Chef Joe's Culinary Salon
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San Francisco


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Chef Joe's Culinary Salon
Awarded Best Cooking Teacher and Cooking Classes in San Francisco!




Knife Skills Class/  Tuesday, October 23rd/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person/ open
Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, December 4h/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person/ open


CURRENT CLASSES 

September 2018: Click on class title for details
Spanish Tapas/ The Barcelona Connection/ Thursday, September 6th/ 6m 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) Pinchitos 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 PatatasBravas (Roasted potatoes in a zesty Chipotle-Guijillo-chili-tomato sauce)
The Breakfast Club/ Saturday, September 8th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ 
A fun filled Saturday creating this sumptuous breakfast-brunch extravaganza! Learn to make the perfect hollandaise sauce, do ahead poached eggs, souffléed pancakes, spinach in béchamel sauce, scratch made granola and more! Blueberry “Soufflé” Pancakes, Eggs Florentine, Home-Made Oat-Walnut-Currant Granola, Roast Rosemary-Garlic Potatoes and Citrus Fruit Mélange
 
Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, September 11th/ 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!

A French Affair/ Thursday, September 13th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ 
Create this tantalizingly elegant menu with the panache and savoir faire of a seasoned French chef all in the comfort of Chef Joe's cozy little Culinary Salon.
Celery Root Rémoulade, Bœuf Bourguignon, Petits Légumes and Bagatelle Berry Trifle

Chicken and Pork Sauté à la Minute! Tuesday, September 18th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ 

An essential to everyone's cooking repertoire; in this class you'll learn to make 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/ White Wine Sauce. The techniques and pan sauces implemented in this class are very versatile and can be applied to any number dishes.
Treasures of Turkish Cuisine/ Saturday, September 22nd/ 11am to 2pm (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, herbs 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)

La Trattoria Italiana/ Thursday, September 27th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ 

Learn the skills and techniques in creating this sumptuously-delicious, fun to make Italian menu!....Bocconcini di Pollo, Conchiglione con Ricotta e Spinaci al Sugo, Broccoletti Piccanti and Tiramisu with Zabaglione Cream...Abbondanza!

Classic French Sauces/ Saturday, September 29th/ 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! 

October 2018: Click on class title for details

Middle Eastern Favorites! Tuesday, October 9th / 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ private group booking/ sold out

Savor the aromas and deliciously lavish flavors of fresh-healthy Middle Eastern Cooking! Scratch made chickpea Falafel Fritters with an array of fresh vegetables and pita bread, Grilled lamb and chicken Kofta, Homemade Hummus with assortment of fresh vegetables and Baba Ghanoush! YUM! 
Vegan-Gluten Free Cooking/ Thursday, October 11th/ 6pm to 9pm (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 
Spaghetti Western/ Delicious Pasta Dishes w/ Fresh Sauces/ Saturday, October 13th / 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/
An homage to the great Italian film maker Sergio Leone! In this class we’ll corral up some of Chef Giuseppe’s all-time favorite pasta dishes and sauce recipes: Spaghetti Carbonara, Penne alla Puttanesca, Farfalle con Piselli e Prosciutto and Ruote (wagon wheel pasta) alle Zucchine e Pomodori...this class is  fun, informative and super delicious with excellent "go to" recipes! 
The Retro-Mod Fondue Party! / Tuesday, October 16th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ sold out/ New Date December 11th!

Break out the fondue sets and let’s create this sumptuous bounty of mouthwatering retro-modern, melty-cheesy party fondues with all the yummy accoutrements! In this class we’ll make the tastiest Gruyere-Emmentaler Cheese Fondue (Classic Swiss Fondue), Fontina and Black Truffle Fondue (Fonduta con Tartufi) and Manchego-Jack-Lager Beer-Poblano Chili Fondue (Fondue de Queso a la Cerveza) All accompanied with a plethora of tasty dippers: Crusty French Bread, Apple Wedges, Roast Poblano Peppers, Cauliflower, New Potatoes, Walnuts, Artichokes Hearts, Tortilla Chips and Button Mushrooms. Perfect for a fun party buffet or an intimate gathering around the table. Bonus Recipe: Chocolate Fondue with Strawberries! 

The Casablanca to Marrakesh Connection/ Thursday, October 18th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ sold out

Enjoy a fun filled evening creating these exotic, exuberant and flavorful Moroccan dishes! 
Chargrilled Eggplant with Caramelized Onions, Saffron and Ginger (Mezghaldi B’Besla Bil Boudenjal), Fish Tagine w/ Potato, Olives, Tomatoes, Dried Figs and Spices (Hout Tungera) Orange and Radish Salad w/ Mint and Blossom Water (Shlada Litchine Wa’ L’ Fegel) Semolina-Almond Biscuits (Ghoriba)

The Breakfast Club “Let’s Do Brunch”! Saturday, October 20th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out

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

Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, October 23rd/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) 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! 

