Chef Joe's Culinary Salon

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

San Francisco, CA 94114

Celebrating 16 Amazing Years!

Awarded Best Cooking School in San Francisco!

🖐All Classes Are Hands-On🖐


February 2024:
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Farmer's Market Bounty/ Friday, February 2nd/ 4:00pm to 7:00pm (115.) per person/ private group class/ sold out
A beautiful bounty of delicious, fresh and healthy, farm to table, vegetarian dishes. Roast Eggplant-Mint-Balsamico, Char-Grilled Lemon-Asparagus, Flame-Roasted Sweet Bell Peppers with Olives and Rosemary, Zucchini-Tomato-Basil Gratin and Baby Bok Choy with Cashews

Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, February 6th/ 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 bruschetta.

Farmer's Market Bounty/ Wednesday, February 7th/ 5:30pm to 8:30pm (115.) per person/ private group class/ sold out
A beautiful bounty of delicious, fresh and healthy, farm to table, vegetarian dishes. Roast Eggplant-Mint-Balsamico, Char-Grilled Lemon-Asparagus, Flame-Roasted Sweet Bell Peppers with Olives and Rosemary, Zucchini-Tomato-Basil Gratin and Baby Bok Choy with Cashews

The Pizza Party Class! Saturday, February 10th/ 11am to 2pm/ Customer Favorite! (115.) per person/ sold out

In this class we’ll make artisanal, handcrafted, scratch made pizza doughs fashioned into beautiful thin crust style pizzas w/ tomato and white sauces and an endless variety of tasty toppings: Margherita Pizza, Potato-Apple-Rosemary, Roast Veggie, Cured Meats, Cheeses the Kitchen Sink and more! 

A Special Valentine’s Evening/ Italian Style! Wednesday, February 14th, 6pm to 9pm (135.) per person pm/ sold out.
Whether under the spell of Aphrodite, Eros, Venus or Cupid’s arrow, the language of love has no boundaries. Come join us for an extra special, cozy Valentine’s evening, Italian style! featuring: A spectacular Bruschetta Board (variety of three), Zucchini Fritters, Turkey Meatballs with Italian Spices in a Savory Marinara Sauce, Tartufi al Cioccolato (Handmade Chocolate Truffles), Sparkling Prosecco Wine Kir Royale with Crème de Cassis.


The Curry Kart/ Gluten Free! Saturday February 17th/ 11am to 2pm/ Popular Pick! (125.) per person/ sold out.

What a fun, palate pleasing adventure we'll have creating these enticing, incredibly flavorful, curry dishes with steamed Basmati rice, crisp papadums and all the tasty accompaniments!
Curried Lentil Dal, Chicken Coconut Curry and luscious Lamb Curry. 

Gourmet Fish Cookery Class/ Thursday, February 22nd / 6pm to 9pm/ Chef's Pick! (135.) per person/ sold out.

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. 

Splendors of India/ Vegetarian Cooking/ Monday, February 26th/ 6pm to 9pm/ (125.) per person/ private group class/ sold out.
Fresh, exotic, healthy and flavorful Vegetarian Indian Cooking at its finest! Phulkas (puffed-soft Indian style Flatbreads), Gobhi Sarson (Cauliflower w/ Mustard Greens, Chilies, Ginger and Spices) Kachumber Salad (North Indian Cucumber Salad) Dal Saag (Stewed Lentils w/ Spinach and Spices) and Mint Raita (Yogurt-Mint Sauce)

March 2024:
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Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, March 5th/ 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 bruschetta. 

The Saturday Morning Bakery Shop/ Saturday, March 9th /11am to 2pm/ *Special* (115.) per person/ 1 opening available!
Learn to make this amazing array of tantalizingly delicious morning bake shop goodies. Flaky Scones w/ Orange Zest and Currants, New York-Streusel Crumb Cake, Gougères w/ Gruyère and diced Ham, Lemon Curd-Raspberry Puff Pastry Tarts and *Bonus Recipe* Palmiers aka French Hearts or Elephant Ears. Perfect as, stand-alone morning or anytime bake goods or as an awesome embellishment to a sumptuous breakfast or brunch buffet!


