Ingles Markets here has named Phillip Grasso director of deli operations.
He was director of deli operations for the Eastern division of Safeway, Oakland, Calif.
In his new post, he assumes some of the responsibilities previously handled by Jim Owens, director of deli and bakery operations, who has left the company.
He also will oversee bakery operations until a director of bakery operations is hired. Grasso reports to Landy Laney, company president.
Hartman Leaves Waldbaum's
MONTVALE, N.J. -- Erwin Hartman, vice president of deli for Waldbaum's, a subsidiary of A&P here, has left the company.
Working with the Waldbaum's chain for 27 years, Hartman was in charge of deli operations for the 94 Waldbaum's stores for more than 10 years. He has not yet been replaced, an A&P spokeswoman said last week.