Welcome to
Christopher Depew.com

About Me - Christopher Depew



Once you decide on your occupation... you must immerse yourself in your work. You have to fall in love with your work. Never complain about your job. You must dedicate your life to mastering your skill. That's the secret of success... and is the key to being regarded honorably.

Jiro Ono 


Professional Culinary Academy - graduated with most academic student honor February 2015

ServSafe certified February 2015

New York State K - 12 teachers license in Business and Marketing

Doctorate Degree - Colorado Technical University - Computer Science - December 2014

Masters of Science - Colorado Technical University - IT Project Management - December 2009

Bachelor of Science - New York State University at New Paltz - Business and Marketing - May 1985

Work History and References

Squeeze Cafe and Juice Bar - December 2014 - June 2017 - Executive Chef/ Owner

Corporate Caterers - private catering group/ owner - 2011 - 2017

The Derby - line cook - 2013 -2015



Frank DiDonato - Sous Chef Squeeze Cafe and Juice Bar

Chef Virgil Balew - Lead chef instructor Professional Culinary Academy

Diane Sterling - Director of Operations for Professional Culinary Academy

contact information provided upon request

Contact Me

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see me in person!

Willing to share my reference list and display my skills upon request.

22 Montgomery Street Poughkeepsie NY 12601


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed