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🖐


July 2022:
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The Pizza Party Class! Private Group Class/ Thursday July 14th/ 6pm to 9pm/ sold out
In this class we’ll make quality, handcrafted, scratch made pizza doughs fashioned into beautiful thin crust style pizzas w/ tomato and white sauces and an endless variety of tasty toppings: Including, Margherita Pizza, Potato-Apple-Rosemary, Roast Veggie, Cured Meats, Cheeses the Kitchen Sink and more!

Chicken Cookery Class/ Wednesday, July 20th/ 6pm to 9pm *special* (110.) per person/ sold out

An easy approach to the essential methods and techniques of chicken cookery (braising, roasting and sautéing). In this class, you are sure to gain an air of confidence with the most incredible, palate pleasing results! Coq au Vin (Chicken fricassee braised in a luscious red wine sauce of mushrooms, pearl onions and lardons), Poulet Rôti (The perfect, whole roasted chicken w/ fresh herbs and aromatics), Sauté de Poulet au Citron et aux Câpres (Sautéed boneless, skinless chicken breast paillards w/ white wine, lemon, caper, parsley and butter sauce) Accompanied with tomato Provençal, roasted creamer potatoes and arugula salad.

The Breakfast Club/ Saturday, July 23rd/ 11am to 2pm (110.) per person/ sold out

A super fun Saturday creating this scrumptiously delicious, mouthwatering, breakfast-bruncheon feast! Learn to make the perfect “do ahead” poached eggs for the eggs Benedict along with the Canadian bacon, English muffins and a fluffy buttery-lemon hollandaise sauce, the best scratch made crunchy granola, souffléed pancakes and more! Featuring: Blueberry “Souffléed” Buttermilk Pancakes, Eggs Benedict, Home-Made Rolled Oat-Walnut-Cardamom-Currant Granola and Citrus Fruit Mélange. We'll make them all!


The Ultimate Stir Fry Class! Essential Fun! Thursday, July 28th/ 6pm to 9pm (110.) per person

Your stress-free path to delicious, quick, fresh and healthy stir fry! In this class prep is key, once completed the mouthwatering dishes take only minutes to cook! Great for tuning up your knife skills! Portobello-Veggie-Ginger Stir Fry, Stir-Fried Shrimp with Snow Peas, Red Bell Pepper and a zingy Sweet and Sour Sauce, Chicken-Green Bean-Thai Basil Stir Fry.


August 2022:
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Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, August 2nd/ 6pm to 9pm/ Essential (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.


Fisherman's Wharf/ An Evening in San Francisco/ Thursday, August 4th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Customer Favorite! (125.) per person/ sold out

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

Pasta Sauce Class/ Spaghetti Western! Tuesday, August 9th/ 6pm to 9pm (110.) per person/ sold out
In this class we’ll create a sumptuous bounty of delicious homemade Italian pasta sauces that will sure to be your go to weeknight or anytime favorites! All of these delicious sauces will be paired and cooked to order with high quality Durum wheat-semolina pastas.
Spaghetti Carbonara, Penne w/ Zesty Puttanesca Sauce, Fusilli w/ Kale-Basil-Spinach-Pesto and Rigatoni Rigate w/ Rich and Meaty Bolognese Sauce


Café Ma Maison/ French Cafe/ Saturday, August 13th/ 11am to 2pm *special* (110.) per person/ 4 openings left!

Sublimely delicious, fun to make, French café comfort food favorites! Onion Soup Gratin, Salade Niçoise, Champignons au Beurre d'Ail and Biscuits au Citron


Summer Comfort Favorites/ BB-Q and Company / Thursday, August 18th/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ sold out/ available for private group class on a date of your choosing

What a blast we’ll have creating this delicious, down home, summer comfort menu! We’ll make an amazing homemade Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey BBQ Sauced Roasted Chicken, Yellow and Green Wax Bean Salad with Arugula-Mint Pesto, Roasted Yukon Golds with Grainy Mustard Sauce and mouthwatering Blackberry Buckle topped with Vanilla ice cream. This menu is perfect for both indoor and outdoor BBQ!


London Calling! Pub Night Favorites/ Thursday, August 25th/ 6pm to 9pm Chef's Pick! (110.) per person/ open

Perfect-Golden-Crisp, Beer Battered Fish Filets, French Fries (chips), Pub Salad w/ Stilton Blue Cheese Dressing and Sticky Toffee Pudding topped with Vanilla Ice Cream


September 2022:
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Gourmet Fish Cookery Class/ Thursday, September 8th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Chef's Pick! (135.) per person/ open

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 charred broccolini.


Fresh Handmade Pasta Workshop/ Saturday, September 10th/ 11am to 2pm (110.) per person/ open

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 butternut squash-parmesan cheese 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


Knife Skills Class/ Tuesday, September 13th/ 6pm to 9pm/ Essential (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.


The Spanish Tapas Bar/ Saturday, September 17th/ 1pm to 4pm/ Private Group Class/ sold out

Submerge yourself in the tantalizing delights of creating this deluxe Spanish Tapas Bar extravaganza! Buñuelos (manchego cheese puffs), Espárragos con salsa Romesco (char-griddled asparagus w/ romesco sauce), Tortillitas de Gambas (prawn fritters), Piquillos Rellenos con Queso de Cabra (piquillo peppers stuffed w/ herbed goat cheese) Mejillones al Vapor (steamed mussels with ginger, garlic, turmeric and white wine)


The Paella Festival! Tuesday, September 20th, 6pm to 9pm/ Gluten Free! Customer Favorite (110.00) per person/ open

Learn the skill and finesse in mastering these delightfully sumptuous Spanish Paella creations from the coastal region of Valencia and beyond! Paella Marinara (seafood), Paella con Pollo y Linguiça (chicken and linguiça sausage) and Paella Vegetariana (vegetarian). All made with authentic Bomba or Arroz de Valencia and naturally gluten free!

The PARIS Bistro/ Le Marais/ Thursday, September 22nd/ 6pm to 9pm (125.) per person/ open

A tantalizing array of deliciously fun French Bistro favorites. Lots of great tips and techniques to enable you to easily recreate these amazing dishes in your home kitchen! Creamed Spinach au Gratin, Grilled Flat Iron Steak w/ Sauce Béarnaise, Frites au four (crisp-baked oven fries) and Citron Givrè (chilled lemon cups filled with lemon sorbet)









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