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
The Best "Hands On" Cooking Classes in San Francisco!


All Are Welcome!
-Private Group Bookings Available-
Knife Skills: Tuesday, April 25th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person/ 4 openings

March 2017:

Middle Eastern Vegetarian Delights/ Thursday, March 9th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ sold out
Savor the fresh and exotic flavors found throughout the Middle Eastern as we create this sumptuous, healthy vegetarian spread! Sabih (grilled flatbread with fried eggplant-tomato-cucumber, Tahini and pickled mango) Falafel (chick pea fritters, made with spices and fresh vegetables served in pita pockets) Zhoug (handmade condiment of parsley, cilantro, cumin and chilies) Tahini (sesame seed paste-garlic-lemon)

The Art of Gnocchi/
Saturday, March 11th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out
Learn the art and subtleties in crafting these sublime “dumpling like” handmade gnocchi. Gnocchi di Patate, Gnocchi alla Romana and Ricotta-Spinach Gnocchi

A Touch of India/
Tuesday, March 14th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/

Experience the authentic flavors and cooking techniques of India. Handmade Chapati, Kati Rolls, Chicken Tikka Marsala, Vegetarian Tofu Tikka Masala option available, Cauliflower-Chickpea and Curried Root Vegetable Stew
The Irish Pub/
Thursday, March 16th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person
/ sold out
Hey all you leprechauns, escape the crowds and enjoy a cozy night out at Chef Joe’s creating these sumptuous Irish pub favorites and refreshing libations!
Pub Salad, Corn Beef and Cabbage, Chocolate Ginger Stout Cake with Caramel-Whiskey Sauce and “Black and Tan” Samplers

Knife Skills Class/
Tuesday, March 21st/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person/ sold out
Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne just like a pro!

The Streets of Athens/
Thursday, March 23rd/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ sold out

An Athenian feast not to be missed...We’ll create these delectable Greek favorites as we journey forward into a sumptuous culinary odyssey of wonderment. Spanikopita (spinach-feta-fillo tort), Kofta Kebabs (spiced ground lamb and chicken skewers), Stuffed Grape Leaves and Tzatziki
The Pizza Party!
Saturday, March 25th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person
/ sold out
Learn to make the perfect handcrafted pizza dough and crust, constructed with a host of tantalizing toppings: Margherita, Potato-Apple-Rosemary, Roast Veggie, Kitchen Sink and more…. Abbondanza!

April 2017-Celebrating the Art of French Cooking!

The South of France/ Provence/ Thursday, April 6th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ sold out
Create these enticing Provençal favorites from Arles to the sun drenched shores of the Côte d' Azur. Bouillabaisse Marseille, Pissaladière, Salade Mâche et Lolla Rossa and Biscuits au Citron
Simple Everyday French Cooking/
Saturday, April 8th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out

Explore the simple elegance of everyday French cooking. Salade Mesclun, Poulet Rôti (Roast Chicken), Tomates Provençales and Apple-Frangipane Tart
The French Soup Class/ Methode and Classifications
Tuesday, April 11th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per per
son/ sold out
Learn the
French methods, classifications and techniques in creating a bounty of delicious homemade savoury soups. Potage de Courge Butternut, Soupe au Pistou, French Lentil Soup and Crème de Brocoli
Le Restaurant Français
à San Francisco/
Thursday, April 13th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person
/ tentative/ sold out 
This jazzy French “haute cuisine” menu is not only impressive but easy to recreate in your home kitchen once you know the tricks!
Salade de Pommes et Céleri, Porc en Croûte w/ sauce Robert, La Patate Douce dans des Vestes and Far Breton aux Pruneaux
Le Petit Café/The Parisian Café/
Saturday, April 15th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out
Authentic, casual fare typical of your favorite French café/
Moules Marinièrs, Pommes Frites, Croque Monsieur and Profiteroles au Chocolat

Bistro St-Martín/ Thursday, April 20th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ sold out

Create this palette pleasing “haute cuisine” menu with sumptuous dishes typical of Lyon-Rhône-Alpes region. Coeur de Laitue et Salade de Pamplemousse, Filet de Boeuf  Roti avec Sauce au Poivre, Pomme Savoyarde and Granité aux Fraises
Classic French Sauces/
Saturday, April 22nd/ 11am to 2pm (125.) per person
/ Customer Favorite!/ 1 opening
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!

Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, April 25th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person/ 4 openings
Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne just like a pro!

May 2017: American Regional Cooking

New Orleans/ The Vieux Carré/ Thursday, May 11th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person
From the old French Quarter to the Garden District enjoy creating these tantalizing Cajun-Creole favorites, typical of New Orleans’ famous Brennan’s Restaurant, Antoine’s and Commander’s Palace. Grilled Cajun Shrimp-Butter Lettuce Salad, Red Snapper Pontchartrain w/ Sauce Beurre Blanc, Jazzy Jasmine Rice Creole and Bananas Foster

Little Italy/
-Italian-American Favorites-
Tuesday, May 16th/6pm to 9pm (95.) per person

Create these heartwarming Italian-American favorites with rich and meaty Spaghetti Bolognese, Italian Wedge Salad, Crunchy Garlic Bread and Cannoli Siciliani!
Eat At Joe’s!/ Tasty indoor BBQ at its finest!
Thursday, May 18th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person

We’ll have a ball cooking up a storm creating this scrumptious indoor BBQ extravaganza!
Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Glazed BBQ Chicken, Yellow and Green Wax Bean Salad with Arugula-Mint Pesto, Roasted Yukon Gold’s with Grainy Mustard Sauce and Blackberry Buckle

The Pie Shop!
/ Chef’s Favorites/
Saturday, May 20th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person
Create this delicious variety of tasty homemade pies with the perfect flaky “scratch made” pie dough and bounty of mouth watering fillings!
Lemon-Lime Meringue Pie, Chocolate Cream Pie, Old Fashioned Apple Pie and Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

The Eastern Seaboard/ Thursday, May 25th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person
What a fun treat this will be creating these tantalizing East Coast favorites. New England Clam Chowder, Maryland Crab Cakes, Hush Puppies and Stone Fruit Cobbler
Anti Pasti Italiani/ Italian Appetizers/
Saturday, May 27th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person
A sumptuous and savory array of delicious, fun to make Italian appetizers: Suppli di Telefono (Risotto Croquettes), Gamberi all’ Aglio (Garlic-Red Chili Flake Prawns), Antipasto Misto Platter and Bruschetta

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