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! 

< October 2017 >
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1Private PartyPrivate Party 2Mexican Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mexican DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person:/BYOB: steamed mussels in a coconut-tequila-chili broth, coffee rubbed flank steak with chimichurri sauce, Mexican rice casserole, chicken nacho quesadillas, and pumpkin churros with a coffee-chocolate sauce
3CLOSEDCLOSED 4PNC TEAM BUILDINGPNC TEAM BUILDING 5 6Oktoberfest!--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oktoberfest!--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: beer & cheddar fondue with sausages, homemade Bavarian pretzels with a sweet mustard sauce, Knockwrust bake with sauerkraut, apples & rutabaga, potato pancakes with applesauce & sour cream and a beer and bacon toffee sundae for dessert
7Oktoberfest!--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oktoberfest!--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: beer & cheddar fondue with sausages, homemade Bavarian pretzels with a sweet mustard sauce, Knockwrust bake with sauerkraut, apples & rutabaga, potato pancakes with applesauce & sour cream and a beer and bacon toffee sundae for dessert
8Oktoberfest!
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Oktoberfest!Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: beer & cheddar fondue with sausages, homemade Bavarian pretzels with a sweet mustard sauce, Knockwrust bake with sauerkraut, apples & rutabaga, potato pancakes with applesauce & sour cream and a beer and bacon toffee sundae for dessert
9 10Private PartyPrivate Party 11 12Asian Appetizers--CANCELLED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Asian Appetizers--CANCELLEDTime: 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. Korean dumplings with hot sauce
13THE KITCHEN by Vangura ClassTHE KITCHEN by Vangura Classsee link above website 14
15Pizza, 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! Zeppoli (doughnuts), Neapolitan pizza, pizza rolls, salad, Caprese chocolate almond cake, and limoncello tiramisu/
For the limoncello please bring
2 1/2 cups of vodka in jar. It is a two day process and you will finish it at home.
16Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Italian sausage queso dip with crostini, panzanella salad,, meat roulade stuffed with broccoli raab, provolone & cherry peppers and red wine sauce, homemade cheese agnolotti (large ravioli) in a creamy artichoke sauce plus tiramisu for dessert
17CLOSEDCLOSED 18 19Amalfi 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 with red sauce, arugula & Parmesan salad, fresh fish fillets in a potato crust and drizzled with rosemary & lemon oil and panna cotta with mixed berries
20STARKIST TEAM BUILDINGSTARKIST TEAM BUILDING 21Moroccan Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Moroccan Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: lamb shisk kebabs in pita pockets with a tomato salsa, b'stilla (sweet chicken & nut pie in phyllo dough, avocado and ruby grapefruit salad, t'faya chicken in a raisin sauce with couscous, Knafeh (phyllo & cheese dessert with pistashios & orange flower water, mint tea and Moroccan coffee
22 23Tapas & 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
24Greek Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Greek lemon soup, phyllo appetizer filled with pork, currants & pistachios, Moussaka with beef & eggplant, baked feta & walnut salad and a Greek honey-walnut cake for dessert
25Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person: Mussels in a lemongrass coconut basil broth, Pad Kee Mao (drunken noodles with chicken and spicy Thai chicken nachos, red curry with shrimp, pineapple and vegetables and green mango salad
26 27Private PartyPrivate Party 28Private PartyPrivate Party
29Private PartyPrivate Party 30Thai & 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 turkey sliders with a peanut sauce
31Korean Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Korean FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
75.00 per person/BYOB: Korean beef tacos, spicy pork ribs with kimchi fried rice, Korean dumplings and bulgogi pizza