Chef Christopher Abbamondi

Christopher Abbamondi has been the chef for Cellar 335 since September 2020. As a graduate of the highly lauded Academy of Culinary Arts, Chef Abbamondi had early exposure to, and experience with, celebrated chefs in fine dining establishments of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

From the historic Renault Winery and the basement “hideaway” experience of Chef Vola’s, to working with highly esteemed chefs Morimoto and Lacroix in Philadelphia, Chef Abbamondi has excelled in taking the traditional and unique trainings offered to him throughout his career and making them wholly his own.

Chef Christopher Abbamondi
Drunken Chicken Noodle, Broccoli, Tomato, Lo-Mein, Chili, Lime - Cellar 335 NJ

In 2006, Chef Abbamondi moved to New York to join the ranks of esteemed chefs from all over the world, beginning his journey with Gordon Ramsay, helping open his restaurant at the London Hotel and Gordon Ramsay West Hollywood in Los Angeles.

Abbamondi next worked as the sous-chef for Corton, working for Chef Paul Liebrandt, executive chef for Anella, banquet chef for the Eventi Hotel, executive chef for Vareli Restaurant, executive sous-chef for Fishtail by David Burke, chef de Cuisine for Beasts and Bottles, and executive sous-chef for Versa.

His eclectic fine dining career choices are a testament to Chef Abbamondi’s impressive culinary talents and immense versatility when it comes to fine dining. Not only is Abbamondi an esteemed New York chef, but he is also well adept in all of the demands of back house operations from both a culinary and business stance. Chef Abbamondi currently resides with his family in Brooklyn, New York.