Chef Joe's Culinary Salon

The Best Little Cooking Classes In San Francisco!
16-B Sanchez Street

San Francisco, CA 94114

Celebrating 15 Amazing Years!

Awarded Best Cooking School in San Francisco!

🖐All Classes Are Hands-On🖐


January 2023:
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Lighthouse Bay Café/ Coastal Seafood Favorites! Thursday, January 5th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Chef's Pick! (125.) per person/ only 1 opening available!

Bring in the New Year with this awesomely fun, flavor packed, mouthwateringly delicious “Lighthouse Bay Café” menu! Hearty homemade Monterey Bay Clam Chowder, Baked Jumbo Stuffed Prawns, Wedge Salad w/ Thousand Island Dressing and Eureka Lemon Skillet Soufflé w/ Mixed Berry Coulis! Yum!


Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, January 10th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Essentials (95.) per person/ sold out

An essential for home cooks, chefs, novices and culinary wizards alike. Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince and julienne just like a pro! Plus, a whole chicken breakdown demonstration at the end of class. Also included delicious noshes such as veggie/meat/cheese flatbreads and our class made salsa with chips.

Journey to Jerusalem/ Healthy Vegetarian! Saturday, January 14th/ 11am to 2pm (110.) per person/ 1 opening available!

Fresh and healthy, tantalizingly delicious, Middle Eastern Vegetarian cooking! Featuring: Israeli Sabih-Grilled flatbread filled with fried eggplant, mango chutney or pickled mango, *hardboiled egg slices (*omit for vegetarian), tomato-onion-cucumber salad, tahini and zhoug sauce- Hummus and Crudité Homemade hummus with fresh vegetables and pita wedges-Yemen style Zhoug- spicy herb pesto made of parsley, cilantro, cumin, garlic and chilies- and Little Gem Lettuce Salad w/ Crumpled Falafel and Tahini-Lemon Dressing

Scandinavian Smörgåsbord Extravaganza! / Thursday, January 19th/ 6pm to 9pm/ *w/ complimentary Sparkling Wine Kir Imperial* (125.) per person/ sold out

Celebrate the beginnings of an amazing culinary journey into 2023 with this sumptuously festive Scandinavian Smörgåsbord Extravaganza! In this class we’ll make tasty Cured Salmon Gravlax Bites on rye crisps w/ mustard-dill sauce, Swedish Meatballs baked in a velouté-paprika sauce, Jansson’s Temptation -potato gratin with onion, cream and anchovy, Pickled Beets, Radish and Cucumber Salad, Norwegian Stuffed Eggs w/ Caviar and a complimentary glass or two of Sparkling Wine Kir Imperial with Chambord!

The Paella Festival! Saturday, January 21st, 11am to 2pm/ Naturally Gluten Free! Customer Favorite (110.00) per person/ sold out

Learn the skill and finesse in creating these delightfully sumptuous, flavor packed, naturally gluten free, one dish wonders! We'll make an amazing trio of full-size Spanish Paella dishes featuring: Paella Marinara (seafood), Paella con Pollo y Linguiça (chicken and linguiça sausage) and Paella Vegetariana (vegetarian). All made with authentic Bomba Rice or Arroz de Valencia!


The Pizza Party Class! Thursday, January 26th / 6pm to 9pm/ *Thursday Night Special* (110.) per person/ 2 openings available!

In this class we’ll make a bounty of scratch made, handcrafted pizza doughs with high protein flour, fashioned into mouthwatering thin crust pizzas with a multitude of toppings! Including: Tomato and White sauces Margherita Pizza, Potato-Apple-Rosemary, Roast Veggie, Cured Meats, Cheeses and more!


February 2023:
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Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, February 7th / 6pm to 9pm/ Essentials (95.) per person/ sold out

An essential for home cooks, chefs, novices and culinary wizards alike. Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince and julienne just like a pro! Plus, a whole chicken breakdown demonstration at the end of class. Also included delicious noshes such as veggie/meat/cheese flatbreads and our class made salsa with chips.


The Fisherman’s Wharf/ An Evening in San Francisco/ Thursday, February 9th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Customer Favorite! (125.) per person/ 2 openings available!

Enjoy a cozy evening creating these mouthwatering, fun to make San Francisco favorites! Classic Caesar Salad, Fresh Seafood Cioppino, Grilled Asparagus and Chocolate Molten Lava Cake. YUM!

A Special Spanish Valentine’s Evening/ Tuesday, February 14th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Cupid's Pick! (135.) per person/ sold out

Whether it be under the spell of Eros, Aphrodite’s, Venus, Cupid or just a solid friendship, the language of Love has no boundaries. Come join us for an extra special and cozy Spanish Valentine’s Evening featuring: Buñuelos de Queso Manchego (Manchego Cheese-Choux Puffs), Brochetas de Pollo Español con Fattoush (Grilled Chicken-Zucchini-Onion and Pepper Skewers with Fattoush Salad), Spanish Lentil Puff Pastry Pinwheels (Lentil-Cheddar-Dried Olive-Smoked Paprika Puff Pastry Pinwheels), Aceitunas Marinadas (Marinated Olives with Orange Zest, Garlic and Fresh Herbs), Trufas de Chocolate (Chocolate Truffles) and Sparkling Spanish Cava Kir Royale! Space is limited so sign up today to reserve your spots!

