Christopher Marquez-Sous Chef
Chris is a west Seattle native of 29 years. He began his culinary career 13 years ago washing
sheet pans at a local bakery . He has worked at Alki café & bakery, Amber, Angelo’s, The Bohemian, Bastille, Broadmoor golf club, Elliot Bay brewery, Feedback lounge, JAK’s grill, Seattle golf club, Rainier golf and country club, as well as staged at Spring hill and Spur. He has studied at both Seattle culinary academy in 2008, and south Seattle community college culinary program in 2007, where his team earned a silver medal in the ACF student team west coast regional championship. While studying at South Seattle, he discovered a love of charcuterie and was able to practice and hone his craft working under Chef Sean Rodgers. A few years later, the Swinery opened and an opportunity for an internship was presented. Which eventually led him to being hired on as sous chef at the swinery.
Chris lives in west seattle, he enjoys playing guitar, zombie movies, and getting tattooed.
- West Seattle Weather Watch: Snow/hail/sleet – again, briefly! (westseattleblog.com)
- Alki Bakery in West Seattle closed, fans mourn (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- 10,000 cookies to choose from at Seattle’s Cookiefest 2010 (seattletimes.nwsource.com)