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!

< March 2019 >
          1The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassThe KITCHEN by Vangura ClassSOLD OUT! 2Private PartyPrivate Party
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Eggplant rollatini, beef Milanese topped with a Parmesan & green salad, homemade foccacia ,roasted & marinated vegetables, chocolate hazelnut tart with gelato and limoncello
6Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUT
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUTTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: lemon mascarpone gnocchi with a basil butter, antipasto salad with a balsamic drizzle, fettuccine with meyer lemons, spinach and hazelnuts and individual meat lasagnas with fresh pasta and homemade sauce
7Amalfi Coast Italian Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Amalfi Coast Italian Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: grilled polenta with sausage and a fresh tomato sauce, herb salad with Parmesan crisps (frico chips), hazelnut chicken, homemade foccacia, zabaglione with fresh berries and limoncello
8 9Date Night Dining--Spanish--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night Dining--Spanish--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Tapas: grilled zucchini planks with salsa verde, blistered shishito peppers with lemon & salt, "hot" olives with crostini, cold tomato soup (NOT gazpacho) garnished with hard boiled egg & crispy serrano ham.
Paella entree: saffron rice, mussels, shrimp, chicken, chorizo and peas, and dulche de leche churro tots with whipped cream & fudge sauce
10Private PartyPrivate Party 11CMU TEAM BUILDINGCMU TEAM BUILDING 12Middle Eastern Favorites--CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Middle Eastern Favorites--CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: baba ghanouj, falafel, pork kebabs over basmati rice, tabbouleh, and Knafeh (phyllo dessert)
13Korean Dinner:--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Korean Dinner:--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: shrimp noodle soup with udon noodles, sticky chicken appetizer with gochujang sauce, beef short ribs, kimchi fried rice topped with a fried egg
14CLOSEDCLOSED 15French Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
French DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Fondue Savoyard, Mushroom tart with green salad, coq au vin over buttered parsley noodles and a lemon souffle for dessert
16Private PartyPrivate Party
17Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: meat and cheese stombolis, antipasto salad with caramelized walnuts and a balsamic drizzle, pepperoni and mushroom pizza, whit pizza with chicken, roasted red peppers and artichokes plus a chocolate hazelnut tart and limoncello Please bring 2 1/2 cups of 'cheap vodka in a glass jar. We will start your limoncello and you will complete it at home.
18Moroccan Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moroccan DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: B'stilla appetizers (sweet chicken & nuts in phyllo), orange salad, t'faya chicken with onion, raisins, cinnamon sauce and couscous, Knafeh for dessert, mint tea and Moroccan coffee
19 20Argentinean Dinner.. SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Argentinean Dinner.. SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Picidillo (beef empanadas) with a adobo aioli, carne asada (skirt steak & grilled sausages) with a red and green chimichurri sauce, fugazza (focaccia) with cheese and onions plus dulce de leche crepes for dessert
21Thai & Vietnamese Favorites--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese Favorites--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: summer rolls with peanut sauce, pork pad see ew with rice noodles and broccoli, lemongrass beef banh mi sandwiches with pickled vegetables and a spicy mayo and nutella stuffed bananas flambeed with rum and served with ice cream
22The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassThe KITCHEN by Vangura Classsee link above calendar 23
24Baking 'Desserts Around the World
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Baking 'Desserts Around the WorldTime: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Moroccan coconut cookies, Greek baklava, individual German apple strudels, and Polish mini nut rolls and a variety of truffles.
Salad and croissant sandwich will be served
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas of Madrid--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: "hot" olives with crostini, zucchini planks topped with salsa verde, shrimp in garlic-wine sauce, roasted onions with blue cheese, chives, almonds & balsamic drizzle, Spanish meatballs in a red sauce with peas, potato and egg tortilla wrapped in serrano ham and topped with a piquillo peppers & olives plus an orange flan for dessert
27Thai Dinner:--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai Dinner:--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: chicken planks in a hot & sour sauce topped with salted mango, lemongrass salad with cashews, napa cabbage, coconut, herbs & spicy dressing, pork pad kee mao stir fry with rice noodles and shrimp curry with pineapple over jasmine rice plus lemongrass tea
28Tex-Mex Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tex-Mex FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: huevos ranchero burrito, beef flautas with avocado sauce, and beef chicken tamale pie with salad and sopapilla cheesecake for dessert
31Appetizers Around the World--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Appetizers Around the World--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB Thai corn fritters with a peanut-cucumber sauce, French mushroom tart with walnut crust & sherry whipped cream,, Chinese chicken sates with a peanut sauce, Italian bruschetta with pesto, mozzarella and roasted red peppers, and Mexican puffy chicken tacos