The Art of Handcrafted Gnocchi/ Saturday, February 18th/ 11am to 2pm/ Popular Pick! (110.) per person/ 3 openings available!

In this customer favorite, we’ll learn the art and subtleties in creating these most delicious, handcrafted, freshly made gnocchi! Gnocchi di Patate con salsa di Pomodoro (Classic Potato Gnocchi with Tomato-Basil Sauce), Gnocchi alla Romana GF (Roman style, Polenta Gnocchi w/ melted butter-fresh herbs and parmesan) and Gnocchi di Ricotta e Spinaci GF (Spinach-Ricotta Gnocchi w/a touch of nutmeg-sage-butter sauce and tomato sauce)


Little Italy Favorites/ Thursday, February 23rd/ 6pm to 9pm/ Customer Favorite! (125.) per person/ 4 openings available!

A sumptuous symphony of mouthwateringly delicious dishes, typical of your favorite neighborhood Italian restaurant! In this class we'll make a savory Chicken Parmigiana, a zippy Broccolini al Peperoncini, Garlic Bread, fresh Insalata Mista and a classic Tiramisu!


Soufflé Class/ Dessert and Savory! Saturday, February 25th/ 11am to 2pm/ Popular Pick! (110.) per person/ 4 openings available!

Master the artistry and sublime elegance in creating these delectable, light and airy sweet and savory soufflés! Fun and easy to make once you know the methods, techniques and tricks of the trade. *Soufflé aux Crevettes* (Shrimp-chive-tarragon-parmesan soufflé with wine-tomato-shellfish sauce) * Grand Marnier Soufflés * (Light airy soufflés with cognac-orange liqueur) Soufflé au Fromage avec Herbes (Cheddar cheese-fines herbes soufflés) and * Belgium - Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflés * We'll make them all!


March 2023:
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Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, March 7th / 6pm to 9pm/ Essentials (95.) per person/ sold out

An essential for home cooks, chefs, novices and culinary wizards alike. Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince and julienne just like a pro! Plus, a whole chicken breakdown demonstration at the end of class. Also included delicious noshes such as veggie/meat/cheese flatbreads and our class made salsa with chips.

Gourmet Fish Cookery Class/ Thursday, March 9th / 6pm to 9pm/ Chef's Pick! (135.) per person/ 3 openings available!
An uncomplicated approach to the methods of Fish Cookery, implementing a variety of cooking techniques (baking, steaming, pan-fry roasting and poaching) all with delicious sauces, accompaniments and the most amazing results! Wild Cod Baked in Parchment w/ julienne vegetables and herbed compound butter, Perfectly Poached Salmon w/ tarragon-parsley-lemon-caper dressing and Pan Fried/ Roasted Sea Bass w/ roast garlic-red bell pepper sauce and broccolini.

Gastro-Pub Favorites/ Cooking w/ Beer/ Thursday, March 16th / 6pm to 9pm/ PopularPick! (125.) per person
Enjoy a fun evening creating these, rich and flavorful, beer laden, Gastro Pub Favorites! Gem Lettuce and Beet Salad with Stilton Blue Cheese, Lager Beer Battered Onion Rings, Irish Beef-Guinness Stew and Ginger-Chocolate Stout Bundt Cake with Caramel-Whiskey Sauce

New Orleans Brunch/ -The Vieux Carré- Saturday, March 18th/ 11am to 2pm/ Popular Pick! (110.) per person

A tantalizingly delicious homage to New Orleans’ famous Commander’s Palace, Brennan’s, Café Du Monde and Antoine’s Restaurant where brunch and friends take center stage! French Press Chicory Coffee, Creamy Cheddar Grits with Cajun Spiced Shrimp, Eggs Sardou with Creamed Spinach, Crumpled Bacon, Artichoke Hearts, and Hollandaise Sauce and Grapefruit Brûlée!

The Road to Marrakesh/ Moroccan Cuisine/ Thursday, March 23rd/ 6pm to 9pm/ Customer Favorite! (125.) per person
Come one, come all as we embark on this exotic culinary journey creating these enticingly delicious Moroccan splendors! Chicken Tagine with Apricots, Almonds, Spices and Couscous (Tagine Djej Bil), Cucumber and Olive Salad w/ Grilled Flatbread (Shlada FekkousWa Zitoun), Pumpkin-Sweet Potato-Chick Pea Stew (Marak Gar’a Wa Batat Helwa) and Moroccan Lemon-Orange Yogurt Cake with Honey-Lemon-Orange Blossom Syrup (Meskouta).

April 2023:
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Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, April 4th / 6pm to 9pm/ Essentials (95.) per person/ sold out

An essential for home cooks, chefs, novices and culinary wizards alike. Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince and julienne just like a pro! Plus, a whole chicken breakdown demonstration at the end of class. Also included delicious noshes such as veggie/meat/cheese flatbreads and our class made salsa with chips.


May 2023:
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Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, Maynd / 6pm to 9pm/ Essentials (95.) per person/ open

An essential for home cooks, chefs, novices and culinary wizards alike. Learn to hone, sharpen, position, slice, dice, chiffonade, mince and julienne just like a pro! Plus, a whole chicken breakdown demonstration at the end of class. Also included delicious noshes such as veggie/meat/cheese flatbreads and our class made salsa with chips.