Dominick DeVarti (b. Aug. 15, 1923, d. Jun. 1, 2001) was the founder of Dominick's Restaurant in 1960.

Dominick DeVarti, Find-A-Grave

According to the Political Graveyard website, he was a candidate for mayor of Ann Arbor in the 1957 February Republican primary, but was defeated. He subsequently ran in the April 1957 general election as an independent, but was again defeated.

His son Richard (Rich) DeVarti took over running Dominick's. His elder son, Dave DeVarti, is active in the Democratic Party and is a former Ann Arbor City Council member.

In the News

Interview with Dominick DeVarti – Michigan Daily, Sept. 18, 1987