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


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Chef Joe's Culinary Salon
Celebrating our 12th Year!
Awarded Best Cooking Teacher and Cooking Classes in San Francisco!
The Best "Hands On" Cooking Classes In San Francisco!




Knife Skills Class: Saturday, February 22nd/ 11am to 2pm  (75.) per person/ sold out
Knife Skills Class: Tuesday, March 24th/ 6pm to 9pm (75.) per person/ 2 openings left!
Knife Skills Class: Tuesday, April 20th/ 6pm to 9pm (75.) per person/ open


CURRENT CLASSES  

January 2020: click on class title for details 
Journey To Jerusalem (Middle Eastern Vegetarian Favorites!) Saturday, January 11th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out
Savor the healthy, tantalizing and exuberant flavors of Middle Eastern Vegetarian cooking!
Israeli Sabih (grilled flatbread topped with golden fried eggplant, pickled mango, hardboiled egg slices, tomato-onion-cucumber and zhoug) Spicy Parsley-Cilantro Zhoug (spicy herb sauce made of parsley, cilantro, peppers, cumin and chilies) Falafel Salad (little gem lettuces w/ veggies, freshly made falafel fritters, pickled turnips and tahini-lemon-cardamom dressing) Homemade Garlic-Sundried Tomato-Hummus (w/ fresh vegetable assortment, pita crisps and a drizzle of date molasses) 
Little Italy Favorites! Tuesday, January 14th/ 6pm to 9pm *special* (95.) per person
Create these mouthwatering dishes typical of your favorite Italian neighborhood Restaurant. A perfect menu for date night, friend’s night out or flying solo for a sumptuously delicious evening! In this class we'll make Chicken Parmigiana, Broccolini al Peperoncini, Insalata Mista and Chocolate-Stout “Beeramisu”
 
Soufflé Class/
Sweet and Savory/ Saturday, January 18th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out
Master the artistry and sublime elegance in creating these delectable, light and airy sweet and savory soufflés! Fun and easy to make once you know the techniques and Chef Joe's own personal tips * Apricot-Pistachio Soufflé * Cheddar Cheese-Tomato-Basil Soufflé * Spinach-Parmesan Soufflé * and * Guittard Dark Chocolate Soufflés
The French Gourmet/ Thursday, January 23rd/ 6pm to 9pm ($125.) per person
Turn everyday market fresh ingredients into the extraordinary with tried and true French techniques that will sure to bring us the most astonishing results! Saumon en Croûte/ Salmon in Puff Pastry (whole side of Salmon-mushroom duxelle and spinach baked in a flaky puff pastry crust), Salade de Cresson (salad w/ watercress, arugula, apples, pine nuts and classic vinaigretteTomates farcies au Four (stuffed tomatoes w/ peas, pearl onions and béchamel sauce, baked w/ garlic-herb bread crumb topping), Bananes Flambées au Rhum (Bananas flambeed in rum, orange juice, zest and brown sugar served warm with vanilla ice-cream) A real show stopper!

Fresh Handmade Pasta Making Class/ Saturday, January 25th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out
Learn to make fresh, scratch made egg pasta dough, rolled out into sheets and fashioned into stuffed ravioli as well as cut into fettucine noodles with a combination of savory sauces: Ravioli di Zucca con Salsa di Salvia (handmade ravioli with a roast butternut squash-asiago cheese filling, finished in a brown butter-lemon-sage sauce) Fettuccine con salsa di Pomodoro e Basilico (handmade egg fettucini with a tomato sauce and fresh basil) 
Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, January 28th/ 6pm to 9pm (75.) per person/ sold out
An essential for home cooks, chefs, novices and culinary wizards alike. Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne and more... just like a pro! 

