Chef Joe's Culinary Salon

The Best Little Cooking Classes In San Francisco!
16 -B Sanchez Street, 94114

Celebrating 16 Amazing Years!

Awarded Best Cooking School in San Francisco!

🖐All Classes Are Hands-On🖐


May 2024:
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Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, May 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 bruschetta.

Saturday Soufflé Class/ Sweet and Savory! Saturday, May 11th/ 11am to 2pm/ Popular Pick! (115.) per person/ just 2 openings left!

Master the artistry and sublime elegance in creating these amazing, light and airy sweet and savory soufflés! These mouthwatering delicious soufflés are fun and easy to make once you know the techniques and tricks of the trade! *Soufflé Tomate Basilic* (Tomato-Basil and Cheddar Cheese Souffle) Grand Marnier Soufflés * (Light and airy soufflés with top shelf orange liqueur) Soufflé au Fromage avec Herbes (Gruyère cheese-fines herbes soufflés) and * Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflés with Crème Anglaise * We'll make them all!

Flavors of Old Algiers in the Streets of PARIS/ (Algerian- Moroccan- French) Wednesday, May 15th / 6pm to 9pm (135.) per person/ sold out

In this we will create an enchanting Algerian- Moroccan- French menu featuring the enticing North African/ Arabic flavors and spices found throughout the Maghreb. Salade du Maghreb/ Mélange of fresh cucumber, peppers, tomatoes, olives, raisins, and mint in a mustard-lemon dressing/ Tagine de Poulet aux Pruneaux et Amandes/ Chicken braised in a chicken-saffron-wine broth with dried plums, apricots, turmeric, cumin, coriander and almonds/ Riz et Bette à Carde/ Jasmine rice cooked with red chard, coriander, parsley and paprika/ Gâteau de Miel de Yaourt/ Honey-yogurt cake infused with orange blossom water and rum.


Chicken Cookery Class/ La Cuisine du Poulet, Saturday, May 18th/ 11am to 2pm/ 125.) per person/ sold out

A stress-free approach to the essential methods and techniques of chicken cookery (braising, roasting and sautéing). In this class, you will learn to create these amazing dishes with an air of confidence and the most delicious, palate pleasing results! Coq au Vin (Chicken fricassee braised in a luscious red wine sauce of mushrooms, pearl onions and bacon lardons), Poulet Rôti (The perfect, whole roasted chicken w/ fresh herbs, lemons, and aromatics), Sauté de Poulet au Citron et aux Câpres (Sautéed boneless, skinless chicken breast paillards w/ lemon, caper, parsley, and butter sauce) Accompanied with tomato Provençal, roasted creamer rosemary potatoes and sauteed green beans or arugula salad.


Lighthouse Harbor Bay Bistro/ Thursday, May 23rd/ 6pm to 9pm/ Chef's Pick! (125.) per person/ N/A
An incredible, flavor packed, mouthwateringly delicious California coastal menu featuring: Monterey Clam Chowder, Baked Stuffed Jumbo Prawns, Little Gem Wedge Lettuce Salad w/ homemade Thousand Island Dressing and Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes                                                                                                                   


June 2024:
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Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, June 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 bruschetta. 

New Orleans Brunch Class/ Saturday, June 8th/ 11am to 2pm/ *special* (115.) per person/ 4 openings available!

A tantalizingly delicious homage to New Orleans’ famous Commander’s Palace, Brennan’s, Café Du Monde, and Antoine’s Restaurant where a bountiful brunch and friends take center stage! Spicy Grilled Cajun Shrimp w/ Creamy Cheddar Grits, Eggs Sardou (Poached Eggs over Creamed Spinach, Artichoke Bottoms, Hollandaise Sauce, and Crumbled Bacon Bits), French Press Coffee (both Regular and Decaf), and Grapefruit Brûlée.


The Curry Kart/ Gluten Free! Wednesday, June 12th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Customer Favorite! (125.) per person/ 2 openings available!
What a palate pleasing adventure we will have creating these exotic and enticingly delicious curry dishes, featuring: Curried Lentil Dal, Chicken Coconut Curry, and luscious Lamb Curry.
Including a bevy of tantalizing accompaniments: Steamed basmati rice, crisp papadums, chutney, yogurt sauce, crushed peanuts, raisins, shaved toasted coconut and cilantro leaves.

Saturday Morning Bake Shop/ Saturday, June 15th /11am to 2pm/ *special* 115.00 per person/ sold out
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-Berry Puff Pastry Tarts and *Bonus Recipe* Palmiers aka French Hearts or Elephant Ears. Perfect as stand-alone morning bake goods or awesome embellishments to a sumptuous breakfast or brunch buffet!

Gourmet Fish Cookery Class/ Thursday, June 20th / 6pm to 9pm/ Chef's Pick! (135.) per person/ 6 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/ Sauce Ravigote (capers-lemon-sun dried tomato-herb dressing), Pan Fried Red Snapper w/ garlic-smoked paprika-red bell pepper sauce, served w/ fingerling potatoes and charred broccolini with chili flakes. 

July 2024:
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The Paella Festival! Thursday, July 11th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ Gluten Free/ open

Festive, Delicious and Fun to make! Learn the art and finesse in creating these amazing Spanish Paella dishes! Paella Marinara (w/ saffron, calamari, shrimp, and mussels), Paella con Pollo y Linguiça (chicken, saffron, peppers 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!