Chef Joe's Culinary Salon
16 B Sanchez Street
San Francisco

cell: 415-640-4017

 shop: 415-626-4379

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Chef Joe's Culinary Salon
The Best "Hands On" Cooking Classes in San Francisco!


All Are Welcome!
-Private Group Bookings Available-
Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, January 17th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person/ sold out
New date added:
Tuesday, February 21st/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person/ open

January 2017:

Farmers Market Bounty/ Vegetarian Cookery/ Saturday, January 14th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out
Healthy vegetarian cooking at its finest! Create this delicious bounty of market fresh, farm to table plant based dishes. Acorn Squash-Crimini -Apple-Frisée Salad, Red Beet-Vegetable Soup, Roast Butternut Squash-Cauliflower -Kale Gratin and Bonus:Persimmon-Pomegranate-Orange Mélange

Knife Skills Class/
Tuesday, January 17th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person/ Essential Skills/ sold out
Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne just like a pro!
Chicken Cookery/ La Cuisine du Poulet/
Thursday, January 19th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ Essential Skills/Technique
Master the methods and techniques of chicken cookery with an air of confidence and palette pleasing results.
Coq à la Bière (Chicken braised in beer, mushrooms, carrots, onions and juniper berries), Poulet Rôti (Whole roasted free range chicken w/ fresh herbs and aromatics),
Poulet Sauté à la Provençal (Sautéed chicken breast w/ tomatoes, garlic, olives, basil and white wine)
Let’s Make Soup! Tuesday, January 24th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ Essential Skills/Popular Pick!
Learn the methods, classifications and techniques in creating a bounty of delicious homemade soups.The variations are endless once you are empowered with the knowledge and skills of soup cookery! Winter Vegetable-White Bean Soup, Cream of Broccoli Soup, Butternut-Ginger Soup and French Lentil-Soup
Le Restaurant St. Germain/ Thursday, January 26th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ French Menu Class
Create this elegant French menu with the panache and savoir faire of a master Chef in a relaxed comfortable setting. Potage Crécy (Cream of Carrot-Leek-Potato Soup), Saumon en Croûte (Salmon in Puff Pastry with Mushroom Duxelle), Haricots Verts et Tomates Cerises (Green Bean and Cherry Tomato Sauté) and Beignets aux Pommes (Apple Fritters)
Classic French Sauces/
Saturday, January 28th/ 11am to 2pm (125.) per person/ Skills/Technique Class/Chefs Pick!
Elevate your cooking repertoire! Learn to make Classic French sauces like a professional chef. This class combines the most important aspects of both sauce I and II in one comprehensive 3 hour workshop. In this very approachable “hands on” class, we will focus on the methods and techniques of creating the essential French “mother” sauces and a variety of their derivative sauces. We will also pair sauces with appropriate proteins, starch and vegetable. Plenty to learn and plenty of sumptuous eats in this class! Sauce Espagnol, Chasseur, Velouté, Béchamel, Mornay, Marsala, Piccata and more!
Baking and Pastry Essentials/ Tuesday, January 31st/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ Essential Skills/Technique Class
Learn to master the essential building blocks of basic French baking and pastry. These versatile dough's and culinary appareil are indispensable for all cooks, chefs and novices alike. In this class we’ll make: Pâte Sucrée (Sweet Pie Dough), Pâte Brisée (Flaky Pie Dough), Pâte a Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Crème Pâtissière (Pastry Cream) and Sauce au Chocolat. In addition we’ll make fresh fruit tarts, profiteroles and tarte aux pommes…yum!

February 2017: 

New/Cooking with Beer!/ Tuesday, February 9th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per Great Techniques, Flavor Blends and Beer Pairing
Break out the wheat, stouts, lagers and ales and let’s cook up storm! Prague Goulash Stew Braised in Brown Ale, Lager Beer Battered Onion Rings with Mint Chiffonade, München Hofbräu Salad w/ Citrus-Weissbier Dressing and Chocolate-Ginger Stout Cake
Mediterranean Tapas (appetizers and small plates) Saturday, February 11th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person
A sumptuous array of mouth watering Mediterranean style small plates and appetizers, perfect for a casual
get-together or a party buffet! Fava Bean-Pecorino-Truffle Crostini, Spicy Moroccan Prawns, Zaalouk/Roast Eggplant-Bell Pepper-Tomato-Garlic Dip with Flatbread and Buñuelos/ Manchego Cheese Puffs….yum!
A Special Valentines Evening/ Tuesday, February 14th/ 6pm to 9pm (125. per person/ 250. per couple)
Enjoy an intimate night out with that special someone creating these tantalizing little cupid’s favorites!Vegetable Phyllo Bundles with Red Bell Pepper Coulis, Bœuf Bourguignon in Puff Pastry Hearts, Luscious Black Forest Trifle and Spanish Cava Royale with Strawberries
La Trattoria Italiana/ Thursday, February 16th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person
Learn the methods and techniques in creating this superb, mouth watering Italian feast with the panache of restaurant chef. Easy to create this flavorful fare in class and in your home kitchen once you know the tricks.
Bocconcini di Pollo, Cannelloni Ricotta e Spinaci, Asparagi e Peperoni Rossi and Classic Tiramisu
Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, February 21st/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person/ Essential Skills/Technique Class
Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne just like a pro!
Spanish Tapas Bar/
-Alhambra Nights-
Thursday, February 23rd/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person

Sumptuously, tempting variety of delicious Spanish Tapas! Croquetas de Pollo y Jamón (chicken and ham croquettes), Pincho de diversos Escabeches (a variety of tasty pickled items on skewers),Tortilla de Patatas (potato-onion-egg torta) and Pimientos del Piquillo Rellenos de Queso (broiled Piquillo peppers, stuffed with goat cheese, chili flakes and herbs)

Saturday Soufflés
Saturday, February 25th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person

Master the artistry and sublime elegance in creating  these delectable, light, airy, and fun to make sweet and savory
soufflés. Bittersweet Chocolate-Hazelnut Soufflé, Cheddar Cheese-Fines Herbes Soufflé, Lemon Soufflé and Mushroom-Madeira-Chèvre Soufflé… We’ll make them all….yum!

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