The Road to Marrakesh/ Moroccan Cuisine Menu/ Wednesday, March 13th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Chef's Pick! (135.) per person/ sold out
Embark upon an amazing culinary adventure creating this sumptuous Moroccan Feast! Chicken Tagine (Braised chicken with aromatic vegetables, saffron, turmeric, garlic, dried apricots, and almonds served over couscous), Pumpkin, Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew (Butternut squash, sweet potato, garbanzo beans, saffron-ginger stew), Cucumber-Olive Za'atar Salad (Cucumbers, za'atar spices, and olives w/ grilled flatbread) Moroccan Lemon-Yogurt Cake (Zesty lemon yogurt cake drenched in orange blossom water-honey syrup)

Everyday French Cooking/ Saturday, March 16th/ 11am to 2pm/ Chef's Pick (125.) per person/ open

Simple, rustic, yet sublimely elegant. Everyday French cooking at its absolute finest! Salade Verte with (Tarragon-Dijon vinaigrette), Poulet Rôti (Whole roasted free-range chicken with bundles of fresh herbs and lemon), Pommes de Terre au four (Roasted potatoes in duck fat with rosemary)

Tomates Provençales and Tarte aux Pommes/ Apple-Frangipane Tart


The Paella Festival! Spanish Cuisine Menu/ Thursday, March 21st/ 6pm to 9pm/ Popular Pick! (125.) per person/ Gluten Free/ 3 openings available!

Festive, Delicious and Fun to make! Learn the art and finesse in creating these amazing Spanish Paella dishes! Paella Marinara (w/ calamari, shrimp and mussels), Paella con Pollo y Linguiça (chicken and linguiça sausage) and Paella Vegetariana (vegetarian w/ artichokes, fava beans, zucchini, olives). All made with authentic Bomba Rice or Arroz de Valencia. Naturally gluten free!

London Calling! Pub Favorites/ Tuesday, March 26th / 6pm to 9pm/ *Special* (115.) per person/ open

We'll have a super fun time creating these scrummy gastro-pub favorites! Shepherd's Pie, The Pub Salad and Sticky Toffee Pudding. 



April 2024:
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The Fisherman’s Wharf/ An Evening in San Francisco/ Thursday, April 4th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Customer Favorite (135.) per person/ open

Enjoy a cozy evening creating these mouthwateringly delicious San Francisco favorites! Classic Caesar Salad, Fresh Seafood Cioppino, Grilled Lemon-Pepper Asparagus and Chocolate Molten Lava Cake. YUM! 


Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, April 9th/ 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 bruschetta. 

Pasta Sauces Class/ Spaghetti Western! Saturday, April 13th / 11am to 2pm/ *Special* (115.) per person/ open
In this class we will create 4 incredibly delicious, savory, homemade pasta sauces that will sure to be your go to weeknight or anytime favorites. All these delicious sauces will be paired with cooked to order “al dente” durum wheat-semolina pasta. Gluten free pasta can be available upon advance request. Spaghetti Carbonara, Penne alla Puttanesca, Fusilli w/ Kale-Basil-Spinach-Pesto and Rigatoni Rigate w/ Rich and Meaty Bolognese Sauce. Plenty of good eats in this class!


Little Italy Favorites/ Wednesday, April 17th / 6pm to 9pm/ Chef's Pick! (125.) per person/ open

A sumptuous symphony of mouthwateringly delicious comfort foods, typical of your favorite neighborhood Italian restaurant! In this class, we will make the most amazing-
Chicken Parmigiana, Broccolini al Pepperoncini, Garlic-Herb Bread, Insalata Mista w/ Italian Vinaigrette and Classic Tiramisu!

From Casablanca to Old Tangiers/ Thursday, April 25th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Customer Favorite! (135.) per person/ Gluten Free Menu! 4 openings available!
Embark on an amazing culinary adventure creating this enticingly delicious Moroccan feast! Char-grilled Eggplant with Spicy Caramelized Onions, Fish Tagine w/ Potato, Tomato, Olives and Dried Figs, Orange-Radish-Mint Salad, and Almond Macaroon Biscuit Cookies/ Gluten Free Menu!