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, June 5th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person and Tuesday, July 10th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person


April 2018:

Southern Comfort/ Saturday, April 7th/ 6pm to 9pm/ private group birthday/ sold out

Soulful down home Southern cooking at it’s finest!

Sweetbriar Slaw, Bourbon-Whiskey-BBQ Chicken, Fried Green Tomatoes and Strawberry Shortcake

Chicken Cookery/ La Cuisine du Poulet/ Tuesday, April 10th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ sold out

An easy approach to learning the methods and techniques of chicken cookery with an air of confidence and palette pleasing results. Coq au Vin (Braised chicken in red wine sauce, mushrooms, pearl onions and bacon), Poulet Rôti (Whole roasted chicken w/ fresh herbs and aromatics), Sauté de Poulet au Citron (Sautéed chicken breast paillards w/ lemon-parsley-caper sauce)

The Michelin 5 Star Roadhouse Diner/ Thursday, April 12th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person

Jazzed up 5-star Roadhouse Diner favorites that are not only delicious and fun to make but are sure to fill up your tank with miles of happiness – Little Gem Lettuces with Rainbow Carrots,Toy Box Tomatoes and 1,000 Mile Dressing, “Chicken Fried” Top Round Steak Cutlets w/ Country Gravy, Kale & Collard Greens, Spoon Bread Pudding and Black n’ Blueberry Crisp à la Mode

Moroccan Cuisine/ Tuesday, April 17th/ 3pm to 6pm/ private group booking/ sold out

Chicken Tagine/ (Tagine Djej Bil), Cucumber and Olive Salad (Shlada FekkousWa Zitoun,), Pumpkin-Sweet Potato Stew (Marak Gar’a Wa Batat Helwa) and Moroccan Yogurt Cake (Meskouta)

New Orleans Cooking /The Vieux Carré/ Thursday, April 26th/ 6pm to 9pm( 125.) per person

From the Old French Quarter to the Garden District enjoy creating these tantalizing Cajun-Creole inspired masterpieces. An homage to New Orleans’ famous Brennan’s Restaurant, Galatoire’s, Antoine’s and Commander’s Palace. Grilled Cajun Spiced Shrimp-Butter Lettuce Salad w/ Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette, Red Snapper-Crab Pontchartrain w/ Sauce Beurre Blanc, Jazzy Jasmine-Pecan Rice Creole…and the 

Pièce de Résistance; Bananes Flambées au Rhum w/ Glace à la Vanille

Saturday Sweet and Savory Soufflés/ Saturday, April 28th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ 3 openings 

Master the artistry and sublime elegance in creating these delectable, light, airy, sweet and savory soufflés Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflé, White Cheddar-Chive-Sage Soufflé, Apricot-Pistachio Soufflé and Mushroom-Thyme-Chèvre Soufflé… We’ll make them all….yum!

May 2018 - Taking the show on the road - no classes scheduled in May

June 2018:
Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, June 5th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person
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 Breakfast Club “Let’s Do Brunch” Saturday, June 9th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person

A scrumptious fun filled Saturday creating this tasty brunch extravaganza! Lemon Ricotta Blintzes, Alsace Onion-Bacon Tart, Watercress-Arugula Salad, Flaky Currant Scones and Fresh Fruit Brochettes…Yum!

Chicken and Pork Sauté à la Minute! Tuesday, June 12th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person

An essential to your cooking repertoire; in this class learn to create these quick and flavorful “to the minute” chicken and pork sauté dishes with delicious pan sauces. Pork Scaloppini with Apple-Brandy Sauce, Chicken Provençal, Pork Sauté with Mustard-Madeira-Mushroom Sauce and Chicken with Lemon-Caper Sauce.

The techniques and pan sauces implemented in this class are very versatile and can be applied to any number dishes.

The Perfect Risotto/ Saturday, June 16th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ (Gluten Free Menu)

Learn the techniques and skillful touches in creating these savory, sublime and delicious “primi piatti” dishes! In this tasty class we’ll make all three artfully crafted Risotto dishes plus contorni and plenty to eat for everyone! Risotto con Spinaci e Gorgonzola (Risotto with Fennel, Spinach and Gorgonzola) Risotto ai Gamberi (Risotto with Shrimp, Garlic and Tomato) and Risotto alla Milanese (Risotto w/ White Wine, Saffron, Onions and Parmesan) with Contorni (Side Dishes) of Fagiolini Glassati al Sesamo (Green Beans Sautéed with Scallions, Lemon Zest and Sesame) and Melone alla Menta (Fresh Melon with Mint Chiffonade) 

The French Brasserie/ Thursday, June 21st/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person
Authentic full flavored rustic French fare with a touch of elegance. Salade Verte au Fromage de Chèvre, Steak-Frites (grilled flap-loin steak with herbed compound butter and golden crisp hand cut French fries), Tomates à la Provençal and Frosty Citron Givrè  

Gourmet Vegan-Gluten Free/ Saturday, June 23rd/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person
A healthy, hearty and flavorful bounty of fresh vegan-gluten free gourmet cooking. Roast Cauliflower-Asparagus and Cherry Tomato Gratin, Rainbow Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing, Yukon Gold Potato-Leek-Celery Soup and Grilled Pineapple with Coconut Whip and Toasted Hazelnuts

July 2018:

The Egg Cookery Class! Saturday, July 7th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person

A fun comprehensive approach to the techniques and versatility of egg cookery! We’ll practice several styles and techniques so you’ll really get the hang of it and walk away with an air of confidence. Poached Eggs Florentine, Hollandaise Sauce, French Omlettes, American Omlettes, Scrambled, Fried plus tips and recipes on soft and hard boiled eggs

Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, July 10th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person
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 South of France/ Le Sud de la France/ Thursday, July 12th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.00) per person 
Take a culinary journey from Arles to the sun-drenched shores of the Côte d' Azur. In this class we’ll create a sumptuous gourmet feast and celebrate the splendors of Provence. Bouillabaisse Marseille (Mediterranean Seafood Stew), Pissaladière (Caramelized Onion Tart with Anchovy and Olives), Asperges et Poivrons Grillés (Grilled Asparagus and Red Bell Peppers) and Soufflé aux Abricots et Pistaches (Apricot-Pistachio Soufflé) 
Spanish Tapas/-The Barcelona Connection- Tuesday, July 17th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person 
In this class we’ll create a tantalizing variety of savory “small plates” typical of your favorite little Spanish Taberna.
Calamares Fritos (Quick fried Calamari with lemon, garlic and smoked paprika) Pinchintos Moruños (Skewered pork and chicken marinated in Moroccan spices and grilled), Empanadas de Espinaca (Empanadas, filled with spinach, goat cheese, pine nuts and currants) and Patatas Bravas (Roasted potatoes in a zesty Chipotle-Guijillo-chili-tomato sauce)
Summertime Pies/ Customer Favorite/ Saturday, July 21st/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person
In this funtabulous Saturday “Summertime Pie” class we’ll  create a delicious array of handcrafted pies with flaky scratch-made pie dough and bounty of mouth watering fillings! Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie, Rustic Peach Galette, Morello Cherry Pie à la Mode and Shaker Lemon Pie! The Eastern Seaboard/ Thursday, July 26th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person 
An all-star line up of delicious Eastern Seaboard favorites with fresh West Coast ingredients! New England Clam Chowder, Maryland Style Crab Cakes, Hush Puppies and Stone Fruit Crumble
Tomato Harvest Fest! Saturday, July 28th / 11am to 2pm (95.) per person 
Celebrate the peak of the season with these tantalizing market fresh tomato medleys! Sunburst Cherry Tomato-Cheddar Biscuit Cobbler, Insalata Caprese, Heirloom Tomato Puff Pastry Tartand Shakshuka (origin Tunisia) Poached Eggs-cooked atop Stewed Tomato-Bell Pepper Compote w/ Grilled Flatbread... Great for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner!    
August 2018:
Spaghetti Western/ Thursday, August 2nd / 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person
An homage to the astonishing Italian film maker Sergio Leone! In this class we’ll corral up some of Chef Giuseppe’s all-time favorite pasta recipes: Spaghetti Corbonara, Penne alla Puttanesca, Farfalle con Piselli e Prosciutto
and Ruote (wagon wheel pasta) alle Zucchine e Pomodori...this class is going to be fun!

The French Pastry Shop/ Saturday, August 4th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person

In this cozy little class, we’ll create these heavenly essentials of French pastry cookery with the professional results of a fancy French pastry shop! Macarons with chocolate ganache filling, pâte à choux dough, crème pâtissière, fresh fruit tarts, caramel sauce, lemon curd, profiteroles, apricot glaze, pâte sucrée (sweet pie dough) and more. Lots of great baking and pastry techniques and handy go to appareil that can be applied to any number of desserts. Knowledge that will last a lifetime!

Culinary Treasures of Turkish Cooking/ Thursday, August 9th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person 
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 w/ sumac and pepper flakes)
Classic French Sauces/ Saturday, August 11th/ 11am to 2pm (125.) per person
Learn to make these Classic French sauces just like you’d produce 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, starches and vegetables. Plenty to learn and plenty of good eats in this class! Sauce Espagnol, Chasseur, Velouté, Béchamel,Mornay, Poivre Verte, Marsala, Piccata and more!

Spanish Tapas Bar/-Alhambra Nights- Tuesday, August 14th/ 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/Baderillas (a variety of tasty pickled items on miniature skewers), Tortilla de Patatas (potato-pepper-onion-egg torta) and

Pimientos del Piquillo Rellenos de Queso (broiled Piquillo peppers, stuffed with goat cheese, chili flakes and herbs)

The Great Wraps of Asia/ Saturday, August 18th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person

Learn the secrets in creating these fresh and tasty Asian wraps..great for parties, special occasions or a casual gathering!

Samosas with Raita & Chutney, Chinese Pot Stickers with Dipping Sauce, Lumpia and Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce.

Fresh Handmade Pasta Workshop/ Tuesday, August 21st/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person
Learn to make fresh handcrafted egg pasta dough, fashioned into a variety of shapes and sizes with tantalizing fillings and savory sauces: Tortellini al Formaggio con Sugo di Pomodoro (cheese filled tortellini with tomato-basil sauce) Ravioli ai Funghi con salsa Vellutata (mushroom filled ravioli with velvety vegetable-mushroom broth sauce and pecorino cheese) Fettuccine con Salsa di Spinaci (handmade egg fettuccine with a fresh spinach-cream sauce)
The Gourmet Fish Cookery Class/ Thursday, August 23rd/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person
Learn a full range of fish cookery techniques while having fun creating (and eating) these sumptuous, gourmet masterpieces.
Trout Lake San Martín, Paupiettes of Sole Laurette and Poached Salmon in Fines Herbes Broth with Petite Peas and Parsley-Herb Pistou.

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