February 2020: click on class title for details  
The Fisherman’s Wharf/ Wednesday, February 5th/ 5:30pm to 8:30pm (125.) private group class/ sold out 
Enjoy an evening creating these San Francisco favorites! Caesar Salad, Seafood-Crab Cioppino, Grilled Asparagus, Chocolate Lava Cake
The Prague to Budapest Connection/ Thursday, February 6th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ sold out
Savor the depth, richness and deliciously robust flavors Eastern European Czech-Hungarian Cuisine. Stuffed Red Bell Peppers (Töltött Paprika), Hungarian Beef Goulash (Pörkölt), Czech Dumplings (Knedlíky) and Crispy Pear Strudel (Hruškový závin) 
Essentials in Chicken Cookery/ Saturday, February 8th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out 
An absolute must for novices, home cooks and chef’s alike. Implement the essential techniques and methods of chicken cookery that will empower you to create the most delicious, simple to make, “go to” chicken dishes each and every time! In this class we’ll make a Succulent Whole Roasted Free-Range Chicken (with herb bundle and fresh lemon), Chicken Jardinière (braised chicken leg and thigh with pancetta, garden vegetables, mushrooms, white wine and herbs) and Sautéed Chicken Breast Paillards Provençal (with tomatoes, white wine, garlic, oregano, basil and olives)
The Paella Festival! Tuesday, February 11th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ sold out
Fun, festive and delicious! Learn the art and mastery of preparing these amazing one dish wonders from Spain! Paella Marinara (Seafood Paella), Paella con Pollo y Linguiça (Paella with Chicken and Sausage) and Paella Vegetariana (Vegetarian Paella with Artichokes, Edamame, Zucchini and Tomato)
A Special Valentines Evening/ Friday, February 14th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person (250.00 per couple) sold out
Enjoy a cozy night out with that special someone creating this delectable Valentines menu accompanied with a sparkling wine bar full of tasty libations and flavorful accoutrements! Menu: Savory Roast Veggie Phyllo Bundles with tomato-red bell pepper sauce, Puff Pastry Hearts filled with Chicken-Vegetable Blanquette, Belgium-Chocolate Fondue with strawberries, cubed pound cake, pretzel bits, marshmallows and apple wedges, Sparkling Wine Bar Royale with Cava/Prosecco, Crème de Cassis and Pomegranate Juice.  
Treasures of
Turkish Cuisine / Thursday, February 20th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person
Enjoy creating these mouthwatering culinary treasures of Turkish Cuisine with a bouquet of exotic spices, herbs and the most incredible flavors. Imam Bayildi (stuffed roast eggplant w/ onions, tomato-peppers and olives), Sarimsakli Yoğurt (garlicky yogurt) Peynirli Tepsi Böreği (layered phyllo cheese börek) Mücver (zucchini fritters) Adana Kebabi (skewered minced lamb kebobs with sumac and pepper flakes)
Knife Skills Class/ Saturday, February 22nd/ 11am to 2pm (75.) per person/ sold out
An essential for home cooks, chefs, novices and culinary wizards alike. Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne and more... just like a pro!
Le Petit Café / Sunday, February 23rd/ 4pm to 7pm/ private group class/ sold out
Deliciously authentic comfort foods typical of your favorite little neighborhood French Café:Salade Mâche (organic lettuces with Dijon vinaigrette), Soupe à la Tomate (tomato soup with fresh basil), Quiche Lorraine (egg custard, caramelized onions, bacon and Gruyère cheese, baked in a flaky homemade pie crust) Quiche aux Légumes (egg custard, broccoli, bell pepper and cheddar cheese, baked in a flaky homemade pie crust) and Café Liégeois (coffee ice cream float in chilled brewed coffee, whipped cream and shaved chocolate) 

March 2020: click on class title for details
French Macaron Class/ Sunday, March 1st/ 3pm to 6pm/ private group class/ sold out
Classic French Sauces/
Saturday, March 7th/ 11am to 2pm (125.) per person/ 2 openings left!
Learn to make these Classic French sauces just like you’d create in a professional kitchen! 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 good eats in this class! Sauce Espagnol, Chasseur, Velouté, Béchamel, Mornay, Poivre Verte, Marsala, Piccata and more!
 
