17, Jul, 2019
Class Schedules/Menus

Class Schedules/Menus

Join our culinary excursion to Poros Island, Greece! 6 spots available. Call 412-362-0679 for more information. May 30-June 6, 2020…$2495.00 plus airfare.


*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 December, 2019 (arrow forward on the calendar)

Coming soon to the kitchen in YOUR HOME!…..after many years and many requests, Chop, WOK & Talk! is thrilled to announce the in-home Private Chef experience for your future dinner parties and catering needs! We’ll help you design the perfect and flavor-filled menu that will have your guests closing their eyes as they savor each bite! Call 412-362-0679 to inquire about your future dinner party and catering needs!

< July 2018 >
1Pizza, & 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: (doughs & sauces made from scratch) mini cheese & ham appetizers, Italian salad with balsamic dressing, hot sausage & mushroom pizza, gourmet white pizza with sun dried tomato pesto, chicken & feta, lemon Caprese cake with pistahio gelato and tiramisu.
Please bring 2 1/2 cups of 'cheap' vodka in a glass jar. We will start your limoncello and you can finish it at home the next day.
2French Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
French DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Mini mushroom appetizers, nectarine & peach salad with lavender syrup, pecans and blue cheese, asparagus a la Polonaise, chicken with brandy, apples, bacon, onions, & baguette slices, and a lemon almond souffle for dessert
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8 9Thai Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Fried spring rolls with a spicy sauce, salmon with a pesto topping and a raspberry sauce, fried rice with pineapple, cashews and grapes, cold peanut noodle salad with napa cabbage, sweet bell peppers, carrots & cilantro plus a Thai ice cream sundae for dessert
10 11Asian Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Asian FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Chicken lettuce wraps, mu shu pork with Mandarin pancakes, egg rolls with apricot sauce, tom yum shrimp soup, and beef banh mi sandwiches with herbs, pickled carrots and a spicy mayo
12Chinese Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chinese DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: egg drop soup, crab puffs with a ginger sauce, mango chicken with snow peas & red peppers in a sweet & spicy sauce, mu shu pork in Mandarin pancakes, and orange beef with broccoli
13Tapas of Madrid
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tapas of MadridTime: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: cold tomato soup, croquettes, marinated olives, stuffed dates with chorizo, pork tenderloin with blue cheese sauce, melon & serrano ham, tortilla (omelet) topped with a piquillo pepper & olive relish, shrimp with romesco sauce and warm churros
14Date 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: shrimp cocktail with a spicy orange balsamic sauce, herb crusted grilled sirloin steak with a fresh tomato and herb salsa, cheesy pull apart bread, asparagus and blueberry pie with ice cream
15Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: artichoke brushcetta, heirloom peach, tomato & burrata salad with a balsamic drizzle, chicken Milanese (sage butter sauce) cacio pepe fettucinne (black pepper & cheese) plus lemon zabaglione with fresh berries.
16Amalfi Coast Italian Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Amalfi Coast Italian DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Bruschetta topped with caponata, fish with a lemon caper beurre blanc sauce, green peas & pancetta risotto, Heirloom tomato, strawberry, mozzarella & pink peppercorn salad with a Balsamic drizzle and a hazelnut tart for dessert.....plus limoncello!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indian Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: chicken kebabs with mint sauce, home-made naan, lamb meatballs in a cashew curry, tomato date chutney, cucumber riata, lemon rice and pistachio phirni (pudding) for dessert
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BURNS WHITE TEAM BUILDINGTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
20Vangura's Kitchen Class (Irwin)Vangura's Kitchen Class (Irwin)SOLD OUT! 21Tapas & Paella--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas & Paella--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Marinated olives, roasted dates stuffed with chorizo, Manchego croquettes with quince sauce, fried cheese & tomato jam, Paella with shrimp, mussels, chorizo & chicken in a saffron rice and an orange flan for dessert
22Greek Dinner:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Greek Dinner:Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Burritos with pickled onions & Tzaziki sauce, Mediterranean triangle appetizers in phyllo, baked chicken with orzo, Greek salad & baklava for dessert
23Homemade Pasta Class
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta ClassTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: tart appetizer with tomatoes and mascarpone cheese, peach and tomato panzanella salad, fettuccine in a shrimp alfredo sauce, ricotta & broccolini ravioli in a butter pesto sauce, potato gnocchi with tomato butter sauce
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Chicken banh mi sandwiches with spicy mayo, pickled vegetables & herbs, corn fritters with a cucumber-peanut sauce, green mango salad, chicken pho with rice noodles, chilies, and herbs and a Thai spring roll with pork and a spicy dipping sauce
26PPG TEAM BUILDINGPPG TEAM BUILDING 27Private PartyPrivate Party 28Private PartyPrivate Party