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

September 2016:

Savory European Tarts and Pastries/ Saturday, September 10th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person
Delicious, savory tarts and pastries made with puff pastry, pâte brisée and Alsatian style pizza dough! English Cornish Pasties, Alsatian Tarte Flambée and Swiss Chard-Tomato Galette
A Symphony of Soups/ Tuesday, September 13th/ 6pm to 9pm (95.) per person/ sold out
Learn the methods and techniques in orchestrating a healthy bounty of delicious homemade soups. Lots of knife skills and tasty tips in this class! London Clam Chowder, French Onion Soup, Roast Pepper-Tomato-Basil Soup and Savory Lentil-Vegetable Soup
The French Connection/ Thursday, September 15th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ sold out
Classic French cuisine at its finest with a fresh modern approach...Indulge in the delights in creating this tantalizing menu: Gratin de Fruits de Mer (Seafood Gratin), Salade Frisée au Fromage de Chèvre, Pommes Duchesse and Pastis Gascon w/ Berry Coulis 
Antipasti Favorites/ Saturday, September 17th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person/ sold out
A sumptuous array of tasty Italian appetizers and small plates, great for parties and other cozy gatherings! Spicy Sicilian Shrimp, Fava Bean-Mint Crostini, Eggplant Caponata and Suppli al Telefono (Risotto Croquettes)
A Night in Vienna/ Thursday, September 22nd/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ tentative
All aboard as we take a culinary journey to Austria and create this scrumptious, heartwarming Viennese menu. Celery Root Rémoulade, Schweinebraten (Pork Roast) with Rotkraut, Spätzle and Linzer Torte
The Art of Gnocchi/ Saturday, September 24th/ 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
The Fisherman’s Wharf/ Thursday, September 29th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.)
Enjoy an evening creating these San Francisco favorites! Caesar Salad, Seafood-Crab Cioppino, Grilled Asparagus, Choc-Molten Lava Cake 

October 2016:

Autumn Soufflés/ Saturday, October 8th/ 11am to 2pm (95.) per person
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! Flank 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
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/ 4 openings
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
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

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

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

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