The Spanish Tapas Bar/ Andalusian Nights/ Thursday, March 12th/ 6pm to 9pm *special* only (95.) per person/ sold out
Enjoy an incredible evening creating this abundant variety of delectable "small plates" found throughout the regions of Spain!
Buñuelos (manchego cheese puffs), Espárragos con salsa Romesco (char-griddled asparagus w/ romesco sauce), Tortillitas de Gambas (shrimp fritters), Piquillos Rellenos con Queso de Cabra (piquillo peppers stuffed w/ herbed goat cheese) Mejillones al Vapor (steamed mussels with ginger, garlic, turmeric and white wine)
The Pizza Party Class! Saturday, March 14th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ 5 openings!
In this class we’ll make quality, handcrafted, scratch made pizza doughs fashioned into beautiful thin crust style pizzas w/ tomato and white sauces and an endless variety of tasty toppings: Margherita Pizza, Potato-Apple-Rosemary, Roast Veggie, Cured Meats, Cheeses the Kitchen Sink and more!  
Pub Grub Favorites/ Tuesday, March 17th/ 6pm to 9pm/ *special* (95.) per person/ open
Happy St. Paddy's Day! What fun we’ll have making these mouth watering gastro-pub favorites! The perfect Golden Crisp Beer Battered Fish and Chips, the best Shepherd's Pie and an amazingly delicious Chicken Tikka Masala! You are welcome to bring beer to this one! 
Le Petit Café / Saturday, March 21st/ 11am to 2pm/ *special* (95.) per person/ open 
Deliciously authentic comfort foods typical of your favorite little neighborhood French Café:Salade Mâche (organic lettuces with Dijon vinaigrette), Soupe à la Tomate (tomato soup with fresh basil), Quiche Lorraine (egg custard, caramelized onions, bacon and Gruyère cheese, baked in a flaky homemade pie crust) Quiche aux Légumes (egg custard, broccoli, bell pepper and cheddar cheese, baked in a flaky homemade pie crust) and Café Liégeois (coffee ice cream float in chilled brewed coffee, whipped cream and shaved chocolate) 
Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, March 24th/ 6pm to 9pm (75.) per person/ 2 openings
An essential for home cooks, chefs, novices and culinary wizards alike. Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne and more... just like a pro! 
The Spanish Tapas Bar/ Andalusian Nights/ Saturday, March 28th/ 6pm to 9pm/ private birthday party class/ sold out
Enjoy an incredible evening creating this abundant variety of delectable "small plates" found throughout the regions of Spain! Buñuelos (manchego cheese puffs), Espárragos con salsa Romesco (char-griddled asparagus w/ romesco sauce), Tortillitas de Gambas (shrimp fritters), Piquillos Rellenos con Queso de Cabra (piquillo peppers stuffed w/ herbed goat cheese) Mejillones al Vapor (steamed mussels with ginger, garlic, turmeric and white wine)

April 2020: click on class title for details 
Essentials in Chicken Cookery/ Friday, April 10th/ 2:30pm to 5:30pm/ private group class/ sold out 
An absolute must for novices, home cooks and chef’s alike. Implement the essential techniques and methods of chicken cookery that will empower you to create the most delicious, simple to make, “go to” chicken dishes each and every time! In this class we’ll make a Succulent Whole Roasted Free-Range Chicken (with herb bundle and fresh lemon), Chicken Jardinière (braised chicken leg and thigh with pancetta, garden vegetables, mushrooms, white wine and herbs) and Sautéed Chicken Breast Paillards Provençal 

Barcelona Nights/ Spanish Cuisine Menu/ Thursday, April 16th / 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person

Enjoy an enchanting evening creating this heartwarming and amazingly delicious Spanish Cuisine Menu! Pollo a la Española (braised chicken with bell peppers, tomatoes, lardons, paprika and onions) Acelgas con Pasas y Piñones (chard with pine nuts and raisins) Ensaladilla (salad of new potatoes, artichokes, green beans, olives, cornichon, peas and garlic mayonnaise/alioli) and “Gypsy’s Arm Cake” (flourless dark chocolate-coffee roulade cake, drizzled with sherry wine and rolled up with whipped cream filling)

The French Macaron Class/ Saturday, April 18th / 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ open 
In this class we'll create a tempting array of these light, airy, sublime and slightly crisp meringue-cookies with a delightful tender chew on the inside, sandwiched together with a  variety of mouthwatering fillings such as: chocolate ganache, jams, flavored buttercreams, pistachio cream, peppermint, raspberry, lemon curd and more. 
In class we’ll make a variety of at least 4 different flavors!

Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, April 20th/ 6pm to 9pm (75.) per person/ open
An essential for home cooks, chefs, novices and culinary wizards alike. Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne and more... just like a pro! 




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