SEC Store Tour: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Gelson’s Markets in West LA

On January 30, CGA’s Supplier Executive Council (SEC) had the privilege of gaining an exclusive look into strategic vision behind the latest Gelson’s Markets location in West LA. Hosted by the Gelson’s executives, such as John Bagan, Paul Kneeland, Tim Mahoney, and Rich Gillmore, this behind-the-scenes tour offered invaluable insights into the operations and innovation driving one of the region’s premier grocery chains.

The tour offered participating grocery suppliers and inside view into the culinary innovation that Gelson’s is leaning on to set its new stores apart. From farm-fresh produce to gourmet prepared foods, attendees witnessed firsthand the dedication to quality and variety that defines the Gelson’s experience. Each department showcased meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to sourcing the finest ingredients.

A heartfelt thank you goes out to our hosts John Bagan, Paul Kneeland, Tim Mahoney, and Rich Gillmore for graciously sharing their expertise and hospitality during the SEC tour. Their passion for excellence and dedication to enriching the grocery industry left a lasting impression on all attendees.

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