner--CANCELEDTime: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: shrimp sizzling rice soup, pork potstickers with a chili sauce, orange beef with broccoli, pineapple fried rice with tomatoes & cucumbers, and firebird chicken lo mein
13CLOSEDCLOSED 14Thai Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person: Pad Kee Mao (drunken noodles with pork), fried beef meatballs in a sweet & sour sauce, lemongrass salad with shrimp, green curry chicken with vegetables and spicy chicken coconut soup
15Amalfi Coast Italian Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Amalfi Coast Italian DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: (recipes from our culinary trip!) rolled eggplant appetizer, Caprese style cheese ravioli in a pesto sauce, mixed greens & herb salad with artichokes, olives and Parmesan crisps, fresh fish fillets baked in a cherry tomato & caper sauce and panna cotta with mixed berries
16Indian Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indian Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: tomato date chutney, cucumber and mint riata, chicken tikka masala, Indian beef tacos, naan, chicken Korma and pilau rice with mixed nuts
17Private PartyPrivate Party 18Date Night Dining: SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night Dining: SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$160.00 per couple/BYOB: pumpkin hard cider cheese dip with raisin nut bread
spinach salad with figs & blue cheese, roast pork with chipotle apples, Duchess potatoes, roasted brussel sprouts and a pumpkin creme brulee for dessert
19Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pizza, Pastries & LimoncelloTime: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: SOLD OUT! These recipes are from the culinary trip to the Amalfi Coast! Hand-made cannoli, Neapolitan pizza, pizza rolls, salad, Caprese chocolate almond cake, 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.
20Tex-Mex Favorites--CANCELLED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tex-Mex Favorites--CANCELLEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: tortilla soup. breakfast burritos with egg & chorizo, chimichurri shrimp skewers, red snapper tacos with a mango salsa and pumpkin churros with a chocolate-coffee sauce
26 27Private PartyPrivate Party 28French Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
French DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: roasted red pepper soup with Sambuca, Gruyere cheese souffle with a mixed green salad, coq au vin (chicken in wine) over homemade egg noodles, and a Normandy pear tart for dessert
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