Class Schedules/Menus

OUR ANNUAL CULINARY TRIP TO TUSCANY IS SOLD OUT!!

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.
  • 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.
  • PRIVATE PARTY means that particular date is already booked
  • For information on classes at The Kitchen By Vangura click here

 

CLASS CALENDAR:

  • 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 April, 2019 (arrow forward on the calendar) 

 

< March 2019 >
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          1 2Private PartyPrivate Party
3 4II VI TEAM BUILDINGII VI TEAM BUILDING 5Tuscan Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Eggplant rollatini, beef Milanese topped with a Parmesan & esarole salad, homemade foccacia , chocolate hazelnute tart with gelato and li=imoncello
6Homemade Pasta Class
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta ClassTime: 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
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night Dining--SpanishTime: 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
10Polish Favorites & Perogies
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Polish Favorites & PerogiesTime: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: haluski, cabbage rolls, cheese & sauerkraut pierogies smothered in onions & butter (plus recipes for many variations) and Polish mini nut rolls
11Moroccan 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
12Middle Eastern Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Middle Eastern FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: baba ghanouj, falafel, chicken kebabs over basmati rice, tabbouleh, and Knafeh (phyllo dessert)
13Korean Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Korean Dinner: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
14Chinese Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chinese DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: sizzling rice soup, mu shu pork with Mandarin pancakes, potstickers with chili sauce and pineapple r chicken with broccoli in a sweet & sour ginger sauce plus rice
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
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17Pizza, Pastries & Limoncello
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pizza, Pastries & LimoncelloTime: 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.
18Indian Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indian DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: beef samosas, homemade naan, chicken pistachio korma, pilau rice with pineapple, raisins & cashews, riata, pear chutney and phirni (Indian rice pudding)
19Greek Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: spiced lamb appetizers in phyllo and topped with tzataiki sauce, Greek veggie salad with feta, baked chicken with orzo and baklava sundaes topped with chocolate. The baklava will be made in class
20Cajun-Creole Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cajun-Creole Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: fried green tomatoes topped with pimento cheese & bacon jam, muffaletta dip with crostini, sausage, shrimp & chicken jambalaya with rice and Commander's Palace bread pudding souffle for dessert
21Thai & Vietnamese Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese FavoritesTime: 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 World'Time: 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 Brazilian brigadieros (Chocolate bon bons)
Salad and croissant sandwich will be served
BRING CONTAINERS TO TAKE HOME GOODIES!
25Tapas of Madrid
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas of MadridTime: 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
26Vietnamese Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vietnamese DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: grilled meatball lettuce wraps with peanut sauce, 3 meat Saigon noodle stir fry with asparagus, bok choy & sprouts, Vietnamese ribs with a spicy orange glaze and nutella stuffed bananas flambeed with rum and served with ice cream
27Thai Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: chicken planks in a hot & sour sauce topped with salted mango, 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 and sopapilla cheesecake for dessert
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31Appetizers Around the World
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Appetizers Around the WorldTime: 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