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

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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 Tuesday, October 18th, 6pm to 9pm sold out/ New date*Tuesday, December 6th, 6pm to 9pm

October 2016:

Autumn Soufflés/ Saturday, October 8th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person sold out
Master the artistry and sublime elegance in creating  these delectable, light, airy, and fun to make sweet and savory soufflés… Bittersweet Chocolate-Hazelnut Soufflé, Roast Apple-Cardamom Soufflé, Cheddar Cheese-Sage Soufflé, and Crimini Mushroom-Madeira-Thyme Soufflé, We’ll make them all!
Cooking with Beer/
Celebrate Oktoberfest! Wednesday, October 12th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person
Break out the wheat, lagers, stouts and ales and let’s cook up storm! Skirt Steak in Brown Ale, Fresh Herbs and Red Chilies, Lager Beer Battered Onion Rings, Hofbräu Salad w/ Citrus-Weiss-bier Dressing, and Chocolate-Ginger Stout Cake

Spanish Tapas/
Private Group Class/ Friday, October 14th/ sold out
Calamares Fritos, Spanish Coca, Melón-Jamón y Queso and Empanadas          
Knife Skills Class/
Tuesday, October 18th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person/ sold out
Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne just like a pro!
Classic French Sauces/ Thursday, October 20th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ sold out
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!
Le Petit Café
Saturday, October 22nd/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person sold out
Delicious, cozy, comfort foods, typical of your favorite little Parisien café, easy to make once you know the tricks!
Moules Marinièrs (Steamed Mussels in a garlic, white wine and herb broth), Croque Monsieur (Crispy Grilled Ham and Cheese baked in Mornay and Beer Sauce), Salade Mâche (Mixed Baby Lettuces-Vinaigrette), and Citron Givrè (Lemon Sorbet in Chilled Lemon Cups)
Thai Favorites/
Tuesday, October 25 th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/
4 openings
Learn to make authentic, flavorful Thai favorites that can be easily replicated in your home kitchen!
Pad Thai w/ Shrimp, Thai-Style Chicken Coconut Milk Soup and Thai Beef -Kaffir Lime Lettuce Wraps
Halloween Treats/
Saturday, October 29th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person
4 openings
We’ll have fun creating these spooktacular treats just like our ol’ friend Ghoulia Child! Bat Cookies, Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes, Tombstone
Brownies and Spooky Goblin Fingers

November 2016

The Vegetarian Gourmet/ Thursday, November 8th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.)
Fresh, healthy, flavorful and robust vegetarian cooking at its finest! Green Lentil Soup, Butternut Squash-White Bean Pizza, Curly Lettuce-Pomegranate Salad and Winter Fruit Compote

The Holiday Dessert Shop/
Saturday, November 12th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person
In this technique based class, create the most sumptuously delicious homemade desserts, perfect for your holiday table or any cozy fall-winter gathering. Walnut- Bourbon-Chocolate Torte, Spiced Persimmon Pudding Cake, Ginger Custard Pumpkin Pie and Caramel-Apple-Cranberry Pie
London Calling! Pub Favorites/
Tuesday, November 15th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person
What fun we’ll have creating these mouth watering gastro-pub favorites! Classic Fish and Chips,
Chicken Tikka Masala (with the perfect blend of exotic spices) and Savory Shepherd’s Pie
Thanksgiving Rehearsal Dinner/
Thursday, November 17th / 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person

Your stress free gateway to a relaxed Thanksgiving dinner with lots of helpful tips and techniques… Green Bean Casserole, Succulent Roast Turkey, Cranberry-Orange Sauce, Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Pumpkin Pie plus a bonus Stuffing Recipe. You can have thanksgiving dinner twice in one month!

Savory Side Board Dishes/
Saturday, November 19th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person
Great for a festive buffet or your favorite “go to” side dishes! Jewel Yam Jackets, Fennel-Endive & Orange Salad, Polenta-Fontina al Forno and Roasted Cauliflower-Brussels’ Sprouts with Arugula-Basil Pesto
The Thanksgiving After Fare/
Tuesday, November 29th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person
Create this delicious, cozy little after Thanksgiving fare. A perfect way of utilizing your turkey day leftovers but we’ll make them from scratch in our class. Great for the holidays or anytime of the season! Beet-Parsnip-Feta & Curly Lettuce Salad, Turkey Pot Pie, Mashed Potatoes, Cranberry Sauce, Gravy and Apple Spice Bundt Cake w/ Royal Icing

December 2016:

Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, December 6th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person/ Essential/Technique Class
Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne just like a pro!
Stir Fry Dishes!
Tuesday, December 13th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ Excellent Technique Class

Your stress-free path to delicious, quick, fresh and healthy stir fries! Great for tuning up your knife skills!
Portobello and Veggie Stir Fry, Stir-Fried Shrimp with Snow Peas & Red Bell Pepper, Chicken-Green Bean-Thai Basil Stir Fry (Gluten Free)

From Munich to Vienna with Love/
Thursday, December 8th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ Customer Favorite!
“All aboard” as we take a culinary journey from Munich to Vienna and create these festive, heartwarming, seasonal favorites.Celery Root Rémoulade, Schweinebraten (Pork Tenderloin Roast with Port wine sauce) Rotkraut (Sweet and Sour Braised Red Cabbage), Spätzle and Linzer Torte
English Christmas Dinner/ Thursday, December 15th/ 6pm to 9pm/ (125.) per person/ Customer Favorite!
Celebrate the holidays as we create together this joyful English Christmas feast!
Hearts of Romaine with Blue Cheese Dressing, Herb Crusted Cross Rib Roast- au jus, Roasted Root Vegetables, Yorkshire Pudding and Sherry Trifle

Fish Cookery/
Thursday, December 22nd/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person
/ Excellent Technique Class
Learn a full range of fish cookery techniques while creating these delicious, mouth watering and flavorful fish dishes. Salmon en Papillote, Trout Amandine and Cod à la Nage-Thai style

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