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
Awarded Best Cooking Teacher and Cooking Classes in San Francisco!

Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, May 21st/ 1pm to 4pm (75.) private group class/ sold out
Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, June11th/ 6pm to 9pm (75.) per person/ open


April 2019: click on class title for details

Middle Eastern Vegetarian Favorites/ Saturday, April 6th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out

Savor the sumptuous, exotic and exuberant flavors of this enticing Middle Eastern vegetarian menu! Sabih (grilled flatbread with fried eggplant, spiced chick peas, tomato-onion-cucumber salad and pickled mango) Falafel (garbanzo bean fritters made with a variety of spices, garlic and ground onions, served with fresh vegetables, pita and yogurt dressing). Zhoug (zippy homemade condiment of parsley, cilantro, peppers, cumin and chilies) Butternut Squash & Tahini Spread (roast butternut squash, tahini, yogurt and date syrup spread) 
Taco Town International / Tuesday, April 9th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/

Hold on to your seats as we create this amazing, cross-cultural, flavor packed international taco extravaganza!!!

Korean Bulgogi Short Rib Tacos w/ kimchi-cilantro-cabbage-daikon slaw, Oaxacan Roast Veggie Tacos w/ chimichurri sauce, radishes and cotija cheese, Spicy Moroccan Shrimp Tacos w/ jicama, yogurt-lime dressing and avocado-pineapple salsa. Yum! 
The French Connection/ Thursday, April 11th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ 

Classic French cooking at its finest with a fresh modern approach…Indulge in the sumptuous delights in creating this tantalizing French cuisine menu just like a trained master chef, it’s easy once you know the secrets! Gratin de Fruits de Mer (Mixed Seafood Gratin of Scallops, Prawns and Fresh Cod), Salade Frisée au Fromage de Chèvre, Pommes Duchesse and Pastis Gascon w/ Berry Coulis

Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, April 16th/ 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!

Le Bistrot Français/ Thursday, April 18th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ sold out

In this class we'll create an impressive French Bistro menu with the highest quality ingredients and mouthwatering results! Salade d'Asperges (Asparagus salad with sweet bell pepper-coddled egg dressing), Steak au Poivre Vert (Steak with brandy-cream-green peppercorn sauce), Pommes de Terre “Hasselback” (Accordion- style sliced potatoes, roasted with herb-garlic butter) and Citron Givrè (Fresh lemon cups filled with lemon sorbet and fresh berries) 

Lots of great techniques and cooking methods incorporated into this menu! 
Let’s Do Brunch! New Orleans Style/ Saturday, April 20th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ Holiday Special! sold out

Homage to New Orleans’ famous Commander’s Palace, Brennan’s, Café Du Monde and Antoine’s Restaurant where brunch and friends take center stage! French Press Coffee, Creamy Cheddar Grits with Cajun Spiced Shrimp, Eggs Sardou and Grapefruit Brûlée…oh yea! 

The Art of Handcrafted Gnocchi/ Tuesday, April 23rd/ 4pm to 7pm (95.) per person/ private group class/ sold out

In this customer favorite, we’ll learn the art and subtleties in creating the most delicious handcrafted gnocchi. Gnocchi di Patate con Salsa di Pomodoro (Classic Potato Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce), Gnocchi alla Romana GF (Polenta Gnocchi w/ melted butter-fresh herbs and parmesan) and Gnocchi di Ricotta e Spinaci GF (Spinach-Ricotta Gnocchi w/a touch of nutmeg-sage-butter sauce and tomato sauce)

Le Petit Café/The Parisian Café/ Saturday, April 27th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out
Authentic, casual French fare typical of your favorite little neighborhood Parisian café/ Moules Marinièrs, Pommes Frites, Croque Monsieur and Profiteroles au Chocolat

May 2019: click on class title for details

Essentials in Gourmet Fish Cookery/ Thursday, May 9th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ sold out

An uncomplicated approach to the methods of Fish Cookery, implementing the important fundamental techniques of baking, steaming, pan fry-roasting and poaching with delicious sauces, accompiaments and outstanding gourmet results! Wild Cod Baked en Papillote w/ herbed-compound butter and julienne vegetables, Poached King Salmon w/ tarragon-parsley-lemon-caper dressing and Pan Fried Striped Sea Bass w/ roasted garlic-red bell pepper sauce and broccolini 
Everyday French Cooking/ Tuesday, May 14th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person) sold out

Simple, rustic, yet sublimely elegant Everyday French cooking at its finest! Salade Verte with Tarragon Vinaigrette, Poulet Rôti (whole roasted free-range chicken with bundles of fresh herbs and lemon), Tomates Provençales and Apple-Frangipane Tart

Adventures in Egg Cookery! Saturday, May 18th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out
A fun, palette pleasing journey through the techniques and versatility of egg cookery! In this class we’ll create an amazingly delicious Egg-Chicken-Apple Sausage-Cheddar Cheese Strata, Classic French Omelette aux Fines Herbes an exotic Tunisian Eggs Shakshuka and Poached Eggs with Avocado Toast and Green Onions…yum! These versatile egg dishes are great for Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner! Plus, tips and recipes on soft and hardboiled eggs.

Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, May 21st/ 1pm to 4pm (75.) private group class/ 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!
The Ultimate Dessert Favorites! / Saturday, May 25th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) private group class/ sold out
In this class we’ll create the tastiest, mouthwatering dessert favorites, with easy step by step directions and inside tricks of the trade which will sure to bring you the most remarkable results! Crème Brûlée, Chocolate Molten Lava Cake, Pear-Almond Puff Pastry Squares and Skillet Lemon Soufflé with Mixed Berry Coulis 
Splendors of India/ Vegetarian Cooking/ Thursday, May, 30th/ 6pm to 9pm/ (95.) per person/ 2 openings!
Fresh, flavorful, healthy and delicious Vegetarian Indian cooking at its finest! Phulkas (handmade-soft Indian Flatbreads), Gobhi Sarson (Cauliflower w/ Mustard, Chickpeas, Spices and Greens) Kachumber Salad (Cucumber Salad w/ a Variety of Fresh Vegetables and Citrus Dressing) Dal Saag (Stewed Lentils w/ Spinach and Spices) and Mint Raita (Yogurt-Mint Sauce) YUM! 

June 2019: click on class title for details 

The French Pastry Shop/  Saturday, June 8th/ 12noon to 3pm (95.) per person/ Kids Party/ sold out
In this class we’ll create a delectable variety of delicious French Pastry shop favorites: Almond Macarons w/ Mocha Cream Filling, Fresh Fruit Tarts w/ Lemon Curd in Pâte Sucrée, Chocolate Profiteroles and Puff Pastry Palmiers aka French Hearts. Lots of great techniques and handy tips to last a lifetime!
Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, June 11th/ 6pm to 9pm (75.) per person/ 3 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! 
Spanish Tapas/ The Barcelona Connection/ Saturday, June 15th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ open 
In this class we’ll create a sumptuous variety of tantalizing “small plates” typical of your favorite little Spanish Taberna (tapas bar). Calamares Fritos (Quick fried Calamari with lemon, garlic and smoked paprika) Pinchitos Moruños (Skewered pork and chicken marinated in Moroccan spices and grilled), Empanadas de Espinaca (Empanadas, filled with spinach, feta, pine nuts and currants) and Patatas Bravas (Roasted potatoes in a zesty Chipotle-Guijillo-chili-tomato sauce) 
Southern Comfort/ Tuesday, June 18th/ 6pm to 9pm/ *summer special* only (95.) per person/ open  
Soulful down home Southern summer cooking at it’s finest! Sweetbriar Slaw, Bourbon-Whiskey-BBQ Chicken, Fried Green Tomatoes and Strawberry Shortcake
Super Power Protein Salads w/ Zesty Hand-Crafted Dressings! (GF-V) Thursday, June 20th, 6pm to 9pm 
(95.) per person/ open 
Delicious, fresh and healthy, protein packed salads made with dynamic combinations of fresh greens, veggies, grains, seeds, nuts, beans, legumes and delectable dressings! Great for pack and go lunches, heart healthy dinners or anytime meals. The ingredients listed in this class can also be used interchangeably to create your own special super salad. Complete recipes packets received in class also include suggestions for additions and substitutions. All salads are vegetarian and gluten free but can easily be made vegan! The Genesis Salad: Quinoa-Kale-Fennel-Orange, The Apollo Salad: Mediterranean Vegetable Salad with Millet, The Earthly Delights: Roast Beets-French Lentils and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Toasted Walnuts, Plus Bonus Recipe Handout: The “Aztec Sun Salad” w/ Creamy Avocado-Citrus Dressing
Treasures of Turkish Cuisine/ Thursday, June 27th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ open
Enjoy creating these mouthwatering culinary treasures of Turkish Cuisine with a bouquet of exotic Mediterranean-Middle Eastern spices and irresistible 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 Aleppo pepper flakes)
Summer Desserts! Cobblers, Slumps, Crisps and Betty’s/ Saturday, June 29th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ open
What are the differences between a delicious Cobbler, Crumble, Slump, Crisp, Grunt and Brown Betty? In this fun filled class we’ll not only explore the differences but create the ultimate bounty of these luscious-mouthwatering desserts: Sour Cherry Cobbler, Blackberry Slump/Grunt, Pear-Ginger Crisp/Crumble and Apple Brown Betty! Great for taking to parties, a gathering of friends, luncheon/dinner buffets or family night!

Dates are available for Private Group Classes and Team Buildings!

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