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.


< June 2018 >
          1 2Private PartyPrivate Party
3Pizza & 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: mini meat lovers calzones, antipasto salad, margarita pizza, gorganzola, fig, & prosciutto pizza topped with arugula, homemade cannoli, and lemon Caprese cake.
Please bring 2 1/2 cups vodka in a glass jar and we will start the limoncello and you will finish it at home the next day.
4Private PartyPrivate Party 5Amalfi Coast Italian Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Amalfi Coast Italian DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Caprese salad, fettuccine with fresh tomato sauce, grilled corn & shrimp, grilled chicken with artichoke caponata, foccacia and chocolate Caprese cake for dessert with hazelnut gelato
6Greek Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: lemon chicken soup, Mediterranean triangles (appetizers in phyllo), moussaka, Greek salad and Kataifi nut rolls in shredded phyllo dough (baklava filling in a different type of dough)
7Homemade Pasta Class
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta ClassTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: sausage & bean dip with crostini, cannelloni ( homemade crepes) baked in a red and white sauce, fettuccine carbonara (eggs & bacon), and pici (hand-rolled spaghetti) with peas, mushrooms and pancetta, and peach panzanella & tomato salad with mozzarella & prosciutto
8Private PartyPrivate Party 9Private PartyPrivate Party
10Asian Appetizers
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Asian AppetizersTime: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Chinese Kung Poa calamari, Chinese crab rangoons with a ginger sauce, , Korean pork & kimchi dumplings, Vietnamese pork banh mi sandwich, and Thai fresh spring rolls with chicken and a lime cilantro sauce
11French Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
French DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: chilled strawberry soup, chicken with a lemon-honey-lavendar sauce, potatoes baked in cream, mixed greens with baked brie, apples, pistachios & baguette slices and lemon souffle for dessert
12CLOSEDCLOSED 13Indian Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indian DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: beef samosas with mint sauce, naan, mango chutney, cucumber riata, chermoula rubbed chicken over couscous salad and kheer for dessert
14K & L GATES TEAM BUILDINGK & L GATES TEAM BUILDING 15The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassThe KITCHEN by Vangura ClassPlease see link above for more information and menu selections 16Date 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: Mozzarella, tomato & strawberry salad, bourbon brown sugar sirloin steak, oven fried asparagus with aioli, lemon-Parmesan roasted potatoes and peach pie with ice cream for dessert
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas & PaellaTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: meatballs of Madrid, flatbread with caramelized onions, piquillo peppers, and Manchego cheese, croquettes with a quince sauce, paella with mussels, shrimp, chicken & chorizo in saffron rice and crema catalan (similar to creme brulee) for dessert
20Moroccan Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moroccan DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: beef shisk kebabs, B'stilla (sweet chicken & nut pie in phyllo dough, orange & date salad, T'faya couscous with chicken in a raisin-apricot sauce, coconut cookies, and Morrocan coffee & mint tea
21Thai Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Chili spiced wonton soup, pork pad see ew with broccoli, sweet & sour chicken stir fry with tomatoes & pineapple over coconut rice, and peanutty chicken cashew cups. and coconut flan with a pineapple basil sauce
24Tapas of Madrid
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tapas of MadridTime: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: cold tomato soup, homemade bread, phyllo dough stuffed with pork and topped with piquillo peppers and a balsamic drizzle, ham croquettes, marinated olives, fried peppers with sea salt, stuffed dates with chorizo, pork tenderloin with blue cheese sauce, patatas brava, melon & serrano ham and Spanish cheesecake
25Mexican Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mexican DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00 per person/BYOB: Chorizo meatball soup, coffee rubbed flank steak with chimichurri sauce, roasted potatoes with chipotle butter, jimaca, mango & strawberry salad plus churro ice cream sandwiches
26Private PartyPrivate Party 27Southern Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southern Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: hush puppies & tomato jam, Nashville "HOT" chicken, mac n' cheese, buttermilk biscuits, braised greens and key lime pie for dessert