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🖐


November 2022:
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Knife Skills Class/ Thursday, November 3rd/ 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.


Spanish Tapas Party! Sunday, November 6th/ 4pm to 7pm (110.0) per person/ private group class/ sold out
Pinchitos Morunos (Grilled, skewered marinated pork tenderloin pieces with Moroccan spices), Empanadas de Espinaca (Empanadas with spinach,

cheese, currants and pine nuts), Patatas Bravas (Fried and roasted potatoes in a spicy Chipotle-Guajillo-chili-tomato sauce), Piquillos Rellenos con Queso de Cabra (Piquillo peppers stuffed w/ herbed goat cheese).

Handmade Pasta Workshop/ Tuesday, November 8th / 6pm to 9pm/ private group class/ sold out


Handmade Pasta Workshop/ Saturday, November 12th/ 11am to 2pm (110.) per person/ sold out

Learn to make fresh, scratch made egg pasta dough, rolled out into sheets, and fashioned into stuffed, handcrafted ravioli as well as mountains of fresh cut fettuccine all with a combination of savory sauces: Ravioli di Zucca con Salsa di Salvia (handmade ravioli with a roast pumpkin-sweet potato filling, finished in a brown butter-lemon-sage sauce)

Fettuccine con salsa di Pomodoro e Basilico (handmade egg fettuccine with a tomato sauce, parmesan cheese and fresh basil) also included Insalata Mista


The Prague to Budapest Connection/ Tuesday, November 15th/ 6pm to 9pm/ (125.) per person/ sold out

All aboard! Savor the depth, richness and deliciously robust flavors of Eastern European Czech-Hungarian Cuisine. Stuffed Red Bell Peppers (Töltött Paprika), Hungarian Beef Goulash (Pörkölt), Czech Dumplings (Knedlíky) and Crispy Pear Strudel (Hruškový závin)


Thanksgiving Italiano! Giorno del Ringraziamento/ Thursday, November 17th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Chef's Favorite! (125.) per person/ sold out

Celebrate the fall and holiday seasons with this sumptuous-mouth-watering Northern Italian-Lombardian feast! In this class we'll create an amazing menu featuring: Polenta Casseruola al Forno (Layered Polenta Casserole w/ Fontina, Taleggio and Parmesan Cheeses), Carciofi Bolliti con Vinaigrette (Boiled Globe Artichokes w/ Caper-Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette) Tacchino Brasato ai Funghi e Rosmarino (Braised Turkey Thighs in a Luscious Red Wine Sauce with Porcini Mushrooms, Pancetta, Onions and Rosemary) and Granita di Melograno (Refreshing, Icy Pomegranate-Rose Water and Lime Juice Granita) Buon Appetito!


The Holiday Pie Shop/ Saturday, November 19th/ 11am to 2pm/ Tasty Fun! (110.) per person/ sold out

In this fun holiday class, we’ll create a bounty of fresh from the oven, mouth wateringly delicious handmade pies with flaky, scratch made, all-butter pie crusts! Pumpkin Pie with Chantilly Cream, Apple Pie with Streusel Crumble Topping, Chocolate-Walnut Pie and Cranberry-Orange Custard Pie


Private Group Class/ Holiday Dessert Class/ Tuesday, November 29th/ 2pm to 5pm/ (110.) per person/ 8 ppl. sold out date


December 2022:
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Private Group Class/ Italian Primi Piatti / Secondi Piatti e Dolci Class/ Thursday, December 1st/ 6pm to 9pm/ (135.) per person/ 8 ppl. sold out date


Private Group Class/ French Dessert Class/ Saturday, December 3rd/ 1:30pm to 4:30pm/ (110.) per person/ 12 ppl. sold out date


Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, December 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 salsa with chips.

From Munich to Vienna with Love/ Thursday, December 8th / 6pm to 9pm/ Popular Pick! (125.) per person/ open

“All aboard” as we take this amazing culinary journey from Munich to Vienna and create this scrumptiously delicious Bavarian-Viennese Feast! Celery Root-Carrot-Apple Rémoulade, Pork Tenderloin Roast with Port Wine, Shallot and Plum Sauce (Schweinefilet braten), Spätzle, Rotkraut and Linzer Torte.


English Holiday Feast/ Thursday, December 15th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Customer Favorite! (135.) per person/ 3 openings available

Come celebrate the holidays as we create this incredible English Christmas Feast with all the fixings! Hearts of Romaine with Blue Cheese Dressing, Herb Crusted-Beef Cross Rib Roast w/ Brown Gravy, Roasted Root Vegetables, Yorkshire Pudding and Christmas Sherry Berry Trifle


Danish Christmas Cookies and other Danish Favorites/ Saturday, December 17th/ 11am to 2pm/ Holiday Fun Favorite! (110.) per person/ 4 openings available

Come celebrate the spirit of the holidays as we cook up a myriad of delicious, freshly baked Danish Cookies and Aebleskivers. Pebernødder (little “peppernut” cookies with white pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, citrus zest and other spices) Klassiske Vaniljekranse (classic wreath shaped Danish vanilla-butter cookies) Danish Brunkager (crunchy-crisp-shingle shaped brown cookies with molasses, cinnamon, clove, ginger, allspice, almonds and pistachios) Aebleskiver (pancake balls cooked stovetop in a special Aebleskiver pan, dusted with powdered sugar and served with dipping jams…yum!)

La Cuisine du Poulet/ The Chicken Cookery Class/ Tuesday, December 20th/ 6pm to 9pm *Holiday Special* only (110.) per person/ sold out

An easy and fun approach to learning the methods and techniques of chicken cookery with an air of confidence and the most incredible, palate pleasing results!

Coq au Vin (chicken thighs braised in a luscious red wine sauce, with mushrooms, onions and bacon), Poulet Rôti (whole roasted, organic, free-range chicken with herb bundles, lemon halves and tomato Provençal), Sauté de Poulet au Citron et aux Câpres (chicken breast filets, sauteed with a pan sauce of capers, white wine, lemon juice, butter and parsley, accompanied with roasted rosemary potatoes)



January 2023:
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Lighthouse Bay Café/ Seafood Favorites! Thursday, January 5th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Chef's Pick! (125.) per person/ 4 openings 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/ 1 opening available

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/ open

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

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

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/ open

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/ open

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 202:
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Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, February 7th / 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.