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!

< November 2018 >
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Meat & cheese platter, , roasted pork loin with fig sauce, chard with raisins & orange peel, gnocchi alla romano and a giant chocolate hazelnut ice cream sandwich for dessert
3Date Night Dining--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night Dining--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Brie in a bread bowl, lamb chops with a mint pesto, risotto with mushrooms, pancetta & peas, beet & citrus salad topped with goat cheese & walnuts and cherries jubilee (flambeed)over ice cream
4 5Tex-Mex Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tex-Mex FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: black bean dip with chips, shrimp skewers with chimmichurri sauce, a loaded burrito bowl with chicken and a chipotle cream dressing plus sopapilla cheesecake pie for dessert
6Southern Italian Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southern Italian DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: stracciatella (egg drop soup), fennel and orange salad with walnut pesto, chicken with salsa verdi, risotto with peas & asparagus and homemade cannoli
7Greek Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: mini spiced lamb pies with tzataiki sauce, Greek salad, pastitsio (lasagna topped with white sauce & baklava sundae make with homemade baklava
8CLOSEDCLOSED$80.00 per person/BYOB: crostini with a blue cheese & olive topping, manicotti made with crepes and a cheese filling, sweet sausage ravioli with a sage butter sauce, and fettuccine with malfalda sauce CLOSEDCLOSED 9DELOITTE TEAM BUILDING EVENTDELOITTE TEAM BUILDING EVENT 10
11Holiday Yeast Breads--SOLD OUT!
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Holiday Yeast Breads--SOLD OUT!Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$85.00 per person/ BYOB: Cherry almond stollen, cream cheese Danish braid, cinnamon rolls plus a dried fruit & rum stollen. Perfect for entertaining, gift giving and all freeze well.
Soup and salad will be served for lunch
12Thai 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: steamed mussels with baguette slices, lemongrass, basil & chili peppers, shrimp pad Thai, chicken and lemongrass dumplings, and beef panang curry with veggies over jasmine rice
13Thai & Vietnamese Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: pork meatball banh mi sandwich with pickled veggies, spicy mayo and herbs, peanut crusted shrimp over a mango salad, green chicken curry with mixed vegetables and Vietnamese lemongrass beef wraps
14Sweet Substitutions
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sweet SubstitutionsTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: This class is for people wishing to learn substitutions for sugar. While we prepare the meal you will receive information and suggestions for replacing sugar in recipes. Our menu is:
pumpkin muffins
savory crepes with a chicken-mushroom filling
salad with a sugar free dressing
blueberry granola crisp
15Korean 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: scallion pancakes with a chili sauce, shrimp & vegetable skewers basted with a honey-gochujang sauce, mandu (dumplings) and chicken bimimbap
16The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassThe KITCHEN by Vangura Classsee link above calendar 17
18Tapas of Madrid
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tapas of MadridTime: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: mussel with chorizo & crostini, marinated olives, cold tomato soup, fried salted peppers, potato & egg tortilla, shrimp in a garlic wine sauce, Catalan cream (like creme brulee)and stuffed dates with Manchego cheese & chorizo
19Private Party
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private PartyTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
25 26CLOSEDCLOSED Chinese New Year CelebrationChinese New Year Celebration$85.00 per person/BYOB: Shanghai soup dumplings, Szechuan peanut noodles,=,crab puffs with a ginger sauce,orange beef with broccoli, pineapple fried rice, tea, oranges & homemade almond cookies 27CLOSEDCLOSED 28French Dinner--CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
French Dinner--CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: roasted red pepper soup with sambucca, mixed greens with brie, apples & baguette slices, pork tenderloin in a brandy cream sauce, asparagus and crepe Suzette for dessert
29Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta Class--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: potato gnocchi with tomato sauce, Caesar salad with croutons, ricotta ravioli with a lemon cream sauce and scrimp scampi over homemade fettuccine
30Private PartyPrivate Party