Allegro is pleased to welcome Mark Krystopa as Vice President of Dining Services. Krystopa brings more than 20 years of industry knowledge related to menu development, food innovation, service standards and product identification to the growing company. In his new role, Krystopa will support dining operations and lead the next generation of food and beverage innovation for Allegro’s communities.
As a premier senior living management company, dining is a focus and a priority. An emphasis on fresh cuisine, unique and seasonal menu options, and nutritional ingredients that cater to the precise needs of seniors are all components of Allegro’s first-rate dining culture. Dining at Allegro is not just a meal but rather an experience for residents to enjoy and savor. Krystopa’s expertise and leadership will help elevate this dining culture and continue to provide a top-notch experience.
A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, New York, Krystopa’s most recent position was with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, based in Chicago. As the Corporate Director of Culinary Operations, Americas, Krystopa was responsible for a region encompassing more than 350 hotels, spanning North, Central, and South America. His focus was on menu standardization, supply chain management, and brand support for the areas' surrounding food and beverage industries. Krystopa's prior experience includes Executive Chef and Beverage Director at The Andaz Hotel in Savannah, Georgia. He also was positioned in South Carolina, specifically Hilton Head Island, working in prestigious private-gated residential communities. A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Krystopa has been awarded the designation and certification of Chef de Cuisine by the American Culinary Federation.