Ristorante Alto Lombardo/ Italian Cooking!Thursday, October 25th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ open

Impress your friends and family with this sumptuous, mouth-watering four course Lombardian feast! A perfect menu for the fall season, upcoming holidays or any special occasion! Polenta Casseruola al Forno, Carciofi Bolliti con Vinaigrette (Artichokes), Tacchino Brasato ai Funghi e Rosmarino (Slow Braised Turkey Legs and Thighs in Red Wine, Porcini, Onion and Rosemary Sauce) and Granita di Melograno (Pomegranate Granita)

Let’s Make Soup! Hearty Vegetarian Style / Saturday, October 27th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ open

In this class we’ll make a veritable feast of delicious, fresh, homemade vegetarian soups! Pumpkin-Ginger Soup, Beet-Cabbage-Root Vegetable Soup, Cream of Celery, Leek and Fennel Soup and Brown Lentil-Tomato-Curry Soup


November 2018: Click on class title for details

Middle Eastern Favorites! Saturday, November  3rd/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ open

Savor the aromas and deliciously lavish flavors of fresh-healthy Middle Eastern Cooking! Scratch made chickpea Falafel Fritters with an array of fresh vegetables and pita bread, Grilled lamb and chicken Kofta, Homemade Hummus with assortment of fresh vegetables and Baba Ghanoush! YUM!

The Spanish Tapas Bar/ A sojourn to Seville/ Tuesday, November 6th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ open

A savory variety of delectable “little dishes” from Spain with plenty of good eats for everyone to enjoy! Albóndigas, Pimientos Roja Asados, Mejillones al Vapor and Manchego-Parmesan Buñuelos

Thanksgiving “Tune Up” Dinner/ Thursday, November 8th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person

Here’s your stress-free gateway to a relaxed Thanksgiving rehearsal dinner with all the fixings! Lots of helpful do-ahead tips, sure-fire techniques and easy to follow recipes…Green Bean-Onion Casserole, Succulent Roast Turkey, Cranberry-Orange Sauce, Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Pumpkin Pie, Chantilly Cream and Savory Bread Stuffing. Comes complete with full recipes and shopping list!

You can enjoy a Thanksgiving feast twice in one month!

Everyday French Cooking w/ fresh herbs/ Saturday, November 10th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person

Simple, rustic and elegant everyday French cooking with tantalizingly delicious, mouthwatering results! Salade Verte with Tarragon-Dijon Vinaigrette, Poulet Rôti (whole roasted free-range chicken with fresh herbs and lemons), Tomates Provençales and Apple-Almond Frangipane Tart

One Dish Wonders/ Tuesday, November 13th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person

Sensational one pan-one pot meals that are delicious, versatile and easy to make! Sumptuous Skillet Lasagna, Paella w/ Chicken & Linguiça and Hearty Vegetarian Chili w/ Homemade Cornbread. Great for large groups or parties with easy clean up!

The Gourmet Vegetarian Thanksgiving/ Thursday, November 15th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person

This scrumptious Gourmet Vegetarian Thanksgiving menu gives you a delicious, healthy and well-balanced vegetarian alternative to the traditional Thanksgiving meal. This menu is not only a hit for the Thanksgiving  holiday but works perfect throughout the fall-winter months. Cashew-Tahini Hummus with fresh Crudities, Quinoa Pasta Casserole with Arugula, Cherry Tomatoes, Butternut Squash and Pine Nuts, Salad Mâche with Pomegranate/  Walnut-Cider Dressing and Hasselback Apples (Oats, Brown Sugar, Cinnamon and Cardamom Streusel). This menu can easily be adapted to a vegan-gluten free diet.

Cobbler, Slump, Crisp and Brown Betty! Saturday, November 17th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person

In this fun filled class we’ll create the ultimate combination of mouthwatering Cobbler, Slump/Grunt, Crisp/Crumble and Brown Betty. These super delicious desserts are not only impressive but surprisingly easy to make once you know the tricks. Perfect for taking to a party or a gathering at home with friends and family. Sour Cherry Cobbler, Apple Brown Betty, Blackberry Slump and Pear-Ginger Crisp- all served with vanilla ice cream!


December 2018: Click on class title for details
Savory European Tartes, Pasties, Galette & Dumplings/ Saturday, December 1st, 2018/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person

Create this lavish bounty of savory European tartes, pasties, galette and dumplings with delicious fillings, tantalizing toppings and a variety of scrummy scratch made doughs. Alsace Tarte Flambée (Flammkuchen), English Cornish Pasties (Cornish Pastries), Swiss Chard-Chèvre-Tomato Galette and Hungarian Plum Dumplings (Szilvas Gomboc) Great for parties!

Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, December 4th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) 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!
The Retro-Mod Fondue Party! / Tuesday, December 11th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ open/ New Date Added!

Break out the fondue sets and let’s create this sumptuous bounty of mouthwatering retro-modern, melty-cheesy party fondues with all the yummy accoutrements! In this class we’ll make the tastiest Gruyere-Emmentaler Cheese Fondue (Classic Swiss Fondue), Fontina and Black Truffle Fondue (Fonduta con Tartufi) and Manchego-Jack-Lager Beer-Poblano Chili Fondue (Fondue de Queso a la Cerveza) All accompanied with a plethora of tasty dippers: Crusty French Bread, Apple Wedges, Roast Poblano Peppers, Cauliflower, New Potatoes, Walnuts, Artichokes Hearts, Tortilla Chips and Button Mushrooms. Perfect for a fun party buffet or an intimate gathering around the table. Bonus Recipe: Chocolate Fondue with Strawberries! 



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