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 Class/ Tuesday, March 21st/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person
                                  Tuesday, April
25th/ 6pm to 9pm (65.) per person

February 2017: 

New/Cooking with Beer!/ 125.00 per person
Break out the wheat, stouts, lagers and ales and let’s cook up storm! Prague Goulash Stew Braised in Brown Ale, Lager Beer Battered Onion Rings with Mint Chiffonade, München Hofbräu Salad w/ Citrus-Weissbier Dressing and Chocolate-Ginger Stout Cake
Mediterranean Tapas/ 95.00 per person
A sumptuous array of mouth watering Mediterranean style small plates and appetizers, perfect for a casual
get-together or a party buffet! Fava Bean-Pecorino-Truffle Crostini, Spicy Moroccan Prawns, Zaalouk/Roast Eggplant-Bell Pepper-Tomato-Garlic Dip with Flatbread and Buñuelos/ Manchego Cheese Puffs….yum!
A Special Valentines Evening/ 125.00 per person
Enjoy an intimate night out with that special someone creating these tantalizing little cupid’s favorites!Vegetable Phyllo Bundles with Red Bell Pepper Coulis, Bœuf Bourguignon in Puff Pastry Hearts, Luscious Black Forest Trifle and Spanish Cava Royale with Strawberries
La Trattoria Italiana/ 125.00 per person
Learn the methods and techniques in creating this superb, mouth watering Italian feast with the panache of restaurant chef. Easy to create this flavorful fare in class and in your home kitchen once you know the tricks.
Bocconcini di Pollo, Cannelloni Ricotta e Spinaci, Asparagi e Peperoni Rossi and Classic Tiramisu
Knife Skills Class/
Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne just like a pro!
Spanish Tapas Bar/
95.00 per person
Sumptuously, tempting variety of delicious Spanish Tapas! Croquetas de Pollo y Jamón (chicken and ham croquettes), Pincho de diversos Escabeches (a variety of tasty pickled items on skewers),Tortilla de Patatas (potato-onion-egg torta) and Pimientos del Piquillo Rellenos de Queso (broiled Piquillo peppers, stuffed with goat cheese, chili flakes and herbs)

Saturday Soufflés
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, Cheddar Cheese-Fines Herbes Soufflé, Lemon Soufflé and Mushroom-Madeira-Chèvre Soufflé… We’ll make them all….yum!

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/ open
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/ Chef's Choice!/ Open
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/ 3 openings!

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/ open
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
/ open
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/ open
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/ 4 openings

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!/ 6 openings
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/ open
Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince, julienne just like a pro!

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