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!

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2 3 4Private PartyPrivate Party 5 6Homemade Pasta Class
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homemade Pasta ClassTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: tomato-basil bruschetta, Italian herb salad with frico chips, farfalle in a salmon alfredo sauce, ricotta gnocchi in a sage butter sauce and Alla Familia bolognese sauce over fettuccine
7 8Date Night (Italian)--SOLD OUT
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Date Night (Italian)--SOLD OUTTime: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: All pizza dough is made by hand and in the Neapolitan style.
mini calzone appetizers, white garlic sauce pizza with spinach, artichokes & red peppers, meat lovers' pizza with red sauce, antipasto salad and lemon Caprese cake with pistachio ice cream and limoncello!
Please bring 2 1/2 cups vodka in a glass container. We will start the limoncello and you will finish it at home the next day.
9Tapas & Paella
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tapas & PaellaTime: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Marinated olives, grilled zucchini with salsa verde, Manchego croquettes with quince sauce, stuffed mushrooms, Paella with shrimp, mussels, chorizo & chicken in a saffron rice and an orange flan for dessert
10 11Thai Dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai DinnerTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: tom yum shrimp soup, corn fritters with a cucumber-peanut sauce, pork pad Thai, lemongrass salad with napa cabbage, peanuts, coconut, and herbs, and red chicken curry with root vegetables
12Thai & Vietnamese Favorites
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thai & Vietnamese FavoritesTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/ BYOB: pork Banh mi sandwich with sriracha mayo, pickled carrots, herbs & chilies, bang bang shrimp, pad see ew with chicken, and a green mango salad
13Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuscan Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Pici (hand rolled semolina spaghetti) with hot sausage, swiss chard & peppadew sauce, panzanella tomato, bread & plum salad, chicken saltimbocca with lemon risotto with peas and a chocolate hazelnut tart with gelato
16CLOSEDCLOSED 17 18 19 20French Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
French Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: French onion soup, tomato orange salad, provencal beef stew over homemade pappardella and a Normande pear tart for dessert
21Date Night Dining
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date Night DiningTime: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: Caprese salad with a 'twist', pork tenderloin wrapped in prosciutto with a fruit & basil sauce, salt and vinegar potatoes, roasted broccoli with brown butter sauce and sweet corn panna cotta with a blackberry compote for dessert
23Homemade Pie Class with Lunch
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Homemade Pie Class with LunchTime: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$85.00 per person/BYOB: Learn to make the flakiest crust and turn it into delicious pies!
We will be making peach, apple, lemon meringue and key lime pies.
Lunch will be served and you will be taking home some tasty desserts!
24Chinese Dinner--SOLD OUT!
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chinese Dinner--SOLD OUT!Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: sizzling rice shrimp soup, mu shu pork in Mandarin pancakes, walnut shrimp stir fry with red peppers & snow peas and orange chicken with broccoli
25 26Greek Dinner:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greek Dinner:Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: lemon orzo soup, Mediterranean triangle appetizer in phyllo, pastitsio (lasagna with ground beef and a bechemal sauce, panzanella salad and chocolate baklava sundaes
27Korean Dinner: CANCELED
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Korean Dinner: CANCELEDTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person: Scallion pancakes with dipping sauce, Korean dumplings, bimimbap with beef and fried egg plus beef lettuce wraps
28Tapas of Madrid
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tapas of MadridTime: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$80.00 per person/BYOB: marinated olives, shrimp fritters with a piquillo pepper & marcona almond sauce, pork tenderloin slices on baguette with blue cheese sauce,, tomato soup garnished with hard boiled eggs and pancetta (NOT gazpacho), frizzled peppers with sea salt, grilled zucchini with salsa verde & crema Catalan for dessert
29The KITCHEN by Vangura ClassThe KITCHEN by Vangura Classsee link above calendar