elson's was founded in 1951 by brothers Bernard and Eugene Gelson as an extraordinary grocery shopping experience for discerning consumers.
Type of Business
Gelson's Markets is recognized as one of the nation's premier supermarket chains. Each location is singularly known as the area's best market for superior produce, highest quality meat, seafood and deli, an unmatched selection of wine and liquor, and exceptional service.
To make shopping anywhere else unacceptable for consumers who value quality products, cleanliness, convenience, and personal service.
The chain consists of eighteen Gelson's locations in: Calabasas, Century City, Dana Point, Encino, Hollywood, Irvine, La Cañada Flintridge, Long Beach, Marina del Rey, Newport Beach, Pacific Palisades, Santa Barbara, Sherman Oaks, Silver Lake/Los Feliz, Tarzana, Valley Village/NoHo, West Hollywood, and Westlake Village.
16400 Ventura Blvd., Suite 240
Encino, CA 91436-2123
Rob McDougall, President
Donna Tyndall, Senior Vice President, Store Operations
Tom Frattali, Senior Vice President, Grocery Purchasing, Merchandising and Distribution
Dale Brazdis, Senior Vice President, Perishables
Hee-Sook Nelson, Vice President, Customer Relations and Employee Development
Gelson's is a subsidiary of Arden Group, Inc., a holding company headquartered in Compton, California.