Dan Novak

Corporate Director of Food and Beverage

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure a fine dining experience is provided Senior Living properties including team member training, menu development, bar operations and procurement of food, equipment and supplies
  • Oversightoffinancialperformanceandcustomersatisfactionfor Food and Beverage in Senior Living portfolio 
  • Ensures compliance with local,state and federal regulations to ensure safe and sanitary conditions are maintained in Food and Beverage departments

Knowledge, Skills and Expertise

  • Over 23 years of experience in Senior Living Food and Beverage management
  • Nine years in regional food service management including nursing homes, assisted living, memory care, independent living and Life Plan Communities
  • Retail management of cafés, multiple licensed restaurants and sundries stores within the Senior Living industry
  • Skilled with dining brand and systems development and implementation
  • Experienced project lead for new Food and Beverage openings, including regulatory and code compliance and licensing
  • Proven success with revenue growth, budgeting and budget compliance, regulatory compliance and management
  • Special focus on life plan communities and development of upmarket dining experiences


  • Associate of Arts, Oakland Community College Culinary School, Farmington Hills, MI
  • Bachelor of Arts, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI


  • HAACP Certified
  • ServSafe Certified
  • TIPS Certified
  • Allergen Certified

Dan Novak

Corporate Director of Food and Beverage
Beztak Properties
31731 Northwestern Highway, Suite 250W
Farmington Hills, MI

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Copyright © 2021 Beztak Properties